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The optional Output field in the Feature Compare tool does not filter for proper type; setting a .mdb file as the output causes .mdb corruption and data loss.

Last Published: December 31, 2015 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000091237
SubmittedOctober 7, 2015
Last ModifiedNovember 24, 2020
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.3.1
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

Users can name an output file with whatever extension they want. The tools in geoprocessing overwrite existing files if OverwriteOutput = True. Warnings are displayed before the file is overwritten. Make sure to read these warnings and seriously consider what they mean to the workflow.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000091237


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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