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Install the XY Tools plugin by Richard Duivenvoorde. Select a vector file from the ToC (that is, make it active). Go to Vector->XY tools->Save attribute table as Excel file. You would need the Python library xlw installed for doing so.


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You need to select an item on the composer page, for the properties to be shown for that item. Looks like you only have a map. Try to select it, with the select/move item tool in the print composer.


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To get a csv file of the attribute table, rightclick on the layer in the legend, and change the file format from shapefile to CSV. You might need to change the separator from comma to semicolon in a text editor if Excel does not like the default separator.


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The page size (outline) and the data frame (which are visible in your images) are two different things, and are not automatically adjusted to each other. You have to do that manually when changing layout/page size (this is why I always use layout templates). ArcMap doesn't know how much of your page each (if you have more than one) data frame should cover, ...


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When you export to PDF, on the second tab of the "Options" you will see a box that will most likely be unchecked: "Embed All Document Fonts" Make sure that it is checked and it should reduce those errors for the people viewing your PDFs. If you yourself are seeing those errors, then something else is going haywire because those fonts should already be ...


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And here how to make it 3d; you should create a field with a name "Elevation" and then calculate the values of the elevation or contour data to this field. After you have this data (shape or whatelse) just use "export to cad" tool on ArcToolbox. You will reach to the 3d dwg data. If you don't have "elevation" field on your shape file you can never get the ...



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