Attribute changes to coverage polygons are lost when saving edits

Last Published: April 25, 2020


Attribute changes to coverage polygon features disappear after saving edits.


Attributes of coverage polygon features are tied to the label point of the polygon. If the polygon doesn't contain a label point, attribute edits to the polygon will not be saved.

Solution or Workaround

  1. Add the coverage label point feature class to ArcMap if it is not present.
  2. Set the target layer to the label point feature class.
  3. Use the Sketch tool to add a label point inside of the polygon with a missing label.

Article ID:000003569

  • ArcMap 8 x

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