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Why does the GeoProcessing wizard's Merge tool omit attribute values in some fields?

Last Published: April 25, 2020


The Merge tool creates a new shapefile with a list of fields based on one of the input layers. If a merge layer does not contain all the fields present in the base layer, the records added to the new shapefile from that layer will not contain data for those fields.

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  • ArcMap 9 x
  • ArcMap 8 x

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