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Feature class to shapefile problem

To compliment @ycartwhelen's answer when I am developing a dataset in a file geodatabase and I know the client will inevitably want the output in shapefile format I keep the field name length below 10 ...
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Feature class to shapefile problem

As noted in the comments, shapefiles are an old format that as part of their design have a 10 character limit in the field names. If you want to keep the full field name exactly the same in both ...
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