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Raster operations always return a 16bit raster dataset

Question asked by jungf on Jan 30, 2015
Latest reply on Jan 30, 2015 by jskinner-esristaff

Hi everybody,

I've came across an issue with rasters. I had 8bit raster in FGDB as an input, used eg. Extract by Mask and the result (also in FGDB) and it become 16bit raster. I see no reason for this conversion.

 

I am not aware about any setting in Environment options or Advanced ArcMap Settings.

 

Could anybody give me an advice how to set up ArcGIS not to do that? I know about Copy Raster tool, but it requires to make another copy of raster dataset.

 

My ArcGIS for Desktop version is 10.2.1

 

Thanks.

Filip

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