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Exporting bookmarks from ArcGIS Field Maps app

Someone saved a number of bookmarks in Field Maps app (using "add to my places" function). I see that each bookmark has a lat/long displayed but I need all of them (dozens) exported. How can ...
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Inputting bookmarks from TXT file using PyQGIS

I'm trying to import spatial bookmarks from the QGIS Python console, adapted from this thread and this blog, for the text file I created of exported bookmarks from Arc import sqlite3 dbPath = ...
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Bookmarks input from QGIS Python console don't appear in Spatial Bookmark Manager

I'm testing this implementation from thread and blog for importing bookmarks via the console: This test code: import sqlite3 dbPath = QgsApplication.qgisUserDatabaseFilePath() # the name of this ...
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Outputting bookmarks in TXT file from ArcMap using ArcPy

The only output format permitted by the ArcMap bookmark manager (v10.7) is an "ArcGIS place file (*.dat)" which is not entirely human-readable when opened in a text editor. What is the file ...
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Looping through project bookmarks using PyQGIS [closed]

How can I access a project's bookmarks using PyQGIS?
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Is it possible to make "Project Bookmarks" the default when adding a bookmark in QGIS?

Whenever I add a new bookmark in QGIS (3.14), I have to change the Saved in dropdown from User bookmarks to Project bookmarks. Is it possible to make Project the default? The User bookmark doesn't ...
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Could a QGIS plug-in conceivably save and restore the main-window geometry of any project?

With respect to this: Restoring the exact original situation of a spatial bookmark? and this: How to Resize the Qgis Main Window from python Q. Could a plug-in conceivably save the current state of ...
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Missing bookmarks in QGIS

My computer died. However, I had everything backed up on Dropbox. So when I got a new one, I was able to just download everything onto it, retaining the exact same file structure under C:. After ...
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Make the name of BOOKMARKS unchangeable in QGIS

I am working in a large area and I need to use Bookmarks in QGIS. When I click on them to zoom in in the interested area, accidentally I can change its name. Is there any option to make Names as ...
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How many bookmarks can you have in QGIS?

I am currently working proactively for a big upcoming project at work, where I am utilizing the bookmarking function in QGIS. My problem is that after a certain extent my "save new bookmark" function ...
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Spatial bookmarks missing from QGIS?

I just converted to QGIS 3 (3.4.4). My Spatial Bookmarks panel is empty. Is there something I need to do to get them?
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Increase the number of bookmarks in a QGIS project

In QGIS 3.0 and 2.18 there is apparently a limited number of bookmarks, that can be stored. It is a limit of 250 bookmarks per project. I find bookmarks great for an in-project team coomunication and ...
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Bookmarks for multiple layers

For a project I'm working with QGIS, I have multiple raster layers with interesting points and features. My final goal for the project is to give a person who is not familiar with GIS but who would ...
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Zooming In and Out using ArcPy with ArcGIS Pro?

I have code that zooms a layout to a bookmark and then exports that layout to PDF. This step helps me produce maps on a large scale because I have about 40 bookmarks. However, if someone asks me to ...
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Listing/Referencing Specific Bookmarks in Python script tool?

I'm trying to create three map layouts and export them into PDFs using ModelBuilder in ArcGIS Pro. However, when I try to reference the three bookmarks (AAA, Amityville, and Astoria) to be used for ...
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For-Looping through Bookmarks in Python Script tool?

I'm using this script tool, in ModelBuilder for ArcGIS Pro, to set up a map layout, reference a bookmark, and export the layout as a PDF. This model iterates through Urgent Care centers and its ...
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Referencing Bookmarks in Alphabetical Order in Python script tool?

I have a custom script tool that is supposed to set up a map layout, by adjusting the scale bar, north arrow, title, and legend. It is then supposed to reference a bookmark and export the layout as a ...
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Converting Layout/Bookmark python code to script tool?

I have a python script that will position the scale bar, north arrow, title, and legend on a map layout in ArcGIS Pro. This script also references a bookmark and then exports the layout to a PDF. I ...
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Leaflet bookmarks with a server-based bookmarks store

I'm setting up leaflet bookmarks with a server-based bookmarks store as per 'Custom storage(e.g AJAX)' in the Bookmarks documentation (https://github.com/w8r/Leaflet.Bookmarks). I'm using a perl PUT ...
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How can I batch export all bookmarks to Illustrator?

My map has about 40 bookmarks. I want to export each to an individual Illustrator file. I've tried to adapt code I saw elsewhere, but I'm a total python novice. Instead of getting 40 exported files, ...
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Recording coordinates of Scene view in ArcGIS Pro

I am teaching my GIS class this year using ArcGIS Pro 2.0. Some of the lessons involve using 3D scenes. Is there a way for me to direct my students to a specific view of a scene for me to visually ...
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Restoring the exact original situation of a spatial bookmark?

After saving a view with a spatial bookmark, if one later wants to get back to this exact same view, it appears that you have to have the correct height/width ratio in the view panel. Is there a way ...
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Creating spatial bookmarks from existing layer using QGIS?

I have a layer with counties. I would like to import the bounding box of each county as a spatial bookmark and name it accordingly. Is this possible?
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Exporting each spatial bookmark to jpeg using arcpy gives IndexError?

I have some spatial bookmarks in my MXD file and i want to export each and every bookmark as one jpeg file. I have found below code but it is giving an error. import arcpy mxd = arcpy.mapping....
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Creating bookmarked PDF from Mapbook (Python) export script

I regularly use an export script to create multi-page PDFs from Data-Driven-Pages based Map-books. I am able to export and append each individual page to the PDF, and save the PDF in the single-page ...
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Is the ArcMap Spatial Bookmark feature or something similar available in Inkscape?

When editing text in maps in Inkscape I wish I could have view/spatial based bookmarks as is available in ArcMap. For example: Quickly zooming into the text at various parts of the map.
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Creating bookmarks in QGIS from CSV file containing coordinates?

Does QGIS have the functionality to input a CSV file containing coordinates & scale of the map, and then output bookmarks for different coordinates?
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QGIS bookmarks and map extent

I have set a bookmark within QGIS and would like to set another bookmark just slightly east of the current one but with the same scale and north-south extent. If I use the pan tool the north-south ...
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How to create Bookmarks in the Print Composer?

I try to find a way to create a bookmarks in the QGIS Print Composer, so when i move the map with the pan option i will quickly return to the wanted frame of the Print Composer. I search in the view ...
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Creating extent indicator in Data View of ArcMap? [duplicate]

I know how to create an extent indicator in Layout View, but I have no idea how to create one for Data View. I have 25 bookmarks created for Data View and what I need to do is to display all of them ...
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ListBookmarks does not output any features [closed]

I'm trying to use ListBookmarks in Python to output my bookmarks to features. I directly copied the code in the sample provided. It "succeeds" and creates the feature class I wanted, but it is empty ...
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Attribute field based off intersecting polygon

I need to add a polygon for each bookmark (which works fine) and then attribute a field based off which Zip Codes the bookmark polygon intersects. I don't know if I am on the right track. The code ...
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Which arguments are incorrect when running ArcGIS example for arcpy.mapping.ListBookmarks and exporting to PDF arcpy.mapping.ExportToPDF?

I want to use the bookmarks in ArcMap 10.2.2 and 10.3 MXDs to loop through the bookmarks, zoom to the extent of said bookmark and then export a PDF by renaming the PDF with the name of the bookmark. ...
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Export to PDF every parcel in layer, maybe with bookmarks?

How to create bookmarks in ArcMap, for example I have a shapefile with parcels (300 parcels) and I want to export to PDF every parcel in a page. Can I do this with bookmarks or if not how?
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ArcGIS API for JavaScript Bookmark in separate Div

Using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript I need to create a number of different bookmarks and access them through the HTML in separate div tags. I created this JS Fiddle in attempt. I thought that if I ...
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How to save view so all maps are same when exporting maps?

I have been exporting a number of different projections for a study. However, the problem comes when I want to edit features or zoom in or out. When I then return to the Layout view, the map is not in ...
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Saving bookmarks in a database using javascript [closed]

I want to save a bookmark permanently in a database using javascript. I have an idea. "I have a service. so that i shall use that service to interact my code and the database." I am struck with ...
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What is the file structure of an ArcGIS Place File?

Does anybody know format of .dat file to help with bookmark automation?
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Importing external bookmark (.dat) files into many MXDs using arcpy?

Does anyone know any python script to use for arcview to import a bookmark (saved as a .dat) that was created and saved externally using ArcMap? I tried with this script but without a result: import ...
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QGIS Bookmarks not transfering with files

My students send me QGIS map files that when I open them have been stripped of the bookmarks. Is there a setting I'm missing or is the normal case.
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Generate ArcGIS spatial bookmarks from feature envelope [closed]

Curious if anyone has some code that would rip through a feature class and generate a spatial bookmark for each feature's envelope. There can be a field in the feature class to hold the bookmark's ...
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Get coordinates from current view using arcobjects

I'm wondering if there's a way to get the longitude/latitude coordinates from the center of a data frame? The problem I'm faced with is this: I want to set a bookmark and have ArcMap tell me the ...
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Why would ArcGIS Bookmarks in a map not always be available?

I have a map (*.mxd) and every so often my bookmarks will disappear and reappear, apparently at will. I am not sure why this is happening. It seems to be isolated to one particular *.mxd. Has ...
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Creating drop down box / combo box of bookmarks from ArcGIS Online webmap?

Without using the clunky ArcGIS bookmark dijit, how do I create a drop down box of bookmarks from an ArcGIS Online webmap (or JSON) that zoom to the extents when clicked? //FYI, JSON format "...
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Transform bookmarks to data driven pages in ArcGIS Desktop?

We have this large project in ArcGIS with 30 maps with different extents using Bookmarks to pan between these maps/pages. Now we would like to use Data driven pages instead. The question is, is it ...
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Sharing ArcGlobe bookmarks with ArcScene and vice versa?

I am working on a flyover animation and would like to be able to seamlessly go between ArcGlobe and ArcScene and the other way around. I tried saving and using the bookmarks in but this does not seem ...
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Saving Bookmarks between sessions using ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

The ArcGIS Server JavaScript API contains a Bookmark dijit which allows users to add and delete bookmarks. These are not persisted between sessions, but are reset each time the page refreshes. Has ...
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Exporting current map extent or bookmark to polygon feature using existing tool?

Is there a out-of-the-box tool in ArcGIS 10 (Editor) that would allow me to easily create a polygon feature from the current map extent or to convert a bookmark to a polygon feature. I am not ...
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Importing external bookmark (*.dat) file using ArcGIS Engine?

Does anyone know how to use ArcObjects (specifically ArcGIS Engine for me) to import a bookmark (saved as a .dat) that was created and saved externally using ArcMap? I have an ArcGIS Engine ...
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Create shapefile of bookmark extents and/or automatically print bookmark extents to PDF? [duplicate]

Is it possible to export the extents of all bookmarks in an active map document to a shapefile containing the polygons of the shape and/or to automate the print to PDF of all the bookmark extents? ...