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Split By Attributes

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Splits a layer into separate datasets based on an the attribute values in the selected field

Inputs:

Outputs:

Examples:

The naming of the output dataset is based on the Name field selected and the prefix.

ToolBox implementation
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Command line syntax

ET_GPSplitByAttributes <input_dataset> <out_folder> <name_field> {prefix}

Parameters

Expression Explanation
<input_dataset> A Point, Polyline or Polygon feature class or feature layer
<out_folder> A String - the name of the output folder (must exist)
<name_field> A String - the name of a field from the input layer used for splitting and for generating the names of the output names
{prefix} A String - used for generating the names of the output feature classes

Scripting syntax

ET_GPSplitByAttributes (input_dataset, out_folder, name_field, prefix)

See the explanations above:
<> - required parameter
{} - optional parameter

.NET implementation
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SplitByAttributes(pInFC As IFeatureClass, sOutWorkSpace As String, sField As String, Optional sPrefix As String = "") As Boolean

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