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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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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Data Driven Pages - Page Number with Count

I hope this isn't a duplicate question, I have had a look but couldn't find an answer. I have a set of 100 data driven pages showing different roads. I would like to export the map book by road. ...
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Data driven page with Count

I was wondering if there is a way to add coding to Data Driven Pages with python. I would like to be able to take the "Data Driven Page with Count" and increment the count by one or in some cases ...
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Automatically generate & display distance to nearest polygon-feature?

I´m working on data driven pages and I´m searching for a way to automatically generate and display the distance to the nearest polygon-feature in the map. It should be shown as a line from the ...
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Creating data driven pages via arcpy

We have a data driven pages enabled MXD. Refreshing this mxd in arcmap works and gives me 9000+ pages. Via python however, mxd.dataDrivenPages.pageCount returns 0. Even after ...
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multiple export in tiff using “export map…”

Is there a way to export multiple maps in *.tiff using "Export Map" and setting Data Driven Pages? Because Data Drive Page work in "Export map" only with PDF.
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Can I automate using different reference grids in a data driven map [closed]

I am trying to create a data driven layout that includes an overview map, at 1:15000, and a number of inset maps, at 1:4000. I need to have two reference grids for the layout since the map scales are ...
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Using ArcPy 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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Consistent label sizing with Data Driven Pages

I've set up a map document with a number of maps, using DDP with a polygon feature class as an index layer. Two of the layers have labels and I need to manually adjust the position of many of the ...
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Python Script to Create Table Using Data Driven Pages

I am trying to convert some python script to display a table (based on a dbf) of features located within a specific data driven page. So far, I have the script successfully able to refresh the map to ...
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Python script (ArcPy) crashing one machine, but works on others?

I have been woking on a script that will select parcels that are within a particular ArcGIS 10.1 data driven page, create a list out of those parcels, and then populate a text element within my MXD ...
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Flagging when point feature(s) covered by tables (made as graphics) using ArcPy?

I've set up data driven pages to create a series of maps, but I'm running into a problem which seems like it would be quite common! I've made some tables (as graphics) using ArcPy and the technique ...
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Script to turn layers on/off in Data Driven Pages?

I'm working with Data Driven Pages to create a map series of communities (points). I'm using Model Builder to create a line poly feature for each community. The line poly shows the time away from each ...
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Unexpected Polygon Zoom Extents with a Rotated Dataframe

I have created a series of roated Grid Index Features. I wrote an ArcPy script to generate the grids and adds a rotation value field. My plan is to run another ArcPy script that zooms to each grid ...
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Data Driven Pages and Attribute tables

I was wondering how I can show ID/page specific attributes on a map book project that has already been made? I recently took over our GIS mapping duties for a former coworker who retired. He had ...
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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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ArcMap - Data Driven Pages: Group features where page name field is the same

I'm using DDP to show a series of farmland areas. Some of these have the same farmland area name but different attributes (based on land cover), so are two different features (by necessity). Is there ...
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Data driven pages to line up?

When I create a map book, using data driven pages, when I place teh actual pages side by side there is some overlap, so the pages do not line up exactly. Is there a way to clip the overlap so that the ...
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How to use Field Calculator to assign values to only Odd (or Even) page fields for Data Driven 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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How to make Map Book with facing pages numbered near outside edge?

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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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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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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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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Do Data Driven Pages enable PDF merging without losing layers?

I'm setting up a mapbook with layered PDFs, what I have is the first map showing the extent of the grid (an overview map) with the rest of the maps showing each grid. It has been annoying to set up an ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 - 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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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How to format dynamic text element in Data Driven Pages [closed]

Is there a way to format the Name element generated as dynamic text from Data Driven Pages. This element serves as my title and it is too long and needs to be wrapped onto another line.
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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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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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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 ...