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Using dynamic text elements from ArcMap in conjunction with text elements derived from Python

I have a script that cycles through features based on attributes and makes a PDF centered around each feature. I would like to be able to include both a dynamic text element for the date as well as a ...
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How to create transparent text?

I am trying to insert a watermark into a map using ArcGIS. As you can see from the screenshot, I have the text in place, although I need to make the text transparent (e.g. 50% transparency). I used ...
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Populating Access (*.mdb) table with text from Text Elements to inventory MXDs using ArcPy/Python?

I am trying to write a piece of code to populate an Access mdb table with information from text elements in an mxd (text elements all have "names"). The purpose of this is to create a catalog of my ...
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Proper font size for each paper size for reader to be able to read names?

I am working on a project that I need to figure it out how or what font size for each paper size. There are 10 of them and two of them are in the same paper size. There is data frame I have set aside ...
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Inserting new Text Element into MXD using ArcPy? [duplicate]

I'm using Desktop 10.2 and I tried with this script to add new text element "road 90" to a lot of mxd's, but Something wrong with the code: import arcpy from arcpy import env env.workspace = ...
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Is automatic text wrapping in an ArcMap layout text element possible?

How can I word-wrap a text element on an ArcMap layout, when it contains a lot of text? go into Layout mode choose > Insert > Text paste in a long text block eg lorem ipsum The text block now ...
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XY data in sketch properties

Does anyone know if there is a way to export the xy data from sketch properties in the editor to a .txt file?
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Drawing text and line-dasharray

Is it possible with TileMills and CartoCSS?
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What is the best FME Transformer for Text search and replace in attribute fields

I have a number of feature classes which have fields containing text which has somehow become improperly encoded. The fields contain german text which should be either ä, ö, ü, ß but instead contains ...
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Problem adding Delimited Text Layer in QGIS 2

I have a tab delimited text layer (text file created by excel for Mac) that I have used in QGIS 1.8 without problem. When I try to add the same layer, from the same text file, in QGIS 2.0 the Add ...
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FME - How to extract the rightmost folder in a path

I have an FME workbench which reads all of the TAB files in a folder and all of the subfolders and writes the paths of those TAB files as well as their type (NATIVE, RASTER, etc) to an Excel file. ...
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Text issues when exporting from ArcMap 10.1 to Illustrator CS5

When exporting from ArcMap 10.1 to Illustrator CS5 I am getting a lot of errors (red box with plus sign). I have used this workflow in ArcMap 9.3 with no problem. There may have been a couple of ...
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Methods for geotagging/displaying text documents

I'm wondering what methods folks are familiar with for geotagging/displaying text documents, or the text from a document. For example, it's easy enough to geotag a photo and display it in ArcGIS or ...
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MapServer: How to display and style a Text layer?

I'm trying to display a text layer using MapServer, but I'm kind of confused how to get it to display properly. When opening the .TAB file in a GIS application (in this case, MapInfo Profressional) ...
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ArcMap Text Annotations Display in Proportion to Map Scale

My question is probably of an 'easy fix' however I've been struggling with it for a while! I'm trying to set up an annotation labels for several feature classess in a map and would like them to ...
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What is the best plain text format for georeferenced raster data?

I have to translate satellite images in a file in .txt format or another, such as Excel or .csv, in which there are pixel values corresponding to (longitude,latitude) couples. What is the best file ...
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QGIS 2.0: Automating tasks, text files and shapefiles

Wondering if it's possible to automate some repetitive tasks in QGIS (2.0). This is my general workflow for importing some xyz type text files from another software package which export (not overly ...
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How do I export labels as editable text objects to be used in Illustrator?

How do I export labels as editable text objects to be used in Illustrator? QGIS 1.8 Thanks.
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Shapefiles *.dbf data, encoding problem

I have to work with the Shapefiles, and all is fine except data in *.dbf When I have first deserialized file, I have thought, that I'm doing smth wrong, but when any soft like (QGIS, SAGA, ESRI ...
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SVG trouble in QGIS

I am having some issues using some SVGs that I have created in Inkscape. I am trying to use them in QGIS but they're not displayed properly. This: is how the SVG looks like in Inkscape and how it ...
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Import GPS data (text documents files) to QGis

I want to import GPS data (text document files) in to Qgis, what file format are you suppose to use ?
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Convert / interpolate delimited text csv points grid to surface

I've got 12 delimited text csv files with regular pseudo-gridded points for temperature and salinity which look like this when zoomed in (inc distances) and this when zoomed out. I'm trying to convert ...
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Can one convert text annotations to a layer in Qgis?

I know text annotations can be turned on & off with Ctrl+T... but is there any way to export them as a layer? Thanks!
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Is there a way to convert multiple columns at once from string to text, or to other data formats?

I have multiple data fields that need to be converted from string to text files. When I save them as "text" in excel or open office, they still load up as string files in QGIS. How can I convert more ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 text field formatting

Is there a way in ArcGIS 10.1 to have a text field with a defined width to perform word wrapping (ideally with hyphenation) automatically, or do i have to implement it myself using e.g. pyhyphen? Use ...