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Split Mosaic Dataset Items

Summary

Splits mosaic dataset items that were merged together using Merge Mosaic Dataset Items.

Usage

  • If the selection or query does not contain any merged items, the tool will return an error message.

  • When the tool is run, it removes the merged items from the mosaic dataset table then adds all the originally merged items as new rows.

Syntax

SplitMosaicDatasetItems_management (in_mosaic_dataset, {where_clause})
ParameterExplanationData Type
in_mosaic_dataset

The mosaic dataset containing the items to split.

Image Service; Mosaic Layer; String
where_clause
(Optional)

An SQL expression to select items to split.

If the query does not contain any previously merged items, the tool will return an error.

SQL Expression

Code sample

SplitMosaicDatasetItems example 1 (Python window)

This is a Python sample for the SplitMosaicDatasetItems tool.

import arcpy
arcpy.MergeMosaicDatasetItems_management("c:/data/merge_md_items.gdb/md",
                                         "", "Year", "2000")
SplitMosaicDatasetItems example 2 (stand-alone Python script)

This is a Python script sample for the SplitMosaicDatasetItems tool.

#Merge items with items that are newer than year 1999

import arcpy
    
arcpy.MergeMosaicDatasetItems_management(
    "c:/data/merge_md_items.gdb/md", "Year>1999", "", "1000")

Environments

This tool does not use any geoprocessing environments.

Licensing information

  • ArcGIS Desktop Basic: No
  • ArcGIS Desktop Standard: Yes
  • ArcGIS Desktop Advanced: Yes