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When a user changes the symbology of a particular file geodatabase feature class from the subtype field to another type and back to the original subtype field, the subtype codes in the symbology label field replace the subtype descriptions.

Last Published: September 25, 2014 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000081652
SubmittedSeptember 15, 2014
Last ModifiedNovember 24, 2020
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.2.2
Operating SystemWindows
Operating System Version7 64 Bit
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

This issue will not be addressed within the current product support cycle. Contact Technical Support if the issue continues to affect work in a supported release.


Recreating the subtypes resolves the issue.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000081652


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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