Maintaining Subtype Descriptions when exporting to shapefile

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11-30-2020 08:28 AM
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How do I maintain subtype descriptions when exporting to shapefile format, without additional fields being created?

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Shapefiles don't support subtypes

Geoprocessing considerations for shapefile output—ArcGIS Pro | Documentation


Additionally, they do not support capabilities found in geodatabases, such as domains and subtypes. So unless you have very simple attributes and require no geodatabase capabilities, do not use shapefiles.


 


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