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Problem: GeoProcessing Wizard crashes ArcMap when performing clip or intersect operation

Description

** Fixed at ArcGIS 8.2 **

The clip or intersection operation in the GeoProcessing Wizard crashes ArcMap.

Cause

This is a known issue caused by the presence of a coverage annotation layer within the map document.

If you don't have a coverage annotation layer in your map, see the Related Information section.

Solution or Workaround

This issue has been addressed in ArcGIS version 8.2

If there are any coverage annotation layers in your map, you must remove them before performing a GeoProcessing wizard clip or intersect operation.

  1. Right-click the annotation layer in the Table of Contents.
  2. Click Remove.
  3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 for any additional coverage annotation layers.
  4. Perform the GeoProcessing operation.
  5. Add the coverage annotation back to the map document.

Related Information