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The Data Interoperability Quick Export tool does not preserve field names from the attribute table of a feature class when exporting to the Excel format.

Last Published: August 19, 2020 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000083385
SubmittedNovember 18, 2014
Last ModifiedMarch 30, 2022
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.2.2
Operating SystemWindows OS
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.


Use ArcToolbox > Conversion Tools > Excel > Table to Excel. The output format is .xls only, not .xlsx, but the field names are preserved. Other option is to use the field alias as the column header, domain and subtype descriptions.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000083385


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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