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Error: When clicking the Histogram tool to create a histogram of a raster layer, 'An invalid field name was used' error is returned

Error Message

This error occurs when clicking the Histogram tool to create a histogram of a raster layer:

"An invalid field name was used"

Cause

A histogram of data symbolized using a joined field is being created. Joined fields are not supported by the Histogram tool with ArcGIS 8.1.

Solution or Workaround

Use a field that has not been joined to the raster to symbolize your data, then click the Histogram tool.