Shapefile editing may cause data loss

Last Published: April 25, 2020


In some circumstances, the editing of shapefiles with MapObjects 2.1 may lead to the loss of data. When editing String fields, leading characters from an adjacent field may be stripped. These adjacent fields may be of any type. This does not affect any non-Shapefile data sources, such as ArcSDE.


MapObjects 2.1 editing logic.

Solution or Workaround

Download the MapObjects Service Pack 2 from the MapObjects Developer Connection.

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