Provide the ability to NOT export domain descriptions when using the Feature Class to Feature Class tool.

Idea created by 1_rthopper on Nov 17, 2011
    • 1_bradstump
    • jason53220
    • jazmateta
    • southpaw243
    • 1_rthopper
    • rfairhur24
    • dgo777au
    • johnstruk

    Starting at Desktop 10 Service Pack 2 domain descriptions are now exported to a new field called _DESC when converting a feature class with domains to a shapefile, dBase table, or coverage.

    This is awesome functionality which surely was needed, but it can now act as a detractor as well.  If you do not want these fields your only choice is to delete them once they're created (or put together a script to do it for you).

    It would be nice to have a check box (or similar functionality) included with the Feature Class to Feature Class tool to indicate whether or not to include the domain descriptions in the exported file.