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Can QGIS preserve layers when exporting a PDF? [duplicate]

I saw this posted about a year ago (Can QGIS preserve layers when exporting to PDF?) but figured it was worth asking again -- is this possible? My usual workflow with ArcGIS is to export to AI then ...
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Getting layered PDF output from QGIS Map Composer? [duplicate]

I need to create layered PDF output from QGIS Map Composer so that one can turn the layers in PDF on and off. And I have no clue how to do it. Is it possible at all and if so, how could I achieve it?...
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Obtaining print quality PDF or PNG output from QGIS?

I work with people who use ArcGIS Desktop and they have found the best resolution output images are made by creating PDFs. They tell me that *.png and the rest out of ArcGIS Desktop are not ...
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Export a layered pdf in QGIS 3.0

QGIS 2.x never had an option to export as a layered pdf. Instead there was a cumbersome workaround, involving exporting as an svg, importing into Scribus, and manually adding individual features to ...
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How to export effectively from QGIS to Adobe Illustrator?

When I try to export my QGIS file to Adobe Illustrator I either get: The map layout, but I can't change/select the different polygons I can change/select the different polygons, but I don't get the ...
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QGIS Map Viewer for co-workers

I am trying to find a program or application that would allow co-workers to view maps and various layers produced with QGIS but not have the ability to alter or modify the data. It would be nice to ...
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Layered PDF from QGIS - Layers can't be turned on/off [closed]

I was following this guide on producing a layered PDF from QGIS, but somewhere along the way I seem to miss something. Exporting layers via the composer into a svg works fine, also loading the svg ...
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Vector objects "merged" in PDF with QGIS

When I create a PDF file with QGis and open it in Adobe Illustrator, I cannot select the polygons one by one but only all together... See picture below With a PDF exported with another GIS software, ...
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Is it possible to mimic ArcPublisher with PDF or similar?

I want to provide mapping output in a format that mimics the delivery provided by ArcPublisher and wonder if anybody has any experience in this. For instance, the PDF format now supports layers ...
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Export layers to PDF

I have created a layer and using the category option have created lots of 'sub layers' is there a way to convert these to real layers so I can export each layer to a PDF?