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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ArcMap layout view missing page rulers and border?

Sometimes, but not always, when I open an existing .mxd, the rulers and border (and shadow) are missing in layout view. All elements are there otherwise. When this happens, I am unable to export to ...
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Adding dynamic text to layout from attribute table with Data Driven Pages

I was trying to figure out how to use dynamic text from an attribute table in a collection of Data Driven Pages in ArcGIS 10. I've looked in the help files, but can't find anything on dynamic text ...
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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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Graphic (Dynamic) Table missing from PDF mapbook export when arcpy script tool used

When exporting a mapbook (data driven pages) using a Python script tool, the Graphic Tables are missing all rows on the exported PDF pages (but the table header is there). When exporting the mapbook ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Adding image to existing data frame using ArcPy

This is the first time I am using Python on my own, and I have searched for this answer for a few hours with no luck. I am wanting to take a .JPG image and put it in a data frame. The image has to ...
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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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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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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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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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How to Set up Data Driven Pages using arcpy?

I've read a lot about the topic data driven pages. I'm writing a python script for ArcGIS and I've defined my stripmap using the arcpy.StripMapIndexFeatures_cartography command and now I have to set ...
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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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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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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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Avoiding No data driven pages were created error in ArcMap

I am trying to enable Data Driven Pages in my mapdocument but I keep getting an error that says: No data driven pages were created. Please verify that the index layer has a valid source and ...
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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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Working with Time Slider and Data Driven Pages

I have parcel polygon data from 1900 to 2000. Using the Time Slider tool I can animate the parcel map. I would like to parcel attribute information like grantor name as the map is populated over time....
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Finding data driven pages for ArcGIS Pro? [closed]

I am working on importing .mxd files into ArcGIS Pro 1.2. Everything appears to import smoothly except I lose my data driven pages. I read Pro 1.2 is supposed to support them. Yet, when I do a ...
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Breaking 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 ...
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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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Using 3 different Esri BaseMaps on different pages in Data Driven Pages

I am using ArcMap 10.6. 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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ArcGIS model to batch export set of layout view as JPEGs?

I have a large number of layout views I would like to export as JPEG maps using ArcMap 10.0. The layout view is based upon a user defined grid. Normally what I would do is manually select a grid, ...
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ArcPy Data Driven Pages AttributeError: PageLayoutObject: Error in executing ExportToPDF

I am trying to export a series of datadriven pages. Executing on a single page fine no issue, executing on a few pages no issue. executing on many pages serious drama. Initially i thought it might be ...
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Arcpy: Exporting PNGs with high quality using data driven pages

I am using data driven pages and want to automatically export my layouts/extents to PNG. Since you have to use arcpy to export to PNG with data driven pages, I used following code, as explained here: ...
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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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Changing draw text element to be right to left using ArcPy?

I'm trying to produce a set of maps in certain locations using Data Driven Pages. I'm using a script written in python that generates a dynamic table in each sheet. The table has attributes of all the ...
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Creating map book via ArcGIS data driven pages with a dynamic table (graphic table element) falling outside of layout extent

I am using ArcGIS to create a map book that is data driven and has a dynamic table (graphic table element) associated to each page. The data driven page is indexed to follow a line for its extent. ...
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Exporting .tiff georeferenced images in layout view using Python

I have square grids of about 1000 polygons and i want to export TIFF images of each grid using a Python script, am having this below Python which gives me only .tiff images without referenced mxd = ...
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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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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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