Is it possible in Arcmap 10.0 to create a geodatabase feature class that has a date field which auto populates with the current date and time, every time a new feature is created? Is this possible without programming? Have checked ESRI help but nothing. The feature class is not in ArcSDE so it is not versioned.

  • This became easy at 10.1 where you can enable editor tracking but that was not available until then.
    – PolyGeo
    Commented Dec 2, 2013 at 12:48

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The code attached in here might help you: http://forums.arcgis.com/threads/9374-Timestamper-for-ARCGIS-10

  • I tried using the .bat file but i get operation failed. Maybe its to do with privileges on win XP.
    – Daz
    Commented Dec 2, 2013 at 11:59

Try this.

Timestamper class extension


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