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The Table To Domain tool runs successfully only when the description field in the table has a text data type, or else the error "99999" is returned.

Last Published: August 19, 2020 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000087626
SubmittedMay 13, 2015
Last ModifiedNovember 4, 2023
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.2.1
Operating SystemWindows OS
Operating System Version7 64 Bit
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

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- Add the Excel sheet to ArcMap, and export it as a geodatabase table or a dBase table. - Add a text field to this table, and populate the field with the values in the description field. - Run the Table To Domain tool using the description field having a text data type. - The tool runs successfully with the creation of domain.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000087626


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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