Map created in Getting Started with ArcGIS is clipped at the edges when printed

Last Published: April 25, 2020


The book "Getting Started with ArcGIS", page 42, instructs you to print an 8.5 by 11 inch map. As such, your map may be clipped at the edges.


The map margins are wider than the printer's printable area.

Solution or Workaround

Click 'Scale map to fit printer paper' on the Print dialog box before printing the map.

Article ID:000003074

  • ArcMap 8 x

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