The Disperse Markers (Cartography) tool does not disperse markers if representation was converted with the option "Change the geometry of the supporting feature."
Last Published: August 19, 2020ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number
September 22, 2015
March 14, 2023
ArcGIS for Desktop
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1. Convert Symbology to representation using default option "Store change to geometry as representation override."2. Run the Disperse Markers tool. 3. Go to the Properties for the feature class > representations > change the option to "Change the geometry of the supporting feature."4. Use "Update Override" tool with original feature class as the Input Feature and Representation layer as the representation, use "BOTH" for update option.