Plots clip since upgrading operating system

Last Published: April 25, 2020


After upgrading the operating system, plotting a project produces clipped output.


The new operating system has new printer drivers. These new printer drivers may have different margin settings, which result in clipping of existing projects that have static layouts.

Solution or Workaround

Create new layouts on the new operating system so ArcView will use the margin settings of the new operating system drivers.

A clipping problem can sometimes occur due to reducing the margins within ArcView. DesignJet driver margins are an absolute minimum. You should not enter values less than these even if ArcView allows you to in the Layout Page Setup.

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