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In metadata, if there is no ‘general use limitation’ but there is a ‘legal use limitation’, the legal use limitation is exported as both the Distribution Liability and as the use constraints.

Last Published: August 19, 2020 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000093386
SubmittedJanuary 8, 2016
Last ModifiedNovember 24, 2020
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.3
Operating SystemWindows
Operating System Version7.0 64 Bit
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

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If the word ‘None’ is entered in a general constraint use limitations (even though using ‘None’ is not a recommended practice), it is exported as the use constraint, and the legal use limitation is exported as the Distribution Liability.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000093386


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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