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IFeatureClassDescription Interface (ArcObjects .NET 10.8 SDK)
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IFeatureClassDescription Interface

Provides access to members that control Feature Class Description.

Product Availability

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


The IFeatureClassDescription interface provides information to ArcCatalog in addition to what can be specified by IObjectClassDescription for the creation of feature classes.


Name Description
Read-only property FeatureType The esriFeatureType for the instances of this class.
Read-only property ShapeFieldName The name of the field containing the shape.

Classes that implement IFeatureClassDescription

Classes Description
AnnotationFeatureClassDescription (esriCarto) An Esri annotation feature class description.
DimensionClassDescription (esriCarto) The class description for dimension feature classes.
FeatureClassDescription Esri Feature Class Description object.
RasterCatalogClassDescription Esri RasterCatalog Class Description.


The interface�s two properties define the FeatureType and ShapeFieldName for the feature class.

See Also

IObjectClassDescription Interface | IFeatureClass Interface

.NET Samples

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