Null values switch to 0

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11-16-2016 08:16 PM
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hi ;

im using 10.4 arcgis n windows10 , ihave a csv file with no data in some cells ,,when i joined it to ashape file and then export it to shape file ,all (No data)  switch to 0 ,which is Wrong !!!! 

can any one help ? its urgent 

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your fields are numeric I take it... 0 is the nodata value for numeric values in shapefiles.  If you need to retain <null> then you need to save the results in a geodatabase.  Alternately, you must provide a conversion/replacement to represent null.  For example, -999 or some other number that doesn't exist in the data