Apply field calculation to selected records

Discussion created by jamesh on May 23, 2011
Latest reply on May 23, 2011 by timothy_hales-esristaff

How do I run the field calculator to apply ONLY to selected records? I also tried to use definition query to exclude certain records, but all records are calculated regardless of selection or query. Why did I not have this problem in ArcGIS 9 and earlier?