Process history missing in ArcCatalog metadata

Last Published: April 25, 2020


Metadata created using the DOCUMENT command in ArcInfo Workstation is not be reflected in ArcCatalog.


ArcCatalog is not able to get the history out of a coverage's log file and insert it into the metadata.

Solution or Workaround

  1. Export DOCUMENT metadata to a text file.
  2. Copy and paste the appropriate selections into ArcCatalog's metadata editor.
    [O-Image] metadata editor
    You should do this periodically since the metadata remains static

Article ID:000002537

  • ArcMap 8 x

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