I'm using ArcMap 10.3, my dataframes coordinate system is "ETRS_1989_UTM_Zone_32N_6Stellen". I have several shapefiles in my project which are using the WGS84 system. When I try to proct them to ETRS1989 the output shapefile has an offset of about 0,16 m compared to the original shape (red is the orginal WGS84 shape, green the ETRS one).

Resulting offset

This is what I entered in the projection tool:

Projections settings

What am I doing wrong?

  • Did you also set the same transformations in ArcMap? – mkennedy Oct 28 '15 at 16:55
  • @mkennedy I'm not sure if I get you right but if you are talking about the Transformations I can choose in the Data Frame Properties the answer is: YES. – Simon Oct 28 '15 at 17:15
  • I have to correct myself! I did NOT use the same transformations in ArcMap, shame on me... After changing the transormations in ArcMap everything works as expected, thanks! – Simon Nov 17 '15 at 10:47

I had to choose the same transformations in the dataframes properties and in the "Project" tool like suggested by mkennedy.

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