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A layer object does not recognise new added fields when using any buffer operations (for example ArcPy or geoprocessing tool) on the new fields.

Last Published: October 2, 2015 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000084362
SubmittedJanuary 7, 2015
Last ModifiedNovember 24, 2020
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.2.2
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

No plans to address this issue at this time. Current workarounds have been documented: -Delete the feature layer and re-create it. -Simply run MakeFeature Layer. -If in the app, just use the layer itself: no need to run MakeFeatureLayer


Re-run the Make Feature Layer tool again after adding and calculating the new field before the Buffer tool on the added fields.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000084362


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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