I am using ArcGIS ModelBuilder.

I want to use Field Calculator to put the file name into a field. I created a field using add field. But I don't know the function to call the file name. What I've tried is "!name!", "!file.name!".

  • Are you using the ModelBuilder of ArcGIS Pro or the one from ArcMap?
    – PolyGeo
    May 17 at 10:55
  • There is no means within a Cursor object or Field Calculator tool to determine the data set/source name that is being processed, that information needs to be determined outside a Cursor object or Field Calculator and passed to it.
    – bixb0012
    May 17 at 18:20

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Try the Parse Path model builder tool.

You can also use arcpy.describe. The Describe Object Properties returns the path which you can field calculate into your attribute table.

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