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I have the following Model, that runs the Location-Allocation of Network Analyst.

I'm having a problem, in the "Calculate Field Tool". First I add a new field (it's running good) and then I'm my model breaks, when it runs the "Calculate Field Tool".

The expression I'm using is:

New_field = %Name%

What I'm intending to do is to set the content of my variable "Name" retrieved from the Iterate Feature and write it in my new field.

However, I'm having a problem with that, resulting in a dialog box (see image below)

I checked the content of the "Name" variable and it contains the name I want and it's a text string. I don't know why it is not writing it to my new field (which is also a TEXT field)

Do you have a hint of what's going on?

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  • Is the length of the current value in %Name% larger than the field length? – Paul Dec 2 '16 at 18:09
  • No, the %Name% is about 10 characters (maximum) and my field is set to 50 char. – Matt_Geo Dec 2 '16 at 18:20
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I just figured out that is needed to put in quotes the expression,

So the correct way is:

New_field = "%Name%"

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