Polygon-Polyline intersection ignores the orientation of the original polyline

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.

When writing code to do a polygon-polyline intersection, the orientation of the resulting polyline should be in the same direction as the original polyline, but this is not always the case.


This is a known issue.

Solution or Workaround

There is no simple work-around for this issue.

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    • ArcMap 8 x

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