I am trying to use the Alter Field geoprocessing tool to change a field name of a feature glass in a geodatabase. I'm trying to change the field from Total_Mdollars to Total_MDollars. The tool completes "successfully" but the field name remains unchanged. Anyone else having this issue? I think its a bug. The field contains values but according to the docs this should not matter when changing the field name. I've tried it in Pro, ArcMap 10.5.1, and via Python.
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Trying to rename a file or folder even in windows explorer will have issues and not change. A work around of course is to change it two times. Something like
Total_Mdollars to Total_MDollars1 then
Total_Mdollars1 to Total_MDollars
Not ideal, but at least workable.