PROBLEM

ArcMap runs out of memory after using the Trace tool

Last Published: April 25, 2020

Description

This problem is addressed in ArcGIS 8.1 Service Pack 1. See Related Information section to download this pack.

Each time the Trace tool is used, a small amount of memory is not released. This is particulary noticable with densified curves.

After using the trace Ttool many times in a single ArcMap session, the non-deallocated memory may cause ArcMap to run out of memory.

Cause

This is a known problem.

Solution or Workaround



The current workaround is to close and restart ArcMap after using the Trace tool a number of times. This will release memory back to the system.

Article ID:000003707

Software:
  • ArcMap 8 x

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