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RecordSet

Summary

RecordSet objects are a lightweight representation of a table. They are a special data element that contains not only schema but also the data. The RecordSet object is also how tables are sent and received from the server.

Discussion

Note:

If loading a table into a new RecordSet and modifying the RecordSet with a geoprocessing tool that modifies the input like Calculate Field or an arcpy function like UpdateCursor, the original table will also be modified.

Syntax

 RecordSet  ({table})
ParameterExplanationData Type
table

Table to be loaded into the RecordSet object.

String

Properties

PropertyExplanationData Type
JSON
(Read Only)

Returns an Esri JSON representation of the geometry as a string.

Tip:

The returned string can be converted to a dictionary using the Python json.loads function.

String

Method Overview

MethodExplanation
load (table_path)

Import from a table.

save (table_path)

Export to a table.

Methods

load (table_path)
ParameterExplanationData Type
table_path

The table to be imported.

String
save (table_path)
ParameterExplanationData Type
table_path

The output table to be created.

String

Code sample

RecordSet example

Import a server toolbox; get the recordset from the server tool's specified parameter.

import arcpy

# Add a custom server toolbox
arcpy.ImportToolbox("http://myserver/arcgis/services;Geocode")

# Get recordset from server tool's first parameter to use as schema
in_recordset = arcpy.GetParameterValue("GeocodeAddress", 0)

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