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The copy features tool does not preserve precision and scale of shapefile fields correctly.

Last Published: August 21, 2015 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000082983
SubmittedNovember 3, 2014
Last ModifiedJune 5, 2024
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.2.2
Operating SystemWindows OS
Operating System Version7
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

The field is a double before and after the copy. The scale and precision do not mater in a double.


Use feature class to feature class to convert shapefiles, which preserves precision and scale.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000082983


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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