Raster Catalog properties


The Describe function returns the following properties for raster catalogs. The Geodatabase Feature Class, Feature Class, Geodatabase Table, Table, and Dataset property groups are also supported. The Editor Tracking property group is supported if editor tracking has been enabled for this raster catalog.

For a raster catalog, the Describe dataType property returns a value of "RasterCatalog".


PropertyExplanationData Type
(Read Only)

The name of the raster column in the raster catalog.


Code sample

Raster catalog properties example

The following stand-alone script displays the rasterFieldName property for a raster catalog:

import arcpy

# Create a Describe object from the raster catalog
desc = arcpy.Describe("C:/data/simon.gdb/idaho")

# Print the RasterFieldName property
print("Raster field name: " + desc.rasterFieldName)