Problem: Invalid parameter values passed to function


This error appears in a pop-up message from ArcCatalog when exporting a feature class to shapefile:

“Invalid parameter values passed to function”


Exporting a feature class with more than 255 columns to a shapefile.

Solution or Workaround

It is not possible to create a shapefile with more that 255 columns in ArcCatalog or ArcSDE tools.