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Create Template From Network Dataset

Summary

Creates a file containing the schema of an existing network dataset. This template file can then be used to create a new network dataset with the same schema.

Usage

  • This tool creates a network template file (.xml) containing the schema of an existing network dataset. Use the Create Network Dataset From Template tool with this schema to make a new network dataset.

Syntax

CreateTemplateFromNetworkDataset_na (network_dataset, output_network_dataset_template)
ParameterExplanationData Type
network_dataset

The network dataset whose schema will be written to the output template file.

Network Dataset Layer
output_network_dataset_template

The output file (.xml) that will contain the schema of the input network dataset.

File

Code sample

CreateTemplateFromNetworkDataset example (Python window)

Execute the tool using all parameters.

network = "C:/data/SanDiego.gdb/Transportation/Streets_ND"
output_xml_file = "C:/data/NDTemplate.xml"
arcpy.na.CreateTemplateFromNetworkDataset(network, output_xml_file)

Environments

Licensing information

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

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