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: 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 minimise number of dynamic pages to map scattered point

From time to time I have to produce mapbook to show points of interest. First step to create pages, using regular mesh: I don't like the solution because a) there are some pages with single points ...
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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 - 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...