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Is it any way to remove input features that don't have any record ? ( In Batch Mode)

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I think it might be easier to just use the Select tool to keep records that do have values.

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i don't want to delete records. i want to delete layer that don't have any record. imagine that we use clip tool to cut the area from target layer and there isn't any feature on that area , then the output layer wont have any records. i want to develop a tool to delete all empty layers on output folder by using Iteration. this is what i need. – hvaezi Sep 19 '11 at 7:15
Would you be able to edit your question and expand upon it, please? For example, Get Count seems like a tool which should be used because it will return how many features are in a feature class. If 0, then you should be able to Delete the feature class based on that result. However, you have a Calculate Value tool in there, and I'm unclear of its purpose without more context. Also, rather than Iterate Multi-value I thought I would have seen an Iterate Feature Classes. – PolyGeo Sep 19 '11 at 10:25

This python snippet will delete empty feature classes:

for fc in fcs:
    # print 'Processing ', fc
    count = arcpy.GetCount_management(fc)
    if count [0] == '0':
        removed = '\t==> removed'
        removed = ' '
    print '%s records in %s %s' % ('{0:>9}'.format(count), fc, removed)

The full script is here and relies on list all feature classes in GDB, including within feature datasets. It was written for removing empty feature classes in a geodatabase but it should work for shapefiles in a directory too. I don't use it inside a model, but run it after the model has completed to clean up afterwards.

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thank you for your response, but i want a model to solve it. – hvaezi Sep 28 '11 at 12:12

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