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Problem with mxd.SaveACopy

Question asked by LarsHolm on Jul 8, 2015
Latest reply on Mar 30, 2016 by bixb0012

Hi

 

I'm using Arcpy to "downgrade" a lot of mxd-files from 10.3 to 10.1 - using an ArcMap 10.3 version.

 

This is actually working very fine! The mxd's can open - as they should - in ArcMap 10.1/10.2!

 

The problem is that ArcPy can't read the files anymore - only after the files are opened - and saved - in ArcMap 10.1/10.2.

 

So... it appears that some kind of file corruption occures during the "downgrading"!

 

Any ideas to a solution to this?

 

The code I'm using:

 

mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument(mxdInFile)

mxd.saveACopy(mxdOutFile,"10.1")

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