Questions tagged [data-driven-pages]

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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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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Determining rotation of rectangle features for Data Driven Pages in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to generate a large number of plans using the Data Driven Pages in ArcGIS Desktop. I have created an index layer comprising a series of rectangle features that correspond to set scales ...
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Custom Printing Service with Data Driven Pages

I've been tasked with creating a custom web app hosted in ArcGIS Online that has the ability to export out data driven pages through a printing service (we also have ArcGIS Server). Within the ...
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Using Data Driven Pages to map based on field name in attribute table of one feature class?

To start, I'm using ArcGIS Desktop 10.6.1, advanced. I am developing a data driven pages product based on the number of people coming from a particular facility by ZIP code. The data driven component ...
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ArcMap - automatically select record based on data driven pages value

I'm designing a workflow involving 1km grid cells which are referenced by data driven pages. In it the user will use the data driven pages toolbar to skip to the next cell in the index layer and ...
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Placing data frame as inset on only one page of Data Driven Pages map book?

I am using data driven pages to make a 5-page mapbook of an area. There is also one far-away site that I wanted to include an inset of on the first page of my mapbook (near to where it is). However, I ...
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Creating Scale field based on polyline length (ArcMap)(Python)

I'm playing around with data driven pages, and have a polyline feature class that I'm using as my index. Now, because the lines are all of variable lengths I can't just use the default settings as ...
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Prevent Data Driven Pages Strip Index tool from rotating polygons

When using Strip Map Index Features Tool the pages rotate with the linear feature, is there a way to prevent this? So at the moment I get or and I want.. No rotation of polygons. Using 10.6 Is ...
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Page definition query not turning layer on and off when driven by Definition Querried duplicate layer of index layer?

I am trying to have some labels turn on and off dynamically with the data driven page being displayed, but it is not working. First, I have a data driven index layer moving from map to map, called "...
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Select DDPages before exporting

I have script for exporting separate data driven pages (script tool in a toolbox). import arcpy mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument("CURRENT") pageNumbers = [4,7,11] #select pages before exporting ...
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Filtering the atribute table on the atlas page so it only shows atributes of objects related to the featured object

I have been trying to make an atlas of cadasters, using different themes and rule-based symbolology, but one thing doesn't seem to work. On each atlas-page I want to put a table showing the ...
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In ArcMap 10.6. How do I use 3 different ESRI BaseMaps on different pages in Data Driven Pages

I'm trying to use 3 different basemaps, Imagery, transportation, and hydrology in my data driven pages. They are saved and added to the map document as Layer files (.lyr) I would like to use both ...
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Using Data Driven Page Extents for 2 data frames in ArcPy?

I have an MXD with two data frames. I want to use Data Driven Pages (DDP) to export this to PDF but have the second of the data frames be one extent ahead. I have the following script to export the ...
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Using ArcObjects in ArcPy to change map grids in Data Driven Pages

I'm a newcomer to Python and have been working on using ArcPy scripts to automate Data Driven Pages in ArcGIS. I would like some help please to use ArcObjects in ArcPy and change map grids in DDP with ...
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Shortcut for zoom to data driven page extent?

I would like a shortcut to return my (data) view to the current data driven page extent. Somewhat like having a bookmarked view, if the bookmark updated with the current data driven page. Since I ...
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Labeling single road once per data driven page?

I am working with data driven pages and need to label a long road that spans multiple pages.and convert those labels to annotation. Is there a way for ArcGIS Desktop to treat each page as its own ...
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Mapping Toolbar with dropdown options [closed]

I had this option available to me at a previous job, and I have been trying to recreate it for sometime to no avail. I was trying the custom tool bar route/model builder/ data driven pages route to ...
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Making Scale Bar end in zeros for Data Driven Pages?

This is related to Making Scale Bar in ArcMap end in zeros? I want the scale bar to end in round numbers continually in data driven pages without overrunning the data frame. With the Adjust width ...
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Using Page Definition Query?

I'm looking to use data driven pages to automate some of my workflow, and I'm almost there for the most part. I have a layer (Chainage - 200m markers along a watercourse) that I'm trying to perform a ...
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Data Driven multiple photos from point layer

In Arcmap 10.5, I am trying to use data driven pages to display multiple pictures in a photo point layer based on an overlaying polygon index. I would like to use the yellow polygon layer as the ...
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Use data driven pages to display certain data in each page [duplicate]

In ArcMap, is it possible to use data driven pages to display certain data based on an attribute. I want the extent to remain unchanged across pages, and just have certain data be symbolized ...
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Creating PDF mapbook document that will contain map for each county in counties feature class using ArcPy?

Through a plethora of trials and research, I finally was able to get a script to work. My original question encompassed me needing to take an .mxd and create a PDF mapbook document that will contain ...
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Using Data Driven text in legends?

I am trying to use an attribute of the data driven page in the legend. I am labeling a polygon layer set to only show if it matches the ddp through a Page Definition. This is what I want: This is ...
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When exporting, mask behind text becomes garbled (Data Driven Pages)

I am using Data Driven Pages with different rotations for a project. When I export to PDF or PNG, the mask behind the text moves and rotates. It does not seem to rotate in the direction of the data ...
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Is it possible to display related tables information (1-M relationships) on the layout while using data driven pages?

I'm using data driven pages to generate a report for every point that I have (each point represents a store) and I have used Dynamic Text to display the tabular information of these points like store ...
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Data Driven Pages Optimization for the same FC referenced twice

I have a feature class that I am referencing twice in my map, for "active" features that are "the subject" of the map page as a Feature Layer second Feature Layer that is grayed out/"inactive" on ...
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Exporting 1000s of maps into PDF in single step using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a raster of a district and shp of roads and town boundaries. I have made the grid index for it and now I want to export 2000 of the grids as a separate PDF map in which each grid is zoomed. ...
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Using ArcPy/iterator to generate map when zoomed to each feature of shapefile?

I am creating a series of maps featuring a certain set of layers (floodplain zone and critical facilities). Each map will zoom in one of our municipalities (there are 62 in total). It's an utterly ...
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Inserting dynamic text from related table for Data Driven Pages of ArcMap?

I'm trying to insert a dynamic text from a related table in a ArcGIS layout using the Data Driven Pages feature to generate automatic reports based on attribute table from a feature class. I have a ...
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Generating Mapbook with Dynamic Text based on Attributes from Related Table?

I have a series of individual parcels with multiple soil sample points on each parcel. I need a way to communicate the soil sample information to the landowners. There are about 500 parcels so I need ...
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Export layout to in memory PDF

I want to make a Data Driven export to PDF of the layout using arcpy, and later add to that PDF extra pages from PDFs from my local computer. My problem is that I don't actually want to make the ...
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Data Driven Page Extent based on Polygon

I would like to let the polygons in my Index feature class set the extent of each page, I am sure this is possible, and the answer is simple, but I can't seem to find the instructions for doing this.
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Save As Copy from Data Driven Page in ArcGIS Desktop 10.5 to Separate MXD per page in ArcGIS Desktop 10.0? [closed]

I am a beginner in ArcGIS and Python. I have MXD document created in ArcGIS 10.5. I had created data driven page (DDP) using index shapefile consisted of 35 polygons. I had set name field in DDP ...
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Using Data Driven Pages?

I have two shapefiles, one polygons the other points. I'm using Data Driven Page Setup, to produce a series of layout. In the Index Layer I chose the shapefile of the polygons that have the OBJECTID ...
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On 4 of 74 Data Driven Pages dynamic text box prints out the codes instead of implementing them? [closed]

I am using Data Driven Pages in ArcGIS Desktop. Here's the text box entry: <UND>PWS Well Identification</UND> <BOL>PWS Name:</BOL> <dyn type="page" property="attribute" ...
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Manually creating the “Pages” in Data Driven Pages?

I was wondering if it was possible to manually create data driven pages to then put together into a data driven page model? I have a couple thousand address points sorted into about 20 area ...
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Point Map Automation with Data Driven Pages

I need to create a map book for a large point dataset. The end user wants all points on each page numbered 1 through N and have each number correspond to a table in the layout showing one field from ...
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Access MXD from geoprocessing service

I have a small geoprocessing service that reads data-driven pages from an MXD, then exports a PDF. mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument(mxd_path) mxd.dataDrivenPages.exportToPDF(r"\\test_report.pdf", "...
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Getting data driven pages to apply gamma stretch for rasters from current display extent?

I'm trying to export a single, multipage PDF using Data Driven Pages in ArcGIS 10.3. The background images for my maps are 15 large, high res overlapping rasters that are sometimes poor quality due to ...
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Dynamic Data Driven Pages

I am creating parcel map books for Wisconsin counties. As one might be able to guess, many properties are very large, some spanning multiple sections. On the other end there are many small parcels in ...
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ArcMap Data Driven Pages Display Error - Grids Display Incorrectly

I am running ArcMap 10.4.1 with an Advanced Licence on Windows 7. I have created a mapbook in ArcMap. The mapbook consists of a mask, data-driven page grid (generated from a Fishnet). The mask is a ...
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Attachment from Data Driven Pages - Name Filter

We are using data driven pages to create a large series of figures. We used Collector in the field to collect features with data and attachments. To display the attachments for each feature, we use ...