In Category symbology, adding values from a field name existing in both layer and joined table always adds the values from the field in the joined table, regardless of which of the two fields is selected as the category field.
Last Published: August 19, 2020ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number
October 23, 2015
November 24, 2020
ArcGIS for Desktop
Operating System Version
7.0 64 Bit
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In ArcCatalog, set an alias for fields that are identical in tables for the join. The alias appears in the Symbology dialog field list, regardless of the setting of 'Show Field Aliases' in the attribute table in ArcMap.