ArcMap closes when using the Circle Tool

Last Published: April 25, 2020


Clicking 'R' on the keyboard to input a radius when using the Circle Tool closes ArcMap.


This is a known issue. Clicking 'R' before clicking on the screen causes ArcMap to close.


  1. Click the Circle Tool from the Advanced Editing Toolbar.
  2. Click on the screen to locate the center of the new circle.
  3. Click the 'R' key to open the Radius dialog.
  4. Enter a radius value and click Enter.

Article ID:000006908

  • ArcMap 9 x

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