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Error: forrtl: severe (38): error during write, unit 0, file, CONOUT$

Error Message

This Windows error occurs when attempting to print from ArcView 3.2, using 'ArcView GIS to ArcPress for ARC/INFO' extension and ArcPress for ArcGIS 8.1:

forrtl: severe (38): error during write, unit 0, file, CONOUT$

Cause

The extension is not compatible with ArcPress for ArcInfo 8.1.

Solution or Workaround

  1. Export the layout from ArcView 3.2 as a PostScript file.
  2. Run ArcView for ArcGIS 8.1 from the Start menu and print the PostScript file.

    A. Click Start > Programs > ArcGIS > ArcInfo Workstation > Print.
    B. Select the desired file, navigate to it if necessary.
    C. Select ArcPress as the Driver.
    D. Click Print.
    E. Select the printer and device.
    F. Click OK.



    Note:
    Don't use the extension in this case.