Doughnut hole polygons should not be considered multipart.

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05-31-2013 07:05 AM
Status: Open
MichaelDunzello
New Contributor II
The explode multipart feature tool runs on doughnut hole polygons even though it really doesn’t do anything.  When you reselect the polygon after it’s been exploded, there is still only 1 polygon feature.  It would be great to get the “No multipart features selected.” error message when attempting to explode a doughnut hole polygon.  A doughnut hole polygon is 1 polygon and ArcGIS software should treat it as singlepart.
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