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Why does the data scale down when switching from layout view to data view in ArcMap?

Last Published: April 25, 2020


The data in the data view will scale down to look like the data in the layout view. You can reset the scale once you are in the data view back to what is was originally or set a bookmark to the correct scale and select that bookmark when the scales change.

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  • ArcMap 8 x

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