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ArcGIS 9.2 Annotation Group Element Drawing Patch

Summary

This patch solves an issue where ArcGIS may crash when drawing annotation features containing group elements.

Description

Introduction

ESRI® announces the ArcGIS 9.2 Annotation Group Element Drawing Patch. This patch solves an issue where ArcGIS may crash when drawing annotation features containing group elements. It deals specifically with the issues listed below under Issues Addressed with this Patch. We recommend that all ArcGIS Desktop 9.2 who utilize geodatabase annotation with group elements download and install this Patch at their earliest convenience to ensure the highest quality experience when working with ArcGIS Desktop 9.2. It deals specifically with the issues listed below under Issues Addressed with this Patch.

Issues Addressed with this Patch


    NIM009926 - ArcGIS can crash when drawing an annotation feature class containing GroupElements.

    Description

    During the draw of group elements, the mapping framework utilizes the bounds of group elements for drawing operations. In some circumstances, the bounds generation may crash of cause the application to hang. This patch resolves the bounds calculation problem and the bounds are calculated correctly.

Files Installed in this Patch

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

      GraphicElements.dll
      LayerLib.dll

Installing the Patch

ArcGIS Desktop 9.2 Service Pack 3 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-92sp3-AnnoDraw-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 File version information (right click, properties, version tab). With only a few exceptions, all files modified as part of a Patch distribution can be uniquely identified in this manner. The File version for this Patch should read:

    9.2.3.1387

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.