Histogram from a graphical selection on a string field-symbolized raster displays incorrectly

Last Published: April 25, 2020


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

Use the drawing tools to draw a graphic over a portion of a raster layer that is symbolized using a string field. The histogram produced by clicking the Histogram tool of ArcGIS Spatial Analyst gives incorrect results.


This is a known issue with ArcGIS 8.1.

Solution or Workaround

  1. Use the Value field to symbolize the data.
  2. Do a graphical selection.
  3. Click the Histogram tool.

Article ID:000003339

  • ArcMap 8 x

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