Printing is the act of outputting GIS data onto paper.

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Flex API: is it possible to fit the legend into a fixed frame using print widget and custom templates

does anyone have experience with trying to fit the legend of the WebAPI into a fixed frame when exporting the map to a pdf? I am using a custom template to export my map and I just cannot get the ...
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Printing High Resolution Open Maps?

I hope my question does not silly but I am QGIS rookie and am really struggling to find a solution. I have the added the Google Street Layer to my project on top of which I worked with my points and ...
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How to configure Geoserver WMS to make it printable from QGIS/ArcGIS?

I have installed geoserver 2.3.1 - I am using this to create a WMS of some data held in PostGIS. I can view the WMS in QGIS and ArcGIS, but it won't print from ArcGIS (blank sheet) and in QGIS I get ...
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Print XYZ layer with MapFish Print plugin

I have a XYZ layer(i hope i call it right) in GeoExt/gxp application: ,{source: "ol",group: "background",fixed: true,type: "OpenLayers.Layer.XYZ",args: ...
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How to import or incorporate formated Excel tab into QGIS print composer

I would like to know if there's a way to import formated Excel Tab into QGIS print composer. Below is an attachment of formatted Excel tab example I has been asked to display on qgis map composer. ...
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Need help in Print task in ArcGIS JSAPI 3.2/3.3

I am using print task in my code and using dynamic map service layer and graphics layer (not using feature service layer) and I am able to print the map but it’s not displaying info window and ...
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ArcGIS Javascipt Api Printing

I've got a webpage which prints a web map via the ArcGIS Javascript API. The DPI of the print is 72. To debug I added three different types of symbols 1. The default (most of them are) 2. One custom ...
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Create Friendly Labels for ArcGIS Print Service Options with JS API

How can I change the print options received from an ArcGIS print service to be more friendly and descriptive using the Esri sample print service?
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How to print gwc layer?

I have gwc layer on my Geoserver. Now i want print this layer using Geoserver print module but dont know how to do this. When i try wms layer all works fine. But how to print gwc layer? MORE INFO ...
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How to create a printable map of labelled markers with OSM background?

I want to create an image of an OpenStreetMap map suitable for printing on A4 at 300dpi. The map needs to have half a dozen markers/points, and each should be labeled with the name of the point. I ...
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How to keep specified separation distance between features in printout from ArcMap?

Does anyone have a solution to select features using attribute values and print only the selection keeping a specified separation distance between the features in the printout in ArcMap.
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Problems printing OpenLayers Pluggin Maps To Scale

It the print composer I can print all maps to scale and satisfactory. However, when I add the OpenLayer, usually Bing Aerial, to the project I cannot print it out to scale. I click the scale box, ...
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Printing large number of Points in ArcGIS

I have bathymetric data which have thousands of points ( exactly 71 K). Now when I try to print it in a large map size in ARCMAP 10.0 , the layout view freezes and the system is hung , possibly due ...
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PrintTask in ArcGIS Online JS Api

I'm using the PrintTask() function from the ArcGIS Online API. Works like a charm...untill you add your own graphics. When I don't run the addedAskedSymbolsToMap function in the code below, and only ...
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Print Composer doesn't display my map! [duplicate]

So I have created a map that I need to share with my coworkers. When I open Print Composer and add map, my map does not appear in the rectangle that I create. It is just blank. I try updaing the ...
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Printing a map with GPS points

This should be simple but I haven't figured it out. I have been able to download points from my gps unit and get the points to show up in the right location. But I don't know how to print the image. ...
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How do I get a decent easy to use watermark from an image in Quantum?

Our users need to be able to put a graphic watermark onto maps they create in the print composer. Currently we get them to georeference the image as a raster and then create a transparency. This is ...
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Can you set a QGIS print composer to render the map as default?

I have set up a number of templates for the print composer in QGIS. In the Print Composer, there is the option to have the map image displayed in 3 ways: as a blank rectangle with no updates until ...
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Can you dynamically set print options using ArcGIS JS API?

I'd like to create an option in my web application where a user can click on a print button and a list of options appears: Page template (already available via esri.dijit.print) Map Title Notes or ...
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QGIS not Printing to PDF [closed]

Simple QGIS 1.8.0 not printing to PDF. Suddenly stopped. Is this an error or something. the resultant PDFs are blank pages. When i file print and use a pdf printer it creates blank docs. when i ...
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Are there any work-arounds for WMS width and height limit when printing?

I get the following error when trying to export in QGIS to PDF: "Some WMS servers (e.g. UMN mapserver) have a limit for the WIDTH and HEIGHT parameter. Printing layers from such servers may exceed ...
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Is there a way to get correctly aligned print export with openlayers plugin?

I am a beginner using QGIS (1.8.0 Lisboa) on a Mac (OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard). I work on a file with two layers in the following sequence (top to bottom): a vector polygon layer with a few outlines ...
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Can a Print Composer be “dynamic”?

Is it possible to create a Print Composer; then later, after altering the map that it is based on, go back to that print composer and have it show the altered map? In other words, I want to retain the ...
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Legend title in print composer with different font styles

I want to design a layout with print composer where the legend Title has two different font styles in one e.g. " I had it once but can´t remember". I would be grateful for help.
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Need steps to print a Map in ArcGIS Silveright

I want to know how to print a map in ArcGIS Silverlight application. Thank You in advance.
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Is it possible to put scale(ex; 1:10000) at print composer on QGIS 1.8.0

I would like to display a cartographic scale (e.g. 1:10,000) in the print composer. I can set the scale from map tab. After setting, I can type by myself as Label. Is it possible to put scale ...
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How to increase resolution of DEM rasters?

Thanks to the fine folks here at the GIS SE, I have managed to batch process a load of ASC files into raster hillshade TIFs. However, while they look fine on screen, when printed they are very ...
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QGIS printing to file, shading?

Hi I am not even sure how to ask this question and I have googled what i think is wrong with no success. When i create a map with different shadings on it, it looks perfect until it is wrote to pdf. ...
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How to print/plot a city map from OSM data with tools like QGIS, GRASS, openJUMP?

The question is, once set up Geoserver and having all layers accesible, we need to print a portion of the city in a paper of size A0. When I wan to print a city, if I zoom to the city extent, I loose ...
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Print and Export Functionality on web GIS application built with OpenLayers+GeoExt+Extjs+Heron Configuration

I have used OpenLayers+Extjs+GeoExt+Heron configuration to create a thin mapping client. I have added print icon to the client using heron.options.map.toolbar (type: printdialog, options: {printURL ...
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Table Borders won't print when added to display

I've encountered this problem every so often over the last few years. When adding tables to the display in ArcMap, the following occurs when printing the map: All table borders visible on the ...
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How to center a map in Print Composer to the same center as in map window?

I can't figure out how can I center the map in Print Composer to layer/object/map center in the same way as in map window in QGIS 1.8. Let's say I have layer which I want have in the center of the ...
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How to print pie charts in QGIS?

I added pie charts via text-file to my map. When printing the map they get lost. Does anyone know how to print them? QGIS also seems to delet some charts, when there are to many at one place. Does ...
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How to handle multiple map frames with different layers in one print layout?

Often I need two (or more) map frames in map layout to present different data next to each other. It is easy to make multiple map frames in QGIS Print Composer. BUT... It is in the nature of my work ...
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Print Map as Tiles in QGIS or using any software.?

i need to print a detailed map, on a street level zoom of Metro Manila. i figured to do this i need to download map tiles, but that will be a breach on map usage in OSM. then i found this website, ...
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Which units are used for the Print Composer grid?

I changed the units on the general tab to inches. When I go to set up the grid under snapping, whats the units. From what I have read it seems as though they are map units, it that correct? I am a ...
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Have editable label locations (dynamic) on a layer on which there is query

Is it possible to have dynamic labels, set by editable x y parameters in the attribute table, on a layer which also has a query applied, in QGIS? i.e. I want to set the query and get all the ...
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How to print from arcpad without buying more ESRi sofware?

I am running ArcPad 10 in windows 7 on a laptop and on a field unit consisting of an Ashtech MobileMapper 10 as a PDA talking to an SXBlue GPS. This system provides the real time half meter (without ...
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How to save space in the legend and write the layer name besides the symbol?

I'm starting using QGIS to make a project for university and I am with a problem on configuring legends on Print Composer. The thing is I want the text of my legend to appear after the ...
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How to to print and save the map with tiled and dynamic layers in arcgis using javascript?

I want to print this map. Can anyone please suggest to me how to print and save the displaying pap in ArcGIS using JavaScript? <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN" ...
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Export Web Map Task for 3076 features

I am trying to use Export Web Map Task but it has a limit of 1000 records, how can I use this service or replicate this service to execute my print command. Any suggestions? I am working on ArcServer ...
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Why Do Colors Look Darker When Printed on Paper?

I made a map with a terrain-colored relief-shading in the background. I then exported them as PDF from Print Composer in QGIS. But when I print the PDF onto paper: the shaded-relief color in the ...
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Why do OpenLayers layers appear shifted in map composer?

I'm having trouble with the OpenLayers Plugin of Qgis and the map composer: If I create an OSM-background layer and if I want to export this, the OSM-Layer looks perfectly all right in the normal ...
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Which GIS (with GUI) produces good-looking maps for a reasonable price?

I would like to produce some good looking wall maps. I have an excellent data set, but it seems that most GIS packages are geared towards data analysis etc. as opposed to producing an aesthetically ...
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How can I fix Print Composer errors due to huge file size?

I have put together a map using the British OS Strategi data set which is pretty densely detailed. It is surveyed at 1:250,000 and so contains roads down to track level, rivers, villages, railway ...
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QGIS exporting huge SVG [duplicate]

I'm having trouble exporting an SVG(or a PDF for that matter) from the QGIS print composer. I have a relatively simple map that should, when exported as an SVG, be maybe around 1MB in size, tops. But ...
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How to reopen hidden panels in print composer?

I unfortunately deleted the menu (Qgis 1.8.0) in print composer (settings for labels etc) . Now I am wondering how to display it again? The menu is gone in all my projects and I could not find a ...
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How to print an OpenLayers map with its popups open using Mapfish printing module?

I'm using GeoExt and Mapfish printing module for geoserver. There is a functionality, in the application I'm developing, that allows users to create popups on the map. I'd like that printing ...
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How to lock map labels for inset map in Print Composer?

OK, so I am making a print layout which has two maps, one an inset map with just a skeleton of a line layer and the other is the detail map at higher resolution. In the detail map, I want to show the ...
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Best solution for printing Google Maps?

What is the best solution so far for printing Google Maps as a base layer of Vector layers in Geoserver/OpenLayers application ? I used to print WMS layers using GeoExt print page example, but when ...