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ArcSDE updates not supported by ArcCatalog “Set Data Source” tool

Up to and including v10.0, the ArcCatalog “Set Data Source” tool is only designed for updating MXD file based data sources such as Personal and File geodatabases.

ArcSDE data connections updated via the ArcCatalog “Set Data Source” tool are not supported. The tool may allow you to update or repair MXD data references from ArcSDE geodatabases but is not the recommended method.  Continue reading

Attachments – associate multiple files with a spatial feature

In ArcGIS 10 Attachments are a new flexible way to manage other information related to your features. Attachments will allow multiple files associations with a feature. Making it easier to manage all your related feature files.

* ArcView users can only open attachments from the Identify window or the Attribute table. Continue reading