How To: Copy selected ArcSDE annotation into a personal geodatabase feature class


Instructions provided describe how to copy a selected ArcSDE annotation and place it into a personal geodatabase.


Follow the steps below.

  1. Create a new, empty personal geodatabase annotation feature class with the same reference scale and spatial reference, including xy domain, as the ArcSDE annotation feature class.
  2. Add both to ArcMap and start editing the ArcSDE annotation.
  3. Using the edit tool, select the annotation to copy over and copy it using CTRL + C.
  4. Stop editing the ArcSDE annotation and start editing the personal geodatabase annotation.

    Remember to set the active annotation target to the personal geodatabase annotation feature class

  5. Paste the annotation previously copied using CTRL + V.
  6. Save edits.

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