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The following error, "Invalid XML File" is returned when the Import XML Workspace Document tool is run in a 32-bit environment.

Last Published: August 19, 2020 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000083877
SubmittedDecember 8, 2014
Last ModifiedMarch 30, 2022
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.2
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

We apologize that we were unable to address this issue within the current product support cycle.  If the issue continues to affect your work in a supported release, please contact Technical Support.


Run the Import XML Workspace Document tool via a 64-bit Python in an Integrated Development Environment (IDLE).

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000083877


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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