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Selecting record in attribute table does not clear selected features on map

Question asked by nzmalc on Nov 18, 2014
Latest reply on Dec 2, 2014 by PGvandenBeukelesri-nl-esridist

I'm unsure if this is a bug or if this is expected behaviour.

 

In ArcMap 10.2.2, using the 'Select Features' tool, I have selected some features from a layer in the map view.

I then open the Attribute Table for a different layer, and select a record in the attribute table by clicking on the record in the table.

 

I would expect this to then deselect the features I had previously selected from the map view, but they stay selected. The Interactive Selection Method is set to Create New Selection.

 

If I try this the other way, i.e. select a record in the attribute table for a layer, then in the map view, use the Select Features tool to select a feature in another layer, then the record in the attribute table is deselected.

 

I'm wondering if this is supposed to work like this, or if its a bug. And if its a bug, does ESRI know about this?

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