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Python scripts which use ‘mxd.replaceWorkspaces’ throws an error when replacing the data sources to a file geodatabase that does not yet exist but only if there is a group layer in the map document.

Last Published: August 19, 2020 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000091308
SubmittedOctober 9, 2015
Last ModifiedNovember 24, 2020
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.3.1
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

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Remove the group layer or copy the database that houses the original data to the new data source workspace.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000091308


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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