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

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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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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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Print and saving 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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How to hide map to print only the legend on a PageLayout?

If I'm printing a Pagelayout, is there any API for hiding the MapFrame or stop it from getting draw on the printout? I would like to only print the Legend on the paper.
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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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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 composer problems Qgis 2.8 Wien with Google Satellite

I am having serious problems in exporting a map (Google satellite map) linked to QGIS. Using the print editor I clearly see the part of the map I want to print and also in the right scale, but when ...
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How to customize the ArcGIS print legend text using javascript

Is there a way to customize ArcGIS print service so that it will not print the layer id and the string that is given in ClassBreakRenderer in the legend. var layer = new FeatuerLayer(url, { id: ...
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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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Printing at scale using MapInfo?

Using MapInfo 12.5, I want to be able to print a property at a set scale - say 1:1000 or 1:5000. What is the easiest way to do it? I want to be able to show a Scale Bar so that the user can ...
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ArcMap printing the map problem

I have created the map with some point and line layers. When I print this map, some points and lines of the map looks like shifted from their original locations. The print preview doesn't show any ...
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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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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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Is it possible to print one item legend item in italic in print composer?

Is it possible to have one item in italic font (species names) and the rest in "normal"? I use QGIS 2.6. The legend consists of two items which should be written normal (trap positions and ...
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What free software can be used for print-quality map production? [duplicate]

I am creating art prints using spatial data. I use ESRI software every day for my regular job, therefore I am proficient in GIS. However, I can't afford ESRI software for my art projects at home. ...
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Print Selected Area in Map in Arcgis javascript API

I'm working on arcgis javascript api, and I'm trying to implement a selection print tool, I'm new to this api, and don't know how to select area of the map, and after that, print the selected drawn ...
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Mapfish/Geoserver printing: layer problems

I am in the process of migrating my map application to another server with a newer Geoserver version (from 2.4 to the latest version available (master) using the 2.7-SNAPSHOT version of the printing ...
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Print maps with a specific scale

I need to print a map (with Arcgis 10.0) that has an extension of 1200 kmq that formally has a scale of 1:25000. Simply I need to print it with that specified scale (1:25000) but do not know how. ...
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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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Is there a way to get correctly aligned print export with openlayers plugin? [duplicate]

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.
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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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Calculating scale for printing on paper

I will be making PDFs with maps on them. Two pages, one a4, one a3 format. Both will print the same thing, just one is going to be larger. Question - what scale do I print on the PDF? The number. If ...
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Exporting Map from Composer to PDF/PRINT, but all the work disapears

All my work in QGIS is missing when i tried to export via pdf, jpg or impress (including scales, legends, maps, layers, georeferenced photos). I'm not using any "OpenLayers Plugin". I had already ...
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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to export a PDF/SVG as raster with vector labels?

Is it possible (or will it be possible in the future) to export a PDF/SVG as raster with vector labels? I'm using effects (blending, transparency etc.) which I can not export as vector. So I have to ...
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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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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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multiple graphics added to ArcGIS javascript API map are not printing (using MapExport) reliably

I combined samples for Printing with graphics https://developers.arcgis.com/javascript/jssamples/widget_print.html and labeling ...
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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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QGIS Print Composer with ESPG:32615 [closed]

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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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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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 ...