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IDataset.CanCopy Method (ArcObjects .NET 10.8 SDK)
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IDataset.CanCopy Method

True if this dataset can be copied.

[Visual Basic .NET]
Public Function CanCopy ( _
) As Boolean
public bool CanCopy (

Product Availability

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


The CanCopy, CanDelete, and CanRename properties are meant to be used in conjunction with the Copy, Delete, and Rename methods and signify whether a dataset is supported by these methods.  For example, you may not delete a network feature class nor can you use the Copy method on a Geodatabase feature class.  To copy Geodatabase datasets, including feature classes, geometric networks, topologies, etc., use the IGeoDBDataTransfer interface.

The CanCopy method is supported by:

See Also

IDataset Interface