Field Maps Search string Axxxxxx and Bxxxxxx returning 'Coordinate' results

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05-30-2023 10:59 PM
ar_taswater
New Contributor II

Field Maps 23.1.0 on iOS

We've had our field crews complaining that searching by asset number (format: A123456) is returning results in Antarctica.

Rudimentary testing shows that any length number, prefixed by A (or B, but not C, D et al) will return these 'coordinate' results. The correct, exact match search result appears below these results.

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Is this something I've done in the search or geocoder settings, or a feature of a recent Field Maps version?

 

We're also experiencing BUG-000149944 from https://community.esri.com/t5/arcgis-field-maps-questions/highlight-selected-feature-and-zoom-in-fro... 

So I'm thinking there were a few breaking changes at least to the iOS app.

 

Logging a support case now, but adding details here in case others are experiencing the same - or for you to confirm this happens for you!

 

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PaulLohr
Regular Contributor

Generally, the behavior of search functionality in every ESRI mobile app (ArcGIS app, Collector app, Field Maps app) on iOS has been inconsistent. I have been seeing this since the year 2012.

  • Disable address searches on a map? Sometimes the app still returns address results.
  • Sometimes searches against layers work, sometimes they do.

My experience with Android is limited.

Hoping this gets fixed permanently at some point.

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