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Iterate Workspaces

Summary

Iterates over workspaces in a folder.

Learn how Iterate Workspaces works in ModelBuilder

Usage

  • This tool is intended for use in ModelBuilder and not in Python scripting.

  • The tool has two outputs: Workspace and Name which could be used as inline variable %Name% in other tools.

Syntax

IterateWorkspaces_mb (in_folder, {wildcard}, {workspace_type}, {recursive})
ParameterExplanationData Type
in_folder

Folder which stores the workspace to iterate.

Folder
wildcard
(Optional)

Combination of * and characters that help to limit the results. The asterisk is the same as saying ALL. If no wildcard is specified, all inputs will be returned. For example, it can be used to restrict Iteration over input names starting with a certain character or word (e.g., A* or Ari* or Land*,and so on).

String
workspace_type
(Optional)

The workspace type to find, such as file geodatabase, folder, or enterprise geodatabase.

  • FILEGDBOnly file geodatabases will be the output.
  • FOLDEROnly folders will be the output.
  • SDEOnly enterprise geodatabases will be the output.
String
recursive
(Optional)

Determines if subfolders in the main folder will be iterated through recursively.

  • Checked—Will iterate through all subfolders.
  • Unchecked—Will not iterate through all subfolders.
Boolean

Environments

This tool does not use any geoprocessing environments.

Licensing information

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