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How to convert a finished project in QGIS to PDF

I have finished my project and need to convert it into a PDF file. How can I do it?
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Multi MXD export excluding specific MXD using arcpy

I try to export multi MXD into pdf files, but i want to exclude specific MXD files from this action: import arcpy,os import arcpy.mapping from arcpy import env env.workspace = r"D:\desktop\Project" ...
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Why does the Legend vanish when exporting MXD to PDF using ArcPy?

I try to export multi MXD files into pdf. The code run without an errors, but the problem is that the legend vanished from several pdf files: import arcpy,os import arcpy.mapping from arcpy import ...
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ArcObjects - IExportPDF2 and esriExportPDFLayerOptions Not Working as Expected

I have a small function that exports a map document to a pdf. The function works in the fact that it does export a pdf. However, regardless of what I set ...
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Exporting reduced size PDF in ArcMap?

Currently if I export my map to a PDF in ArcMap 10.2, I end up with a PDF that is like 32 MB of data. Our MS Outlook email system caps us off at 15MB per email, so I end up having to open the newly ...
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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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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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Bulk printing\exporting from ArcGIS for Desktop to PDF or JPG for 300 layers using same extent? [duplicate]

I am using ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop and I need to print\export individual maps of some 300 point Shape\layers (plant occurrences) to PDF (or JPG). Basemap extent remains fixed. Naming each Map with ...
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Exporting Map from Composer to PDF/PRINT, but all the work disapears

All my work in QGIS is missing when i tried to export via pdf, jpg or impress (including scales, legends, maps, layers, georeferenced photos). I'm not using any "OpenLayers Plugin". I had already ...
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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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Concatenate geospatial pdfs

I am looking for a simple way to concatenate one geospatial pdf (with multiple layers in a single image) and regular pdf. I have tried tools such as pdfunite, pdftk and pdfconcat, without success. The ...
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QGIS Print Composer Export problems

When I attempt to “Export as PDF” a Print Composer image, it hangs up until I press cntrl/alt/del, whereupon I learn that QGIS is not responding and needs to be closed. I’ve tried this as jpg, jpeg, ...
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PDF export issue with 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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Export to PDF from ArcMap has Point Marker Symbols Appearing as Black Dots?

I am having trouble exporting MXDs to PDF. If I export and MXD to PDF some point symbols appear as black dots (not the colored dots they should be) and others do not. This happens in different data ...
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Extracting vector/point data from single-layer, non-georeferenced vector PDF file

I am trying to extract point data from a non-geo-referenced vector PDF file, to import into QGIS/ArcGIS. You can download a copy of the PDF file here, if interested, but I've tried to include ...
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Why is 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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PyQgis: Print Composer using input from several Spatialite-tables

How can I create PDFs out of QGIS using the Print Composer Templates that include a lot of text (from a text-template) and within the text several information comes out of my spatiallite-database. A ...
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ArcGIS 10 PDF exports: toggle polygon layer visibility?

In the past I have been able to export my .mxd to PDF and I have been able to turn individual point layer's visibilty on/off within the layer tab (if the layers are in a groub in the .mxd's table of ...
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Export PDF from a folder having multiple single mxd and mxd's having data driven pages

I have folder having multiple single mxd and mxd's having data driven pages. I am trying to get the pdf's of each of these MXD's.if mxd's has a data driven pages then all the pages from a same mxd ...
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Examples of config.yaml for printing

I've been reading this, I wonder if there are config.yaml nice examples available to take a look at them. I'd appreciate if some web links for the examples or output images can be provided for this, ...
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An interactive, animated deliverable (i.e. in PDF)? How?

I'm wondering if it's possible to make something like this: http://tipstrategies.com/geography-of-jobs/ But in the form of a deliverable? Like a PDF? I'd like to make something similar that I could ...
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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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Dashed lines do not print correctly

I have a polygon with a dashed line type; when viewed in ArcMap the line type appears correct however when I print to pdf the line type does not look correct. This might be a pdf quality problem ...
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Batch export of layers to PDF producing blank PDFs

Based on Exporting set of layers into multiple PDF (orAdobe Illustrator) files, one layer at a time? I was able to alter and execute code that is trying to export 30+ layers from an MXD I have. ...
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Geotagged HTML Pop in PDF

I am using ArcGIS to add geotagged images as points to a map which allows me to click on the point and an HTML popup comes up with the photo. ...
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I have a Web Application (ASP.NET) made ​​in ArcGIS Server Manager. How to create a button for the user to export his vision for PDF / Image?

I am using ArcGIS Server Manager to create Web Applications (ASP.NET). I would like the customer to access has an option to export your vision to PDF or Image, or both. I would like to generate the ...
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Which Writer do I need for PDF Documents in FME 2014?

I have successfully used the ImageFetcher transformer to download many images from a URL by using a JPG writer. Now I want to do this with PDF Documents, but have the problem that the Adobe 3D PDF ...
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Using pdf for ArcScan

I have a pdf of a street map which is many different colors depending on land use. I need to import it into ArcMap and then digitize it. Obviously I could manually create each feature but that ...
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Digitising PDF map in ArcMap [duplicate]

I have a pdf showing a street map that also shows land use zoning as well. I need to digitise it on ArcMap to show all of the different streets and land use zones. I'm not too sure how to best go ...
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Cannot print on GeoExplorer (Communication Trouble: Status undefined)

Software setup and information I'm using GeoExplorer to access layers served by GeoServer (on my localhost) which in turn is linked to a PostGIS database (local again). I'm using GeoServer 2.5, so I ...
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Creating shapefiles with attached/hyperlinked PDF forms in ArcMap?

What is the best way to attach pdf forms to point shapefiles to fill out while out in the field? I know how to create a hyperlink to the specific folder but is there a way to have the shapefile ...
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Printing highly detailed and/or complex maps on large format paper?

I don't know if this is the right place for this question but, since it involves maps created with ArcMap, hopefully someone met this same problem. I want to print a highly detailed map of the whole ...
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Creating a point file with python from a pdf file

I have a 1500 pdf document that I need to extract latitude and longitude coordinates from. The Lat and long are formatted as one attribute so they need to be split plus there are a few other columns. ...
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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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XY coordinates effecient way to copy

I get XY coordinates of point features delivered to me in PDF format, this means that to bring them into ArcGIS I manually have to enter them first into an excel spreadsheet - does anyone know if ...
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PDF map with selectable layers

I need to make a map with selectable layers. I am using ArcGis and so far I am able to create a map that has some selectable layers and most labels are selectable. The PDF looks like below: But I ...
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Exporting map to PDF, fix polygon bleed

I'm trying to export my map. But ArcGIS generates PDF (or other) maps that is not the same as in the layout view. I have polygons that is filled with a pattern, and this pattern is drawn over the ...
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Preventing shapefile lines becoming rasterized when exported as PDF by ArcGIS for Desktop?

In ArcGIS for Desktop some Line feature shapefile becomes raster when exported as pdf. In exported PDF the line features layer is not present as it becomes raster. The line features are mixed with ...
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How can I add a pdf as hyperlink for a point in QGIS? Can I do the same in GVSIG?

I am working on a project for which I would have to make a map displaying all archaeological sites of the city; it will later be used and accessed by my office's stuff only. In the end, when clicking ...
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Obtaining print quality PDF or PNG output from QGIS?

I work with people who use ArcGIS Desktop and they have found the best resolution output images are made by creating PDFs. They tell me that *.png and the rest out of ArcGIS Desktop are not ...
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Making PDF exported from ArcMap have pop-up when clicking on feature?

When converting your map into a PDF from ArcView 10.1, is there a way to make the PDF Map to have a pop-up when you click on a tract?
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Why does PDF fail to print in ArcGIS10?

Can anyone tell me why ArcGIS10 will not print to my Adobe9 "printer" in a Windows7Pro environment. Multiprocessor system, huge memory. Makes a .ai but crashes when i try a "print". ArcGIS10 also ...
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Projecting PDF for use with Avenza

I have many maps in PDF format and would like to georeference them for use with Avenza software on mobiles. I am running 9.2 so no option to create the projection files at export. Looking for an ...
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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 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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Layout misshapen when export to PDF in Arc GIS 10

I want to include an Excel table in my ArcMap Layout which is working fine as long as I won't print to PDF. If I export the map to PDF the table looks like this: There are a lot of weird characters ...
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How to link a pdf file to a specific feature with QGIS? [duplicate]

I'm trying to link a pdf to a parcel (see image: http://imgur.com/RbauB3v) where you click on one parcel and a specific pdf comes up and if you click on another then a different pdf comes up. I've ...
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Data copied from Excel to ArcMap layout view not exporting?

I prefer to use excel to make legends as I find it quicker than using ArcMap. Occasionally in some projects when I copy these in they appear fine in ArcMap, but some aspects don't export. ArcMap ...
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Adding PDF (especially GeoPDF) to ArcMap as data?

I receive a lot of PDF maps (vector, image, with georeference and without) and I am having to convert them to an image file before I can add them to ArcMap and georeference. I can't see any obvious ...
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Linking to PDFs via attribute field of shapefile for ArcGIS Online?

I am working with some data that cannot be presented in an attribute table. Therefore I would like to attach a specific PDF to each point within a shapefile. Is there a way this can be done in ...