Unable to change the value of SymbolID using the Field Calculator after the feature class was linked as annotation.
Last Published: July 13, 2015ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number
December 18, 2014
November 24, 2020
ArcGIS for Desktop
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After review by the development team, it has been determined that this issue is related to a known limitation with the software that lies outside of Esri's control. The issue's Additional Information section may contain further explanation.
This is by design, -1 indicates the annotation symbol is stored inline. We do not allow you explicitly setting annotation to inline.