Printing is the act of outputting GIS data onto paper.

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Print A0 sized map

Currently I am exploring an option/software to print A0 sized maps on web and also on desktop, can you guide me if any software support this printing option. Note: ESRI will be expensive therefore I ...
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ESRI JavaScript API Print With Icon

There are plenty of questions related to printing using ESRI's JS API, however, I am looking for a way to utilize a printer icon to automatically fire the task. The samples show a print tool that ...
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Print function causes ArcMap to hang

ArcMap hangs after clicking on print. I get the dreaded spining globe icon as if it is working, but does nothing. I eventually go to task manager to end the task. Any ideas are greatly appreciated. ...
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ArcGIS javascript API Printing: fuzzy result

I created a real simple web app, copied from samples actually, to try figuring out something about the Print Dijit. Here's the thing. When you click print here there are two major concers with the ...
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Stitch mapbox tiles

I have customized mapbox tiles and i need to print it on A2 size paper on high zoom level at around scale of 500 to 1000. I am thinking of stitching the adjacent tiles together to form a single big ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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QGIS 2.4 print composer map extent does not sync with main window

I'm using QGIS 2.4 and got some issues with the print composer. First thing is that the "update preview" button reloads the map, but does not change the view when I move to another place in the main ...
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Legend item resolution issues in ArcGIS Javascript app

When I create a pdf map using my JavaScript API app, the legend items have messed up resolutions when there are more than a few swatches in the legend layers: On the left: image of print with poor ...
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Printing map to scale

How to print this map (page) to 1:500 without georeferencing or without using any gis software. It is better to say that the marked line of 3 km should be 6 cm on paper (A4). See image:
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Is there a way to define the relative position of items in print composer?

Is there any chance to make the items in print composer relative to the margins. Let's say for example the legend. I normally align it to the corner on the right bottom where the legend is 10 px away ...
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Creating map booklets or flyers (not mapbooks)

I'm wondering if there is existing extensions or add-ons for ArcGIS 10.1 where I can create more sophisticated printable maps. I'm aware of datadriven pages and mapbooks, but I'm looking for something ...
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Including two different maps in one QGIS Print Composer

How do I use print composer in QGIS 2.0.1 to produce a final product with two different maps on the same sheet? I can't figure out how to use the 'add a map' button to add anything other than a ...
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Printing using arcgis runtime java

I have a map viewer that was developed using the arcruntime java sdk. I am trying to make a print button and it works with one issue. I cant seem to figure out how to make it fit on one page. ...
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How to print legend using GeoServer Print plugin?

I am using Geoserver 2.4.2 on windows. The print plugin works properly without the legend block. However if I include the legend block in my spec file, it throws an error. Following is my spec file: ...
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Where to download Print Widget for ArcGIS Flex Viewer 3.4?

I would like to download the Print Widget for ArcGIS Flex Viewer 3.4 which contains Scale Units like below: Does anyone know where I can do that, please?
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ArcReader 10.1 trouble (loading and printing is taking very long ime)

We've run into printing problems in ArcReader 10.1. Our trouble is with a particular floodplain feature class located in an SDE database. It simply takes forever to load! Then, when printing, it takes ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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GeoExt printPage cannot handle WFS vector features

I recently added the print function to my GeoExt web application, using <script type="text/javascript"src="http://localhost:8080/geoserver/pdf/info.json?var=printCapabilities"></script> ...
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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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Lable size changes when exporting or printing

This is my first question here, I have already learned a lot from the other questions. I am using QGIS2.4.0 on a windows computer When I export a map containing OSM landscape, the labels in the ...
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How to use ArcGIS API for Javascript print task to create a legend for dynamically rendered layer

I am using v 3.11 of the ArcGIS API for Javascript and executing the PrintTask to generate a printable pdf of a web map. The map has a couple of Dynamic Map Service Layers that are dynamically ...
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Print with different settings of layer view?

Using QGIS is it possible to print on the same paper two windows with different settings of layer? I mean: window1: layer1 ON - layer2 OFF window2: layer1 OFF - layer2 ON
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Printing from Feature Layer via ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

I am trying to print a map using a print service. I have followed the example on the ArcGIS site namely: https://developers.arcgis.com/javascript/jssamples/widget_print_esri_request.html However I ...
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ArcGIS for Server Printing - Data Frame Grid

We need to print the map from web client (Developed using ArcGIS JavaScript API). I have prepared the Templates and published as Export Web Map (GP Tool). My templates are using Data Frame Grid ...
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How to add dashed line in QGIS print composer

I want to display two maps in the print composer: a main one, and another showing a zoomed in section of the main map. I've drawn a rectangle over the original region and want to add two dashed lines ...
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How to rotate the screen in ArcGIS-Online?

I need to print out my map in ArcGISOnline, however I'm using a grid system and need to rotate the screen so that I can print each map individually and have them line up. Any thoughts on how to do ...
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Printing large size with OpenLayers plugin basemaps?

trying to print A0, with one of the maplayers from the openlayers plugin, the resulting print misses tiles and is corrupted. any scale i choose there's no way except (i need >= 1.50.000) I tried to ...
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Improve Performance of Geoprocessing Service - GPServerSync.Load

I have a geoprocessing service in ArcGIS Server 10.1 that is a simple Print Task. The task is running as an Asynchronous service. It renders one MapService from the same ArcGIS Server instance, and ...
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QGIS Print Composer with ESPG:32615

I have imported a PostGIS layer as the only object into my project and set the project and layer CRS to EPSG:32615 (UTM Zone 15N). My layer appears just fine in the work area. When I try to create a ...
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Legend only to display what is shown in Print Composer QGIS 1.8.4 [duplicate]

I am using the 625k bedrock data from BGS. I have a range of site across scotland. I have then clipped the file down to within a 70Km radius of each site, a lot of over lapping areas with ...
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Printing possible for openlayers GeoJson WFS with Mapfish printing service and wkhtmltopdf?

I searched lots of places but I couldn't find proper examples or documentation to do printing using Mapfish Printing service or Wkhtmltopdf. My application has a few WFS layers from openlayers and ...
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What causes “RuntimeError: DataFrameObject: Error in setting extent”?

I'm having a problem whilst trying to set extent on a python script. mapDoc is created using Web_map_as_Json string. Appreciate if anyone can help. result = ...
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QGIS print composer error due to Java script problem!

I've been experiencing a problem with the QGIS print composer. I am working on a Linux Ubuntu platform (Release 12.04 (precise) 64-bit) and I am using QGIS 2.0.1 Dufour. I need to export a number of ...
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Why is arcpy.mapping.ConvertWebMapToMapDocument slow?

We use arcpy.mapping for print tasks. The slowest part in workflow is arcpy.mapping function ConvertWebMapToMapDocument; it takes 10-12 seconds each time, doesn't matter if map is big or not. We use ...
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updating the extent automatically in the print composer

Just started using QGIS (after trying what I need to in GRASS). Using the Print Composer, I've put down a map which is based on the map in my map canvas, which is what I'll want to print. Then put ...
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Distorted Google Maps layer in pdf export from QGIS 2.0.1

Export of a map from QGIS 2.0.1 Composer to pdf results in distortion (changed scale) of Google map layer. Why?