I'm trying to label a field "MaxGrantee" that has some rather long named entries that are going outside of their polygon and overlapping other labels. I have read other posts and have found this expression: left([MaxGrantee] ,InStr(20, [MaxGrantee] ," ")) & vbnewline & right( [MaxGrantee] ,len( [MaxGrantee] )-(InStr(20, [MaxGrantee] ," "))) But…(Show moreShow less)
Hi, I am trying to attach an excel sheet to one of my shapefiles but I am unable to because the fields in the attribute table of my shapefile are string instead of numeric. I followed the instructions on this how to page (How To: Convert a string field to a number field) by creating a new double field but I still was unable to properly join my…(Show moreShow less)
you might have a better chance if you produced a string field in excel, then use that in the join to the string field in the feature class. This is to try and mitigate numeric precision or floating point representation interfering with the join.