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Unable to change the value of SymbolID using the Field Calculator after the feature class was linked as annotation.

Last Published: July 13, 2015 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000084116
SubmittedDecember 18, 2014
Last ModifiedNovember 24, 2020
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.1
Operating SystemWindows
Operating System Version7
StatusKnown Limit

Additional Information

This is by design, -1 indicates the annotation symbol is stored inline. We do not allow you explicitly setting annotation to inline.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000084116


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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