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The copy and paste function changes an annotation feature to a polygon feature, when generated within the same feature dataset if the annotation feature is displayed in an ArcMap document.

Last Published: August 19, 2020 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000083295
SubmittedJanuary 28, 2015
Last ModifiedMarch 30, 2022
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.1
Operating SystemWindows OS
Operating System Version7
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

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Option AWithin ArcCatalog, copy the annotation feature from the feature dataset, and paste it into a different feature dataset.Option BWithin ArcCatalog, copy the annotation from the feature dataset, and paste it into a geodatabase.Option CWithin ArcCatalog, copy the annotation, and paste it into the same feature dataset. Ensure the annotation is not present in the ArcMap document.Option DWithin ArcCatalog, right-click the annotation, and select Export > To Geodatabase (single).

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000083295


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