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How to append two FC  one with additional fields  in Python

Question asked by jsn on Jun 1, 2020
Latest reply on Jun 1, 2020 by danretired

Good afternoon,


I am writing a scripts that  appends records  in several FC and some of them have additional fields because the schema was  modified.


Can I use this kind of Python script with "NO_TEST"  when  I copy the same FC but the new version has more fields than the old one ?



taget_layer is the new version of source_layer but in several cases it has additional fields.


fieldmappings = arcpy.FieldMappings()

#Like when you manually choose a layer in the toolbox and it adds the fields to grid

arcpy.Append_management(append_laye, target_layer, 'NO_TEST', ffieldmappings)