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An overview of the Table toolset

A table contains a collection of rows and columns, where each row, or record, represents a geographic feature—such as a parcel, power pole, highway, or group of lakes—and each column, or field, describes a particular attribute of the geographic feature, such as its square footage, height, length, and area. Tables are typically stored in a database or simply in files such as dBASE tables. Tables manage the attributes of geographic features.

The Table tools create and evaluate tabular data from a variety of sources.



Updates database statistics of business tables, feature tables, and delta tables, along with the statistics of those tables' indexes.

Copy Rows

Writes the rows from an input table, table view, feature class, or feature layer to a new table, including a comma delimited .txt file. If a selection is defined on a feature class or feature layer, only the selected rows are copied out.

Create Table

Creates a geodatabase table or dBASE table.

Create Unregistered Table

Creates an empty table in a database or enterprise geodatabase. The table is not registered with the geodatabase.

Delete Rows

Deletes all or the selected subset of rows from the input.

Get Count

Returns the total number of rows for a table.

Pivot Table

Creates a table from the input table by reducing redundancy in records and flattening one-to-many relationships.

Truncate Table

Removes all rows from a database table or feature class using truncate procedures in the database.

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