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The Add Geometry Attributes tool in ArcGIS for Desktop 10.3.1 does not produce the correct output.

Last Published: October 10, 2015 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000090698
SubmittedSeptember 11, 2015
Last ModifiedJune 5, 2024
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.3.1
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

We apologize that we were unable to address this issue within the current product support cycle. If the issue continues to affect your work in a supported release, please contact Technical Support. Note that ArcGIS 10.8.2 is the current release of ArcGIS Desktop and will enter Mature Support in March 2024 ( There are no plans to release an ArcGIS Desktop 10.9, and we recommend that you migrate to ArcGIS Pro. See Migrate from ArcMap to ArcGIS Pro ( for more information.


1. Using the Catalog window, navigate to the shapefile > Make a copy of the shapefile > Drag the copy into the map display.2. Open the attribute table for the copy of the shapefile. The AREA_GEO field appears with the expected values.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000090698


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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