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Geometric Network properties

Summary

The Describe function returns the following properties for Geometric Networks. Dataset Properties are also supported.

A Geometric Network returns a dataType of "GeometricNetwork".

Properties

PropertyExplanationData Type
featureClassNames
(Read Only)

A Python List of the feature classes participating in the Geometric Network

String
networkType
(Read Only)

The type of associate logical network

  • StreetNetwork
  • UtilityNetwork
String
orphanJunctionFeatureClassName
(Read Only)

The name of the feature class that contains the Orphan Junction features

String

Code sample

Geometric Network properties example (stand-alone script)

The following stand-alone script displays properties for a geometric network.

import arcpy

# Create a Describe object from the geometric network.
#
desc = arcpy.Describe("C:/data/wellingham.gdb/water/water_Net")

# Print some geometric network properties
#
print("NetworkType:                    " + desc.networkType)
print("OrphanJunctionFeatureClassName: " + \
    desc.orphanJunctionFeatureClassName)
print("Feature Class Names:")
for fcname in desc.featureClassNames:
    print("  " + fcname)