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Folder properties


The Describe function returns Workspace Properties for Folders.

A Folder returns a dataType of "Folder".

Code sample

Folder properties example (stand-alone script)

The following stand-alone script displays some properties for a folder.

import arcpy

# Create a Describe object
desc = arcpy.Describe("C:/data")

# Print the dataType and a workspace property
print("Data Type:      " + desc.dataType)
print("Workspace Type: " + desc.workspaceType)

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