Drop Representation (Cartography)
Deletes a feature class representation from a geodatabase feature class.
Once a feature class representation is deleted from a feature class, all representation rules and feature overrides associated with that representation are deleted. No features from the source feature class are deleted.
A feature class representation cannot be deleted from a feature class during an editing session. Deleting a representation is a schema change and schema changes are prevented during an editing session.
The input feature layer containing representation(s).
The feature class representation to be deleted.
The following Python window script demonstrates how to use the DropRepresentation tool in immediate mode.
import arcpy from arcpy import env env.workspace = "C:/data" arcpy.DropRepresentation_cartography("footprints.lyr", "footprints_Rep")
This stand-alone script shows an example of using the DropRepresentation tool.
# Name: DropRepresentation_standalone_script.py # Description: Deletes a feature class representation from a geodatabase feature class. # Import system modules import arcpy from arcpy import env # Set environment settings env.workspace = "C:/data" # Set local variables in_features = "footprints.lyr" representation = "footprints_Rep" # Execute Drop Representation arcpy.DropRepresentation_cartography(in_features, representation)