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IFeatureClassName Interface (ArcObjects .NET 10.8 SDK)
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IFeatureClassName Interface

Provides access to members that return information about the feature class.

Product Availability

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

When To Use

Use the IFeatureClassName object when you are looking for feature classes and you want basic information about the feature class like shape field name and shape type for a feature class.


Name Description
Read/write property FeatureDatasetName The Feature Dataset Name object.
Read/write property FeatureType The feature type for this feature class name.
Read/write property ShapeFieldName The spatial column name for this feature class name.
Read/write property ShapeType The feature class shape type.

Classes that implement IFeatureClassName

Classes Description
AMSDatasetName (esriTrackingAnalyst) Controls the settings for the tracking dataset names.
CoverageFeatureClassName (esriDataSourcesFile) Maintains ArcInfo Coverage Feature Class information.
FeatureClassName Esri Feature Class Name object.
FeatureQueryName Esri Feature Query Name object.
FgdbFeatureClassName (esriDataSourcesGDB) File GeoDatabase Feature Class Name object.
RasterCatalogName Esri RasterCatalog Name object.
RouteEventSourceName (esriLocation) Route event source name object.
XYEventSourceName A name object that defines the objects needed to create an XY event layer.


The IFeatureClassName includes the FeatureType, the ShapeType, the ShapeFieldName, and the name object for the parent feature dataset in the case of feature classes that are contained within a feature dataset. Note that this last property is null for standalone feature classes.