100014: Summarize within failed

Last Published: March 23, 2023

Error Message

Attempts to run the Summarize Within tool fail and return the following error:

100014: Summarize within failed.
The Summarize Within Error 100014 window


  • The path length of the output feature class file is too long. Refer to ArcMap: Path size limitation for publishing for more information.
  • The output feature class name is too long. The default name specified for the output feature class combines the names from the two input feature class used in the Summarize Within tool. This may result in a long file name, and thus, the error is returned. For more information, refer to ArcGIS Pro: File geodatabase size and name limits.

Solution or Workaround

To resolve the issue, shorten the output feature class file path length or specify a shorter name in the Output Feature Class parameter when running the tool. Esri recommends using a short name.

  1. In ArcGIS Pro, open the Summarize Within tool.
  2. Specify the Input Polygons and Input Summary Features.
  3. For Output Feature Class, click Browse The Browse icon., and shorten the path length by either moving the data or shortening the folder or file names. Ensure the Output Feature Class name is short. Shorten the name if the combination of the two input feature names is too long.
  4. Click Run.
The Summarize Within Geoprocessing pane with the output feature class filled

Article ID:000027089

  • ArcGIS Pro 3 1
  • ArcGIS Pro 3 0
  • ArcGIS Pro 2 x

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