Questions tagged [serious-application-error]

A Serious Application Error is a generic error, sometimes seen from ArcGIS for Desktop, which may be best submitted to Esri Technical Support

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Unable to open mxd file on my computer - can be opened on other computers

Using ArcGIS Arcmap 10.5.1. Several of the mxd files I have created and worked on are no longer accessible to me. If I attempt to open these files, the loading screen progresses through "...
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Always crashes when choosing symbology “unique values”

Using ArcGIS 10.4 I have a polygon shapefile with many columns, one is called "coding". It includes pure numbers like 31001 Now I need this as a raster with this code as the value. So I tried, as ...
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Debugging Serious Application Error from Python Toolbox?

I have written a few custom Python Toolboxes that my office uses. One of my coworkers has an interesting issue that I cannot replicate on a different machine: When he runs the tool, ArcGIS ...
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Finding a more efficient way to execute a long-run python script [closed]

I'm executing a python script which does these steps: iterates through 19 features (makes pairs "each one with each other", order doesn't matter: A-B = B-A) Creates Closest Facility Layer Adds ...
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ArcMap Desktop crashes when using geoprocessing tool with PostgreSQL layers? [closed]

Whenever I use a geoprocessing tool (Clip tool) with a PostgreSQL/PostGIS table, the program crashes. If I make the process run in background, the process fails without any specific error message. ...
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Large Label Expression Causes Application Error

I'm having trouble with a large label expression and I keep crashing with an application error. I'm trying to display sample results as stacked: Label ID Sample depth 1 Sample Depth 2 Sample Depth ...
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ArcGIS Serious Application Error [closed]

I'm a complete novice to GIS and just began an Introductory course. I am having an issue when I try to access the Symbology tab on a layer. Specifically, when I click on the 'Categories' field and '...
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Adding particular WMTS layer makes ArcMap experience Serious Application Error?

I am trying to access a WMTS using this URL from ArcMap 10.3. I was able to get the list of layers (see picture below), and the service is shown in the Catalog Window. Anyway, when I try to import it ...
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Avoiding loss of text (labels, legend, title, page numbers) when exporting many Map Series pages from ArcGIS Pro?

This is the first page of an ArcGIS Pro layout, with Map Series enabled, that has been exported to PDF when choosing to do just pages 1-10: This is the first page of the same ArcGIS Pro layout, with ...
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Changing processing extent with each iteration using ArcGIS10 ModelBuilder [closed]

I have a very large raster for which I am trying to compute zonal means using a shapefile that covers the same extent but has hundreds of thousands of individual polygons as zones. Trying to just use ...
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Multipatch to collada says Background processing has encountered a serious error and is unable to continue?

I was trying to convert a 2D shapefile of building footprint to 3D SketchUp-readable file. I first opened the shapefile in ArcGlobe, and in properties set building height as extrusion parameter. ...
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ArcCatalog won't close/exit normally, toolbars disappear instead or it crashes

I've had this problem since v10.2 of ArcGIS Desktop, I recently upgraded to 10.3 and it still exists. The problem is that ArcCatalog cannot be closed normally. If I try to close it using the Windows ...
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Error with feature to raster conversion in ArcGIS for Desktop? [closed]

I am trying to convert an ESRI geodatabase into a raster using the 'Feature to raster' conversion tool in ArcMap 10.1. The geodatbase is available publicly from the USDA Forest Service website (South ...
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Converting raster layer to polygon form using ArcMap?

I am trying to convert a raster layer of U.S. climatic regions into polygon format using ArcMap 9.3 under Windows XP. The original data are to be found at the following address: Koppen Climate ...
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ArcGIS constantly shut down by itself

I am trying to open Census tract data, downloaded from http://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/tiger-data.html Every time, I open the file in ArcGIS, the software will return an "serious application ...
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ArcGIS crashes with no error number in Visual Studio

I've been developing Add-ins for a while with Visual Studio 2008 and ArcGIS 10. But in my new Add-in development process, I receive no error from Visual studio and ArcGIS crashes with error "Arcgis ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Crashes when updating address locator

I keep getting a "ArcGIS has encountered a serious error and needs to close" crash dialogue box whenever I try to update an address locator imported from one server to another (updating the location ...
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python crashes creating many Feature Classes in multiple Feature Datasets [closed]

I'm trying to populate a Geodatabase with roundabout 60 Datasets with a new Featureclass for each Dataset. To do this, i wrote a python-standalone-script that loops through these datasets and creates ...
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problem in raster data with arcmap 10

I have a problem when trying to load raster data (a TIF) in ArcMap. ArcMap 10 instantly shuts down and the well known window appears "ArcGis Desktop has encountered a serious application error and is ...
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Loading table in ArcMap gives Serious Application Error?

I am an ArcGis 10. ( ArcEditor licence) user and I have a problem when trying to load data with the Load Objects Tool in ArcMap. I want to load a table, but after I choose the input data (equipment....
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Running Python scripts (with parameters) within another Python script with ArcPy?

A common coding pattern used in AML was to run an AML (with parameters) inside another AML. An application that I'm currently developing would benefit from being able to run a Python script (with ...