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

Copies this dataset to a new dataset with the specified name.

[Visual Basic .NET]
Public Function Copy ( _
    ByVal copyName As String, _
    ByVal copyWorkspace As IWorkspace _
) As IDataset
public IDataset Copy (
    string copyName,
    IWorkspace copyWorkspace
  BSTR copyName,
  IWorkspace* copyWorkspace
copyName [in]

copyName is a parameter of type BSTR copyWorkspace [in]
copyWorkspace is a parameter of type IWorkspace*

Product Availability

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


IDataset::Copy should only be used with datasets from file-based data sources, such as shapefiles and coverages.

See Also

IDataset Interface | GeoDBDataTransfer Class