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An overview of the General toolset

The General toolset contains tools for performing general data management operations. The toolset contains tools for combining feature classes or tables; renaming, copying, or deleting datasets; finding or deleting duplicate or identical records; sorting records; and tools that enhance ModelBuilder functionality.

ToolDescription

Analyze Tools For Pro

Analyzes Python scripts and custom geoprocessing tools and toolboxes for functionality that is not supported in ArcGIS Pro.

Append

Appends multiple input datasets into an existing target dataset. Input datasets can be feature classes, tables, shapefiles, rasters, annotation or dimensions feature classes.

Copy

Makes a copy of the input data.

Create Database View

Creates a view in a database based on an SQL expression.

Delete

Permanently deletes data from disk. All types of geographic data supported by ArcGIS, as well as toolboxes and workspaces (folders, geodatabases), can be deleted. If the specified item is a workspace, all contained items are also deleted.

Delete Identical

Deletes records in a feature class or table which have identical values in a list of fields. If the field Shape is selected, feature geometries are compared.

Find Identical

Reports any records in a feature class or table that have identical values in a list of fields, and generates a table listing these identical records. If the field Shape is selected, feature geometries are compared.

Merge

Combines multiple input datasets into a single, new output dataset. This tool can combine point, line, or polygon feature classes or tables.

Rename

Changes the name of a dataset. This includes a wide variety of data types, among them feature dataset, raster, table, and shapefile.

Sort

Reorders, in ascending or descending order, records in a feature class or table based on one or multiple fields. The reordered result is written to a new dataset.

Tools in the General toolset

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