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Error: DXFARC returns: Unexpected end of file

Solution or Workaround

Why does DXFARC return 'unexpected EOF'?

Cause:

This situation only occurs if the DXF file has been corrupted before being read by ARC/INFO. The message is returned if the DXF file is a binary file, and the file was transferred using FTP, PC-NFS, or some other networking software using an incorrect protocol; for example, ASCII instead of BINARY.

Answer:

Make sure that the transfer protocol is BINARY.