XY Event layer does not display or is not added to the TOC

Last Published: April 25, 2020


Adding an XY Event layer results in a layer that does not display or is not added to the table of contents (TOC).


Columns containing XY Event coordinates have space characters or hyphens in their names.


Select an option below.

  • Add columns that do not have space characters or hyphen characters in their names, then copy the data into the new columns.
  • Rename the columns to confirm they do not contain space characters or hyphen characters.

Article ID:000004281

  • ArcMap 9 x
  • ArcMap 8 x

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