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arcpy.ExcelToTable field name length limitation for in_memory output

Question asked by DemersM on Nov 7, 2017
Latest reply on Nov 10, 2017 by DemersM

I found out there is a limitation of 10 characters for field names if you output arcpy.ExcelToTable() to a "in_memory" table.


Why? Is it because dbf format is used?


I dont have this limitation when I use "in_memory" with other tools such arcpy.CopyFeatures_management().


arcpy.ExcelToTable_conversion("C:\\temp\\input.xlsx", "in_memory\table")


Is there a way to use get rid of this limitation with arcpy.ExcelToTable() and "in_memory"?