Number formatting set in the ArcMap document is lost when served

Last Published: April 25, 2020


When the map is viewed as an ArcMap Service all number formatting set for fields in the ArcMap document are dropped.


ArcMap Server does not preserve the field formatting set in the original ArcMap document.


There is no workaround other than to set field formatting in the client, if the client supports field formatting.

Article ID:000005864

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