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Problem: Multipart polygons or lines can't be used as spatial filters to SeQuery in the ArcSDE 8.1 Java API

Description

After setting the spatial filter of an SeQuery using the SeQuery.setSpatialConstraints() method, a subsequent call to SeQuery.execute() throws either a "numofpts is less than required for feature" or a "Polygon does not close properly" error. This problem only occurs when using multipart polygons or lines as filters to the query.

Cause

This is a known issue in the ArcSDE 8.1 Java application programming interface (API).

Solution or Workaround

There is no work-around for this issue.