PROBLEM

ArcMap closes when copy and pasting elements back into a layout

Last Published: April 25, 2020

Description

After selecting and copying all elements in the layout view, such as a data frame, north arrow, neatline, map title, placed text, and legend, then pasting them back into an ArcMap layout, the application crashes.

Cause

The crash only occurs when copying and pasting the map elements and the dataframe at the same time.

Solution or Workaround



Copy and paste the dataframe by itself, then copy and paste the other map elements.

Article ID:000003965

Software:
  • ArcMap 8 x

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