Display subtypes of a feature class

Here’s a useful snippet I had the chance to use recently. I can’t remember why, but I know it did make my life easier, as Python tends to do.

import arcpy
ftr = r"C://Some//Arb//Folder//work.gdb//ftr"
subs = arcpy.da.ListSubtypes(ftr)
for k, v in subs.iteritems():
print k, v['Name']

ListSubtypes returns a dictionary of the properties of that subtype. In this instance, I’ve used the Name key to print out the associated name for a particular subtype.

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