ArcGIS Pro 3.3 API Reference Guide
ArcGIS.Desktop.Core Namespace / Item Class / GetItems Method

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    GetItems Method (Item)
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    Browses the contents of an item. Returns a snapshot collection of of the item's children. This method must be called on the MCT. Use QueuedTask.Run.
    public IEnumerable<Item> GetItems()
    Public Function GetItems() As IEnumerable(Of Item)

    Return Value

    Returns an enumerable collection of items
    This method or property must be called within the lambda passed to QueuedTask.Run.

    For example, returns a list of all the feature datasets, feature classes, tables and so on within a database. Or, returns a list of all the subfolders and other items within a folder.

    Get Project Items by ProjectItem type
    /// Get all the items that can be accessed from a folder connection. The items immediately 
    /// contained by a folder, that is, the folder's children, are returned including folders
    /// and individual items that can be used in ArcGIS Pro. This method does not return all 
    /// items contained by any sub-folder that can be accessed from the folder connection.
    FolderConnectionProjectItem folderConnection = Project.Current.GetItems<FolderConnectionProjectItem>()
                                                        .FirstOrDefault((folder => folder.Name.Equals("Data")));
    await QueuedTask.Run(() =>
      IEnumerable<Item> folderContents = folderConnection.GetItems();
    Obtaining Geodatabase from Project Item
    public async Task ObtainingGeodatabaseFromProjectItem()
      IEnumerable<GDBProjectItem> gdbProjectItems = Project.Current.GetItems<GDBProjectItem>();
      await ArcGIS.Desktop.Framework.Threading.Tasks.QueuedTask.Run(() =>
        foreach (GDBProjectItem gdbProjectItem in gdbProjectItems)
          using (Datastore datastore = gdbProjectItem.GetDatastore())
            //Unsupported datastores (non File GDB and non Enterprise GDB) will be of type UnknownDatastore
            if (datastore is UnknownDatastore)
            Geodatabase geodatabase = datastore as Geodatabase;
            // Use the geodatabase.

    Target Platforms: Windows 11, Windows 10

    ArcGIS Pro version: 3 or higher.
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