laptop and a wrench


The Clip tool from the Editor toolbar changes the order of vertices of input features.

Last Published: October 19, 2016 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000093220
SubmittedDecember 29, 2015
Last ModifiedFebruary 14, 2023
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.3.1
Operating SystemWindows OS
StatusKnown Limit

Additional Information

When geometries share a border with the clipped features they have to be taken apart and put back together. There is no guarantee that the vertices will be in the same order after that process.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000093220


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

Get help from ArcGIS experts

Contact technical support

Download the Esri Support App

Go to download options

Discover more on this topic