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Under a parent group layer, if one child group layer has 'Use Symbol Levels' checked, no other group layer's symbol levels can be modified in the group level.

Last Published: August 19, 2020 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000083602
SubmittedNovember 24, 2014
Last ModifiedMarch 30, 2022
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.2.1
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

We apologize that we were unable to address this issue within the current product support cycle.  If the issue continues to affect your work in a supported release, please contact Technical Support.


There are two workarounds:• Check 'Use Symbol Levels' on the main group layer (above the sub-group layers) to modify all layers within the overarching group.• Uncheck 'Use Symbol Levels' on all group layers to allow each group to control their own layers.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000083602


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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