Text formatting using the bold tag <BOL> takes up more text spacing room in ArcGIS Desktop 10.3.1 than it used to in previous releases.
Last Published: January 19, 2018ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number
July 15, 2015
November 24, 2020
ArcGIS for Desktop
Operating System Version
7.0 64 Bit
Will Not Be Addressed
The development team has considered the issue or request and concluded it will not be addressed. The issue's Additional Information section may contain further explanation.
This issue has been addressed in ArcGIS Pro. ArcGIS Pro is the next generation of ArcGIS Desktop software and is the primary focus for future development efforts. There is currently no plans to address this issue in ArcMap.
Decrease the text spacing to a smaller value, for example: -3 to -10.