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Error: Error Saving Object: An error occurred trying to save the object named "tablename"

Error Message

This error occurs when creating a coverage feature class from an XY table in ArcCatalog:

Error Saving Object: An error occurred trying to save the object named "tablename".

Cause

This is a known issue. You can not create coverages using this method even though the option is available on the dialog box.

Solution or Workaround

Select another data type to create the feature class. Proceed with the conversion to a coverage.