Bug Number BUG-000095686
Submitted Apr 11, 2016
Modified Feb 19, 2019
Severity Medium
Applies To ArcGIS Maps for Office
Version Found 4.0
Prog Language N/A
Server Platform
Client Platform
Database N/A
Locale N/A
Status Implemented
Version Fixed 5.0
SP Fixed N/A

Bug BUG-000095686


Sharing a layer from Excel to ArcGIS Online that consists only of a ZIP Code field and a numeric field returns the following message, "Unable to share layer."

Additional Information


Alternate Solution

  1. Bring the data into a brand new Excel sheet.
  2. Add a new column with the name of the state associated with each county /census tract.
  3. Add the map to the Excel sheet.
  4. Choose the cell range and select the entire table including the state column.
  5. Select the correct location type.
  6. Click Add data.
  7. Choose "Do not aggregate areas".
  8. Select Add data. The service can be published to ArcGIS Online.