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Why can I type values that are inappropriate for an element into the FGDC metadata editor?

Last Published: April 25, 2020


The FGDC editor provided with ArcCatalog will not verify your input. For example, you can provide a text value for metadata element that should have a date value. This is a limitation of the editor.

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  • ArcMap 8 x

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