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The Spatial Join tool in ArcGIS 10.3.1 returns null values for some fields with using the CLOSEST match option.

Last Published: December 2, 2015 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000092033
SubmittedNovember 9, 2015
Last ModifiedNovember 24, 2020
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.3.1
Operating SystemWindows
Operating System Version7.0 64 Bit

Additional Information

The Spatial Join tool returns all joined attributes correctly on current release. No null value is generated.


Right-click the layer, and join. Join the data from another layer based on the spatial location.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000092033


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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