Unknown Object "DocAct.5" in Project

Last Published: April 25, 2020

Error Message

Attempting to open an ArcView project from version 3.1, 3.2, or 3.2a in 3.0a or 3.0b returns the following error:

Unknown Object "DocAct.5" in Project


The project was saved in version 3.1 or 3.2 with the Dialog Designer extension loaded. The Dialog Designer extension was not packaged with ArcView 3.0a or 3.0b. 'DocAct' is a Dialog Designer extension object and requires that the extension be loaded.

Solution or Workaround

  1. Download the Dialog Designer Extension for ArcView 3.0a or 3.0b.

    See Related Information.

    ArcView 3.0a is for Windows and Power Macintosh and 3.0b is for UNIX.

  2. Install the Dialog Designer Extension. Installation instructions are given on the web site.

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