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Why do ArcGIS Pro pop-up texts appear small?

Last Published: April 25, 2020


When working with ArcGIS Pro pop-ups, the texts appear smaller than normal and are harder to read, especially on larger displays depending on the resolution settings. For example, a 4K resolution display on Windows 10 may cause texts to appear almost unreadable. This occurs when the operating system automatically applies a high DPI scaling to ArcGIS Pro.

To resolve this issue:

  1. Navigate to the default ArcGIS Pro installation folder.
  2. Right-click the ArcGIS Pro application icon and click Properties.
  3. Select the Compatibility tab and click Change settings for all users.
Image of ArcGIS Pro properties
  1. In the subsequent window, click Change high DPI settings.
Image of the change high DPI settings button
  1. Check the Override high DPI scaling behavior check box.
  2. Select System from the Scaling performed by: drop-down.
Image of the override high DPI scaling behavour button
  1. Click OK.

Article ID:000022142

  • ArcGIS Pro 2 x

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