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Arcpy does not raise a traceback error when creating an invalid geometry. However, manually creating the geometry in ArcMap displays the following error message: "The feature could not be created. The geometry is invalid." Arcpy must raise a similar error message when creating an invalid geometry.

Last Published: March 18, 2015 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000084666
SubmittedJanuary 21, 2015
Last ModifiedNovember 24, 2020
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.3
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

The coordinates used are creating an empty or null geometry. Many geometry formats support the idea of an empty geometry.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000084666


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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