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Erase tool doesn't erase all inputs

Question asked by jpramuk on Jan 12, 2018
Latest reply on Jan 12, 2018 by Dan_Patterson

When I execute the Erase Tool in ArcGIS it does not erase all of the features in the input class. The Input and Erase features are both polygons. I have attempted multiple times, hoping it was just a fluke.

Here is what I have tried so far:

1) I have selected out the specific features from the input that aren't being erased and attempted to run the Erase with those, but the output shapefile ends up being completely empty.

2) Using the Clip tool instead. The effects are the same.

3) Made sure when I run the Erase that no random features are accidentally selected.

4) Repair Geometry of input.

5) Rebuild Spatial Index of input.

Does anyone have experience about how to fix this problem?