Coverage properties


The Describe function returns the following properties for Coverages. Dataset Properties are also supported.

A Coverage returns a dataType of "Coverage".


PropertyExplanationData Type
(Read Only)

Tolerances is a property set that includes:

  • fuzzy
  • dangle
  • ticMatch
  • edit
  • nodeSnap
  • weed
  • grain
  • snap

Code Sample

Coverage properties example (stand-alone script)

The following stand-alone script displays tolerance properties for a coverage.

import arcpy

# Create a describe object from a coverage
desc = arcpy.Describe("C:/data/tongass1")

# Get the tolerances property set from the describe object
tolProps = desc.tolerances

# Print all eight tolerance properties
print "Tolerances"
print "=========="
print "%-10s %s" % ("fuzzy:", tolProps.fuzzy)
print "%-10s %s" % ("dangle:", tolProps.dangle)
print "%-10s %s" % ("ticMatch:", tolProps.ticMatch)
print "%-10s %s" % ("edit:", tolProps.edit)
print "%-10s %s" % ("nodeSnap:", tolProps.nodeSnap)
print "%-10s %s" % ("weed:", tolProps.weed)
print "%-10s %s" % ("grain:", tolProps.grain)
print "%-10s %s" % ("snap:", tolProps.snap)