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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Rotating hatch labels based on orientation changes in Data Driven Pages Strip maps?

I've created a strip map for a linear feature and have it loaded as a data driven page. I want to show stationing for the line. The stationing displays properly on the first data driven page but on ...
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Counting number of features in legend for each page when using Data Driven Pages?

Is there a way to count number of features for each data driven and reflect it in the legend?
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Annotation missing from Data Drive Pages export to PDF?

ArcMap 10.2 I am exporting data driven pages to PDF within ArcMap, there are 12 pages to export. Each page has been set to a specific scale in order to match up with a corresponding annotation layer (...
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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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Creating Map Book with face to face pages 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 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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Changing projection on each page of data driven pages

I am working with data driven pages and a raster image of the world. I have a separate polygon shapefile of all of the UTM zones (with a polygon for zones 1-60, north and south, for a total of 120 ...
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Output the scale value for each data driven page (DDP)

I'm using data driven pages (DDP) in ArcMap 10.3. The index layer is a polygon feature class and I would like to know the scale that each data driven page exports at. Ideally there would be a way to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why is my large DDP document losing symbology in later pages of PDF export?

The map document is 77 pages long and it seems that later pages are losing some symbols for features. The scale isn't changing, so it is not an issue of scale based displays. Any thoughts?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 mxd.dataDrivenPages....
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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 time....
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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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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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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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How to add local locator map/index in ArcGIS 10x?

I want to add local locator map in ArcGIS,like: As it shown in zoom level, otherwise by datadriven pages defines the locator map in original is like:. What kind of python script i can used for this to ...
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Name file based on column information, data driven pages

I am using data driven pages to export 300 maps into PNG-files. I would like to name every exported PNG-file based on information from a column in the attribute table. What is the code for that? The ...
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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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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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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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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 ...