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IPlugInWorkspaceFactoryHelper Interface (ArcObjects .NET 10.8 SDK)
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IPlugInWorkspaceFactoryHelper Interface

Provides access to members that help the Plug-In workspace factory.

Product Availability

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

When To Use

When you create a plug-in data source, your custom PlugInWorkspaceFactoryHelper must support the IPlugInWorkspaceFactoryHelper interface.


Name Description
Read-only property CanSupportSQL Indicates whether datasets of this type can process SQL queries.
Method ContainsWorkspace Indicates if parentDirectory contains a valid workspace, or is a valid file-system workspace.
Read-only property DatasetDescription A desription of a detaset of the type specified.
Read-only property DataSourceName The name of the data source.
Method GetWorkspaceString If parentDirectory is or contains a valid workspace, gets a string uniquely identifying that workspace.
Method IsWorkspace Tests if the workspace string represents a valid workspace.
Method OpenWorkspace Opens a workspace helper for the workspace identified by the workspace string.
Read-only property WorkspaceDescription A singular or plural description of the type of workspace the workspace factory opens.
Read-only property WorkspaceFactoryTypeID The class ID which is registered in the WorkspaceFactory category.
Read-only property WorkspaceType The type of workspace the workspace factory opens.

Classes that implement IPlugInWorkspaceFactoryHelper

Classes Description
FeatureServiceWorkspaceFactory (esriCarto) FeatureService workspace factory.
GeoRSSWorkspaceFactory (esriDataSourcesFile) GeoRSS workspace factory.
SDCWorkspaceFactory (esriDataSourcesFile) Esri SDC workspace factory.
StreetMapWorkspaceFactory (esriDataSourcesFile) Esri StreetMap workspace factory.

See Also

PlugInWorkspaceFactory Class