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When adding an item description with an empty line between two paragraphs to a map document from the Map Document Properties dialog box, the item description formatting is not respected in the Item Details page after the map is published as a feature service.

Last Published: August 19, 2020 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000091358
SubmittedOctober 12, 2015
Last ModifiedJune 2, 2021
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.3.1
Operating SystemWindows
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.


1. Format the item description from the Catalog pane, save and publish the map document to ArcGIS Online.2. Add an item description with HTML tags to Map Document Properties, which displays the item description with a space between paragraphs, and publish to ArcGIS Online.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000091358


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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