Output M Domain (Environment setting)
Tools that honor the Output M Domain environment will generate output datasets with the specified measure (m)-domain.
- Unlike x,y and z-domains, the m-domain of a feature class inside a feature dataset is not constrained to match the feature dataset's m-domain. Feature classes created inside a feature dataset will get their m-domain from the Output M Domain environment, not from the feature dataset.
- If the M Resolution environment is set as well as the Output M Domain environment, the resolution value is used in combination with the domain's minimum value.
- It is recommended that you use the M Resolution in conjunction with the Output M Domain environment to avoid creating a dataset with extremely small resolution value. Extremely small resolution value can cause poor performance of the software when the data is used.
- Same as Input—Use the m-domain from input data.
- As Specified Below—Use the fields below to specify the domain range:
- Min M—Minimum m-value
- Max M—Maximum m-value
arcpy.env.MDomain = "mMin mMax"
Setting the m-domain to an empty string will default to using the m-domain from input data.
import arcpy # Set the MResolution first arcpy.env.MResolution = 0.0001 # Then set the MDomain (only the origin will be used when the resolution is set) arcpy.env.MDomain = "0 10000000"