I have 2 rasters in my workspace, one in TIFF Format and the other in GRID format: "C:\ExampleFolder"

When I use the python script:

import arcpy
>>> rasl=arcpy.ListRasters("C:\ExampleFolder")
>>> print rasl

Python does not recognize my raster files. I'm attempting to use the script in this previous question:

Clip raster using shapefile into multiple rasters using ArcGIS Desktop?

I keep receiving error: ERROR 000732: Input Rasters: Dataset does not exist or is not supported.

Any reason why Python does not recognize my raster?

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Try explicitly defining the workspace:

import arcpy

arcpy.env.workspace = r'C:\path\to\your\ws'
rasl = arcpy.ListRasters()

The documentation shows that you cannot include the path of your workspace in the ListRaster function:

The workspace environment must be set first before using several of the List functions, including ListDatasets, ListFeatureClasses, ListFiles, ListRasters, ListTables, and ListWorkspaces.

arcpy.ListRasters ({wild_card}, {raster_type})

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