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Raster Catalog properties

Summary

The Describe function returns the following properties for Raster Catalogs: GDB FeatureClass Properties, FeatureClass Properties, GDB Table Properties, Table Properties, and Dataset Properties are also supported. Editor Tracking Properties are supported if editor tracking has been enabled for this raster catalog.

A Raster Catalog returns a dataType of "RasterCatalog".

Properties

PropertyExplanationData Type
rasterFieldName
(Read Only)

The name of the raster column in the raster catalog.

String

Code sample

Raster Catalog properties example (stand-alone script)

The following stand-alone script displays the rasterFieldName property for a raster catalog.

import arcpy

# Create a Describe object from the raster catalog
#
desc = arcpy.Describe("C:/data/simon.gdb/idaho")

# Print the RasterFieldName property
#
print("Raster field name: " + desc.rasterFieldName)