Coverage annotation subclass is not listed in the Add Theme browser

Last Published: April 25, 2020


When browsing for data in the 'Add Theme' dialog, coverage annotation subclasses are not listed.


The annotation subclass does not have an attribute table built.

Solution or Workaround

Build the annotation sublcass using ArcInfo Workstation.

In the following example, the coverage containing the annotation is called USA and the annotation subclass is called STATES.

Usage: BUILD <cover> {POLY | LINE | POINT | NODE | ANNO.<subclass>}
Arc: build usa anno.states
Building annotation...

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