Avarray index 687 not in range 0..686

Last Published: April 25, 2020

Error Message

This error occurs when trying to load a view into a layout:

"Avarray index 687 not in range 0..686"


Corrupt shapefile in the view.

Solution or Workaround

Try one of the two methods below to resolve the problem.
If you have more than one shapefile, delete all but one. Add the view to a layout and see if the error occurs. Repeat and cycle though all the shapefiles until you find the offending one.

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