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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, 2018 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000089102
SubmittedJuly 15, 2015
Last ModifiedNovember 24, 2020
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.3
Operating SystemWindows
Operating System Version7.0 64 Bit
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

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.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000089102


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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