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IName.Open Method (ArcObjects .NET 10.8 SDK)
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IName.Open Method

Opens the object referred to by this name.

[Visual Basic .NET]
Public Function Open ( _
) As Object
public object Open (

Product Availability

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


The Open method lets you instantiate the actual object given the name object.

Note: Opening a feature class that participates in a topology or geometric network will also open all other feature classes participating in the topology or geometric network in memory.


See Also

IName Interface