Export To MGCP (Defense Mapping)


Exports Topographic Features Data Management (TFDM) DatasetAreas and CollectionAreas features to Multinational Geospatial Co-production Program (MGCP) Cell, Subregion, and Source metadata feature classes in an MGCP geodatabase.



ExportToMGCP_defense (in_dataset_areas, in_cell_features)
ParameterExplanationData Type

The input TFDM DatasetAreas features. The tool reads CollectionAreas features from the same workspace that stores these features.

Feature Layer

The MGCP Cell features the tool will write to. The tool reads Subregion and Source features from the same workspace that stores these features.

Feature Layer

Code Sample

ExportToMGCP example (stand-alone Python script)

The following script creates new Cell, Subregion, and Source features from TFDM DatasetAreas and CollectionAreas feature classes.

# ExportToMGCP.py
# Description: Exports TFDM metadata to MGCP
# Date: October 2010

# Import arcpy and the defense mapping toolbox
import arcpy
arcpy.ImportToolbox(r'C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\Desktop10.0\ArcToolbox\Toolboxes\Defense Mapping Tools.tbx')

# variables for data paths and feature layers
DatasetAreas = "C:\\data\\tfdm.gdb\\LTDS\\DatasetAreas"
Cell = "C:\\data\\TFDM_Metadata_Tool_Data\\Import\\Import_MX_MGCP_TRD3.gdb\\MGCP_Metadata\\Cell"
DatasetArea_features = "DatasetAreas_Layer"
MGCP_Cell_features = "Cell_Layer"

# TFDM DatasetArea feature layer
arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management(DatasetAreas, DatasetArea_features)

# MGCP Cell Feature Layer
arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management(Cell, MGCP_Cell_features)

# Export TFDM metadata To MGCP
arcpy.ExportToMGCP_defense(DatasetArea_features, MGCP_Cell_features)


This tool does not use any geoprocessing environments

Related Topics

Licensing Information

ArcView: No
ArcEditor: Requires Defense Mapping
ArcInfo: Requires Defense Mapping