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Bug: The Label tool crashes when being used on a Maplex labeled layer

Description

** This issue is addressed in ArcGIS 9.0 Service Pack 2 (SP2) **

The Label tool crashes when being used on a Maplex labeled layer.

Cause



This is a known issue.



FindTextElement attempts to get the generated unplaced labels property from the LabelEngineLayerProperties by calling get_BasicOverposterProperties. This pointer is null in the Maplex properties and it crashes when attempting to access the property of a null pointer.

Workaround

** This issue is addressed in ArcGIS 9.0 Service Pack 2 (SP2).

Click on the link in Related Information below and download Service Pack 2, if necessary. **



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