A series of maps sharing a common theme compiled into a book

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Map book based on field attributes

I have a polygon shapefile with 800 records. What I want to do is to create an MXD document and a map in jpg for every polygon record from the shp. Is this posible to be done with data driven pages ...
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Creating polygons or map book from DBF file through ArcPy?

I have a dbf file, which contained a list of coordinate information as shown in below. It also could be thought as a catalog file. Example: ID XMIN YMIN XMAX YMAX 1 -52800.0 ...
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How to display geotagged photos in layout view to export in map book ArcGIS for Desktop?

Im trying to create a 140 page map book using data driven pages and the production mapping extension in ArcGIS 10.2.2 and/or 10.3. As the image shows, the production mapping extension has a Graphic ...
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How to automate ArcGIS map production using Python?

I have this layout; it's a map that I divided it to 25 parts using FISHNET from arctoolbox. I want to prepare only one layout and then using a Python script I want to be able to automate the ...
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Creating Mapbook with Hyperlink texts in PDF using QGIS Atlas?

I'm using QGIS 2.8.1 Atlas and creating a mapbook using a grid layer that has an attribute with a URL in it. I want to use the URL in the attribute to be a hyperlink in the PDF once its published. ...
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Modifications to use multiple mapbooks in Geomoose

Currently i'm working on two projects and i want to use two mapbooks.I want to load two mapbooks at the same time without changing the whole geomoose2 folder.I've done the steps shown in ...
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Map automation. Mapping same feature class – a map per data field (graduated symbols, customizable break values)

Map automation. Mapping the same feature class – a map per each data field (graduated symbols, customizable break values). I am trying to automate a mapping effort: I am mapping a (FC) features ...
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Dynamic Text Formatting Tags

I am currently using Arcgis 10.2 and working with dynamic text. I'm aware of formatting tags available ...
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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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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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Spatial Join Attribution for Report Generation

I generated a grid index for a very large area of land in order to create a mapbook to keep track of some environmental sites for monitoring. I was able to generate the pages of maps without issue, ...
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How to display features one by one in Map Book?

I'm using "Data Driven Pages" Tool to create a map book in ArcMap. I want to display buffer circles one by one in each page, but the "Data Driven Pages" Tool displays all features around it. How can ...
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How to create atlas along line/route in QGIS

I'd like to create a mapbook along a given route that is designated by a single linear feature. Is it possible to have QGIS (2.2) automaptically compose a series of pdfs that over lap by a given ...
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Is there a way to automatically select a feature when another feature in a different layer shares attribute data?

I have a mapset displaying foraging areas, each with a unique ID. I spatially joined the mapbooks layer, so each mapbook sheet identifies the foraging area it is depicting (1:1), so sheet 5 is ...
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What program is used to create this?

What program was used to create this type of mapbook? So if I want to get my roads to look similar to the above PDF - how would I go about doing that.
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Why is ArcGIS Server so slow in creating mapbook PNG

We have 3 MXDs for creating 3 different mapbooks. Our customer want a daily export to PNG. For this, I use a Python-Script, which works fine for me on my Desktop. But I need it on ArcGIS Server. There ...
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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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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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Can Grid Index Features in arcgis 10 fit over oddly shaped polygons

I am using ArcGIS 10.0 where I work. One of the clients is wanting a map book as well as a locator map that shows where each page of the map is showing. In order to do this I must first create an ...
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Species atlas (how to automate to create on page for each species with QGIS)

With the use of QGIs, I would like to create an Atlas for a batch of species, with: a background with the country (from a vector layer or from the openlayer plugin). a vector layer (polygon) to show ...
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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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How do I generate a large number of maps?

I have to make a large number (hundreds) of distribution maps of species. I have a shapefile that contain the distributions for each species, and for each one, I would like to get a map as an image ...
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Automating an ArcGIS Project that is a display of map

I'm relatively new to GIS and looking to automate a project. I have my 'base map' created in ArcGIS, but now need to create several hundred more so looking for an automated method to accomplish this. ...
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How to clip data when using data driven pages in ArcMap 10?

I am working on a map book using data driven pages of the Silvies Valley in Northeastern Oregon. The basemap is a high resolution aerial image (raster) of Oregon with a shapefile overlay of USGS ...
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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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Platforms for repetitive automated mapping?

I could give a lot of examples, but imagine you have to do, for example, a study in 10 different locations and have to generate a lot of maps with the same layout, legend. Maps can contain vector ...
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Are there any tools / plugins to develop mapbooks using QGIS?

Are there any tools / plugins to develop mapbooks using QGIS?
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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 ...