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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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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 produce empty image

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 256, the ...
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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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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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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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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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