Stop Editing or Save Edits clears selected features in ArcMap


Selection set is cleared when you click the Stop Editing or Save Edits commands on the Editor toolbar in ArcMap.


ArcMap clears all selected features at the end of an editing session.

Solution or Workaround

Once an edit session ends, features must be re-selected. Save Select by Attribute expressions before ending an edit session.

Article ID:000003122

  • ArcMap 8 x

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