Creating a file geodatabase involves creating a special file folder on disk using ArcGIS. Type a name for the file geodatabase and click Save. A file geodatabase is created in the location you specified. This allows you to share data with people who have older releases of ArcGIS, which may not be able to open newer releases of the geodatabase.
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Creating a file geodatabase involves creating a special file folder on disk using ArcGIS. Type a name for the file geodatabase and click Save. A file geodatabase is created in the location you specified.
This allows you to share data with people who have older releases of ArcGIS, which may not be able to open newer releases of the geodatabase. Note that file geodatabase schemas have not changed since ArcGIS You can use search to find the tool or open it directly from the Workspace toolset of the Data Management toolbox.
Specify the folder location where you want the file geodatabase created. Type a name for the geodatabase. Choose which ArcGIS version you want the file geodatabase to be. The functionality available in the geodatabase will be limited to the release you choose. Click Run. You would do this if you are creating a file geodatabase from your ArcGIS client on a Linux machine or if you want to have a reusable, stand-alone script that you can alter slightly and use to create all your file geodatabases from Python.
In the examples provided, Z: is the root directory. The following steps provide some examples of how you would use Python to create a file geodatabase: Open a Python command prompt. Either run a stand-alone script or type commands directly into the interactive interpreter. In the first example, the createfgdb.
In this example, the Python is typed at the command prompt to create a file geodatabase myfgdb.
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Back to Top What is a geodatabase? Geodatabases come in many sizes; have varying numbers of users; and can scale from small, single-user databases built on files up to larger workgroup, department, and enterprise geodatabases accessed by many users. But a geodatabase is more than a collection of datasets. The term geodatabase has the following meanings in ArcGIS: The geodatabase is the native data structure for ArcGIS and is the primary data format used for editing and data management. While ArcGIS works with geographic information in numerous geographic information system GIS file formats, it is designed to work with and leverage the capabilities of the geodatabase. It is the physical store of geographic information, primarily using a DBMS or file system.