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How does one encrypt a georeferenced PDF map

As a hobby I make georeference PDF maps on QGIS and use it on Avenza Maps for hiking trails remote reserves. Is there anyway to encrypt the map so it cannot be shared? I put many hours into a map ...
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QGIS: georeference a jpeg map working on avenza maps app

I am trying to georeference a map on QGIS. I used this video to teach me how to do it, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKLBFddpTGI. I found it fairly easy to do. I do use WGS84, that was the first ...
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Loading Georeferenced maps from QGIS to Avenza Maps - can only WSG84 UTM be used?

Am new to this. Tried to upload to Avenza Maps the following 2 georeferenced versions of the same map. WSG84 UTM 56S (QGIS: linear transformation) - Produces a slight vertically squished map GDA94 ...
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Editing my attribute table or delete a feature with "Provider does not support deletion" message

I used Avenza Maps to collect polygon and point data. I exported the polygons and points from Avenza as KML files, then opened them in QGIS. They appear on QGIS; however, I am unable to edit or delete ...
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Labeling layer features in Avenza Maps

I have a geospatial PDF map: https://github.com/natearoe/myrepo/blob/master/CopperVeg.pdf I have a .kmz with plot locations: https://github.com/natearoe/myrepo/blob/master/VegPlotsKML.kmz Both can be ...
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Investigating Avenza GeoTIFF Compression Algorithms

I was testing out different compression algorithms for import into Avenza and I found out that for the deflate algorithm, making the bit depth 24 decreased the file size and decreased the processing ...
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Export map from QGIS as georeferenced map to be used in Avenza Maps [duplicate]

I am familiar with ArcMap and ArcGIS Pro, but I am extremely green when it comes to QGIS. The version I am using is QGIS 3.10.2 on macOS High Sierra 10.13.6. I have created a map using Google Maps ...
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Exporting geospatial PDF for Avenza from ArcGIS Pro?

I'm struggling to export a functional geospatial PDF from ArcGIS Pro for use in Avenza maps. I believe the issue stems from ArcGIS Pro's force feeding of "rich" PDFs on the user. The maps completely ...
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Create Georeferenced Map in R?

Looking to make geo-reference pdfs (or tiff) of the sort that can be used by the Avenza application in R. Can anyone provide some advice on tools that may be able to convert an R plot into a ...
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Georeferencing with QGIS? [closed]

In QGIS 2.18.11, I am using the Print Composer to generate a TIF file, which I am subsequently using as input to generate a Georeferenced TIF with the Raster Conversion Translate facility to get my ...
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Losing georeference when creating PDF maps using QGIS on a new Mac [duplicate]

I have been using QGIS and my PC to make georeferenced maps for Avenza. I have recently switched to a Mac Platform. It all seems to work same except when exported the PDF is not georeferenced. All ...
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Exporting a PDF from QGIS Print Composer for Avenza Pdf Maps

Alright I actually did this successfully a few months back following these steps http://www.avenza.com/resources/blog/2016/12/06/exporting-qgis-avenza-maps. Now when I bring the map into Avenza, I ...
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Alternatives to Avenza Maps [closed]

I enjoyed Avenza Maps until recently... After their recent move to a subscription model, I am in the market for a comparable app. Feature requirements: Load Geospatial PDFs Capture photos along ...
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QGIS 2.16 Composer - Georeference tif/pdf to import to Avenza PDF map

I want to create a geo-referenced tif or pdf to import to Avenza PDF map. The Feature list for QGIS 2.16 states that composer creates a geo-referenced file by default. "The existing option to ...
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Does Avenza MAPublisher update a shapefile if it has been edited in another application (e.g. ArcMap)?

I have imported a shapefile of trails into Adobe Illustrator using the MAPublisher plugin. Then I edited that shapefile in ArcMap. Is there a way to re-link to that file so that the Illustrator ...
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Why is GDAL/QGIS creating Geospatial PDF's with erroneous spatial data?

I have a GeoTiff that I wish to convert into a geospatial PDF for use in Avenza. I attempted to use gdal_translate, and also used the QGIS's Raster->Conversion->Translate which apparently just builds ...
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Can QGIS export Geospatial PDF for Avenza PDF map app?

Since QGIS uses GDAL, does any map exported as a PDF become a Geospatial PDF? I am hoping to import maps from QGIS into the Avenza PDF Map app on my phone. Previous posts mentioned exporting as ...
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How to add geospatial info to an existing PDF?

I work with a small non-profit mountain bike trail advocacy organizationand as a result have created a number of PDF-based maps. These are all Mercator projection, built off of OpenStreetMap data, and ...
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Georeferenced PDF is checked but doesn't georeference [closed]

I have checked the georeference option for my exported PDF but when I import it into Avenza PDF Maps it says it is not georeferenced. I have had this work for other maps but a new map I opened will ...
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Georeferencing PDF maps for use in Avenza PDF maps

I have PDF maps like the one below (normally PDF, but JPEG for this) that I would like to be able to georeference to use with Avenza PDF maps. I don't have GIS training, but have access to Arcmap ...
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Geospatial pdfs and Avenza

I have created a Mapbook with each page containing a section of the main map and an index map. They both seem to be georeferenced when exported in a PDF. When a user with an Apple product uses the ...
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Microsoft Surface vs. iPad for mapping

I was recently introduced to the Avenza PDF app for iPad and I've been using it in the company I work for to help our field crews find their way around, and record waypoints and tracks. The app takes ...
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