WYSYWIG text entry

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04-01-2011 08:44 AM
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BruceLang
Occasional Contributor III
The following screen capture shows the dilema of entering text in colums.  The dialog displays text in a proportional font instead of the selected font.  (BTW - this also shows the need for "tables" - if the idea does't already exist, i'll add it.)

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5 Comments
BruceLang
Typo in the title - can this be changed to: WYSIWYG text entry

Thank you.
JurajKrumpolec
Text should be editable directly in Layout. Text entry dialog box is a typical example of primitive tools used in the Late Computer Stone Age which have unfortunately persisted into modern times of ArcGIS.
KarlWilson
If I have columns of text I always end up typing it out in a decent text editor (e.g. PSPad) first and then cut & pasting it into ArcMap. It seems that Arc 10 has a new lick of paint on the outside, but a lot of the functionality is still pretty ancient.
HeatherEisan
Have you looked into the Graphic Table Element?  Its available in Production Mapping extension.
AubriKinghorn
Status changed to: Already Offered

This is available in ArcGIS Pro.