Multi ring buffer failure

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11-19-2013 01:44 PM
raimyhaidar
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PLEASE help me .

Im a student from Malaysia , working on a project about soil erosion ,
I am having problems with Multiple Ring Buffer tool in ArcGIS 9.3. Not working for me, even for my colleagues. I searched forum, but i still cant find the solution. it failed to execute the multiple ring buffer .(details as in the picture)
(for distance , i input the data as 100,200,300)
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ChrisSnyder
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Don't use the dissolve option... You are running out of RAM.

You might consider running the dissolve tool on the buffer output as a separate step - specifying the Distance field as the dissolve field - assuming the geometry of each distance ring is able to be dissolve separately.
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by Anonymous User
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Original User: raimy

Don't use the dissolve option... You are running out of RAM.

You might consider running the dissolve tool on the buffer output as a separate step - specifying the Distance field as the dissolve field - assuming the geometry of each distance ring is able to be dissolve separately.



Thanks a lot for your reply .
do u mean , i need to multi buffer it separately?
1st - buffer with "NONE" dissolve option
2nd - buffer the 'buffered shapefile' with "ALL" dissolve option

is it??

im sorry ,im still beginner .
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