BUG

ArcMap Buffer wizard produces incorrect results when using decimal degrees for an inside polygon buffer

Last Published: April 25, 2020

Description

Specifying buffer units as decimal degrees, and buffer inside a polygon, will yield result incorrectly placed outside of the buffered polygon.

Cause

This is a known issue.

Workaround

Use a different buffer unit. On the second panel of the Buffer wizard, select a different map unit from the Distance unit dropdown list box.

Article ID:000004451

Software:
  • ArcMap 9 x
  • ArcMap 8 x

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