O'Reilly logo

Programming ArcGIS 10.1 with Python Cookbook by Eric Pimpler

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Getting a list of tables

The arcpy.mapping module also has a ListTableViews() function that you can use to obtain a list of standalone tables that are contained within a map document. In this recipe, you will learn how to use the ListTableViews() function to create this list of tables.

Getting ready

In addition to providing the ability to generate a list of layers in a map document or data frame, the arcpy mapping module also provides a ListTableViews() function that generates a list of tables.

Note

ListTableViews() only works with map document files and the data frames contained within. Layer files do not have the capability of holding tables.

How to do it…

Follow these steps to learn how to get a list of standalone tables in a map document:

  1. Open ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required