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I am unable to specify the correct table when I use the Display XY Data dialog box to create a layer.
It is possible to have two tables with identical names in the table of contents in ArcMap as long as they are stored in different directories. You can only create a layer from the XY data in the first table listed. The first table will be used even if you right-click the second table to create the layer.