Shapefile to AGF tool not setting default item names in ArcCatalog

Last Published: April 25, 2020


The Shapefile to AGF tool is not setting default values for the 'name item_1' and 'name item_2' parameters when selecting two or more shapefiles in ArcCatalog.


The Shapefile to AGF tool has a known issue with updating the default values for the last record in the batch grid.

Solution or Workaround

  • In ArcCatalog: Edit the last record in the batch grid and manually enter a value for 'Name Item_1' and 'Name item_2'.
  • In ArcToolbox: Use the Shapefile to AGF tool.

Article ID:000003145

  • ArcMap 8 x

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