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The 'Maintain fully qualified field names' settings in a geoprocessing environment are not honored when creating a join in ArcMap.

Last Published: December 4, 2015 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000089256
SubmittedJuly 23, 2015
Last ModifiedJune 5, 2024
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.3.1
Operating SystemWindows OS
Operating System Version7.0 64 Bit
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

This is by design. The unchecking or checking of the environment ‘Maintain fully qualified field names’ only takes effect when the join is held out by using copy features to copy the rows after a join. Joins always use Qualified field names to tract the tables it comes from. These are temporary joins until saved.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000089256


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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