How To Name Things In ArcGIS

Blog Post created by curtvprice Champion on May 6, 2016
  1. Start all names (folder, GDB, field, anything) with a letter
  2. No spaces. Only use letters and numbers, plus "_" (this includes the entire folder path)
  3. A short name is better than a long name
  4. Reserved words must be avoided
  5. Keep Object Names Unique (within GDB)
  6. You Have Been Warned.