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IWorkspace.Exists Method (ArcObjects .NET 10.8 SDK)
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IWorkspace.Exists Method

Checks if the workspace exists.

[Visual Basic .NET]
Public Function Exists ( _
) As Boolean
public bool Exists (

Product Availability

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


This method can be used with workspaces from file-based data sources to detect if they've been deleted by another application. For example, a shapefile workspace is a directory and can be deleted while the workspace is open.

See Also

IWorkspace Interface