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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Export Data Driven Pages extents to Kmz [duplicate]

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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Arcpy Data Driven Script no index layer

Problem: Data Driven Pages index layer, which is updated within a python script by replacing the source data, is disappearing when the DDP are later called in the script to export pdfs. Specifically, ...
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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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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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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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Data Driven Pages with a small section of grid

I'm trying to make map book with data driven pages. Never a problem when it just a grid specified for the complete extent. But now i am using a grid that covers more than the area i want to print. i ...
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Is there a way to set label weighting for the legend?

I am using data driven pages to produce a series of maps. For each map extent, surrounding areas are labelled. My legend is located in the corner of the data frame (realizing now that that wasn't a ...
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Format Issue with Dynamic Text using Data-Driven Pages

I have a dynamic text element I've edited to show open and closed store locations: I cannot seem to remove the spaces between my text. Note: the line you see before the last "0" is my legend border. ...
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Creating map book via ArcGIS data driven pages with a dynamic table (graphic table element) falling outside of layout extent

I am using ArcGIS to create a map book that is data driven and has a dynamic table (graphic table element) associated to each page. The data driven page is indexed to follow a line for its extent. ...
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ArcPy Data Driven Pages AttributeError: PageLayoutObject: Error in executing ExportToPDF

I am trying to export a series of datadriven pages. Executing on a single page fine no issue, executing on a few pages no issue. executing on many pages serious drama. Initially i thought it might be ...
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How do I only show current Index polygon extent in Data Driven Pages

I am currently working on putting together a few map series in data driven pages. I cant figure how to only show the index layer outline for the current page. I would like to hide the outline for any ...
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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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Data Driven pages to PDF Python

I am trying to get a script to export each selected data driven page to a pdf. Basically I want each page of the data driven pages in its own PDF. I tried using the method from this page https://blogs....
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How to export specific DDPs from a set of DDPs?

I have a set of data driven pages and I would like to have a string parameter in the tool that allows me to export specific pages from the set of data driven pages. An example would be if I had a set ...
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Access resolved/rendered dynamic text from ArcPy or ArcObjects?

Using ArcPy (or ArcObjects if essential), is there a way to retrieve the rendered text of a text element that includes Dynamic Text? The text property of the TextElement includes the Dynamic Text ...
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How do I use a field attribute in the file name of a PDF export?

I've made a script that iterates through a set of data driven pages. Right now I have it that just the ID number of the data driven page is used in the file name to distinguish between each export. ...
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How to make labels visible after using Clip to Current Data Driven Extent?

I would like to use the Clip to current Data Driven Page extent feature, however, it covers up the labels that are already present, leaving visible features unlabelled. Does anyone know how to force ...
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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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Exporting Data Driven pages as JPEG with World File

I have a script that works to export my pages as jpegs, but I want to add the world file to them. I don't want to have to do all the {df} args and whatnot, I just want to skip to the world file. How ...
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Automating Multi Data Driven Pages Maps Export to PDF?

I´m currently working in this project where we are creating a time wise analysis of a certain region with many areas of interest. We are using the data driven pages tool to address the many AOIs but ...
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Dynamically change labels/symbology to create multiple maps of the same dataset in ArcMap 10.1

I'm working in ArcMap 10.1. I have a data-set of multiple acreage fields that I am joining against a polygon shapefile. Let's say I have acreage fields X, Y & Z (in reality there about a dozen ...
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Unique Layouts within Data Driven Pages (ArcGIS 10.2)

I am fairly new to working with data driven pages and have run into a problem that I can't solve on my own. I have a set of maps organized with data driven pages from a grid shapefile that I generated ...
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Adding dynamic element with tool to data driven pages

I am creating a map book with data driven pages and inserted a declination arrow (compass) to my map. It is modified based on declination diagram tool developed in the production mapping tool. ...
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Make a Declination Arrow for Data Driven Pages?

I am making a map book over a large area and want to add a correct declination arrow for every page. I have not found a way in ArcGIS to make a declination arrow (in 10.3). I could make my own using ...
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Index Page with data driven pages

I am trying to create an index page using a customized index polygon featureclass that I created. Is there a way to do that without using the grid index features tool, which is more for set sized ...
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Printing data driven pages takes a long time or not working

I am using arcmap 10.2.2 I have a document that has 31 data driven pages on it. Each page is in the 1:6500 scale, and I have a background map consisting of 15 different shapefiles for a county (like ...
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How to use arpy.mapping to change 'out jpeg' name to reflect page name

I am an experienced Arc user but new to python. I can not figure out where my syntax is wrong. I'm trying to use data driven pages to export to jpeg where the name of the file is the page name. It ...
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Displaying images next to features in ArcMap?

I have a series of point features which represent road signs and each point has one photo of each sign associated with it. I want to create a mapbook with the locations of the signs shown as points ...
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Exporting data driven pages with wms in arcmap

I use Arcmap 10.2.2. I have a problem with export my map with data driven pages when I use a wms as a background layer. It seems that it can't render or download the background for the pages, only ...
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data driven pages, point to ddp index polygon

I am trying to figure out how to convert points(currently my ddp driver) into polygons that cover the extent of my data frame. The points feature class are often in close proximity to each-other, and ...
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Setting Data Driven Pages rotation when index has extra page polygons edited into it?

I have created an index to use with data drive pages. I used strip map index and then altered the geometry of the index polygons to better fit my project area. I also added additional index polygons. ...
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Can you add dynamic text from a count of features in a layer with ArcGIS 10 ArcPy.mapping?

I am new to writing scripts, and I am trying to make a map series using ArcPy.mapping and data driven map pages. I would like to put some text on the map that updates for each map in the series ...
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Run a python script every time the page is changed in Data Driven Pages? (ArcGIS 10)

I'm setting up a Data Driven Pages mapbook mxd for a series of parking locations. I have dynamic text that updates according to the current map sheet, but I also have text that needs to update using a ...
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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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Why is the dynamic text on data driven pages not displaying a value from the grid attribute table?

Relating to my question here, I've been trying to return a value from the attribute table using the following code: <dyn type="page" property="lu1p"/> However, even if I try to use a ...
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Adding dynamic text to layout from attribute table with Data Driven Pages?

I was trying to figure out how to use dynamic text from an attribute table in a collection of Data Driven Pages in ArcGIS 10. I've looked in the help files, but can't find anything on dynamic text ...
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Finding data driven pages for ArcGIS Pro?

I am working on importing .mxd files into ArcGIS Pro 1.2. Everything appears to import smoothly except I lose my data driven pages. I read Pro 1.2 is supposed to support them. Yet, when I do a ...
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Changing rotation for each data driven page dynamically? [duplicate]

I have a .mxd using data driven pages. In the .mxd there is a shape containing foto locations displayed with an arrow. At the top of the arrow there is a label containing the foto id visualized, the ...
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Exporting .jpg files from data driven pages in Arcmap (name file is a text) [closed]

I am trying to export my Data Driven Pages to JPEG files named wiht an index layer field. I have used the code posted in other answer and it seems to work fine when the page names are numbers. However,...
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Data Driven Pages in ArcGIS; not all pages plotting

I am using Data Driven Pages (DDP) in ArcGIS for Desktop 10.3. My pages are indexed with the lables "Page1", "Page2"..."Page12". However only the first ten are showing. From looking into this I am not ...
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Grid Index Features in ArcMap DDP not labeling consecutively

Using Carto tool-->DDP-->Grid Index features - the generated grid doesn't name the tiles consecutively. The base was around a buffer of a road feature dataset so it's not a rectangular grid. So it ...
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Labeling Grid Index Features according to location in another Grid?

I am trying to create a product using Arc in which one Grid Index is subdivided into a smaller Grid Index. Creating the two grids is no problem, however the automatic naming convention is not ideal ...
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How to Prevent Data Driven Pages From Hanging on Subsequent Export?

I am working in ArcMap 10.3.0 and exporting through Data Driven Pages (DDP). The DDP export works as expected the first time and for immediate subsequent exports, but if I use DDP to export again ...
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How to auto-populate dynamic text for attribute table information on multiple layers within an mxd with data driven pages? [duplicate]

I am working on creating a maintenance inventory for a City's Parks Departments in ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop. I have used the Township/Range/Section boundaries as the clipping areas for my data driven ...
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Creating Strip Map Index in Portrait view for Data Driven Pages?

I'm trying to generate a strip map with a north to south orientation. Every time I try to create a strip map for this polyline I get pages in landscape orientation. I would like to have a portrait ...
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Managing Leaders for Extent Indicators of Insets using ArcPy with Data Driven Pages?

I am working in data driven pages that need insets on some maps (not all). I found and have successfully managed to use this code below. However, I need to have leaders. Any ideas on how to manage ...
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Dynamic Profile Graph for Data Driven Page Atlas

I used Strip Map Index Features tool to create a Data Driven Page set of maps and I would need to create a new data frame that will contain a dynamic profile graph that will be modify depending on ...
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Export all data driven pages to PDF using Python script

I am a novice Python user but I am trying to create a script which will allow me to export all of the data driven pages within an mxd to a single pdf file (without having to open the mxd) I currently ...
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Repeat annotation labels for same feature on different data driven pages

I have an mxd with 29 data driven pages all at the same scale. I have the need to label hundreds of polygon features, so I converted the labels to annotation (stored in geodatabase and feature-linked) ...
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Labeling Poles in Sequential Order on Data Driven Pages Along a Curvy Route

Is there a way to automate the process of labeling poles #'s on data driven pages along a curvy route in sequential order? The many bends and turns of the route is throwing off the ordering. the ...