I have an Asus ZenBook Laptop with a 3200 x 1800 touchscreen, i tried enlarge icons but the ArcToolBox and other icons not fit on a 13.3 inches display. Other "more common" apps that do not have much problem. How to get the best configuration? Sorry for my english.

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    There have been several threads on the ESRI Forums on this. This one refers to the other threads: geonet.esri.com/thread/170386. There are several suggestions in these threads that you might try, but there is no generally accepted solution as noted in MaryBeth's answer. ArcGIS Pro scales better than ArcMap. – johns Jan 5 '16 at 20:36
  • struggling with the same issue :( – ziggy Sep 7 '16 at 3:12

There is now a solution to using ArcMap with high dpi screens at least on Windows 10. Install the Windows 10 Creators Update then change the settings on the ArcMap executable as shown below.

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Per ESRI Troubleshooting page this has been reported as an issue and still in effect as of November. It appears contacting ESRI support is your best bet.

Donald, this issue appears to be most likely related to an Enhancement which we have already reported to our developers. The Enhancement is related to laptops that use a display adaptor that supports a 3200 X 1800 resolution or higher, and has been reported for several different laptops which have this adaptor.

The Enhancement is currently listed as the following...

NIM100282 -The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a display adapter which supports a 3200 x 1800 resolution, and ArcGIS for Desktop's icon's and text are skewed in this resolution.

I understand that this is not your exact laptop, however, there are several cases in which different laptops with comparable resolution have been added.

I would recommend contacting Esri Support so that we can create a case for you and add it to the existing Enhancement.


Hi I found a solution to this problem with an older version of windows 10 (can't upgrade to Creator)

1) First follow the instructions here but apply to ArcMap.exe


2) Then change the settings on the ArcMap executable so that none of the options are selected

Arcmap Properties

Now ArcMap will appear normal!

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