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Create output FeatureClass from IGPSchema

Question asked by thejus.kambi on Sep 1, 2017
Latest reply on Sep 6, 2017 by thejus.kambi

Could anyone kindly let me know how I can create a new FeatureClass as output from the IGPParameter. I have a requirement where I need to output a feature class with geometries. They are calcuated based on input ids. The source for the data is not part of the Input parameters.


From what I have looked into so far IGPParameter3 has a property for "Schema" which can be used to define a complete structure for the output. Below is the code I have in the ParameterInfo property.


public IArray ParameterInfo
     var targetFeatureClass = (IGPParameterEdit3)CreateParameter(
          "Target Points FeatureClass",
          (IGPDataType)new DEFeatureClassTypeClass(),
          new DEFeatureClassClass(),
     // Feature type, geometry type, and fields all come from the first dependent—the input features.
     IGPFeatureSchema outSchema = new GPFeatureSchemaClass();
     outSchema.FeatureType = esriFeatureType.esriFTSimple;
     outSchema.GeometryType = ESRI.ArcGIS.Geometry.esriGeometryType.esriGeometryPoint;
     IFieldsEdit fieldsEdit = new FieldsClass();
     IFieldEdit fieldEdit = new FieldClass();
     fieldEdit.Name_2 = "ID2";
     fieldEdit.Type_2 = esriFieldType.esriFieldTypeString;
     // Add the additional field to the derived output.
     IFields fields = fieldsEdit as IFields;
     outSchema.AdditionalFields = fields;
     targetFeatureClass.Schema = (IGPSchema)outSchema;

Can anyone let me know who I can use the above information to create a new FeatureClass within the Execute method. There is no dependency and I cannot use clone method.