ArcView reindexes theme before rematching addresses

Last Published: April 25, 2020


After a theme has been indexed for geocoding, an index files gets placed on the root drive instead of in the data directory.


After closing out of a project, the .ixs geocoding files are not saved in the data directory. This causes ArcView to rematch addresses when the project is reopened.

Solution or Workaround

  1. Search the root drive for the geocoding .ixs file. It may be called "ARCVIEW" and have the same time and date stamp as the correspoding .mxs index file.
  2. Rename this file to something like <dataname>.ixs and copy it to its appropriate directory.

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