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Problem: Joining by location produces blank values or crashes ArcMap

Description

When performing a join by location, ArcMap crashes or the columns appended are blank, NULL, or 0.

Cause

This is a known problem with larger datasets.

Solution or Workaround

Break the layers into several smaller layers. Then, join the smaller layers.

This issue has been resolved in ArcGIS 8.1.2. See 'ArcGIS Information' in Related Information below.

Related Information