The Calculate Geometry tool generates out of range X and Y coordinates in decimal degrees when using a projected coordinate system

Last Published: April 25, 2020


Calculating X and Y coordinate values using the Calculate Geometry tool generate out of range values if the calculation is based on a projected coordinate system (PCS).


This is a known limitation at ArcGIS 10.


Change the coordinate system of the Data Frame to a geographic coordinate system (GCS) and perform the geometry calculation using the GCS.

Article ID:000010946

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