Add an alias to feature datasets

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08-25-2020 08:19 AM
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A_J_Romanelli
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Feature datasets don't allow many characters in them (e.g. no spaces, no dashes, no parens, etc.) which is somewhat like the restrictions on a directory name.  It would be nice if they contained an alias attribute (like tables and feature classes do) that allowed for a more human-friendly/readable version of the feature dataset name.  The friendly name could then be displayed in tools like ArcMap/ArcCatalog and ArcGIS Pro when navigating to data.

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