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ArcMap 10.2, Windows 8.1, High-Res display issuees

Question asked by TravelingChick2 on Oct 1, 2014
Latest reply on Jun 12, 2016 by bixb0012

I'm having some issues with my dual displays using this configuration. ArcMap never remembers which monitor it was opened on - it has to be moved every time. Fonts and icons are incredibly tiny. I changed the icons in options, but they don't stick - I have to set them every time.  When I open an attribute table and try to drag it the display, I have to dock it for it it stay on a display. And then undock it on the display where I want it. None of these are deal breakers, but they are incredibly annoying. I have not been able to pin this issue down - is it the 4K laptop display (although my external monitor is not 4K - it is 1920x1080). Is is Windows 8.1? Is it ArcMap?  If I set font sizes for various menus, palettes, etc those changes effect ALL of my programs, most of which seem to behave fairly well.


If anybody is using a similar setup and has experimented with fixes or work-arounds, I'd love to hear about them.