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IFeatureWorkspace.OpenFeatureDataset Method (ArcObjects .NET 10.8 SDK)
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IFeatureWorkspace.OpenFeatureDataset Method

Opens an existing feature dataset.

[Visual Basic .NET]
Public Function OpenFeatureDataset ( _
    ByVal Name As String _
) As IFeatureDataset
public IFeatureDataset OpenFeatureDataset (
    string Name
HRESULT OpenFeatureDataset(
  BSTR Name
Name [in]

Name is a parameter of type BSTR

Product Availability

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


The OpenFeatureDataset method can be used to open any existing feature dataset in the workspace given its fully qualified name.

Use the IDatabaseConnectionInfo interface to determine the User and Database (if applicable).  ISQLSyntax::QualifyTableName can be used to determine the fully qualified name for a feature dataset.

See Also

IFeatureWorkspace Interface | IDatabaseConnectionInfo Interface

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