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Error: Error Exporting Data

Error Message

When you create a selection set of CAD features in ArcMap, and attempt to export them using the Export Data command, the selected CAD features will not export. The following messages will occur:

"Error Exporting Data"

"Warning: Some records may not have been exported correctly"

"There was an error exporting the layer"

Cause

This is a known issue.

Solution or Workaround

  1. Export the entire CAD feature class to a shapefile or geodatabase feature class.
  2. Create a selection set using the newly created shapefile or geodatabase feature class.
  3. Re-export the selected features to a new shapefile or geodatabase feature class.

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