The Append Parcel Fabric tool fails when a field with the short integer data type is appended to a field with the text data type.
Last Published: November 12, 2015ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number
November 10, 2015
February 14, 2023
ArcGIS for Desktop
Operating System Version
7.0 64 Bit
After review by the development team, it has been determined that this issue is related to a known limitation with the software that lies outside of Esri's control. The issue's Additional Information section may contain further explanation.
This issue is a known limitation. The workaround is provided below:
1. Add another field with the same type as the destination.
2. Calculate the field values over to the new field.
3. Run the Append Parcel Fabric tool.
Refer to the following documentation for more information, http://desktop.arcgis.com/en/desktop/latest/tools/parcel-fabric-toolbox/append-parcels.htm and http://desktop.arcgis.com/en/desktop/latest/tools/data-management-toolbox/append.htm
1. Add another field with the same type as the destination. 2. Calculate the field values over to the new field. 3. Run the Append Parcel Fabric tool.