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ArcMap 10.6.1 crashes intermittently when using the Select Features tool and selecting 'Add to Current Selection' on multiple features in shapefiles and feature classes.

Last Published: August 16, 2018 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000115848
SubmittedAugust 2, 2018
Last ModifiedJuly 22, 2022
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.6.1
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

A patch was released for another issues but has resolved this issue as well. Please download the patch here:


  • Use Select By Location or Select By Attributes to make the needed selection.
  • Make the selection in the attribute table. 
  • The issue does not occur for both ArcGIS Pro and ArcMap 10.6. 
Applying the ArcGIS 10.6.1 Buffering Degenerated Polygon Patch seems to resolve the crash. Though the patch is originally meant for another issue, it can be used to potentially solve the issue. Refer to the following document for more information about the patch: ArcGIS 10.6.1 (Desktop, Engine, Server) Buffering Degenerated Polygon Patch.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000115848


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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