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ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop does not recognize special characters if a file does not have a .cpg file associated with it.

Last Published: August 21, 2015 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000084818
SubmittedJanuary 27, 2015
Last ModifiedJune 5, 2024
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.3
Operating SystemWindows OS
Operating System Version7
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

We apologize that we were unable to address this issue within the current product support cycle. If the issue continues to affect your work in a supported release, please contact Technical Support.


To get the files to display by default, export to a new shapefile in ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop which generates a .cpg file, or generate and import the files into a file geodatabase in ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000084818


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