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JSON To Features

Summary

Converts JSON features based on ArcGIS REST API specification into a feature class. The feature class will have fields, geometry type, and spatial reference as defined in the JSON.

Usage

  • If the input JSON file has the hasZ or hasM property set to True, the output features will have Z and M values.

Syntax

JSONToFeatures_conversion (in_json_file, out_features)
ParameterExplanationData Type
in_json_file

The JSON file (.json) to convert.

File
out_features

The output feature class to create.

Feature Class

Code sample

JSONToFeatures example

The following Python script demonstrates how to use the JSONToFeatures function.

import arcpy
import os
arcpy.env.workspace = "c:/data"
arcpy.JSONToFeatures_conversion("myjsonfeatures.json", os.path.join("outgdb.gdb","myfeatures"))

Licensing information

  • ArcGIS Desktop Basic: Yes
  • ArcGIS Desktop Standard: Yes
  • ArcGIS Desktop Advanced: Yes

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