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FAO Aileen Buckley

May 26 2011 | 0 comments
Categories: Page Layout

Please see attached file. Relates to previous queries re how to re-size my data frames without reducing size of maps in order to get rid of wide margins between map & data frame which is causing data frames to overlap when I put the maps side by side on one page. Thank you.

Mapping Center Answer:

The three additional data frames all have a fixed scale, but that shouldn't be a problem. It just means when you resize the data frame the scale won't change, but the extent will, which is what you want in this case. I don't see anything in the data frame or layer properties that explain why the data won't draw when you reduce the width of the data frame. And without the data I can't reproduce what you have described. I think it is time to go to Esri Tech Support so that they can work through the problem with your system configuration and your data. Here is the link to getting in touch with them:

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