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Downloading the 'MichiganWells' dataset from the Open Data site as a shapefile results in corrupted indexing and sorting of the attribute table.

Last Published: April 29, 2016 ArcGIS Online
Bug ID Number BUG-000088655
SubmittedJune 25, 2015
Last ModifiedJune 11, 2020
Applies toArcGIS Online
Version found3.7
StatusKnown Limit

Additional Information

This appears to be a known limitation in ArcGIS for Desktop in its ability to properly deal with shapefiles where the .dbf file is greater than 2 GB.


Export the downloaded file to a new feature class to fix the indexing of the attribute table.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000088655


  • ArcGIS Online

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