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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Setting PDF page numbers/names when created by Export Map enabled with Data Driven Pages?

how to create PDF with Grid Number in Data Driven Pages i tried to export PDF but it is export with page no like 1,2,3..... but i want to export with Grid Number is there any way to export like 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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Matchlines with Data Driven Pages in ArcGIS

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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data driven pages inset map does not update [closed]

I am using ArcMap 10.2.1 for the first time. I am trying to make an inset map with data driven pages. The inset map for some reason does not update automatically when I move to the next page of ddp, ...
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Showing attributes of multiple parcels on one layout using DDP with dynamic text?

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 for making maps showing the distribution of parcels and their attributes in a given area. I am working with anywhere from 20 to 50 parcels in a set, sometimes more. I often use ...
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Generate polygons for each map extent in ArcGIS DDP layout

I have a set of maps I am creating with Data Driven Pages. Each map has a scale and rotation set by the feature class that is driving the map creation. I would like to create a polygon that is the ...
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Update Data Driven Pages Index layer via Python

I am trying to find a way to update the index layer for data driven pages through arcpy. I understand that to access DDP from arcpy.mapping you need to be referencing a MXD that has DDP enabled. My ...
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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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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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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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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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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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List counties in current extent using Data Driven Pages

Maybe I'm just not thinking clearly, but I can't figure this one out. I need to have a spot on my mapbook pages that says "Counties: " and is automatically filled with the counties in the extent of ...
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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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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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Transform bookmarks to data driven pages in ArcGIS Desktop?

We have this large project in ArcGIS with 30 maps with different extents using Bookmarks to pan between these maps/pages. Now we would like to use Data driven pages instead. The question is, is it ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Data Driven Pages and exporting PDF using Python [closed]

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 Calculate fields for attribute table using ModelBuilder?

I am working with the ModelBuilder tool in ArcMap. I have created a simple model that takes the Strip Map Index Features as an input. I have added fields to the model to produce more fields in the ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...