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Polygons from Adobe Acrobat PDF to Arc

I am tracing building plans in adobe acrobat. There may be a time in the future I will be asked to take the polygons and overlay them in a GIS for a borough-wide map. Are there any steps I can take ...
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Adding HTML popup in exported PDF map? [duplicate]

I am producing some maps of a point layer using arcpy.mapping.ExportToPDF. Is there a possibility of creating HTML popup for the final PDF based on this link? http://help.arcgis.com/en/arcgisdesktop/...
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Export to PDF loses layer with symbology but exports other layer just fine

I am trying to export an mxd with two layers: layer ATOM is joined to layer symb which gives it symbology and layer taco isn't joined to anything. I tried the solution shown at Why is Layer missing ...
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Layer missing from Export to PDF from ArcPy?

I am using the arcpy module to loop through a number of map features (community areas), zoom to them, title the map with the name of the community area, and export to pdf. The trouble is that while ...
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QGIS problem exporting to both SVG and PDF

I'm having a problem when exporting to SVG and PDF from qGIS. When I open the SVG or PDF in Illustrator, the path of my map is severely cut off with lots of data missing (see below). When I open the ...
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Determining resolution of specific image in PDF document?

Can GDAL be used to determine the resolution of an image embedded inside a PDF? If not GDAL, is there another method? I'm using gdal_translate to convert TIF+TFW files into geospatial PDF. I know ...
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Why are only some of my map lines exporting clearly?

I've got a sequence of large (E sheet) maps that are exported to PDF. The problem is that my roads layer (gray in the image below) is sometimes getting distorted on output -- but only in some places. ...
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Can QGIS export Geospatial PDF for Avenza PDF map app?

Since QGIS uses GDAL, does any map exported as a PDF become a Geospatial PDF? I am hoping to import maps from QGIS into the Avenza PDF Map app on my phone. Previous posts mentioned exporting as ...
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Exporting georeferenced PDF map [duplicate]

I am used to working with ArcMap but have been playing around with QGIS. When I export a PDF map with ArcMap, the PDF is spatially referenced. This is a handy tool, I can put the PDF map on my iPhone, ...
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Part of layer disappears when printing ArcGIS 10.0 as pdf

There are a couple of maps i made that I want to save as pdf in ArcGIS 10.0. For three of the maps it worked fine, but there are problems with the other two. The first one has a layer that consists ...
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Opening PDF generated by Python AddIn using Report (*.rlf) file automatcally?

As a test I have: Authored a test.mxd with one layer called Localities in a single data frame called Layers Authored a test.rlf using View | Reports > Create Report of ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop ...
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How to handle large tables in QGIS using python?

I'm currently writing a plugin that calculates values based on a QgsVectorLayer's attributes. To display and print the values I'm using a QgsComposerTextTableV2. I have several problems with my ...
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Can QGIS preserve layers when exporting to PDF?

In ArcMap, when you export data to PDF it preserves the layering within the PDF so that you can turn on/off individual map layers (within the PDF itself). When I export from QGIS to PDF, I don't ...
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How to accommodate hyperlinks that have a changing date?

I have an installation with close to 400 building, when I click the identify tool in ArcMap 10.3 I would like to be able to select a hyperlink that takes me to a floor plan PDF. All the floor plans ...
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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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Pure virtual function error on ArcPy

I am running a script to export a series of mxds to pdf via ArcPy in an ArcToolbox tool (code below). I already reduced it to the minimum of code necessary but still, NON REPRODUCIBLE, I get a ...
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Table not appearing when using ExportToPDF in standalone arcpy script?

I am writing a script using arcpy.mapping that takes a template mxd and adds in data to generate a report. The template mxd contains a table on the layout which was added via the table options menu -> ...
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Exporting graduated symbology to pdf [closed]

I'm creating a mapbook(PDF) of all California's counties with its population centroid. The code runs, but the graduated symbology for the centroid is not displaying on the pdf. # Imports import os, ...
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Getting inset map selected and magnified in ArcPy?

I want to create a mapbook(PDF) of all states in USA, and also create an inset map by using a second data frame. I got my mapbook to run, but then I can't get the inset map in the second data frame ...
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Open Source WMS - Generate PDF Report

I was wondering if there are any open source webmap platforms (or commercial) that can geoprocess or query and generate a PDF report?  (All out-of-the-box, no reinventing the wheel) For example, ...
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Cartographic-complete Maps in PDF On Request using Open Source?

Currently I have some data in PostGIS. I want to implement the following: users will make a request via web, with parameters like location, scale, layers to be displayed, etc. and I need to provide ...
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Displaying symbols correctly in legend in ArcGIS Desktop after PDF Export? [closed]

I am trying to create some maps in which have some point symbols. when I export the layout to pdf, the symbols are not appear. I have read some similar questions in the group but were not helpful for ...
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GeoPDF: How to create a hierachy of layers in which I can select all the sublayers from the parent layer?

I am trying to create this Having a look at this example and the PDF specs (optional content configuration dictionary keys), I am quite confused about how to create that vs what I have at the ...
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Include gridlines with attribute table shown on a map layout?

I am including the related attribute table to the spatial data shown in a map; see attached image. I have the attribute table shown with the map in layout view, but I would like to include gridlines ...
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Import Vector data to QGIS from pdf and apply georeference

I am Using QGIS 2.14. I have a pdf created by Mapinfo, it contains multiple layers of vector data that I can open as separate vector layers in qgis. However no map projection data was saved to the pdf....
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Adding actions or any other options?

I am pretty new with all GIS things and I have to prepare homework in QGIS. I have a shapefile which contains many buildings with their own grades. I want to make an automatic tool, solution, etc. to ...
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Arcpy ApplySymbologyFromLayer color problems with extent

I am batch automating PDF maps with many overlapping layers and many different symbology colors. When the map is zoomed far out- two of the layers, lets call it line1 (the only blue layer) and line2 (...
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PDF Map Export with Zoom-in Effect from ArcGIS for Desktop?

I would like to create a pdf map (export map) from ArcMap data, with the possibility of zooming in on the exported PDF.
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Can a map be added to a report generated through ExportReport using Python?

I am currently able to generate a PDF report using arcpy's ExportReport that contains attribute information for records within an attribute table, but is there a way to add a map to that report, as ...
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How georeference a dxf file in QGIS 2.14?

In Illustrator I exported a PDF as dxf and inserted it in QGIS as Vector and obtained 2 layers as points and lines but it is misaligned and in a unknown location. I know georefecence a raster file, ...
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ArcGIS Server: 'Export Web Map Task' fail to print basemap at small scale

I am trying to export a JSON WebMap containing a standard ESRI basemap and two public Service layers as PDF with 'Export Web Map Task'. I tried to test it at this link. The PDF looks fine for scales ...
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Arcpy Creating Multi-page Table/PDF with Reportlab/PyPDF2

I am writing a scrip to batch automate hundreds of map PDF's. Along with the PDF's I generate a unique Table/reportlist for each map from the 'receptors' that fall within each boundary of the map. The ...
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QGIS 2.14 save pdf with google maps

I have an shp file in CRS 2100. I use the open layers plugin and inserted goggle satellite as background. It changes the project's CRS into 3857(OTF). So, in the composer manager, when I try to save ...
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Trying to generate a PDF for each feature in a feature class based on an attribute with Python.

I have a feature class of points that represent storm water inlets. I am trying to automate a process that does the following. finds all of the inlets that have a field called "Marker" populated ...
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OSM layer does not print in GeoServer printing module

I am new with the GeoServer printing module, in GeoServer version 2.6.0, freshly installed a few days ago. I can now print WMS layers and I think I configured the OSM data correctly. But it still ...
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How to build GDAL with PDF support?

I've built GDAL so many times but this time I want to add Geospatial PDF reading capability. First I built PoDoFo, but found out that Poppler is better. I found out that Win-KDE contains prebuilt ...
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ArcMap is exporting to extremely large pdf files

My organization has one user who recently has noticed very large pdf files being exported from her mxds. When I recreate and do the export, I am getting a 4mb file (normal). When she exports the file ...
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Trying to find the manual for a Sokkia GIR1000

I'm trying to track down a manual for a Sokkia GIR1000. My department has one but over the years the manual seems to have disappeared. Does anyone have one or know where I can get one?
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ExportToPDF creates blank PDF

I have a MapDocument that I am trying to export to PDF. I am using this example. However, it always says it is finished but when I open the pdf file there is nothing in it. I have tried exporting to a ...
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ExportToPDF in ArcGIS

I exported a map with two insets in ArcGIS for Desktop using its ExportToPDF command. One inset is for key diagram and other is for tile grid and both are in Legend area. It means I have three ...
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What causes Acrobat “An error exists on this page” with PDF maps from ArcGIS 10.3?

After exporting a map as PDF in ArcGIS 10.3, the following error shows up in Adobe Acrobat: "An error exists on this page. Acrobat may not display the page correctly. Please contact the person who ...
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To see the geodata in a PDF is necessary to process something first in QGIS?

I want to see if a pdf file has geographic data and how to access them. In the properties of the PDF document I see the pdf file was made in "AutoCAD Map 3D 2013," and have 6 layers. In QGIS 2.14, ...
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Is it possible to create animated markers in ArcMap?

I remember reading somewhere last year that arcgis 10 would allow the creation of animated markers (alike animated .gifs) that could be either exported to pdfs or seen inside arcmap. Does such ...
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QGIS projection changes only when saving as PDF [duplicate]

The issue I'm facing is that when using a print composer to generate a PDF or image with a google earth / bing backdrop the projection of my layers appears to change from what is shown in designer/...
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Printing to PDF with Vector shapefiles, text, etc using ArcPy?

I have a small python script which exports a set of data driven pages to PDF. This works fine, including appending each page to an 'all' pdf. My issue is that it creates rasters of each layer in the ...
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QGIS Map Composer goes blank, outputs corrupt PDF

I am using 64bit 2.10.1-Pisa on Windows 10. When I set up my composer to print, everything looks fine until I try to print or export. The composer goes completely blank and outputs a corrupted PDF ...
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In QGIS print composer - PDF in CMYK or RGB color space

In QGIS 2.14, in print composer I can save my project as a PDF file. There is no controls of the color space in which colors are specified in the output file. It will be very useful to have a choice ...
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Projection changing when saving PDf or Image from Composer

The issue I'm facing is that when using a print composer to generate a PDF or image with a google earth / bing backdrop the projection of my layers appears to change. Each of my layers is using the ...
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Loading USGS 1:24,000 quads into Garmin GPS-receiver — how to convert to a kmz Garmin understands?

I have downloaded USGS 1:24,000 topos (the classic one, not the useless US Topo) from the USGS Map Locator & Downloader. How can I load those into my Garmin GPSmap? Following advice at this ...
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Can ArcMap text formatting support mailto in text elements (ready for Export to PDF)?

I currently include an email address in a text element created using the Rectangle Text tool and its map gets exported to a PDF file. Is it possible to use ArcMap text formatting (or any other ...