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Error: You cannot modify the fields of the selected table/feature class with your current license

Error Message

When changing or defining a projection in ArcCatalog with an ArcInfo license, the following error occurs:

"You cannot modify the fields of the selected table/feature class with your current license."

Cause

The file being modified, or directory path it is in, lacks adequate permissions.

Solution or Workaround

  • Ensure that the user account has FULL CONTROL for the entire path and the file itself.
  • Ensure that the file and all folders in it's complete path are not Read-only.
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