com.esri.arcgis.geoprocessing.tools.coveragetools
Class Dissolve

java.lang.Object
  extended by com.esri.arcgis.geoprocessing.AbstractGPTool
      extended by com.esri.arcgis.geoprocessing.tools.coveragetools.Dissolve
All Implemented Interfaces:
GPTool

public class Dissolve
extends AbstractGPTool

This tool only works with an ArcInfo license and will only be available in ArcToolbox if you have installed ArcInfo Workstation. Creates a new coverage by merging adjacent polygons, lines, or regions that have the same value for a specified item. The Dissolve tool is contained in the Coverage Tools tool box.

Software restrictions: ArcInfo only

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Field Summary
 
Fields inherited from class com.esri.arcgis.geoprocessing.AbstractGPTool
vals
 
Constructor Summary
Dissolve()
          Creates the Dissolve tool with defaults.
Dissolve(Object inCover, Object outCover, String dissolveItem)
          Creates the Dissolve tool with the required parameters.
 
Method Summary
 String getDissolveItem()
          Returns the Dissolve Item parameter of this tool .
 String getFeatureType()
          Returns the Feature Type parameter of this tool .
 Object getInCover()
          Returns the Input Coverage parameter of this tool .
 Object getOutCover()
          Returns the Output Coverage parameter of this tool .
 String getToolboxAlias()
          Returns the alias of the tool box containing this tool.
 String getToolboxName()
          Returns the name of the tool box containing this tool.
 String getToolName()
          Returns the name of this tool.
 void setDissolveItem(String dissolveItem)
          Sets the Dissolve Item parameter of this tool .
 void setFeatureType(String featureType)
          Sets the Feature Type parameter of this tool .
 void setInCover(Object inCover)
          Sets the Input Coverage parameter of this tool .
 void setOutCover(Object outCover)
          Sets the Output Coverage parameter of this tool .
 
Methods inherited from class com.esri.arcgis.geoprocessing.AbstractGPTool
getParameterValues, toString
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

Dissolve

public Dissolve()
Creates the Dissolve tool with defaults.

Initializes the array of tool parameters with the default values specified when the tool was created.


Dissolve

public Dissolve(Object inCover,
                Object outCover,
                String dissolveItem)
Creates the Dissolve tool with the required parameters.

Initializes the array of tool parameters with the values as specified for the required parameters and with the default values for the other parameters.

Parameters:
inCover - Coverage, the coverage containing features to be dissolved.
outCover - Coverage, the coverage to be created.
dissolveItem - ArcInfo Item, the item in the in_cover feature attribute table that is used to dissolve features.
Method Detail

getInCover

public Object getInCover()
Returns the Input Coverage parameter of this tool . This parameter is Coverage, the coverage containing features to be dissolved. This is a required parameter.

Returns:
the Input Coverage

setInCover

public void setInCover(Object inCover)
Sets the Input Coverage parameter of this tool . This parameter is Coverage, the coverage containing features to be dissolved. This is a required parameter.

Parameters:
inCover - Coverage, the coverage containing features to be dissolved.

getOutCover

public Object getOutCover()
Returns the Output Coverage parameter of this tool . This parameter is Coverage, the coverage to be created. This is a required parameter.

Returns:
the Output Coverage

setOutCover

public void setOutCover(Object outCover)
Sets the Output Coverage parameter of this tool . This parameter is Coverage, the coverage to be created. This is a required parameter.

Parameters:
outCover - Coverage, the coverage to be created.

getDissolveItem

public String getDissolveItem()
Returns the Dissolve Item parameter of this tool . This parameter is ArcInfo Item, the item in the in_cover feature attribute table that is used to dissolve features. This is a required parameter.

Returns:
the Dissolve Item

setDissolveItem

public void setDissolveItem(String dissolveItem)
Sets the Dissolve Item parameter of this tool . This parameter is ArcInfo Item, the item in the in_cover feature attribute table that is used to dissolve features. This is a required parameter.

Parameters:
dissolveItem - ArcInfo Item, the item in the in_cover feature attribute table that is used to dissolve features.

getFeatureType

public String getFeatureType()
Returns the Feature Type parameter of this tool . This parameter is String, the feature classes to be preserved in the out_cover: This is an optional parameter.

Returns:
the Feature Type

setFeatureType

public void setFeatureType(String featureType)
Sets the Feature Type parameter of this tool . This parameter is String, the feature classes to be preserved in the out_cover: This is an optional parameter.

Parameters:
featureType - String, the feature classes to be preserved in the out_cover:

getToolName

public String getToolName()
Returns the name of this tool.

Returns:
the tool name

getToolboxName

public String getToolboxName()
Returns the name of the tool box containing this tool.

Returns:
the tool box name

getToolboxAlias

public String getToolboxAlias()
Returns the alias of the tool box containing this tool.

Returns:
the tool box alias