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Excel stops responding when sort by State and Style by County but has a space in front of State in the data.

Last Published: October 8, 2015 Esri Maps for Office
Bug ID Number BUG-000089563
SubmittedJuly 31, 2015
Last ModifiedOctober 9, 2023
Applies toEsri Maps for Office
Version found3.1
Operating SystemWindows OS
Operating System Version7.0 64 Bit

Additional Information

In the dataset provided, there are 3222 valid features that you can add to the map. Adding this entire dataset to the map as a layer will add 3222 polygons on to the map. This is very heavy and will take a very long time to draw. It might seem like excel is crashing during the drawing process. if you wait, all polygons will be added to the map. It is recommended to aggregate rows when adding large data sets - especially polygons.


Ensure there is not a space in front of the State Names in Excel.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000089563


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