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Error: Creating a path or coverage name that is more than eight characters causes 'Feature table has error - unable to make theme'

Error Message

Navigating to ArcStorm tiles by clicking on Directories in the Add Theme dialog box returns the following error:

"Feature table has error - unable to make theme"

Cause

At least one path or coverage name is more than eight characters in length.

Solution or Workaround

Modify the path and/or coverage name to be 8.3 compliant.

For a file or path name to be 8.3 compliant, the prefix portion of the name must not be longer than 8 characters. The suffix portion of the name must be 3 characters long exactly. Additionally, the path or file name must not contain special characters, such as, spaces, #, $, and so forth.