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FAQ: Why does SE_shape_generate_buffer fail to buffer a three-point ring (a line string whose first and last points are the same)?

Question

Why does SE_shape_generate_buffer fail to buffer a three-point ring (a line string whose first and last points are the same)?

Answer

The SE_shape_generate_buffer function is returning a -2008 error when it attempts to buffer a three-point ring.

This problem is addressed in ArcGIS 8.1 Service Pack 1. See the Related Information section to download this pack.

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