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Unable to export a geostatistical layer generated from an XY event layer based on an Excel table, when the 64-bit background geoprocessing patch is installed and the background geoprocessing is enabled.

Last Published: March 13, 2015 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000085890
SubmittedMarch 5, 2015
Last ModifiedNovember 24, 2020
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.3
Operating SystemWindows
Operating System Version7
StatusKnown Limit

Additional Information

Excel tables (.xls and .xlsx) are unsupported data types for 64-bit background processing.


Two possible solutions are: Option A: Disable background geoprocessing before attempting to export the geostatistical layer. Option B: Export the XY event layer to a shapefile or feature class and use it for generating the geost

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000085890


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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