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UpdateLayer not copying the labels

Question asked by ionarawilson on Sep 9, 2013
Latest reply on Sep 11, 2013 by ionarawilson
Using UpdateLayer or ApplySymbologyFromLayer_management copies the symbology but not the labels.  When I tried to use UpdateLayer with a third argument of False I get an insertion error, so I am not sure why doesn't work. Do you guys have any idea why? Thanks

 outputlyr = arcpy.mapping.Layer("D:/ArcGISData/SARS/Temp/ClpSoilsSort.shp")         arcpy.mapping.AddLayer(df2, outputlyr, "AUTO_ARRANGE")         arcpy.mapping.MapDocument('CURRENT').activeView = "Overview"               symbologylayer = arcpy.mapping.Layer("D:/ArcGISData/SARS/Temp/SoilsUpdateLayer2.lyr")         arcpy.ApplySymbologyFromLayer_management (outputlyr, symbologylayer)         #arcpy.mapping.UpdateLayer(df, outputlyr, symbologylayer)          arcpy.mapping.AddLayer(df, outputlyr, "AUTO_ARRANGE")         arcpy.mapping.AddLayer(df2, outputlyr, "AUTO_ARRANGE")         arcpy.RefreshActiveView()