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Why do map documents referencing nonexistent SDE versions take a long time upon opening?

Last Published: April 25, 2020


All layers within the workspace reference the same SDE version. If the same version is referenced throughout the map document, ArcMap reads the first layer and works through the rest. Subsequently, the document may take longer to open.

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  • ArcMap 8 x
  • Legacy Products

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