Inserts rows into a feature class, shapefile, or table. InsertCursor returns an enumeration object that hands out Row objects.


Héritage :

This function was superceded by arcpy.da.InsertCursor at ArcGIS 10.1. For faster performance, use arcpy.da.InsertCursor.

New Row objects can be obtained using the newRow method on the enumeration object into which rows are to be inserted. Each call to insertRow on the cursor creates a row in the table whose initial values are set to the values in the input row.


InsertCursor (dataset, {spatial_reference})
ParamètreExplicationType de données

The table, feature class, or shapefile into which rows will be inserted.


Coordinates are specified in the spatial_reference provided and converted on the fly to the coordinate system of the dataset.

Valeur renvoyée
Type de donnéesExplication

Returns a Cursor object against the specified feature class, shapefile, or table.

Exemple de code

InsertCursor example

Inserts 25 new rows into a table.

import arcpy

# Create insert cursor for table
rows = arcpy.InsertCursor("c:/base/data.gdb/roads_lut")

# Create 25 new rows. Set the initial row ID and distance values
for x in range(1, 26):
    row = rows.newRow()
    row.setValue("rowid", x)
    row.setValue("distance", 100)

# Delete cursor and row objects to remove locks on the data
del row
del rows

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