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ArcGIS Desktop 9.1 Convert Labels to Annotation and Area Text Display Patch

Summary

This patch solves two issues with labeling, annotation, and text display. We recommend that all users experiencing problems with convert labels to annotation or Area Text display and export download and install this Patch.

Description

Introduction

ESRI® announces the ArcGIS Desktop 9.1 Convert Labels to Annotation and Area Text Display Patch. This patch solves two issues with labeling, annotation, and text display. It deals specifically with the issues listed below under Issues Addressed with this Patch.

We recommend that all users experiencing problems with convert labels to annotation or Area Text display and export download and install this Patch at their earliest convenience.

Issues Addressed with this Patch


    NIM004350 - When the "Convert labels to annotation" command is executed with the "Selected features only" option turned on, label text based on a joined table can fail to appear in the generated annotation.

    NIM004351 - Paragraph text elements (rectangle, polygon, or circle text) with vertical alignment set to baseline may fail to print or export.

Files Installed in this Patch

  • Under the C:\Program Files\ArcGIS\Bin folder:

      Annotation.dll
      Display.dll
      MaplexAnnotation.dll

Installing the Patch

ArcGIS Desktop 9.1 Service Pack 2 must be installed before you can install this Patch.

  1. Make sure you have write access to your ArcGIS Desktop installation location, and that no one is using ArcGIS Desktop.


  2. Download ArcGIS-91sp2-LabelAnnoText-Patch.exe to a location other than your ArcGIS Desktop installation location.

  3. Double-click the setup file to start the install process.


  4. When Setup starts, follow the instructions on your screen.

NOTE: If you have installed client setups from a shared Network Administrative ArcGIS Desktop setup, this Patch must be applied to all client installations.

Patch Updates

Check Online Support Center periodically for the availability of additional patches. New information about this Patch will be posted here.

How to identify which Patch is installed

To check for the presence of a Patch, for each file examine the unique identification information provided (right click, properties, version tab, item name, QFE Version). With only a few exceptions, all files modified as part of a Patch distribution can be uniquely identified in this manner. The identification string for this Patch should read:

    QFE-DT-91-CQ00297265

Getting Help

Domestic sites, please contact ESRI Technical Support at 1-888-377-4575, if you have any difficulty installing this Patch. International sites, please contact your local ESRI software distributor.