course of normal GIS operations, it is a fairly common practice to migrate data from one file type to another. For example, many organizations migrate data from the older personal geodatabase formats to the new file geodatabase types or perhaps even enterprise ArcSDE geodatabases. You can automate the process of updating your datasets to a different format with
MapDocument.replaceWorkspaces() is similar to
MapDocument.findAndReplaceWorkspacePaths(), but it also allows you to switch from one workspace type to another. For example, you can switch from a file geodatabase to a personal geodatabase. However, it only works on one ...