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IWorkspaceFactory2 Interface (ArcObjects .NET 10.7 SDK)
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IWorkspaceFactory2 Interface

Provides access to members that create and open workspaces and supply workspace factory information.

Product Availability

Available with ArcGIS Engine, ArcGIS Desktop, and ArcGIS Server.

Members

Name Description
Method ContainsWorkspace Indicates if parentDirectory contains a valid workspace, or is a valid file-system workspace.
Method Copy Copies a workspace to the specified destination folder.
Method Create Creates a new workspace specified by the directory, file name, and connection properties.
Method GetClassID The class ID of the WorkspaceFactory.
Method GetWorkspaceName Retrieves the workspace name of a workspace from the given list of file names.
Method IsWorkspace True if the specified file identifies a workspace supported by the workspace factory.
Method Move Moves a workspace to the specified destination folder.
Method Open Opens the workspace specified by the connection properties.
Method OpenFromFile Opens the workspace specified by the given file name.
Method OpenFromString Opens the workspace specified by a connection string.
Method ReadConnectionPropertiesFromFile The connection properties from the specified file.
Read-only property WorkspaceDescription A singular or plural description of the type of workspace the workspace factory opens/creates.
Read-only property WorkspaceType The type of workspace the workspace factory opens/creates.

Inherited Interfaces

Interfaces Description
IWorkspaceFactory Provides access to members that create and open workspaces and supply workspace factory information.

Classes that implement IWorkspaceFactory2

Classes Description
AccessWorkspaceFactory (esriDataSourcesGDB) Esri Access Workspace Factory.
AMSWorkspaceFactory (esriTrackingAnalyst) Controls functionality for the tracking workspace factory.
ArcInfoWorkspaceFactory (esriDataSourcesFile) Workspace factory used to create workspace objects for ArcInfo coverages and Info tables.
CadWorkspaceFactory (esriDataSourcesFile) Esri Cad Workspace Factory.
ExcelWorkspaceFactory (esriDataSourcesOleDB) Excel Workspace Factory.
FeatureServiceWorkspaceFactory (esriCarto) FeatureService workspace factory.
FileGDBWorkspaceFactory (esriDataSourcesGDB) File GeoDatabase Workspace Factory.
GeoRSSWorkspaceFactory (esriDataSourcesFile) GeoRSS workspace factory.
IMSWorkspaceFactory (esriGISClient) The IMS Workspace Factory.
InMemoryWorkspaceFactory (esriDataSourcesGDB)
LasDatasetWorkspaceFactory (esriGeoDatabaseExtensions) Esri LasDataset workspace-factory component.
NetCDFWorkspaceFactory (esriDataSourcesNetCDF) Provides access to members that control creation of NetCDF workspaces.
OLEDBWorkspaceFactory (esriDataSourcesOleDB) OleDB Workspace Factory.
PCCoverageWorkspaceFactory (esriDataSourcesFile) Esri PC ARC/INFO Workspace Factory.
PlugInWorkspaceFactory Esri Plug-In Workspace Factory.
RasterWorkspaceFactory (esriDataSourcesRaster) Provides access to members that control creation of raster workspaces.
SDCWorkspaceFactory (esriDataSourcesFile) Esri SDC workspace factory.
SdeWorkspaceFactory (esriDataSourcesGDB) Esri SDE Workspace Factory.
ShapefileWorkspaceFactory (esriDataSourcesFile) Esri Shapefile Workspace Factory.
SqlWorkspaceFactory (esriDataSourcesGDB) Sql workspace factory
StreetMapWorkspaceFactory (esriDataSourcesFile) Esri StreetMap workspace factory.
TextFileWorkspaceFactory (esriDataSourcesOleDB) Text File Workspace Factory.
TinWorkspaceFactory (esriDataSourcesFile) Esri TIN workspace factory is used to access TINs on disk.
ToolboxWorkspaceFactory (esriGeoprocessing) Workspace Factory used to open toolbox workspaces.
VpfWorkspaceFactory (esriDataSourcesFile) Esri VPF Workspace Factory
WorkspaceFactory WorkspaceFactory Object.

Remarks

The IWorkspaceFactory2 interface was added to allow opening of a Workspace using a connection string which describes the connection properties for the workspace. You can get a workspace's connection string using the ConnectionString property on IWorkspaceName2.

See Also

IWorkspaceName2 Interface | IWorkspaceFactory Interface

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