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modified time / date field for edited feature

May 14 2010 | 0 comments
Categories: Map Data

Hi I was wondering if it is possible to have a field that auto populates the date/time of when a feature was last modified / created.


Mapping Center Answer:

JTX, now Workflow Manager, will do this. It uses versioning to track changes at a feature level and can add time/date stamps to individual features with edits, but it only works with SDE, not with personal or file GDBs. It stores this history in related tables, and then provides tools to access it. That might not be what you want, which sounds like just a field that updates with the latest time a feature was edited.

If that is the case, then there is an ArcScript that will do this:

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