Problem: Convert PC Arc/Info coverages to Workstation Arc/Info coverages.


After replacing a PC ARC/INFO coverage with a Workstation ArcInfo coverage of the same name, the resulting project file will not open.


The .apr file expects dBASE files instead of INFO files.

Solution or Workaround

  1. Open the .apr file in a text editor such as Notepad or Wordpad.
  2. Search for the string dbase.
  3. For each one it finds, verify if it is a PC coverage .dbf file. If so, replace the word dBASE with INFO.
  4. Save the project.
  5. Open the project in ArcView.

    ArcView will go into Project Repair and prompt you for the new location of INFO tables.