The Batch Project Script has a limit of 2000 characters in the string that specifies the path to the data and the names of the input feature classes

Last Published: April 25, 2020


** This problem was resolved at ArcGIS version 9.2 **

The Batch Project Script, located in ArcToolBox > Data Management Tools > Projections and Transformations > Feature fails with the following error:
[O-Image] [O-image] Batch Project Script error


The Batch Project Script is limited to a total string of 2000 characters for the path to the input data and the names of all feature classes being projected.

Solution or Workaround

Try the following workarounds:

  • Place the data to be projected in a location with a short path.
  • Rename feature classes being projected with shorter names.
  • Reduce the number of feature classes being projected in a single batch process.

Article ID:000008843

  • ArcMap 9 x

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