Printing is the act of outputting GIS data onto paper.

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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 this Print Composer error in QGIS?

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

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 ...
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Map printing using OpenLayers

Following OpenLayers map printing demo here, I'm able to get my map in image format. But I'm facing two issues with the export: Google Street base map is not included in the image output; Whenever I ...
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Trouble in adding a print function to GeoExt MapPanel

I am trying to add print function to my GeoExt 2 web application, like: http://geoext.github.com/geoext2/examples/printpreview/print-preview.html first I am testing this using the same example urls, ...
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How to print a vector layer over Google map? “Physical Printing”

I use Geoserver, Openlayers, Extjs and GeoExt to build an app. I am trying to get vector layer on Google map printed with pop up a Print dialog, I tried : var targetElement = Ext.getCmp('mapPanel'); ...
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Print Composer Problems with Export as PDF [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: QGIS Crashes when writing to PDF My QGIS crashes during the export of maps to pdf. I already uninstalled and installed QGIS twice. The function worked for several times ...
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How to Page POST to web page to Print Map with ArcGIS for Server 10.1?

I am using ArcGIS for Server 10.1. I need pass in a lat/long to a webPage as query parameter and print a map with a TiledMapServiceLayer, DynamicMapServiceLayer, and a 1 mile buffer graphic around the ...
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Is there a way to add system date in print composer?

Is there a way in the Print Composer of QGIS to create a label that will automatically update the date (systems date) instead of having a label that you have to manually have to update?
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How to fix org.mapfish.print.JsonMissingException: attribute [spec.pages[0].mapTitle] missing?

I've installed GeoServer's map printing module. I've tested that it works by following the instructions here. Now, I'm using GeoExt.PrintMapPanel, and my code is as shown below: var mapPanel = new ...
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How to insert images in print composer?

I do not seem to be able to paste an image from mac i photo to QGIS print composer. When i click on add image I get a blank box with no photo. Also when I click to add a label I do not seem to be ...
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10.1 printing outside margin

I have seen on several maps in the case where a polygon overlaps (or maybe underlaps) the data frame, which is distributed to the margins, and text is turned on, that the text can print outside the ...
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How to avoid colliding parallel lines in QGIS Composer

I am preparing a map which is concerned with showing two line features and there relative location to each other. The line features are 20 m apart and at a scale of 1:50 000 or bigger on A3 I want to ...
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Where is Quick Print for QGIS 1.8?

Just installing Qgis 1.8 Lisboa, i can't find "Quick Print" Extension. Any idea where to catch it again ? Thanks Jean
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GeoExt and Mapfish print on other domain: can't get how to proxy

I have OpenLayers ProxyHost configured OpenLayers.ProxyHost= "form/proxy?url="; , the url config of Mapfish Print Provider is configured as http://path/to/mapfish/print, and the doc tells that I ...
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“show only visible features” doesn't seem to work

I'm trying (unsuccesfully) to place the attribute table next to a map containing the same in print composer. Let's say for example my map in the primary window contains 6 districts and my map in the ...
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Is there a way to access ps.map in python?

i am wondering whether its possible using python interface to load layers and edit them in Print/Cartographic Composer without displaying, and finally export to PDF? something that can be done via ...
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Map missing in map composer and when I print map

I am new to QGIS and am probably missing something but when I set up a new composer and add a map to the page nothing appears. I have pressed the render button and the up date with no results. When I ...
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How do I pass a LatLng Bounds from Leaflet to Mapfish Print?

I successfully fired up a MapFish print server on Elastic Beanstalk, and it prints out the sample spec files fine, but I'm trying to pass bounds from my Leaflet frontend now, and encountering a lot of ...
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Map is missing when I “export as image” via print composer [closed]

I have point data on a vector layer that prints accurately via print composer (when I "export as image"), however my map below either does not show up or shows up at an incorrect scale. I used ...
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Map printing using ArcGIS silverlight API

I am using a GP task to print my map and its legend. Well it works fine. But it is really slow. Also I am not able to print the route event layer that I create. It does not show on the map. Please ...
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How do I batch export maps for sub regions of a dataset with qgis?

I have a national level dataset consisting of polygons, polylines, points and rasters. I would like to export a map for every sub region (border defined by a polygon shapefile). Is there a simple way ...
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MapFish Printing Capabilities: WFS?

we are evaluating whether MapFish Printing module fit our needs or not.. From a 2010 presentation http://2010.foss4g.org/presentations/3234.pdf, it says MapFish printing has following readers: Web ...
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MapFish Print: does it support ArcGIS Server?

we are looking for a map print solution, MapFish printing module quite fits. but as far as the searches I've done, it seems MapFish doesn't support ArcGIS Server. One thing I am not sure about is, ...
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In QGIS map composer, how do I get the Item Properties dialog back?

Yes, well if there is button there, one is bound to click it.... I closed both the Item Properties dialogs in Map Composer. And I can't get them to give me any joy no more... QGIS Trunk
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Printing to PDF in Arcmap

When clicking Print > Adobe PDF the filesize is nice and small but the legend gets messed up. Does anyone know how to fix this. Note: I am aware of the Export > PDF and of the reduce DPI and ...
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How does “Show only visible features” work in Map Composer?

If I tick show only visible, I get no features. I have created an attribute table in the Map Composer in QGIS trunk QGIS version 1.9.90-Alpha QGIS code revision 4d6cc6d I note recent feature update ...
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printing openlayers map

What i've got is a map served by the tilecache and shown by openlayers and geoext. Now i need to print this map, so what i've done is: made a button which creates (window.open()) a new window with ...
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Duplicate source information from esri.tasks.PrintTask

We are trying out the PrintTask in ArcGIS Server 10.1 pre-release. When an Esri base map is enabled, we are getting source information in two places in the resulting .pdf. I can confirm that this ...
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How do I retain transparency in graphics with exporting on the web?

At 10 and 10.1 you can make use of arcpy.mapping to publish a gp service to do printing with. This is a sample that does this: As you can see, transparency is respected with the arcpy approach. ...
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Can I drop my own templates into the OTB ExportWebMap Tool?

At ArcGIS for Server 10.1, there is a print task installed by default. Looking at the web-help, it states: The PrintingTools service included with ArcGIS for Server references a preconfigured ...
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Print Library for Open Layers?

I realize this is a bit of an open question but are there any known open javascript libraries which facilitate printing an OpenLayers map? I'm looking to produce the content on the client and ...
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How can I use different config.yaml files for application using mapfish print in geoserver?

System: Ubuntu 10.04 server / Tomcat6 / geoserver2.1.2 with integrated GeoWebCache I have various webmapping applications running which utilize the mapfish print module.Some are in tomcat6/webapps ...
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How to add Raster legends in QGIS map composer?

Is there a plugin or method to add legends for raster layers (with a custom colourmap) as an item in the print composer?
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How to print tiled mapservices?

I have created a few GeoExt webmapping projects using Ubuntu10.04 / Tomcat6 / Geoserver /Postgis but have no good solution regarding printing the maps. Using GeowebCache I am not able to export to pdf ...
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Printing with the ArcGIS Javascript API?

Any examples of how to print a map using the JSAPI? All from the client?
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Large format Plotter Purchase [closed]

We are looking to purchase a second large format plotter for plotting land use planning maps and aerial imagery for field use. Specifically an HP DesignJet T790ps. Anyone have an opinion on this ...