Data does not display properly in output when data frame is rotated


Data does not display properly in output, for example spiking, when data frame is rotated.


There can be several reasons why the map does not display correctly. If the data frame is rotated using a negative value, then the map displays incorrectly when printed or exporting, with odd filled or unfilled polygons or spiking, and so forth.


Verify that the data frame rotation value is a positive number. If it is a negative value, subtract that value from 360 to deduce the equal positive angle value.

Spiking may also occur from data frames that have been rotated when the data has broken geometry. Run a Check Geometry on the data in the map and repair any data that has broken geometry. See the ArcGIS Desktop Help topics on 'Check Geometry' and 'Repair Geometry' for more information.

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    • ArcMap 9 x

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