Package com.esri.arcgis.geoprocessing.tools.datamanagementtools

The Data Management toolbox provides a rich and varied collection of tools that are used to develop, manage, and maintain feature classes, datasets, layers, and raster data structures.

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AddCodedValueToDomain Adds a value to a domain's coded value list.
AddColormap Adds a color map to a raster dataset, if it does not already exist or replaces a color map with the one specified.
AddFeatureClassToTopology Adds a new feature class to a topology.
AddField Adds a field to the table of a The Add Field tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
AddGlobalIDs Adds global IDs to a list of geodatabase classes, tables and/or feature datasets The Add Global IDs tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
AddIndex Adds an attribute index to an existing table, feature class, shapefile, coverage, or attributed relationship class.
AddJoin The Add Join tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
AddRuleToTopology Adds a new rule to a topology.
AddSpatialIndex Adds a spatial index to a shapefile, file geodatabase feature class, or ArcSDE feature class.
AddSubtype Adds a new subtype to the subtypes in the input table.
AddXY Adds the fields POINT_X and POINT_Y to the point input features and calculates their values.
Adjust3DZ Allows the modification of all Z values in a Z enabled Feature Class.
AggregatePolygons Combines polygons within a specified distance to each other into new polygons.
AlterVersion Alters the database version's properties of name, description, and access permissions.
Analyze Updates relational database management system (RDBMS) statistics of business tables, feature tables, and delta tables along with the statistics of those tables' indexes The Analyze tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
Append Appends multiple input dataset into an already existing target dataset.
AppendAnnotation Creates a new geodatabase annotation feature class by combining annotation from multiple input geodatabase annotation feature classes into a single feature class with annotation classes.
ApplySymbologyFromLayer This tool applies the The Apply Symbology From Layer tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
AssignDefaultToField This tool will create a default value for a specified field.
AssignDomainToField Sets the domain for a particular field and optionally for a subtype.
BatchBuildPyramids Builds pyramids for multiple raster datasets.
BatchCalculateStatistics Runs the Calculate Statistics process on multiple raster datasets.
BatchProject Changes the coordinate system of a set of input feature classes or feature datasets, including the datum or spheroid, and defines the location of points on a planar surface.
BuildPyramids Builds raster pyramids for a raster dataset.
BuildRasterAttributeTable Adds a raster attribute table to a raster dataset or updates an existing one.
CalculateDefaultClusterTolerance Calculates a default The Calculate Default XY Tolerance tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
CalculateDefaultGridIndex This tool will calculate a set of valid grid index values for an input feature class.
CalculateEndDate Populates the values for a specified end date field with values calculated using the start date field specified.
CalculateField Calculates the values of a field for a The Calculate Field tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
CalculateStatistics Calculates statistics for a raster dataset.
CalculateValue This tool is available with an ArcView or ArcEditor license, if the Spatial Analyst extension or the 3D Analyst extension is installed.
ChangePrivileges Establishes or changes user access privileges to the input ArcSDE dataset, stand alone feature class, or table.
CheckGeometry Inspects all features in a feature class for geometry problems.
Checkin Synchronizes changes from a check-out replica in an ArcSDE, file, or personal geodatabase to the parent ArcSDE The Check In tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
CheckinDelta Imports changes from a delta file into the parent replica.
Checkout Creates a check-out replica from datasets in an ArcSDE The Check Out tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
ClearWorkspaceCache Clears any ArcSDE workspaces from the ArcSDE workspace cache.
Clip Creates a spatial subset of a raster dataset.
CollapseDualLinesToCenterline Derives centerlines from dual-line (or double-line) features, such as road casings, based on specified width tolerances.
Compact Compacts a personal geodatabase or file geodatabase.
CompareReplicaSchema Generates a report file XML comparing an input replica geodatabase and an XML schema file or geodatabase The Compare Replica Schema tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
CompositeBands Creates a single raster dataset from multiple bands and can also create a subset of the bands.
Compress Compresses an ArcSDE geodatabase by removing states not referenced by a The Compress tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
CompressFileGeodatabaseData Compresses file geodatabase data.
Copy Copies input data from one location and pastes it to another location.
CopyFeatures Copies features from the input The Copy Features tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
CopyRaster Make a copy of a raster dataset or loads raster datasets into a raster catalog.
CopyRasterCatalogItems Makes a copy of a raster catalog, including all its contents, or a subset of its contents if there is a selection.
CopyRows Writes the rows from an input table, table view, feature class or feature layer to a new table.
CreateArcInfoWorkspace Creates a The Create ArcInfo Workspace tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
CreateCustomGeoTransformation Creates a transformation method for converting data between two geographic coordinate systems or datums.
CreateDomain Creates an attribute domain in the specified workspace.
CreateFeatureclass Creates an empty feature class in a geodatabase, or shapefile in a folder.
CreateFeatureDataset Creates an empty feature dataset in the output locationan existing ArcSDE, file or personal geodatabase.
CreateFileGDB Creates a file geodatabase, stored as a series of folders in a file system.
CreateFishnet Creates a fishnet of rectangular cells.
CreateFolder Creates a folder at the output location.
CreateOrthoCorrectedRasterDataset Creates an ortho-corrected raster dataset using the rational polynomial coefficients (RPC) associated with a raster dataset.
CreatePansharpenedRasterDataset Fuses a high-resolution panchromatic raster dataset with a lower-resolution multiband raster dataset to create a red-green-blue (RGB) raster with the resolution of the panchromatic raster.
CreatePersonalGDB Creates a The Create Personal GDB tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
CreateRandomPoints This tool is available with an ArcView or ArcEditor license, if the Spatial Analyst extension or the 3D Analyst extension is installed.
CreateRandomRaster This tool is available with an ArcView or ArcEditor license, if the Spatial Analyst extension or the 3D Analyst extension is installed.
CreateRasterCatalog Creates an empty raster catalog in a geodatabase.
CreateRasterDataset Creates a raster dataset as a file or in a geodatabase.
CreateRelationshipClass Creates a relationship class to store an association between fields or features in the origin table and the destination table.
CreateReplica Creates a replica to a personal, file or SDE geodatabase from a specified list of feature classes, layers, datasets and/or tables in an SDE geodatabase.
CreateReplicaFootPrints Creates a feature class that contains the geometries for all the replicas in a geodatabase.
CreateReplicaFromServer Creates a replica using a specified list of feature classes, layers, feature datasets and/or tables from a remote geodatabase using a geodata service published on ArcGIS Server.
CreateSpatialReference Creates a spatial reference object for use in ModelBuilder and scripting.
CreateTable Creates an empty geodatabase or dBASE table.
CreateTopology Creates a new empty topology.
CreateVersion Creates a new version of the specified database.
DefineProjection Records the The Define Projection tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
Delete Permanently deletes data including data types such as The Delete tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
DeleteCodedValueFromDomain Removes a value from a coded value domain.
DeleteColormap Removes the colormap associated with a raster dataset.
DeleteDomain Deletes a domain from a workspace.
DeleteFeatures Deletes features from the input The Delete Features tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
DeleteField Deletes one or more fields from a table of a The Delete Field tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
DeleteRasterAttributeTable Removes the raster attribute table associated with a raster dataset.
DeleteRasterCatalogItems Deletes raster catalog items, including all its contents, or a subset of its contents if there is a selection.
DeleteRows Deletes selected rows from the input rows.
DeleteVersion Deletes the specified The Delete Version tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
Dissolve Aggregates features based on specified attributes.
DomainToTable Creates a table from an attribute domain.
Eliminate Merges the selected polygons with neighboring polygons with the largest shared border or the largest area The Eliminate tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
ExportAcknowledgementMessage Creates an output acknowledgement file to acknowledge the reception of previously received data change messages.
ExportDataChangeMessage Creates an output delta file containing updates from an input replica.
ExportRasterCatalogPaths Creates a table that lists the raster catalog paths contained in an unmanaged raster catalog.
ExportRasterWorldFile Creates a world file based on the geographic information of a raster dataset.
ExportReplicaSchema Creates a replica schema file with the schema of an input one or two-way replica.
ExporttoDelta Exports changes in a check-out replica The Export To Delta tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
ExtractSubDataset Extracts raster datasets stored within a subdataset raster file.
FeatureCompare Compares two feature classes or layers and returns the comparison results.
FeatureEnvelopeToPolygon Creates a feature class containing polygons generated from the envelopes of each feature in the input feature class.
FeatureToLine Creates a new output line The Feature To Line tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
FeatureToPoint Creates a point The Feature To Point tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
FeatureToPolygon Creates an output polygon The Feature To Polygon tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
FeatureVerticesToPoints Creates a point output The Feature Vertices To Points tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
FileCompare Compares two files and returns the comparison results.
Flip Reorients the raster by turning it over, from top to bottom, along the horizontal axis through the center of the raster.
GetCellValue Retrieves the pixel value at a specific x,y coordinate.
GetCount Returns the total number of rows for a The Get Count tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
GetRasterProperties Returns the properties of a raster dataset.
ImportMessage Imports changes from a delta file to a replica geodatabase The Import Message tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
ImportReplicaSchema Applies replica schema differences using an input replica geodatabase and XML schema file or geodatabase.
Integrate Integrates features and feature layers by inserting vertices where line segments cross or where segment endpoints are too close to other segments.
JoinField The Join Field tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
MakeFeatureLayer The Make Feature Layer tool is used to create a The Make Feature Layer tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
MakeImageServerLayer Creates an image layer from an image service.
MakeQueryTable The Make Query Table tool applies an SQL The Make Query Table tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
MakeRasterCatalogLayer Makes a temporary raster catalog layer that will be available to select as a variable while working in the same ArcMap or ArcCatalog session.
MakeRasterLayer Makes a temporary raster dataset layer that will be available to select as a variable while working in the same ArcMap or ArcCatalog session.
MakeTableView Creates a The Make Table View tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
MakeWCSLayer Creates an image layer from a WCS service.
MakeXYEventLayer Makes a point The Make XY Event Layer tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
Merge Combines input features from multiple input sources (of the same The Merge tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
MergeBranch This tool is intended for use only in ModelBuilder.
MigrateStorage This tool is designed to change how BLOB objects are stored within an ArcSDE geodatabase in Oracle.
Mirror Reorients the raster by flipping it, from left to right, along the vertical axis through the center of the raster.
Mosaic Mosaics multiple input rasters into an existing raster dataset.
MosaicToNewRaster Mosaic multiple raster datasets into a new raster dataset.
MultipartToSinglepart Separates (explodes) multipart features into separate singlepart features.
PivotTable Sorts and summarizes the input table fields, based on the selected pivot field and value field, in the output table to reduce redundancy.
PolygonToLine Creates a new line The Polygon To Line tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
PostVersion Posting is the process of applying the current edit session to the reconciled target version during The Post Version tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
Project Changes the coordinate system of your Input Dataset or Feature Class to a new Output Dataset or Feature Class with the newly defined coordinate system, including the datum and spheroid.
ProjectRaster Transforms the raster dataset from one projection to another.
RasterCatalogToRasterDataset Mosaics the contents of a raster catalog into a raster dataset.
RasterCompare Compares the properties of two rasters datasets or two raster catalogs and returns the comparison result.
ReconcileVersion The Reconcile Version tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
ReExportUnacknowledgedMessages Creates an output delta file containing unacknowledged replica updates from a one-way or two-way replica geodatabase The Re-Export Unacknowledged Messages tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
RegisterAsVersioned Registers ArcSDE data as The Register As Versioned tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
RemoveDomainFromField Removes an The Remove Domain From Field tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
RemoveFeatureClassFromTopology Removes a feature class from a topology.
RemoveIndex This tool deletes an attribute index from an existing table, feature class, shapefile, coverage, or attributed relationship class.
RemoveJoin Removes a The Remove Join tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
RemoveRuleFromTopology Removes a rule from a topology.
RemoveSpatialIndex Deletes the spatial index from a shapefile, file geodatabase feature class, or an ArcSDE feature class.
RemoveSubtype Removes a subtype from the input table using its code.
Rename Changes the name of data, such as feature datasets, feature classes, rasters, tables, and toolboxes.
RepairGeometry Inspects each feature's geometry for problems and fixes the problems that are found.
RepairRasterCatalogPaths Repairs broken raster catalog paths or deletes broken links, within an unmanaged raster catalog.
Resample Alters the proportions of a raster dataset by changing the cell size.
Rescale Scales (resizes) a raster by the specified x and y scale factors.
Rotate Turns the raster dataset around the specified pivot point by angle specified in degrees; the raster dataset will rotate in a clock-wise rotation.
SaveToLayerFile The Save To Layer File tool creates an output The Save To Layer File tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
SelectData This tool is intended for use only in ModelBuilder.
SelectLayerByAttribute Adds, updates, or removes a selection on the layer or table view using an attribute query.
SelectLayerByLocation Adds, updates, or removes a selection on the input layer based on spatial relationships to features in another layer.
SetClusterTolerance Alters the cluster tolerance for the Input Topology.
SetDefaultSubtype Sets the default subtype value, also referred to as "code", for the input table's subtype The Set Default Subtype tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
SetSubtypeField Defines the field in the input table or feature class that stores the subtype codes.
SetValueForRangeDomain Sets the minimum and maximum values for an existing Range domain.
Shift Moves (slides) the raster to a new geographic location, based on x and y shift values.
SimplifyBuilding Simplifies the boundary or footprint of building polygons while maintaining their essential shape and size.
SimplifyLine Simplifies a line by removing small fluctuations or extraneous bends from it while preserving its essential shape.
SimplifyPolygon Simplifies a polygon by removing small fluctuations or extraneous bends from its boundary while preserving its essential shape.
SmoothLine Smooths a line to improve its aesthetic or cartographic quality.
SmoothPolygon Smooths a polygon to improve its aesthetic or cartographic quality.
SplitLine Splits features at each vertex for the entire input feature class.
SynchronizeChanges Synchronizes updates between 2 replica geodatabases in a direction specified by the user.
TableCompare Compares two tables or table views and returns the comparison results.
TableToDomain Creates or updates a coded value domain with values from a table.
TableToRelationshipClass Creates an attributed relationship class from the Origin, Destination, and Relationship Tables.
TINCompare Compares two TINs and returns the comparison results.
TransposeTimeFields Shifts fields in a table or feature class that have time as the field names from columns to rows.
UncompressFileGeodatabaseData Uncompresses file geodatabase data.
UnregisterAsVersioned Unregisters an ArcSDE dataset as The Unregister As Versioned tool is contained in the Data Management Tools tool box.
UpdateAnnotation Updates the input annotation feature class with text attribute fields and optionally populates the value of each new field for every feature in the feature class.
UpgradeSpatialReference Upgrades a low precision dataset's spatial reference to high precision.
ValidateTopology Validates a geodatabase topology.
Warp Performs a transformation on the raster based on the source and target control points using a polynomial transformation.
WorkspaceToRasterCatalog Loads all the raster datasets that are stored within the same workspace into an existing raster catalog.
WorkspaceToRasterDataset Mosaics all the raster datasets stored within the specified workspace into one raster dataset.
 

Package com.esri.arcgis.geoprocessing.tools.datamanagementtools Description

The Data Management toolbox provides a rich and varied collection of tools that are used to develop, manage, and maintain feature classes, datasets, layers, and raster data structures.

Analysis toolbox

Conversion toolbox

The following table lists the toolsets available in the Data Management toolbox and provides a brief description of each.

Name Description
Data Comparison Toolset Contains tools that compare one dataset with another dataset, and report any similarities and differences.
Database Toolset Contains tools that increase database performance.
Disconnected Editing Toolset Contains tools that check out or update data from a shared data system.
Distributed Geodatabase Toolset Contains tools that replicate and dispense databases.
Domains Toolset Contains tools for the management of domains, both code and attribute, within a workspace.
Feature Class Toolset Contains tools that perform basic feature class management functions, including copying and deleting features and appending multiple feature classes.
Features Toolset Contains tools that transfer features from one feature type to another, or attributes from one feature class to another.
Fields Toolset Contains tools that make changes to the fields in the tables of a feature class.
File Geodatabase Toolset Contains tools that compress file geodatabase feature classes and tables.
General Toolset Contains tools allowing for some simple dataset changes.
Generalization Toolset Contains tools that simplify the features within a feature class.
Indexes Toolset Contains tools that add or remove spatial, and attribute, indexes from feature classes or relationship classes.
Joins Toolset Contains tools that add or remove a table join.
Layers and Table Views Toolset Contains tools that create and update layer files and table views.
Projections and Transformations Toolset Contains tools that set the projection of and reproject a dataset.
Raster Toolset Contains tools that create and manipulate raster datasets.
Relationship Classes Toolset Contains tools that create associations between feature classes, and between feature classes and tables.
Server Caching Toolset Contains tools that create a map cahce and a map server cache.
Subtypes Toolset Contains tools that manage the subtypes of a feature class or a table.
Table Toolset Contains tools that make adjustments to and query the table of a feature class.
Topology Toolset Contains tools that manage the topologic relationship among a number of feature classes.
Versions Toolset Contains tools that make adjustments to the versions of the data.
Workspace Toolset Contains tools that create new workspaces and data.