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How To: Add a database connection model parameter to display existing database connections in a model

Summary

Instructions provided describe how to add a database connection model parameter to display existing database connections in a model.

Procedure

  1. Open ArcToolbox.
  2. Right-click and select New ToolBox.
  3. Rename the toolbox with a unique name.
  4. Right-click the new toolbox and select Open Model 1.
  5. Right-click in empty space and select Create Variable.
  6. Select Table or Workspace variable data type and click OK.
    [O-Image] Table
  7. Right-click the newly created variable and select Model Parameter.
    [O-Image] Model Parameter
  8. Double-click the model parameter and navigate to Database Connections.
  9. Select an existing database connection.
    [O-Image] Database Connections
  10. The Model Parameter will show the selected table or database connection.
    [O-Image] Model Parameter

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