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IConfigurationKeyword Interface (ArcObjects .NET 10.8 SDK)
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IConfigurationKeyword Interface

Provides access to members to supply information about configuration keywords. Note: the IConfigurationKeyword interface has been superseded by IConfigurationKeyword2. Please consider using the more recent version.

Product Availability

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


This interface is used for retrieving the properties of a configuration keyword.

When To Use

Use the IConfigurationKeyword interface to get information about a configuration keyword. For example, through this interface, you can retrieve a name, description and the set of configuration parameters that this keyword represents.


Name Description
Read-only property Comments Any additional comments about the keyword.
Read-only property ConfigurationParameters Configuration parameters included in this keyword.
Read-only property Description The description of the keyword.
Read-only property KeywordType The type of the keyword.
Read-only property Name The name of the keyword.

Classes that implement IConfigurationKeyword

Classes Description
ConfigurationKeyword ConfigurationKeyword Object.


Configuration keywords are used in an ArcSDE or File geodatabase to specify storage parameters for new tables, feature classes and other datasets such as geometric networks, topologies and terrains when they are created. Configuration keywords can be of several different types:

The following are examples of some of the methods that accept configuration keywords. These methods do not require an IConfigurationKeyword parameter, but can accept a configuration keyword as a string: