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When using any selection_type options in arcpy.SelectLayerByAttribute_management (in_layer_or_view, {selection_type}, {where_clause}) for query layer, an "Invalid pointer argument to function" error is returned.

Last Published: February 4, 2015 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000084505
SubmittedJanuary 13, 2015
Last ModifiedJune 11, 2020
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.3

Additional Information

Not reproducible with ArcGIS for Desktop 10.3 build b4318 or with 10.3.1

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000084505


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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