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In ArcPy, the ValidateFieldName function validates a field name beginning with a number as a valid field name for shapefile.

Last Published: July 15, 2016 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000090088
SubmittedAugust 19, 2015
Last ModifiedAugust 21, 2021
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.3
Operating SystemWindows
Operating System Version7
Version Fixed2.9

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000090088


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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