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which arcpy function to update geodatabase

Question asked by ccnrm on Jun 29, 2015
Latest reply on Jun 29, 2015 by wwmiller68

Hi,

 

I update our internal file geodatabase with shapefiles supplied by state government (parcels, roads etc). After learning Python I would like to now speed up and automate this process. My question is which arcpy function would I use to;

 

Compare the names of the downloaded shapefiles with the names of feature classes in the file geodatabase ie parcels.shp vs parcels? Would I just use the overwrite or should I delete first and then copy new features?

 

Thanks for your help,

 

Mark

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