ModernEarthTech

Geodatabase Polygons Generalizing When Published from ArcMap 10.1

Discussion created by ModernEarthTech on Jun 12, 2013
Latest reply on Jun 14, 2013 by jonathanmhaller
After publishing a polygon feature class to ArcGIS Online directly from my map document, the polygons are severely generalized in the new service. The feature class in question is a buffer layer and basically the curves are removed and converted to straight lines. However, when I convert the feature class to a shapefile then republish the layer to arcgis online, the curves are preserved.

Does anyone know why ArcGIS is simplifying the curves from the GDB data but not from the shapefile? And if so, how to prevent it from doing so? I'd rather not have to export my geodatabase feature classes to shapefiles, update my map documents, then republish all the data...

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