Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Extract Package

Extracts the contents of a layer or map package to a specified folder. The contents of the output folder is updated with the contents of the input package.

Example: Extract a Layer Package

import arcpy
import os
package = arcpy.GetParameterAsText(0)
destinationFolder = arcpy.GetParameterAsText(1)

extracted = destinationFolder + os.sep + 'unpackedLayers'

arcpy.ExtractPackage_management(package, extracted)