ESRI/ArcMap tools that allow you to quickly and easily create a series of layout pages from a single map document.

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Street index to CSV/Excel file

Anyone know how to generate a street index for a map with accompnaying page numbers that are data driven? I am use the toolbox for creating the street index but exports to PDF however I need it to be ...
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Map book with opposing numbered pages

I am creating a map book but do not want the page numbers for each map page to be on the same side (since its printed double sided), I need the page numbers to be placed on opposite sides? I am using ...
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Data driven page error when adding world_file

my python script for data driven pages causes a runtime error when I set world_file=True, or geoTIFF_tags=True. Else it runs and shots the ddp - in this case a grid of my city. I'm searching the web ...
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Trying to script an export using individual selections based in excel

I am currently using Data Driven Pages to select a large group of blocks, and exporting them using a field name (after they have been related to the Excel spreadsheet). The problem is that ALL of the ...
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How to make Map Book of pages with same area shown but different layers turned on/off?

In ESRI a Map Book is best suited for a series of features that each get their own page. It allows you to pick a feature and generate a Map Book Page for each feature including any additional ...
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Using ArcMap 10.1, is it possible to create a mapbook with face to face maps showing before and after digitizations?

I want to create a mapbook that displays changes in river flows over time. I have one shapefile of my recent digitizations, as well as ones done prior. I was hoping to display them, new on the left ...
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Invert Clipping for Data Driven Pages

So I have a feature class : City Limits I have set it to have a fill of 50% gray. This places a gray shade over the entire city. I have a 'Map Page' polygon feature class called 'Map Page' which is ...
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Data Driven Pages - Locator Map Zoom

I need to create a map series that highlights a single tax parcel on a 800 scale map. On the same map, I have a separate data frame that zooms into the highlighted parcel. I'm trying to get it to ...
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need help to automatize report generation

i have shapefile that contains a lot of parcels "parcel has like fields (n° parcelle,proprietaire, cin) see picture : and i want for all parcels to generate this plan : take a parcel and ...
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data driven pages format

I have an issue, but I don't even know the terms needed to search for an answer. I'm exporting the pages to png files. The pages are divided by lots. Each page has a label with the lot number. In ...
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How to position callout bubble leader using maplex?

I'm using data driven pages to produce a number of maps. I'm using Maplex to have a callout bubble labeling my features. The problem is that for about 5% of the features, the callout bubble is not ...
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Does QGIS feature a tool like ArcGIS Data Driven Pages?

Has QGIS progressed to the point of having a Data Driven Pages type tool set yet? Or perhaps something similar to the old DS MapBook pre arcgis 10?
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How to Set Page Numbers with Strip Map Index Features Tool

I have used the Strip Map Index Features tool to create an Index Layer for Data Driven Pages. The problem is with the page numbering that the tool creates. Some of the page numbers are in order, but ...
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How to automatically generate useful scales for data driven pages in ArcGIS desktop

I have been tasked with creating several hundred maps of properties that intersect a long pipeline. The maps will zoom to the part of the property which shows the intersection. The lengths of ...
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How To Export Selected Data Driven Pages to PDF?

I have a map book with data driven pages that shows the fire boundaries, roads, etc for our fire rescue department. I want to automate the process of creating individual mini map books for each fire ...
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Is it possible to use If/Then Statements with dynamic text in Data Driven Pages? [duplicate]

Is it possible to use If/Then statements with dynamic text in Data Driven pages labeling? I have been trying a bunch of different ways, but it has not been working, and I am fairly new at writing ...
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How to zoom to layer with page definition query set in arcpy?

I have data driven pages enabled on a mxd, with a page definition query set on one of the layers to only show features that match the current index feature. This layer looks like this: After ...
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NameError: name 'finalPdf' is not defined

Could you please help me with this error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "C:\DDPeX\Export_GroupPDF.py", line 19, in finalPdf.appendPages(tempPdf) NameError: name 'finalPdf' is not ...
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Group and export to pdf based on an attribute field using DDP - Python Script

Using Python, I want to export a map series. Each series needs to be grouped based on an attribute field which is not being used in DDP settings (page num, page index etc...). For example: my ...
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Why is the “Best Fit” option is grayed out for Data Driven Pages?

I'm using Data Driven Pages to display delivery routes associated with hub points. On the extent tab, the "Best Fit" option is grayed out. What could be the cause of this? I think "Best Fit" is ...
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Function to determine font color of data driven page attribute in ArcMap 10.2

ArcGIS 10.2 I am looking for an IF/ELSE statement that I can place in the text properties of my Data Driven Page Attribute item to change the font color based on the value in that field. Here is the ...
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Adding dynamic picture elements to mapbook [closed]

I have a feature class full of traffic signal data including up to 3 pictures of each traffic signal. I want to create a series of data driven pages that include 3 picture/data frames that ...
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Is there ArcPy way to run Report Layout File (RLF) report and add to layout for Data Driven Pages?

I currently have a data driven page template set up which I manually cycle through and for each page run a Report Layout File (RLF) report and then add this to the ArcMap layout. The added element is ...
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Export some specific pages from data driven pages to pdf file by python

I need to export pages 14, 13, 23 and 24 of 26 pages of data driven pages to pdf file by python and then add the pdf file to the final pdf file by arcpy (python), any help please?
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How to save a copy of the current data driven page to a new map file?

I need to copy the current data driven page to a new ArcMap Document using arcpy so that I can make sure the file name follows the naming schema that we have defined and the user cannot change. Is it ...
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Match Lines with Data Driven Pages

I have a map book created via the Data Driven Pages tool in ArcGIS. Specifically, I used the Strip Map option when I created the book. And I have employed the 'Angle' attribute of the index layer in ...
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ArcPy: DDP Error in exporting only occurs with “SELECTED”

I'm trying to use DDP (Data Driven Pages) and am running into a problem. I'm using arcpy.SelectLayerByAttribute_management to select a series of records, and then trying to use the ...
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Non-spatial Data Driven Pages

Is it possible to utilise the Data Driven Pages (DDP) tool in ArcMap or ArcPy to create a set of maps with the same extent but showing different layers? To clarify I regularly make large sets of ...
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varying extent of each data driven page

I would like to export data driven pages, each with a different extent. I understand that within the Setup for the data driven pages, there is an option 'Extent' and one can choose 'Data Driven ...
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How to label adjacent pages in data driven pages

I'm trying to create a mapbook using ArcGIS 10.1 data driven pages. Its quite large and I want to create match lines or labels so that if you are looking at a page, there is text/labels showing you ...
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Data Driven Pages, Graphs, and selections in ArcMap 10.1

Is it possible in python to create a selection set based on the extent from a Data Driven Page (DDP)? I have a layout view with a map and a graph. The graph is set to only plot the selected set of ...
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Breaking a dynamic text line in data driven pages

I am using data driven pages and some of my dynamic text attributes are too long for my layout. Is there a way to break the line into 2 or more lines with out editing the data? Example: FROM Billy ...
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Displaying raster attributes on data driven pages

I have a feature class of 50 properties that are ranked. I have a photo for each property stored in a raster attribute column (in the feature class) called "Picture". I am trying to create a Dynamic ...
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How to add an image to an existing data frame using Python?

This is the first time I am using Python on my own, and I have searched for this answer for a few hours with no luck. I am wanting to take a .JPG image and put it in a data frame. The image has to ...
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Data Driven Pages and exporting PDF using Python

I am able to zoom into map_index shapefile rows for a group of mxd documents in layoutview and export zoomed record as a PDF document at the same time. I tried to combine below codes to make the ...
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How to clip data when using data driven pages in ArcMap 10?

I am working on a map book using data driven pages of the Silvies Valley in Northeastern Oregon. The basemap is a high resolution aerial image (raster) of Oregon with a shapefile overlay of USGS ...
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Index for data driven page created atlas

We have a parcel atlas created from a data driven page document where each page represents a particular 16 mile square township. I have created my own index of polygons instead of ArcGIS index ...
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Managing Data Driven Pages with ArcObjects

I can't find any resources on managing Data Driven Pages with ArcObjects. E.g.: is it possible to use ArcObjects (.NET) for the following tasks: Check if the current map document has enabled Data ...
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Changing page orientation using data driven pages

Is it possible to change the page orientation of a map using data driven pages in ArcGIS 10.1? After setting up the DDP I have 80 portrait maps with all the map elements set up correctly. About 10 of ...
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How do I programmatically export a single Data Driven Page to JPEG?

I am trying to write a python script to export a individual pages to a jpeg. I am getting the error "PageLayoutObject: Error in SetDataDrivenPageID". Can anyone see where I am going wrong? import ...
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How to Set up Data Driven Pages using arcpy?

I've read a lot about the topic data driven pages. I'm writing a python script for ArcGIS and I've defined my stripmap using the arcpy.StripMapIndexFeatures_cartography command and now I have to set ...
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Python script for Data Driven Pages to run a series of DDP at once?

I have a several different polygon shapefiles that I am using to create individual maps for each polygon within the shapefile. The layout is the same for each map, the only thing that changes is the ...
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Parse attribute table value to export filename using data driven pages and arcpy.mapping

I'm trying to customize a data driven page looping statement workflow and want to set a better filename to the final export. Currently the file name uses the page index (pgIndex), but I would like it ...
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Create polygon from page size

Is there an easy way to create a polygon that matches the data frame in my page layout? I'm trying to set up data driven pages and want to have it key off of polygons that frame the boundaries for ...
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Set Data Driven Scale from Arcpy

Is there a way to set the data driven scale from arcpy? Looking at the documentation for the DataDrivenPages class, it doesn't seem to be accessible from outside of ArcMap. The script I run within the ...
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Export Data Driven Pages extents to Kmz

Is it possible to export the extents of DDP to KMZ using arcpy - Map to KML (Conversion)? Alternatively can we export each extent of a single DDP extent to a new mxd and then run arcpy.MapToKML_3d on ...
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Time Slider and data driven pages

I have parcel polygon data from 1900 to 2000. Using the Time Slider tool I can animate the parcel map. I would like to parcel attribute information like grantor name as the map is populated over ...
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Exporting .jpg files from data driven pages in Arcmap

I have generated about 90 maps through data driven pages(ArcGIS 10.0). I now want to export them as .jpg files in either landscape or portrait format. I tried python but it is not working, it worked ...
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Dynamically change zoom level of overview map to fit with current extent in DDP

I am using DDP pages in a large mapset with pages ranging from 1:7500 to 1:130,000 and the overview map is zoomed out to far to see some of the smaller zones. Is it possible to set the overview map to ...
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ArcPy / DDP - alter graticule logically in varying map scales

Morning -this question appears on many sites and I was wondering if there was a script that is now available that resolves it? Please also upvote ...