Picture marker symbol appears as a black box

Last Published: April 25, 2020


Markers created from picture files appear as a solid black box.


Your monitor color resolution is insufficent.

Solution or Workaround

Set your monitor resolution to True Color.

A. Click Start > Settings > Control Panel.
B. Double-click the Display icon.
C. Click the Settings tab.
D. Select True Color from the Color Palette dropdown list.
E. Click OK.

Article ID:000003103

  • ArcMap 8 x

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