System.Exception: Unable to clone page layout

Last Published: April 25, 2020

Error Message

The following error may occur when the user tries to create a map series by using MPS Atlas:

"System.Exception: Unable to Clone the page layout ---> System.Exception: Unable to clone source ---> System.Exception: Unable to save Object ---> System.Exception: Exception from HRESULT: 0x80131500.
at ESRI.ArcGIS.esriSystem.ObjectStreamClass.SaveObject(Object pUnk)
at PLTS.Engine.Lib.PersistStreamHelper.SaveObject(IStream ipStream, IPersist ipPersist)
--- End inner exception stack trace ---
at PLTS.Engine.Lib.PersisStreamHelper.SaveObject(IStream ipStream, IPersist ipPersist)
at PLTS.Engine.Lib.PersisStreamHelper.SaveObjectSafely(IStream ipStream, IPersis ipPersist)
at PLTS.Engine.Lib.CloneHelper.Clone(IPersist ipSource)
--- End inner exception stack trace ---
at PLTS.Engine.Lib.CloneHelper.Clone(IPersist ipSource)
at Atlas.Utilities.Utilities.ClonePageLayout(IPageLayout ipPageLayout)
--- End inner exception stack trace ---
at Atlas.Utilities.ClonePageLayout(IPageLayout ipPageLayout)
at Atlas.UI.Wizards.CreateMapSeriesWizard.Show(IPllication ipApp)"


The machine running PLTS MPS Atlas has a version of Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) that is version 2.5 or earlier. MDAC needs to be updated to version 2.6 or greater.

Solution or Workaround

Download and install the latest version of MDAC from Microsoft and install it on the PLTS machine. Refer to the link in Related Information below.

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