A note about shapefile export

2/20/12 Shapefile export issue

A user in Australia encountered a problem with shapefile export. Later he resolved the problem himself. Here is a summary of his discovery for your reference:

“I meet a problem: I export the shapefile and use Arcgis to open it. Some shapefile’s attribute table cannot be open, while other shapefiles are fine. so I am wondering if other people meet this problem before.”

“Finally I figured it out. the problem is that: I am using some invalid characters as the name in attribute table. It shows well in the ipad, but Arcgis Cannot recognize the invalid characters. That’s the reason the attribute table is empty when you open it in arcgis desktop.

Again, it’s a great app. I am using iCMTGIS in several projects. Many thanks.”


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