Questions tagged [text-element]

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Bolding Text String Not Working in ArcMap [duplicate]

I am using ArcMap 10.5 with an Advanced level license. I am wanting a portion of my text box to be bold. I clicked Insert --> Text. When I type <bol> it literally shows up on my text box as &...
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Callout text not respecting space(s) between words in ArcGIS Pro Layout

I suspect that I may have inadvertently changed a setting somewhere in ArcGIS Pro 2.6.2 because when I use Callout (Sans Serif) as my Default Text Symbol any space(s) I use between words in the text I ...
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Align Center not aligning to page center in ArcGIS Pro after including margins from printer

After using the Include margins from printer option of ArcGIS Pro to display printer margins on a layout, the Align Center option stops aligning to the center of the page and aligns to the left ...
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Debugging unexpected characters placed by ArcPy Python script tool in text element of ArcGIS Pro layout?

I am seeing something very unexpected from ArcGIS Pro 1.4.1 when exporting what should be the same PDF from the same ArcPy script and same data using two methods. When I run the script from IDLE the ...
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Resetting arcpy.mapping text element

I am writing a script to create thousands of maps and I am trying to create a table that updates for every map. Basically an updating table of the information specific to each map. I have been trying ...
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Automatic text wrapping in ArcMap layout text element?

How can I word-wrap a text element on an ArcMap layout, when it contains a lot of text? go into Layout mode choose > Insert > Text paste in a long text block eg lorem ipsum The text block now ...