Bug: ArcMap crashes when converting vertical Japanese labels to annotation
** This issue is addressed in ArcGIS 9.0 Service Pack 3 (SP3) **
ArcMap crashes when converting vertical Japanese labels to annotation.
Maps containing a large number of Chinese, Japanese and Korean (CJK) characters rendered with CJK-character orientation may cause the ArcMap application to crash or become unresponsive during map display and output or during conversion of labels to annotation.
Click on the link in Related Information below for Service Pack 3, if necessary. **