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The Feature Class To Coverage tool does not maintain the precision for attribute fields in the output when a shapefile is the input.

Last Published: August 19, 2020 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000091278
SubmittedOctober 8, 2015
Last ModifiedNovember 24, 2020
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.3.1
Operating SystemWindows
Operating System Version7
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.


1. Add a new field to the output coverage with a precision of 1. 2. Use the Field Calculator to copy the data from the old field.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000091278


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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