Delete pyramids of geodatabase raster datasets

Last Published: April 25, 2020


Instructions provided describe how to delete pyramids of geodatabase raster datasets.


Open the Build Pyramids geoprocessing tool. In Arctoolbox, expand Data Management Tools > Raster > Raster Properties > Build Pyramids.

  1. In the Input Raster Dataset field, specify the raster dataset with the pyramids that need to be deleted.
  2. Click the Environments Button at the bottom of the dialog box.
  3. In the Environment Settings dialog box, expand Raster Storage.
  4. Under Raster Storage, type zero for Pyramid levels or uncheck Build pyramids to delete the existing pyramids.

  5. Click OK in Environment Settings and OK in the Build Pyramids dialog.

Article ID:000011528

  • ArcMap

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