Export feature class to shp file

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01-21-2022 09:26 AM
GISUserVa
New Contributor II

I have a 1.7 million record feature class that I need to export to a shp file.  When I run feature class to feature class/feature class to shp file the shp file has less than half of the points (470,000) loaded.  What is the workaround?

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Robert_LeClair
Esri Frequent Contributor

Hmmm...shapefiles are limited to 2 GB in size so I wonder if you're hitting the storage limit perhaps?  And this information about limitations as well.

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and_viceversa
Occasional Contributor

https://pro.arcgis.com/en/pro-app/latest/tool-reference/appendices/geoprocessing-considerations-for-...

It's the very first hit and an almost identical question in the "Related" bar...

Looks like shapefile limitation.

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DanPatterson
MVP Esteemed Contributor

an ugly alternative, depending where it needs to be used

Features To JSON (Conversion)—ArcGIS Pro | Documentation


... sort of retired...
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