PDF output from an ArcMap Service GET_LAYOUT request contains jumbled labels


ArcMap Server supports PDF output for the GET_LAYOUT request. In some circumstances, particularly for splined text, labels of the PDF output appear jumbled.


The DPI setting may not be high enough. DPI is set in the IMAGESIZE tag of the GET_LAYOUT request.

Solution or Workaround

Increase the DPI setting in the GET_LAYOUT request to 300 or greater.

    Article ID:000006214

    • Legacy Products

    Get help from ArcGIS experts

    Contact technical support

    Download the Esri Support App

    Go to download options

    Related Information

    Discover more on this topic