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Are international characters supported by the geocoding process?

Last Published: April 25, 2020


The geocoding engine does not support multiple byte characters or Unicode. The Geocoding Developers Kit allows for customization of locator files allowing ArcGIS to read the international address styles, but not the international characters.

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  • ArcMap 9 x

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