Scale bar shifts in relation to its bounding box

Last Published: April 25, 2020


After editing the layout or switching between views, the scale bar may shift position in the layout so part of the scale bar draws outside of the bounding box or selection outline.


This may be caused by having unit label or numbers below the scale bar.

Solution or Workaround

Follow the link below to the ESRI Online Support Center-Patches and Service Packs, select ArcInfo Desktop, then select the ArcGIS 8.2 Service Pack 1. Follow the instructions.

Article ID:000002796

  • ArcMap 8 x

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