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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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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How can I add dynamic text to a layout from an attribute table?

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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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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Producing multiple PDF plots of mapsheets specified by shapefile key from ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm looking for a product that will produce multiple pdf plots of mapsheets specified by a shapefile key (say, 11 x 17) from ArcGIS 9.3 using a single .mxd template, include and orient a common ...
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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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Multi-page export in *.tiff and other image formats 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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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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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 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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Automating plan report generation using ArcGIS Desktop? [closed]

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 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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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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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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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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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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How to Automate ArcGIS map production?

I am currently working with high volume ArcGIS (9.3.1 & 10) production of PDF files, part of the companies requirement is that a database (Access 2003) needs filling out with each map, this needs ...
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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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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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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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Dynamically change zoom level of overview map to fit with current extent in DDP

I am using DDP pages in a large mapset with pages ranging from 1:7500 to 1:130,000 and the overview map is zoomed out to far to see some of the smaller zones. Is it possible to set the overview map to ...
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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 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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Excluding pages without point within extent from Data Driven Pages?

ArcMap 10.2 I am creating a utility mapbook to show HVAC points on an installation. The data driven pages are named and sorted by a separate layer (area feature class). There are 70 named areas, ...
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Set Data Driven Scale from Arcpy

Is there a way to set the data driven scale from arcpy? Looking at the documentation for the DataDrivenPages class, it doesn't seem to be accessible from outside of ArcMap. The script I run within the ...
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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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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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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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Python and Data driven pages - Advanced use

I need to make a number of maps where only one input changes (a layer with the range of a radio tower) and I want to add the layer, apply symbology, zoom to it, change the title to include the name of ...
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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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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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How to get dynamic county information into mapbook?

I have access to ArcMap 10.0 (ArcInfo/Workstation) on Windows 7 SP1. My usual scenario is to produce a map book having 3 shapes: 1 polyline (a road track about 200-300 km without any useful ...
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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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Linear referenced data driven pages

I am trying to create a form of data driven page that incorporates linear referencing very similar to the "Linear referencing scenarios" example: I have a map that I will display on each page that ...
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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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How do I programmatically export a single Data Driven Page to JPEG?

I am trying to write a python script to export a individual pages to a jpeg. I am getting the error "PageLayoutObject: Error in SetDataDrivenPageID". Can anyone see where I am going wrong? import ...
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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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Graphic clipping of Data Driven Pages to index feature that defines each page?

I wonder if there is a way to cut all the data in each polygon separately when using data driven pages?
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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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Using Python to move Text Elements for creating multi-page PDF

I have a map document which contains several text elements that I have grouped and am able to programmatically update. These groups represent a page of data. Now I'd like to export this data as a ...
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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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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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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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Preventing polygon symbology from rotating with data frame when switching between map sheets in map series?

I am using ArcGis 9.3, Windows XP and want to know if it's possible to have symbology in my polygons not rotate with data frame when I switch between mapsheets in my map series? I do NOT have ...
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Controlling layers displayed in data driven pages of ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I am trying to use data driven pages to show four different pages. All of these have the same extent, so the extent of the index layer is the same in each case. What I want to do is show different ...
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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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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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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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Problem with first page of data driven pages

I'm working on creating a set of data driven pages of quarter sections in a township. QutrSecs is the layer, QTR is the Name field (e.g. NE, NW, etc.) and sort field is SECTIONS (e.g. 01 -36), so that ...
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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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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 ...