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Data Driven Pages is functionality within ArcGIS for Desktop that allows you to quickly and easily create map book pages from a single map document

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Pan like using data driven pages on a map view in ArcGIS Pro

I do a lot of extensive editing, and I found the data-driven pages and grid index feature very helpful in allowing me to pan to large areas in an organized and neat way. However, I recently switched ...
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Python code migration

What do I need to change to migrate this ArcMap code to ArcGIS Pro? It is used to export hundreds of maps and did its job perfectly. I got the code from this Q&A: https://gis.stackexchange.com/a/...
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Get rid of GeoTIFFs that fall outside the boundary when adjacent GeoTIFFs overlap each other

I am currently working in ArcGIS Desktop 10.4 with data driven pages enabled. I have ten GeoTIFFs with some overlapping into other GeoTIFFs. I want to mask those that are overlapping so when I show a ...
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Creating series of rectangular polygons along line using ArcMap

I am trying to create a series of rectangular polygons following a line feature in ArcMap. I want to use these polygons as an index layer to create data driven pages. This tool in ArcGIS Pro seems to ...
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Not able to get Data Driven Pages to export to PDF using ArcPy

I am trying to export data driven pages using ArcPy. I can manually export the data driven pages into a PDF so it seems like it is set up correctly. I followed the script to export DDP on the Esri ...
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Display coordinates with page change in Data Driven Pages in ArcMap

I want to insert X,Y coordinates in a layout as a separate table in ArcMap every time I change pages by using Data Driven Pages the X,Y coordinates ​​values changed.
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Resources for symbols or for making custom symbols?

I am currently working on a data driven pages project to auto export maps of cell tower coverage. The current base Esri symbology is lacking in the telecom field so I am wondering if anyone knows any ...
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ArcGIS Pro Page Query doesn't hide table of attribute

I am switching to ArcGIS Pro from ArcMap and I'm facing a strange issue. Once I build spatial map series and several layers with Page Queries. The map view applies Page Query and update the layout as ...
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Concatenate the index field from data driven pages into the file name during export?

I am trying to modify this script form Esri to export my data driven pages to PNG format. I have two things I am trying to communicate in the file name, the priority (which is represented by the page ...
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Auto Exporting Individual PDFs from Data Driven Pages

I am trying to figure out how best to modify this script from Esri so that instead of exporting all of my data driven pages into one PDF, it exports each page to its own PDF, while also naming the ...
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Consistent Label Sizing using Data Driven Pages

Imagine a shapefile of the 50 states in the US. Now imagine I put labels on each one of them (CA for california, AZ for arizona etc.) Now imagine I turn on data driven pages so it cycles through each ...
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Creating dynamic map scale in FME

Is there a way to generate a dynamic map scale for my dataset so that when I create a PDF map, I can create several PDFs at different scales (based on the size of the feature) at once? For example, ...
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Data Driven Pages: Show sum of attributes organized by type per page?

I am using Data Driven Pages to symbolize several types of road classes within several municipal areas. The municipal areas themselves are my index. I am also using a definition query on the road ...
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Dynamic DEM Profile Graphs for Data Driven Pages in ArcGIS Desktop or ArcGIS Pro [duplicate]

I came accross this topic Dynamic Profile Graph for Data Driven Page Atlas 5 years on and this functionality still does not seem to be built into ArcGIS Desktop or ArcGIS Pro. Does anybody know good ...
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Dynamically update index layer for Data Driven Pages using ArcPy/Python

Is there a way to dynamically pull in a new index layer for a data driven page in ArcMap? Scenario: I have an MXD which will be my template. I am trying to update the index layer dynamically in Python....
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Exporting 3 layers together as JPEG using Data Driven Pages

I'm trying to use data driven pages to export JPEGs of features that share a common attribute. E.g. I have two point layers, "beach" and "light". And a polyline that connects them, ...
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Linking two different Data Driven Pages in different data frames

I have a layer of data driven pages that go through this entire area, but the area covered is so large that it would be impossible to make out the page numbers in the inset map in the legend. What I ...
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Creating dynamic legend in ArcMap that summiaries areas of polygon based on Data Driven Pages layout

I have a land use polygon layer with around 700 maps to produce using Data Driven Pages in ArcMap. I am trying to create a dynamic legend that summarises the areas M2 based on the layout extent. The ...
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How to create data driven pages at a 1":100' scale covering entire network

I am trying to create data driven pages at a 1":100' scale (1:1200 in Arcmap) that would fill several 11x17 sheets of paper. I am trying to use the Grid Index tool to create them, but it seems no ...
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Dynamic Leader For Data Driven Pages

I am creating set of charts in arcmap using data driven pages I can highlight the active page in the key map as shown in the picture but I want to create a dynamic leader to point to the current page. ...
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Clipping and exporting sections of raster from multi-feature shapefile using ArcMap [duplicate]

I have a multi feature shapefile and a slope raster and I'm trying to export images (tif, png whatever) for each feature showing the feature boundary and the slope raster contained within it with a ...
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Move Text Box automatically when using Data Driven Pages

I have a map series set up to use data driven pages. My problem is that I have a text box that uses dynamic text that overlaps with the boundary of the data driven feature (in this case, a town line). ...
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Why won't data driven map center and crop each township?

I need to create maps in ArcGIS Desktop 10.7.1 for many townships which are: centered on each township extent cropped at the border fixed scaled at 1:24,000. Fig. 1 shows what I would like. However, ...
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Data driven pages with multiple data frames (MultipleElementLayoutManager_10.0_v1)

I've been trying to customize Esri's free code sample Multiple Element Layout Manager to fit my own mapping. It rearranges page layout elements such as inset maps, north arrows and text on different ...
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Is Data Driven Pages same as Map Books?

Is there a difference between Data Driven Pages and Map Books in ArcMap 10.5 and, if so, did one replace the other? Esri's web site is not clear about that which is confusing me.
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ArcGIS: not possible to enable data driven pages

I have ArcGIS version 10.5 and I cannot activate the "Enable Data Driven Pages" check box. It does not allow to make any changes. How can I activate this check box?
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Creating dynamic inset map for Data Driven Pages using ArcMap

Included below are two screenshots. The one at the bottom is an example of an old inset map previously created which shows the extent of each data driven page. The image above that is a ...
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Page definition based on name field

I'm a basic user of ArcMap and currently trying to figure out a solution for an issue i'm having with my data driven pages. The data frame layer that I'm using for the data driven page has a field ...
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Python Error: "Data driven pages is not enabled", when they are enabled

I am exporting Data Driven Pages using arcpy (ArcMap 10.5, Python 2.7.13). I have used this script many times on this exact same MXD to export DDP to TIFF: import arcpy mxd = arcpy.mapping....
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Label cutting off in data driven pages of ArcMap

I am using ArcMap 10.6.1. I've been trying to play around with the Label Manager but can't seem to figure out a solution. I am trying to label line features in Data Driven Pages and for those lines ...
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Creating a map book with maps and layouts of different sizes in one mxd

I'm looking for a way to create a map book containing maps of different sizes using Data Driven Pages. Differently sized index features (1, 2, 3 and 4 in the sketch) should run along a line (in this ...
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How to make sure every polygon is labeled in data driven pages?

as part of my job I have to label sections of pavement on road networks that can span for many miles and often take up several data driven pages that I have laid out at the scale required by our ...
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Exporting groups of PDF based on Orientation

I am trying to create a map book with two different orientations. The part I am currently stuck on is for the loop to go through the table and export groups of the same orientation. an example of the ...
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Aligning Polygons to Margins in Data Driven Pages

I'm creating a data driven page of polygons (forest subcompartments) on a basemap in ArcMap 10.4.1. The scale required for outputted maps is predefined (1:5,000). Output is multi page pdfs. Users of ...
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Locking layer from being edited in ArcMap

I'm using data driven pages to create ~40 page map and I did so by creating a grid. I want to move and delete labels based upon the grid pattern so I do need to see it in data view, but a number of ...
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Assigning legend items to specific column using Data Driven Pages

When using Data Driven pages, I'd like to be able to assign legend items to specific columns. I have each of the 3 top layers set to "only show classes that are visible in the current map extent." ...
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ExportToPNG produces shifted images

I am using ExportToPNG (in ArcGIS 10.3.1) to produce images from a MXD with WMS data. If I use the interface command ExportMap with the option "1-BIT_MONOCHROME_THRESHOLD" and a threshold at ...
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Exporting to GeoTIFF from data view with Data Driven Pages and ArcPy

I'm trying to work with ArcGIS Desktop with this problem. I need to export a data to geotiff with specific boundaries which are polygons, so i decided to use Data Driven Pages (DDP). Because there is ...
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Updating overview map in Layout View of ArcMap

I am using ArcMap 10.5. I am currently working on changing the data driven pages for a map that was last updated years ago. The project requires me making new data driven pages covering a wider area. ...
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Automating report layout with data driven pages [closed]

Pretend that I have a geodatabase or shapefile with many layers of roads, waterways, gas-line network, etc. People come to my office to give me coordinates of their land property and ask if it ...
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Using Data Driven Pages to clip to data driven page extent without clipping points at border of extent in ArcMap

I am creating a mapbook in ArcMap 10.6.1 using Data Driven Pages, and excluding data outside of the data driven feature specified. However, the points within the feature of interest always get clipped ...
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Compute polygons (Data Driven Pages) main angle when having ArcGIS Basic license

Is there a way we can calculate or when rotating polygons, actualize/update our "Angle" field in the attribute table by using Python? There is a tool in ArcGIS "calculate Polygon Main Angle" but is ...
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Dividing country into maps of scale 1:25000 (metres)?

I want to divide a country into a grid of maps that will be of 1:25000 scale. I am not sure how to approach this. Create fishnet seems like a good ending point. I have some old maps of the given scale....
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Obtaining extents of each data-driven page using ArcPy?

I have a set of index polygons (rectangles) that vary in size and orientation on which data-driven pages are based. I am looking for a method that would give me extents Xmin, Xmax, Ymin, & Ymax ...
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How can I create an inset map in DDP that zooms to a feature in a layer besides the index layer?

(ArcMap 10.6.1) I have a map that is using DDP to index through and show ~1800 short line features (bridges), and I need the map to be pretty zoomed in because I'm wanting to show the immediate ...
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Strip Map Index Feature cuts off map parts?

I am using ArcMap 10.2 on Win 7 SP1. When I use the SMIF-Tool for creating a mapbook at a fixed scale it seems to have an issue with overlapping the bounding areas correctly in order to get a proper ...
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Displaying dynamic text in Data Driven Pages from joined MS Access database table?

I'm running ArcMap 10.4 and trying to incorporate text from a joined MS Access 2013 table (through an OLE DB connection) as a dynamic text element in a data driven pages setup. Adding dynamic text ...
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Data driven pages displaying same feature?

I'm creating data driven pages that display specific roads within specific counties. For whatever reason, the same roads are displayed on multiple pages even though the the correct route id is shown. ...
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ArcMap 10.4.1, How to show linked pictures in layout data frame for a map book (using Basic License)

I'm trying to create a map book for a tree inventory in ArcMap 10.4.1. I have a shapefile (no problem changing to a gdb) with 350 points, and the goal is to get a layout consisting of 3 data frames: ...
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Sorting MXDs with specific attributes and exporting to specific directory?

I'm working on creating a GP tool that simply exports all MXDs in an input folder into an output folder as PDFs. This actually works, but I messed something up with output directories. I coded ...
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