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When layers in the MXD are resourced to an ArcSDE Enterprise geodatabase, the basemap for Local Government fails with the error, “Failed to draw/Label. Attribute column not found. Invalid column name.”

Last Published: August 24, 2015 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000082946
SubmittedOctober 31, 2014
Last ModifiedMay 20, 2022
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.2.2
Operating SystemWindows OS
Operating System Version2008 R2 64 Bit
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

We will be releasing a new tool in the next release of ArcGIS for Local Government that will resolve this issue.


Change the Definition Query/Label Query by selecting the correct column names, which are shape.area and shape.len to fix the issue for an ArcSDE Enterprise geodatabase.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000082946


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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