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Is there a way to export/save the settings for a network dataset? Setting up the connectivity groups, attributes, evaluators etc can take quite a while, even for a small dataset. If the network dataset needs to be recreated multiple times for whatever reason, it quickly becomes a painful task.

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No, you cannot do that with the core tools of ArcGIS. I guess Esri is working on that and this (I hope) should become available in some next release (at least via Python - arcpy.na module).

Meanwhile, you might consider taking advantage of the Street Data Processing toolbox code to make it applicable for your use. It's been written in C# and the source code is available.

There are also two ideas at ArcGIS Ideas portal you might vote to promote this idea: http://ideas.arcgis.com/ideaView?id=08730000000bqE6AAI and http://ideas.arcgis.com/ideaView?id=087300000008DxlAAE.

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Will do that right now. Thanks –  Cindy Williams Jan 22 '13 at 5:12

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