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The Web AppBuilder Geoprocessing widget output does not recognize transparencies in layer files used in the script tool and ModelBuilder output symbology properties.

Last Published: February 5, 2016 ArcGIS Online
Bug ID Number BUG-000092192
SubmittedNovember 16, 2015
Last ModifiedSeptember 22, 2022
Applies toArcGIS Online
Version foundN/A
Operating SystemN/A
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

The issue mentioned that the buffer result had symbology from a .lyr file which contains transparency, but client side does not respect the transparency. It is normal, not a bug. If a result map service is used to draw geoprocessing output, what the client side does is adding a related dynamic layer. The source of this dynamic layer is a MapServer ( for the sample above). The MapServer itself does not contain transparency value, what the client side get is actually an image. At what place does the transparency take effect? It is not obvious if the user have only one layer in the result map service. If the user have two layers in the result map service, the transparency of the first layer is 50%. This time the user gets an image at client side which is fused by two layers and they are all visible, the first layer is 50% transparency. Things become more interesting when there are multiple layers in a MapServer and each of them has different transparency. To set transparency for the result map service layer, do it in Layerlist widget. On the premise that the image format type supports transparency, such as PNG.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000092192


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