A quick tour of subtypes

Subtypes are a subset of features in a feature class, or objects in a table, that share the same attributes. They are used as a method to categorize your data.

Subtypes allow you to do the following:

Subtypes can be created in two ways:

  1. Use the context menu in the Catalog tree.
  2. Employ geoprocessing using the Subtypes toolset.

Learn more about the Subtypes toolset

Published 6/7/2010