Data Driven Pages is functionality within ArcGIS for Desktop that allows you to quickly and easily create map book pages from a single map document

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Custom sort index for Data Driven Pages?

I am creating maps of underground utilities using DDP with a grid layers as my index layer. Each grid shows a segment of the run. The pages must be generated in an order that maintains the continuous ...
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Error when exporting individual pages from ArcGIS DDP

I'm working with a 52 page map book using data driven pages. I have used this before and haven't had any issues but I am currently getting an error message when I try and export individual pages. I ...
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Map automation to iterate through attribute table using ArcPy?

I have a python code which iterates through all attribute fields and creates a map for each field automatically. However, in the code I have to specify each attribute manually which was fine so far. ...
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Adding a PDF to backside printing for Data Driven Pages

Is there an easy way to add a PDF to the backside of each map printed using data driven pages? I know I could print one sided and then reinsert the printed pages upside down, and print the PDF on the ...
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Time.Sleep between arcpy.mapping.ExportToTIFF in Data Driven Pages

I'm building a code in Python to export in geotiff my imagery. I need specific spots so I created a Data Driven Pages with polygons. Everything works fine, except that my imagery layer takes a long ...
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How to change output name when exporting data driven pages to JPG?

Is there a way to save the output JPG, changing the output file name to the page name, instead of page number? I mean changing the script found in this post? import_path = r"..." # Path of .mxd ...
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Different page sizes in Data Driven Pages?

Is it possible to set different page dimensions for maps within a single Data Driven Page series? For example have some of the series 11 x 17 inches, others 17 x 11 and a third 18 x 24. The only ...
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How to use Data Driven Pages to generate shapefiles instead of generating PDF?

Is there any way to use Data Driven Pages to generate shapefiles instead of generating PDF? Because I need to export shapefiles generated with their layout in DWG format. If not, do you have an idea ...
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How can I create text using Python in ArcMap 10.1

I am using data driven pages to create a map book and I want to create the neighboring labels. Is there a way to create the label with a background? And when there is a NULL value in the attribute ...
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Arcpy Export to PDF, loop Element Text to change with each PDF

I am building a script that exports pdfs based on user input, each pdf will need a different date (not current) that the data was updated per the data driven attribute. The script runs fine but is ...
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Export DDP to MXD based on Raw_Input?

I am running ArcGIS 10.2.2 Version 10.2.2.3552, using ArcMap. I have searched and haven't found anything on this or if it is even possible. I'm trying to add something to my script that allows the ...
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Can I exclude pages when exporting?

Using ArcMap 10.2: when I'm exporting data-driven pages can I exclude single pages using some existing formatting rules (e.g. (-5) or [-5])? It would be a tad easier than my typical method of using ...
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automatically generate useful scales for data driven pages in ArcGIS desktop and store it in attribute table of shape file

I have followed the advice on the post How to automatically generate useful scales for data driven pages in ArcGIS desktop. I followed the advice, but when the process executes it was only the last ...
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Page definition query not updating graph in layout

I have three graphs in my layout created from feature classes which have Page Definitions set to reference a data driven page. The table of each feature class shows the correct number of features as ...
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Data driven pages: merge multiple pdfs based on string per wildcard

I am trying to figure out how to automatically merge pdf files based on a stringpart (*wildcard) in the filename, without loosing selectable layers within a pdf. I created 3 series of layout pages ...
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Shifting Page Layout Elements Based on Width of Feature (ArcMap)

I have a situation where 3-4% of the time my DDP grids are not uniform. This occurs when the grid approach a change in the UTM zone. The normal size of my grids are 1 KM x 1 KM cells. I have a ...
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ArcPy Datadriven Page AttributeError: PageLayoutObject: Error in executing ExportToPDF

I have been working on this script for a while now and even ESRI are being difficult. Essentially I am trying to export a series of datadriven pages. Executing on a single page fine no issue, ...
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Data Driven Pages Export Issue [closed]

I have created mapbooks using DDP and am running into an exporting issue. I have 40 mapbooks of 40 different cities based on a my layer file called "Custom Grid". When I go to export it gives me the ...
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Map automation. Mapping same feature class – a map per data field (graduated symbols, customizable break values)

Map automation. Mapping the same feature class – a map per each data field (graduated symbols, customizable break values). I am trying to automate a mapping effort: I am mapping a (FC) features ...
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Update Layer Symbology based on 1 field with changing data

I am running ArcGIS 10.2.2 Version 10.2.2.3552, using ArcMap. I have quite a big task here and before i attempt it i want to know if it is even possible. I've looked up some similar questions on ...
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When using Data Driven Pages is it possible to tell if a feature is contained within the layout?

I'm using polygons to drive my DataDriven Pages in ArcMap Standard 10.2. I have a point feature that shares a common attribute with the driver polygon, and using the Page Definition, I am showing ...
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Using ArcGIS model to batch export set of layout view as JPEGs?

I have a large number of layout views I would like to export as JPEG maps using ArcMap 10.0. The layout view is based upon a user defined grid. Normally what I would do is manually select a grid, ...
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Export individual Mapbook pages to PDF

I would like to take a ArcMap mapbook and export each individual page to a PDF named for the page and/or GridID. I've never messed with Python... But I see that the arcpy.mapping module should do ...
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Avoiding No data driven pages were created error in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to enable Data Driven Pages in my mapdocument but I keep getting an error that says "No data driven pages were created. Please verify that the index layer has a valid source and contains ...
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Concatenating variable values in Python script for export DDP as mxd via saveACopy method?

i am building a script, most of which i found on here, that exports my data driven pages as mxds. I need it to save the mxd by a specific attribute in the shapefile and am running into an error when ...
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How to print selected page from Data Driven Pages using ArcPy?

I am looking to print DDP (Data Driven Pages) to a printer through a Python (arcpy) script which I will create in Arc Catalog. In other words, I would like for the script to have the following ...
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Can i input two layers in data driven pages [closed]

I have created data driven pages with one shapefile, but now i want to input another shapefile. Is it possible with data driven pages or another way? Edit: I want to intersect with DDP, like this in ...
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How to change the dynamic information in data driven pages

I want to ask one question about data driven pages. I plan to create data driven pages to show each parish’s information in Louisiana. Followed is the template I am going to use. I downloaded it ...
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How to export to PDF every parcel in layer, maybe with bookmarks?

how to create bookmarks in arc map, for example i have a shape file with parcels (300 parcels) and i want to export to PDF every parcels in a page. can i do this with bookmarks or how?
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Python Automated Data Driven Pages - Labeling and Symbolizing Errors

I am trying to use a python script to automate the export of the data driven map document. However when I use the python script to run the DDP export some of the labels are not exported and the ...
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Apply Symbology to Layer - interval values are incorrect

I am creating Data Driven Pages that will ideally create a new legend with graduated colors that are specific to each county. I have created a model builder tool that clips a continuous polygon field ...
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Data Driven Pages - Dynamic Legend Classifications - Change with data frame extent

I am creating choropleth maps for quantified data. Each DDP will focus on a new county, which is shown by using a clip of the data frame (by the county boundary). I want to define quantified legend ...
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How to best fit in certain scale 500,1000,2500,5000,10000 in Data Driven ArcGis

I have more than 2000 parcels. I added this layer in Data Driven. Need: One of the option that data driven has about scale of the Map is "Best fit". What it does its fits parcels inside data frame ...
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How to make Dynamic Legend in Map Book show “No information present at the time” using ArcPy?

I'm working on making everything automated in map book. One of the problems I have encountered was working with the dynamic legend. The issue is that when I toggle one page after another, some of ...
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Automation of object selection to be printed in data driven page?

Is it possible to have the central object of each DDP to be automatically selected in order to be visually enhanced? The part of segment being the main cartographic object within the page, should ...
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How to get dynamic county information into mapbook?

I have access to ArcMap 10.0 (ArcInfo/Workstation) on Windows 7 SP1. My usual scenario is to produce a map book having 3 shapes: 1 polyline (a road track about 200-300 km without any useful ...
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ArcGIS for Desktop is rotating attachment pictures from feature service of ArcGIS Online?

I have a web map on my ArcGIS Online account. In that map are features (line polygon points) with a picture attached to each feature. After saving the feature service as a local copy on my desktop ...
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Problem with first page of data driven pages

I'm working on creating a set of data driven pages of quarter sections in a township. QutrSecs is the layer, QTR is the Name field (e.g. NE, NW, etc.) and sort field is SECTIONS (e.g. 01 -36), so that ...
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Scale Bar Element moves when using Data Driven Pages?

I have made many mapbooks using data-driven pages. However I've encountered something strange and wanted to ask to see if anyone might know what's going on or has seen this before. I have a scale ...
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Using Python to move Text Elements for creating multi-page PDF

I have a map document which contains several text elements that I have grouped and am able to programmatically update. These groups represent a page of data. Now I'd like to export this data as a ...
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Data Driven pages, printing from mapsets not working, ArcGIS Desktop 10.2.1

Well, it's almost a year on from when I first asked this question on the ESRI user "forum" - Data driven pages, ArcDesktop 10.2.1 - is there a limitation on how many pages can be printed? ESRI tech ...
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Strip Map Index Data driven pages not creating in order

I have a map book I am trying to create from a line that i pieced together from 2 different feature classes. I combined the 2 different lines, and made sure my end vertex is at the end of the line, ...
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How to access data from a table that has been related?

I have a data driven page table that I am trying to associate with route line data. The object of this exercise is to print the associated data on the data driven page AS or LIKE a data driven page ...
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Updating Data Driven Pages in PDF format to use with ArcGIS Viewer for Flex?

I have Mapbook created on my ArcSDE data and same mapbook is used for printing maps in WebGIS application based on FlexViewer. Now the network has been updated, thus, i want to update the Mapbook as ...
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Linear referenced data driven pages

I am trying to create a form of data driven page that incorporates linear referencing very similar to the "Linear referencing scenarios" example: I have a map that I will display on each page that ...
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Exporting GeoTIffs from Data Driven Pages for use on a Tablet

I'm a beginner at ArcGIS 10.2 and have encountered a small problem that I couldn't solve by googling. I'm trying to export a set of raster and vector data for use on a tablet. The aim is to find LiDAR ...
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How to display features one by one in Map Book?

I'm using "Data Driven Pages" Tool to create a map book in ArcMap. I want to display buffer circles one by one in each page, but the "Data Driven Pages" Tool displays all features around it. How can ...
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Speeding up arcpy's TextElement.delete()

I'm making tables to go on data driven pages. For each page there are a series of tables that are produced. The elements of the tables are made using the clone method. The problem is that it takes ...
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Displaying dynamic text from layer other than index on Data Driven Pages?

For a map project I am working on with Data Driven Pages, I'd like to create a dynamic text using information from a different layer than my index layer. Is this possible? Any add ins or extensions ...
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Hiding selected features in ArcGIS for Desktop using ArcPy or ModelBuilder?

I'm using data driven pages to create a series of maps of point features. Some of my features overlap spatially and I only want to show some of them on each map. Once I select the features which I ...