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Problem: Bringing up the Summarize dialog box after adding a field to a joined layer causes ArcMap to crash

Description

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

You can summarize based on a field by right-clicking the field in the table window and selecting Summarize. ArcMap will crash if you bring up the Summarize dialog box after adding a field to a joined layer in ArcMap.

Solution or Workaround

To avoid this problem, add the field before joining. You may need to unjoin, add the field, and then rejoin.

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