ascii decoding error: ordinal out of range (128)

Last Published: April 25, 2020

Error Message

The following error occurs when exporting shapefiles to feature classes:"ascii decoding error: ordinal out of range (128)"


The shapefile name may include a degree symbol: °

Solution or Workaround

Remove the degree symbol: ° from the shapefile name.

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    • ArcMap 9 x

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