Changing default display for DEMs and other continuous rasters

For DEMs and other continuous rasters ¬†(hillshade, curvature, etc) it is important to change the default display settings in ArcMap. To do this, open the layer properties, display tab, and change \”Resample during display\” from nearest neighbor (default) to bilinear interpolation. This change significantly reduces pixilation in your DEMs and is particularly¬†noticeable¬†at larger scales.

Here is a screenshot of the change:

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- lek

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