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The Describe GDB FeatureClass property 'lengthFieldName' returns a different value when used with against feature class and feature layer.

Last Published: February 18, 2015 ArcSDE/Enterprise Geodatabase
Bug ID Number BUG-000085045
SubmittedFebruary 4, 2015
Last ModifiedJune 5, 2024
Applies toArcSDE/Enterprise Geodatabase
Version found10.3
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

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Make a feature layer that points to the feature class (arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management).

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000085045


  • ArcSDE/Enterprise Geodatabase

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