Graphics display offset on certain hardware configurations when using a DPI of 120

Last Published: April 25, 2020


When digitizing graphics on a map, the graphics may be drawn offset on machines with a particular hardware and DPI configuration.

This problem has been reported on Dell Latitude D800 series machines when using a NVidia GeoForce4 4200 Go video card and a DPI setting of 120.

The offset occurs with both the Java and .NET ADF.


The offset problem is specific to this configuration and DPI.


Adjust display properties to use a DPI of 96. To calculate DPI, divide the width of your computer screen in pixels by the width in inches. For example:

1152 pixels/ 12 inches = 96 pixels per inch - also known as dots per inch or DPI.

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