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The 'Table to Table' tool fails in ModelBuilder if the input is a query layer.

Last Published: March 3, 2016 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000088138
SubmittedJune 5, 2015
Last ModifiedMay 5, 2023
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.3
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

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  1. In ArcMap, File > Add Data > Add Query Layer > use same syntax
  2. Launch the Table to Table tool and choose the in-map query layer as input
  3. Execute this and the Table to Table works successfully

The 'Add Query Layer' from File > Add Data seems to have full functionality where the tool 'Make Query Layer' has limited functionality, especially within Model Builder. This 'Add Query Layer' is not a tool that is available in Python or the standard Toolbox so it is not available to use in Model Builder.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000088138


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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