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Attempting to label features from PostgreSQL based on the st_area(shape) or st_length(shape) field in ArcGIS 10.4.1 fails with an error, "Invalid column data type".

Last Published: February 18, 2015 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000084936
SubmittedJanuary 30, 2015
Last ModifiedMay 31, 2023
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.3
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

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Field calculate the values into another field.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000084936


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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