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Drawing performance in ArcMap is slower when symbology is based on attribute queries rather than simple symbology.

Last Published: January 14, 2016 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000089734
SubmittedAugust 6, 2015
Last ModifiedMarch 19, 2021
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.2.1
Operating SystemWindows
Operating System Version7.0 64 Bit
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

The multi-field unique value renderer must query three additional fields from the database and do symbol lookup per feature to draw. Additionally, there's context switching with draw of each feature. For these reasons, the draw is expected to be slower.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000089734


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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