I have a feature class where the XY extent (on the Feature Extent tab of the Feature Class properties) is set to a relatively small extent - max y 6 657 856 meters, min y 6 646 293 meters).
Yet, the Bounding Box for the feature class (on the Indexes tab of the Feature Class properties) is very large (max Y is 9 007 189 256 640 meters min Y is - 9 998 100 meters, probably the Maximum for this coordinate system - ETRS 1989, UTM zone 32N).
This seems to be impeding performance when editing. How can I tell the Feature class that the bounding box should be much smaller?
You can recalculate, import, or manually set the feature extent of the feature class by right-clicking on it in the Catalog window > Properties > Feature Extent tab. Ex:
We see this frequently too. The bounding box is much bigger than the feature extent. We can fix it, but can you suggest a reason why it would be that way to begin with?
Aiken County, SC