I am constructing a geoprocessing Model in ArcGIS 10.4.1 using a file geodatabase of file gdb feature classes and a toolbox. I am stuck because the "Add Field" ,"Select by Location" and "Select by Attribute" tools produce a "Composite" data type regardless of the input, a data type that makes no sense considering I have never used it before. No matter what workspace I used (local, network, etc.), this occurs. I don't have issues with other tools in the data management toolset, or in any other toolsets. If anyone can advise I would greatly appreciate this as its incredibly frustrating - my deliverables need to be in a model format so clients can use them. There does not seem to be any resources online tackling this issue.
Hi Abdullah, many thanks for your response. Here are a couple screenshots taken of Add Field tool in a brand new geoprocessing model. The output feature class is "Composite" instead of a feature class. This does not change when I connect a feature class as the input. See below that a working model containing only file geodatabase feature classes producing the same issue. I have never used a composite before so I am quite confused why this is happening. I tried packaging the model and sending it to a colleague who then observed the issue as well from his work station. Let me know if you can offer any insight
I don't see that is a problem.
Composite layer it is common thing in model builder. It is because the output maybe many data type.
Such as ADD Field the output may be feature class or table view ..etc. So the output is composite
I created many model with composite output and didn't cause any problem.
What the problem with you ?
I don't have issues with other tools in the data management toolset, or in any other toolsets
The composite output is the output of the following Data management tools (as i know):
Data Management Tools
Layers and Table Views
1. Make Query Table
2. Make table view
3. Select layer By Location
4. Select layer By Attribute