aspinger

The Geometry is Not M-Aware

Discussion created by aspinger on Oct 1, 2010
Latest reply on Nov 21, 2014 by Etmalina8786
When using the Erase geoprocessing tool from the Analyst Toolbox I get the following error "ERROR 999999: Error executing function. The geometry is not M-aware Failed to execute (Erase)."

With small subsets of my data, there's no problem running the tool, but when I run it on my thing it seems to give me this error. If anyone is curious as to what I am trying to accomplish:


  1. http://imgur.com/BjEmE.jpg - This is my original data (water features and another shapefile - both are polygon geometry)

  2. http://i.imgur.com/4EThl.jpg - And this is what I am trying to achieve. Delete all the water features from my original shapefile so that I can recalculate the area of my shapefile


I have tried the following steps to try and fix the problem:

  • Repair Geometry of both of my polygon shapefiles

  • Turned off M-aware under my environmental settings

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