General Function Failure and Out of Memory Error Messages

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02-21-2019 09:49 AM
NicholasDirienzo
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I've been having issues in ArcMap 10.6 with attempting to export a layer as a shapefile but the "Out of memory [GDB_items]" message appears and when I try to follow through, I can't export the layer as the shapefile. 

In addition, one of my geodatabases in which I have stored most of my files for ArcMap gives me two messages now every time I want to access a file within it, either giving me "General Function Failure [GDB_items]" or "Out of memory [GDB_Items]". I'm a novice when it comes to this program so I don't know what to do to try and resolve this issue. If anyone know how to resolve this issue please let me know.

Thanks!

Nick

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DuncanHornby
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How big is the dataset you are exporting to a shapefile, that format has a 2GB limit?

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