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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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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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Altering graticule intervals logically in varying map scales using ArcPy and/or Data Driven Pages?

This question appears on many sites and I was wondering if there was a script that is now available that resolves it? Please also upvote the ArcGIS Idea that Reference grids/graticules should be ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Python script (ArcPy) crashing one machine, but works on others? [closed]

I have been woking on a script that will select parcels that are within a particular ArcGIS 10.1 data driven page, create a list out of those parcels, and then populate a text element within my MXD ...
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Using Data Driven Pages to display Attribute table values?

How can I show ID/page specific attributes on a map book project that has already been made? I recently took over our GIS mapping duties for a former coworker who retired. He had already made a map ...
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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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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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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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Performing Dynamic Legend Classifications with Data Driven Pages?

I am creating choropleth maps for quantified data. Each DDP will focus on a new county, which is shown by using a clip of the data frame (by the county boundary). I want to define quantified legend ...
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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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Changing scale bar interval and other settings on individual Data Driven Pages?

Sometimes I'll have a MXD set up as a mapbook using Data Driven Pages, but I'd like to display certain pages at a different scale than others in the same mapbook. I can do that using the Data Driven ...
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Data Driven Map Book Using ArcGIS

I am trying to create a Map book using ArcGIS. I am known to Data driven pages which create pages with GRID by GRID. But I want to create a Map book with the districts of Bangladesh. In every page I ...
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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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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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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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Export all data driven pages to PDF using Python script

I am a novice Python user but I am trying to create a script which will allow me to export all of the data driven pages within an mxd to a single pdf file (without having to open the mxd). I currently ...
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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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Scale Bar Element moves when using Data Driven Pages?

I have made many mapbooks using data-driven pages. However I've encountered something strange and wanted to ask to see if anyone might know what's going on or has seen this before. I have a scale ...
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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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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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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 Pages for Page Number with Count?

I have a set of 100 data driven pages showing different roads. I would like to export the map book by road. E.g. one road will be one pdf, another road will be exported to another pdf. The issue I ...
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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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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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Time.Sleep between arcpy.mapping.ExportToTIFF in Data Driven Pages

I'm building a code in Python to export in geotiff my imagery. I need specific spots so I created a Data Driven Pages with polygons. Everything works fine, except that my imagery layer takes a long ...
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Using Data Driven Pages, Graphs and selections in ArcMap?

In ArcMap 10.1 is it possible to create a selection set based on the extent from a Data Driven Page (DDP)? I have a layout view with a map and a graph. The graph is set to only plot the selected ...
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Creating Map Book with face to face pages showing before and after digitizations?

I want to create a mapbook that displays changes in river flows over time. I have one shapefile of my recent digitizations, as well as ones done prior. I was hoping to display them, new on the left ...
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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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Determining if feature contained within layout when using Data Driven Pages with ArcPy? [closed]

I'm using polygons to drive my Data Driven Pages in ArcMap Standard 10.2. I have a point feature that shares a common attribute with the driver polygon, and using the Page Definition, I am showing ...
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Breaking a dynamic text line in data driven pages

I am using data driven pages and some of my dynamic text attributes are too long for my layout. Is there a way to break the line into 2 or more lines with out editing the data? Example: FROM Billy ...
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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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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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Automatically generate useful scales for data driven pages in ArcGIS desktop and store it in attribute table of shapefile

I have followed the advice on the post How to automatically generate useful scales for data driven pages in ArcGIS desktop. I followed the advice, but when the process executes it was only the last ...
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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 ...