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Set CAD Alias (Conversion)

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Last modified November 21, 2008
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Renames one or more existing field name aliases by matching columns from the input table with a list of CAD-specific fields with the appropriate name recognized by the Export CAD tool.


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Command line syntax
An overview of the Command Line window
SetCADAlias_conversion <input_table> <field_info>

Parameter Explanation Data Type
<input_table>

The feature class, feature layer, table, or table view to which you would like to assign CAD-specific field name aliases

Table View
<field_info>

Field info relating a list of aliases matched to the list of existing fields in the input table

Field Info
Data types for geoprocessing tool parameters


Command line example

setcadalias  c:\workspace\roads.mdb\primary_roads 'area area; name layer'

Scripting syntax
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SetCADAlias_conversion (input_table, field_info)

Parameter Explanation Data Type
input_table (Required)

The feature class, feature layer, table, or table view to which you would like to assign CAD-specific field name aliases

Table View
field_info (Required)

Field info relating a list of aliases matched to the list of existing fields in the input table

Field Info

Data types for geoprocessing tool parameters


Script example

import arcgisscripting
gp = arcgisscripting.create()

gp.workspace = "c:/Workspace/network.mdb"
gp.toolbox = "conversion"
gp.setcadalias  ("primary_roads", "area area; name layer")

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