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Street Name Fields

Summary

The Street Name Fields object provides information about the fields containing the street names used in reporting driving directions.

Properties

PropertyExplanationData Type
prefixDirectionFieldName
(Read Only)

The field name used for prefix direction.

String
prefixTypeFieldName
(Read Only)

The field name used for prefix type.

String
streetNameFieldName
(Read Only)

The field name used for street name.

String
suffixDirectionFieldName
(Read Only)

The field name used for suffix direction.

String
suffixTypeFieldName
(Read Only)

The field name used for suffix type.

String
priority
(Read Only)

The priority for when these street name fields are used. The default value is 1.

Integer
fullNameFieldName
(Read Only)

The field name used to store the full street name.

String
highwayDirectionFieldName
(Read Only)

The field name used for highway direction.

String
languageFieldName
(Read Only)

The field name used to store the language for the street name.

String

Code sample

Street Name Fields Properties Example

Display information about fields contaning street names used in driving directions.

# Name: NDSStreetNameFieldsProperties_ex01.py
# Description: Print information about field names used to generate street names
#              in directions

import arcpy
import sys

# Set the workspace
arcpy.env.workspace = "C:/Data/SanFrancisco.gdb/Transportation"

# Create Describe object for the network dataset
desc = arcpy.Describe("Streets_ND")

#If the directions are not set for the network dataset, exit
if not desc.supportsDirections:
    print("No direction information")
    sys.exit()

print("Source Direction Information ----")

# Get all the edge sources
sources = desc.edgeSources

if not sources:
    print("No edge sources")
    sys.exit()
#Loop through all the edge sources
for source in sources:
    print("--------------------")
    print("Name: " , source.name)
    print("Source ID: " , source.sourceID)
    #Print the direction information specific to edge source
    sDir = source.sourceDirections
    # Get the street name fields for each source
    sStreetFields = sDir.streetNameFields
    for sStreetField in sStreetFields:
        print("Prefix direction field: " , sStreetField.prefixDirectionFieldName)
        print("Prefix type field: " , sStreetField.prefixTypeFieldName)
        print("Street name field: " , sStreetField.streetNameFieldName)
        print("Suffix direction field: " , sStreetField.suffixDirectionFieldName)
        print("Suffix type field: " , sStreetField.suffixTypeFieldName)
        print("Priority: " , sStreetField.priority)
        print("Full name field: " , sStreetField.fullNameFieldName)
        print("Highway direction field: ",sStreetField.highwayDirectionFieldName)
        print("Language field: " , sStreetField.languageFieldName)