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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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gdal_translate multiple GDAL_PDF_LAYERS_OFF entries gives error

The documentation says that GDAL_PDF_LAYERS_OFF takes a list of comma separated layers. Examples look just like what I am trying to do. Executing the following gives an error FAILURE: Too many ...
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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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QGIS atlas generation - batch process for many atlases

I have many different QGIS projects, each one is designed to create one particular atlas or map book in pdf format (one different book per every QGIS project). Month by month I must actualize each ...
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Layer tick boxes embedded in PDF map

Maybe this is more of a PDF question than a GIS question. Today, I received a layered PDF map shown as a landscape A3, with a square map on the left, and with the map title, the legend, the scale, a ...
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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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Clickable markers on PDF generated by qGis

I have created a map in the qGis print-composer with point-data. I would like to display the label of each specific point if a user clicks on it. What's the best way to achieve this?
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Is it possible to have a locked/different first page with QGIS Atlas printing?

It is possible set the first page of a QGIS Atlas different to the other pages? For example I want to create an Atlas document where the first page has a text introduction and a general map (not ...
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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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GeoPDF Library for .NET or JavaScript

Anyone know of any open source .NET or Javascript libraries for creating GeoPDFs? I know of QuickPDFLibrary, but i'm preferably looking for something open source. I want to programmatically generate ...
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Displaying symbols correctly in legend in ArcGIS Desktop after PDF Export?

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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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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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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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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Importing geospatial PDFs with QGIS

I've been using GDAL to work with geospatial PDFs to make geotifs and have been running into some issues, so I started working with QGIS. A fine product I might add. When I select a directory ...
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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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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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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 ...
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QGIS 2.8 (openSuse 13.1) pdf export with print composer not working

I'm using QGIS 2.8 with a openSuse 13.1 system. If I try to export a map (with openlayers-plugin active) with 120 dpi it works fine, but if I change the dpi setting to something higher (like 130 dpi) ...
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How to OCR topographic maps

I have old topographic maps that i have scanned and converted into pdf in Actobat XI 11. I need this pdf to be text-searchable (not mere image). To do this i tried text recognition in acrobat but it ...
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Labels with buffers creates bloated PDF file in Composer

I know this question has appeared before, but the earlier questions appear to be linked to the old labeling engine. I'm running qgis 2.0, which I thought uses the new-generation labeling engine. In my ...
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ESRI Javascript - Print Task GP Service - Symbology Issue

I am using the ESRI js API, and using a python GP service to run a print task to PDF with custom layouts. This works great, except when i have any map service enabled in the map. The layer in the ...
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Batch exporting suites of similar maps in ArcGIS 10.1 / 10.2

I work for a flood risk consultancy where one of the most common outputs from our projects is a suite of maps created in ArcMap 10.1 / 10.2 showing the results of our hydraulic model simulations. We ...
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Color different in Maps exported from ArcMap to PDF and other formats?

When exporting the same map in ArcMap into different formats the color is not consistent. The map is a roadway network and I use grey 30% solid line as the symbol in ArcMap. However, when i export ...
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How to add a large inset svg or pdf in QGIS 2.3 print composer?

I have a 48x36 wall map that will include 5 large inset maps, the largest of which is almost 11x17. Due to a bug with html annotations, I need to export each inset individually then include them as ...
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Part of text missing in legend and text boxes

I have had issues lately when exporting to pdf from ArcMap 10.2. Parts of the text sometimes fall off and goes missing. Mostly it's been some lines in legends, but now also text boxes. The text is ...
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ArcObjects - Export map to PDF - graphics not appearing

I'm having an issue with our ArcObjects code for exporting a map to PDF. There is a section of code that adds graphics on to the map (polygons, lines, text etc). This seems to work fine for the first ...
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QGIS: georeferencing report: tail cutted off

I'm using QGIS 1.8.0-2 to georeference some old maps and want to report residuals and other information via the PDF report function of the Georeferencer tool. If there's too much information, it's cut ...
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Can ModelBuilder be used to export different versions of the same mxd with various constraints?

I am currently trying to use modelbuilder to go through each row in an attribute table, select the streets that intersect the polygon (which is the row in the attribute table), zoom to the selected ...
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ArcGIS map export is exporting some features but not others

I feel this is pretty simple but I haven't had much success searching for an answer and I'm also running out of time so I'm resorting to asking here. I am trying to export a map with the exact same ...
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gdalwarp not clipping neatline properly

I have a PDF file (10mb) which contains a NEATLINE polygon in metadata. $ gdalinfo I5601_GeoPDF.pdf Driver: PDF/Geospatial PDF Files: I5601_GeoPDF.pdf Size is 5906, 3543 Coordinate System is: ...
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pdf google maps export

In my php+postgis+geoserver+OL application I have to export a map in a pdf file. This map has two layer: the base is a google map layer and a vector layer as overlay. Is there a way to make a pdf ...
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MapServer: Output angled label with Cairo/PDF

We're trying to output a PDF with the Cairo driver. When printing a label with ANGLE set to follow, auto or an attribute, it fails regularly. Has anyone experienced this before? A solution or ...
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zero-kb pdf file from arcmap

I have been having this problem too often. My only fix is to shut down arcmap and restart. I can't find why it is happening. Anyone else see this? export to pdf watch it go all the way through and ...
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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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Exporting to pdf in QGIS 2.8 composer does not respect line styles

I'm using QGIS 2.8. When I export a map using "export to pdf" in Composer, the style of lines of my vector data in the resulting pdf file is not what is seen on the screen. When I export to jpeg it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How can I write hidden information to a pdf file from ArcMap?

I'm usually creating maps for (different aspects of) reports of large infrastructure projects. Layers and attributes tend to change back and forth as time goes by, and I'm forced to create new ...
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Vector layer and google map do not line up in PDF

I'm using qgis 1.8 with windows 7. When I use print composer to export as PDF, the google map does not line up with the vector layers. Please help.
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export WebMap in a different projection than the WebApi

I am quite new to the Flex WebApi world. I am using the Flex WebApi and have set up map templates to print maps out to my own template as a PDF. In my template I have the Map grid set. When I eport ...