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The Feature Compare tool states that geometries are different between two identical point features if background geoprocessing is enabled.

Last Published: August 19, 2020 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000086928
SubmittedApril 14, 2015
Last ModifiedJune 5, 2024
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.3
Operating SystemWindows OS
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.


Disable Background Geoprocessing: Geoprocessing > Geoprocessing options > uncheck the box for 'enable' under the background geoprocessing section.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000086928


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