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How To: Populate a newly created annotation class in feature linked annotation with attributes from existing features

Summary

Instructions provided describe how to populate a newly created annotation class in feature linked annotation with attributes linked to the class.

Procedure

When adding a new annotation class to any feature linked annotation, pre-existing features in the feature class that the annotation is linked to do not have their corresponding annotation added. Use the following procedure to add the annotation for these features:

  1. Add the feature class and its linked annotation class to an ArcMap document.
  2. Select the features in the feature class whose annotation needs to be populated.
  3. Right-click on the layer for the selected features in ArcMap's Table of Contents and select Selection > Annotate Selected Features.
  4. Specify the desired annotation class or classes to populate.