Very new to Python. I am trying to copy between Feature Datasets, Feature Classes, and Tables between two GDBs. Here's my code:

The following attempt works when Irfan_FC is a feature class:

#Copy Feature Class [Works]  
gp.CopyFeatures_management(r"C:\path\_FGB.gdb\Irfan_FC", r"C:\path\OUTPUT\db_output.gdb\Irfan_FC")

The attempt fails when IrfanTable1 is a table:

#Copy Table [Fails] 
gp.CopyFeatures_management(r"C:\path\Irfan_Simple_Input_TBL.gdb\IrfanTable1", r"C:\path\OUTPUT\db_output.gdb\IrfanTable1"

ERROR 000732: Input Features: Dataset C:\AGOL_Backup\Data\Irfan_Simple_Input_TBL.gdb\IrfanTable1 does not exist or is not supported

Eventually, this code will copy from a flat GDB (no datasets) into a target GDB which will have datasets but right now I will be happy to copy just tables.

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    Looks like you have a number of attempts above. Please edit to be sure you're including only the exact code that's failing and the exact corresponding error message. Also let us know if IrfanTable1 is a table, a feature class, or something else.
    – Andy
    Feb 13, 2019 at 19:34
  • I have the working lines commented out, as you can see. That was just to show that the paths are correct but copying 'IrfanTable1', which is a Table is failing but copying Feature Class is working. Feb 13, 2019 at 19:35

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Problem with my code was that I was using the 'CopyFeatures_management' function, which seems to expect a 'Feature Class' but I was trying to copy a static table. The code below copies static tables and is working for me.

  gp.CopyRows_management(r"C:\path\Irfan_Simple_Input_TBL.gdb\IrfanTable1", r"C:\path\OUTPUT\db_output.gdb\IrfanTable1")

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