Printing is the act of outputting GIS data to paper or to a file

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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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How to correctly play with page settings in layout view in ArcMap?

I need to print a map from ArcMap. I'm going to use a plotter and want to print it on a A0 format paper. But...the layout settings are totally driving me crazy! As you can see in the first picture ...
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Drawing Google Map & printing at 1:160 (N Scale for modeling)?

I would like to draw a Google Map between two cities crossing a mountain pass in the Western USA. That part I can do just fine. What I would then like to do is print it at the scale (am I using that ...
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Projecting a world map on 6 segments to print on ball

Working with QGis and data from Natural Earth I would like to prepare a world map (1:50 000) for a globe that can be printed in 6 segments, which glued together build a ‘sphere’ (ball) according to ...
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Print/Export Attribute Table in Form View (QGIS 2.10.1)

Is there a means or available plugin which works to enable a direct print of the attribute table in form view? I recall this feature was on many a wishlist back around 2.6, but I'm unaware if the ...
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QGIS print composer atlas shortcut next feature

I have 25 features in the atlas of the print composer and I need to check every feature before exporting. It's quite annoying to always click the field in the status bar, so I wanted to use the ...
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How to print a label layer in the ArcGIS Server JS API

I'm trying to use a PrintTask to print a map, but am finding that a LabelLayer does not correctly print. I modified the Label Layer sample to include a Print Task, and found that the label layer is ...
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Renaming print task URL of ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

I have simple print task using ESRI javscript API PrintParameters, PrintTemplate and printTask. Its working fine. Its return URL like this: ...
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Does ArcGIS online allow the use of ArcMap print templates?

The ArcGIS Server help page Publishing additional services for printing shows how to publish an MXD as a print template: Navigate to Toolboxes > System Toolboxes > Server Tools > Printing. ...
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Free printable background map: land use, rivers, etc

I am looking for a free printable background map of europe which should look more or less like the OCM landscape: land use, major rivers, coast lines Is there any WMS or raster set whiche enables me ...
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Can ArcGIS Export Web Map task print labels from a Feature Layer?

I'm creating json to create a custom printout using the Export Web Map task on an ArcGIS server (v10.2). Everything works as expected apart from labels are not showing in the generated printout. The ...
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QGIS use item id in print composer for relations

i'm trying to use the item id in the print composer of QGIS to build relations. for example: i have a label with the text "test" in it and it has the ID=label1 -> now i have a second label in my print ...
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How to print only a selection of the map using MapFish Printing Module?

I am working on a GIS API that uses OpenLayers 2. I want to make snapshots of a selected region. For example. I draw a rectangle, and the MapFish Printing Module would print only the selected region. ...
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Printing a 1" scale from 2.8.2 Print Composer

I'm working on a small-scale site survey in qGIS, and for engineering purposes I need to print physical copies of the map that can be used with an engineering ruler. Basically, I need a way to print ...
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PrintTask with proxy does not add the correct contet-type header: application/x-www-form-urlencoded

I am using a proxy which I have made on my own so as to perform the map export tasks. I have noticed that GET/POST requests use the content-type header: application/x-www-form-urlencoded. However ...
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GeoServer printing problem

I have implemented printing functionality in my gis application using GeoServer printing modul. It works OK when installed on my development server, but when I installed it on client production server ...
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How to count points within the current Print composer atlas feature in QGIS 2.8?

In the print composer when generating an atlas, does anyone know how to show he feature count per each atlas coverage feature? For example, I have generated an atlas where each map is a different ...
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printing to pdf with text

Currently, we are able to export a layer with labels(these are one's which are coming from stylesheet sld:label) to pdf. But our requirement is, user should have an option where he dynamically add ...
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Geoserver print plugin prints blank pdf without map

I have problem during printing mapLayers with the GeoServer print plugin. I have GeoServer version 2.6.3. The server uses these modifications: Server isn´t install in Tomcat/webapps/geoserver but ...
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Building political world wall map for print? [closed]

I'm trying to create a political wall map. I've settled on the Natural Earth projection and thus have had problems with quite a few tools that don't support the projection (Tilemill, QGIS, Maperitive ...
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OpenGeo Suite gxp print

There is a gxp tutorial on the OpenGeo Suite website about adding legend, feature editor and so on but i need to add print function. Can any one guide me for adding gxp print function for OpenGeo ...
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Is it possible to display irregular values in the scale bar in QGIS 2.8?

Is it possible to display irregular - increasing values in scale bar in print composer? For example: 5, 20, 100, 250.
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QgsComposerMap does not fit extent

Please help me to fit the map extent into de qgscomposermap size. printable_layers = QgsMapLayerRegistry.instance().mapLayers().values() printable_layers_ids = [] ...
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Printing layers with Python script and QGIS - refresh problem

I have got a series of layers to be printed (grouped by pair). I am using QgsComposerMap. I iterate over the groups to just show the layers of the current group, zoom to its extent et print it. ...
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Adding a PDF to backside printing for Data Driven Pages

Is there an easy way to add a PDF to the backside of each map printed using data driven pages? I know I could print one sided and then reinsert the printed pages upside down, and print the PDF on the ...
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I can't print a map with QGIS 2.8.1 and Mac OS X

I'm using Mac OS X 10.7.5 and QGis 2.8.1. I want to print a map with Print Composer. But the Buttons "Print" or "Export as PDF" don't work for me. If I use these buttons, the window for choosing a ...
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Cant print secure map service

I just upgraded to ArcGIS server 10.3, And i still cant print with secure map service. I embedded username and password in my web Application(visual studio .NET 2013 C#). I saw this issue in the ...
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Is it possible to export my FME workbench canvas as a JPEG?

I want to print my FME workbench to a JPG so that the entire canvas is in one image. I have tried printing it to a PDF but it is trying to put it on multiple pages. I have even tried setting the ...
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Grid and Graticule in QGIS Print Composer in QGIS 2.8

I'd like to add a grid in the print composer. The problem is there is no visible option like it was in previous version. I mean I'm looking for an option "Show grid?" like in the picture below. I ...
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Keyboard shortcut for “delete” object in print composition?

Is it possible to have/add a shortcut from the keyboard to "delete" an object in print composition? I use to add objects from models then I have to print and delete them to add obects from another ...
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Calculate print extent in arcgis from screen extent?

I am printing with preserveScale set to false as I need the extent on paper to match what is displayed on screen as closely as possible. Unfortunately the print server does need to fill the paper and ...
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QGIS 2.8 Composer - extent overview not shown

I have a print composition with three maps: a general map (1), a medium scale map (2) and my detailed map (0). I want a box showing the extend of map0, in map2. For doing that I block the layer in ...
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QGIS: How to displace points close to each other (but not overlapping) and save as a layer?

I'm preparing a point vector file for printing, and I would like to displace the points within it so that the markers will be far enough apart that they do not overlap. I am not using QGIS to render ...
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Plotting two Maps on one sheet in QGIS?

I am trying to put two different maps on one sheet, one of them should show the raster image of a survey, the other one the vector-rendering of anomalies of the same area, but without the raster ...
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Editing a Map in Layout View

I am supposed to print the area closest to the blue line in the centre of a map that looks like this: I am not interested in seeing the imagery that is far away from the blue line in the centre. ...
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Why is QGIS map not sharp when Printing it?

This is my first project so please bear with me! I have downloaded the OS StreetView Map and loaded it in to QGIS, the map is 1:10000. I am running a 27" Mac, but when I view the map on screen at ...
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How do I remove the group name in the QGIS legend renderer

I am using QGIS 2.8.1 and the print composer to create a map for export. There is a lot of positive things to be said about the QGIS print composer. It gives the user good access to the rendering. I ...
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How to create several maps showing different layers but the same area?

I know about the print composer's atlas generation tool, which allows users to create multiple maps that show the same layers/features but different geographical areas. What I am looking for is a ...
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Print webmap to geospatial pdf

I am looking for a solution for this with no success using: result = arcpy.mapping.ConvertWebMapToMapDocument(Web_Map_as_JSON, templateMxd) AND arcpy.mapping.ExportToPDF(mxd, Output_File, ...
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Printing ArcMap layouts from ArcGIS Server Services (10.1+)

I've prepared a map with multiple data frames using ArcMap and setup my desired layout. I published the map onto the ArcGIS Server and setup a printing service which uses the custom layout of the ...
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How to loop through the raster layers and create a PNG for each?

In QGIS 2.8.1 I have a number of raster layers covering the same extent, but for each year 1975-2014 (times three categories). I am creating one print composer for the extent, but I need to print ...
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Print two different maps object in one layout template in Arcgis javascript api

I'm trying to publish a print service that accepts two maps objects, sent by javascript and print them, I found PrintTask() wedjit, something like printTask.map=map, my goal is to try to send two map, ...
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How to export a high resolution .tif of a map with QGIS Print Composer

I have an high resolution image of a map in QGIS using the print composer. It has 300dpi and the final map would be near 12gB big. The system is a virtual server with 128gb RAM, means there are no ...
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Using PrintTask a Map with Graphics symbols not solid

I have a Web map using JavaScript API. One of the layers is a Graphics Layer that I add graphics to. The line symbol style for these graphics I add is STYLE_SHORTDOT. When I have a graphics drawn ...
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ESRI JavaScript HeatmapRenderer class and Print widget

I’m working on an application using ESRI’s HeatMapRenderer class from the JavaScript API. The issue that I am running into is that the Print widget fails if the heat map renderer layer is on the map. ...
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WMS source, selecting and printing region on multiple pages

I am new with GIS software. I've imported topographic WMS source which shows whole country in ArcGis 10.2.2 and QGIS. I want to select one specific region and print it in narrow scale (say, 1:15 ...
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esri Print dijit fails when using the Export service of my arcgis Server and works when the same is hosted in arcgis online

I am using the print dijit so as to export a web map that contain a WebTiledLayer. When I use as of the export servive one that directs to arcgis online it works properly. On the other hand when I ...
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How to use PrintTask with preserveScale and WebTiledLayer and when to use the Print dijit?

I have some enquiries relatively to the use of PrintTask, so as to export the map in various formats: Should I use the esri/dijit/Print dijit like in this example ? or it is better to usee the ...
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Is there a limit of the number of legend labels passed to ArcGIS server print service?

Is there any limit on the ArcGIS print service for the number of legend labels? I am using ArcGIS server 10.2 and ArcGIS Javascript version 3.10 and am able to print with legend labels (item ...
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Webmap print out is missing half of an operational layer

It used to works without any problem but suddenly part of the feature layer in the print out is missing. I am using ArcGIS Javascript API version 3.10. Anyone has any idea on what could be the case? ...