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Error: Abnormal Termination

Error Message

When the map display is at a very large scale, and its data frame has been rotated, creating a new feature may cause ArcMap to crash with an Abnormal Termination error message.

Cause

A known issue with the internal geometry subsystem of ArcGIS.

Solution or Workaround

A work-around for this issue is to zoom out to a smaller scale when creating new features, or reset the dataframe rotation to zero.