Cannot edit annotation stored as a feature class in personal geodatabase

Last Published: April 25, 2020


Annotation converted from labels and stored as a feature class in a personal geodatabase cannot be selected in ArcMap, edited, moved, or resized.


The feature class name begins with a number. For example,123464.

Solution or Workaround

Use ArcCatalog to rename the annotation feature class so the name begins with a character. For example, a123464.

Article ID:000002712

  • ArcMap 8 x

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