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Problem: FATAL ERROR Attempted write past end of file

Description

Editing or saving a file in ArcInfo or ArcEdit returns:

"FATAL ERROR Attempted write past end of file."

Cause

Data is accessed over a network and errors are detected in the data by ArcInfo.

Solution or Workaround

If you are working with data over a network, copy the data locally to the machine running ArcInfo.

Note:
To determine what machine is running ArcInfo, type the following:

UNIX
Arc: &sys echo $ARCHOME

Windows NT or 2000:
Arc: &sys echo %ARCHOME%{\NOTE}