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Features do not display in the XY event layers created from an Object Linking and Embedding Database (OLE DB) provider for SQL Server connection to an SQL Server table with two or more nvarchar(max) fields.

Last Published: December 6, 2016 ArcSDE/Enterprise Geodatabase
Bug ID Number BUG-000088186
SubmittedJune 8, 2015
Last ModifiedOctober 10, 2023
Applies toArcSDE/Enterprise Geodatabase
Version found10.2
Operating SystemWindows OS
Operating System Version10.0 64 Bit
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

This issue is not addressed within the current product support cycle. If the issue continues to affect work in a supported release, contact Esri Technical Support. ArcGIS 10.8.2 is the current release of ArcGIS Desktop and enters Mature Support in March 2024. Refer to for more information. It is recommended to migrate to ArcGIS Pro as there are no plans to release an ArcGIS Desktop 10.9. Refer to for more information for more information.


Create the XY event layer by accessing the table through a direct connection in ArcCatalog.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000088186


  • ArcSDE/Enterprise Geodatabase

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