The following error occurs when using the Cut Polygons Tool to start the editing process.
Error: The Cut Polygons task could not be completed.
Variation of the error message may include the following text after the error message:
Error: General function failure. Invalid argument.
Error: The table was not found.
Error: Insufficient permissions.
There are several possible solutions, depending on the causes listed above.
Insufficient permissions to edit the feature in a file geodatabase
To grant permissions to edit the dataset in a file geodatabase, refer to ArcMap: Grant and revoke dataset privileges.
The data exceeds 2 GB
If the user's data exceeds 2 GB:
Note: It is recommended to convert the data to a file geodatabase because it can improve performance and increase functionality.
The editing was finished at the wrong point
When using the Cut Polygons Tool from the Editor toolbar, ensure to double-click the same vertex to finish the line sketch. Refer to Step 5 in ArcMap: Using the Cut Polygons tool.
Polygons with bad geometry