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The geographic coordinate system warning does not display in ArcMap when data is dragged and dropped from ArcCatalog.

Last Published: March 26, 2015 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000085805
SubmittedMarch 3, 2015
Last ModifiedOctober 20, 2021
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.3
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

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1. Add a basemap layer, and click View > Data Frame Properties. 2. Click the Coordinate System tab, and the geographic coordinate system warning is displayed if a shapefile with different datum is dragged into the map.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000085805


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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