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The Append Data Spatial Overlay tool fails with the error, "08001: External component has thrown an exception" when using any of the Consumer Spending variables with the apportionment method set to Hybrid in Esri Business Analyst 10.2.2 with 2013 and 2014 data.

Last Published: July 30, 2015 ArcGIS Business Analyst Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000083246
SubmittedNovember 13, 2014
Last ModifiedMarch 30, 2022
Applies toArcGIS Business Analyst Desktop
Version found10.2.2
Operating SystemWindows OS
Operating System Version7

Additional Information

This issue is not reproducible in the current version and dataset of Esri Business Analyst.


Switch the apportionment method from 'Hybrid' to 'Block Apportionment' in the Business Analyst Preferences > Data tab, and perform the append command.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000083246


  • ArcGIS Business Analyst Desktop

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