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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to export specific DDPs from a set of DDPs?

I have a set of data driven pages and I would like to have a string parameter in the tool that allows me to export specific pages from the set of data driven pages. An example would be if I had a set ...
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Can Grid Index Features in ArcGIS Desktop fit over oddly shaped polygons?

I am using ArcGIS 10.0 where I work. One of the clients is wanting a map book as well as a locator map that shows where each page of the map is showing. In order to do this I must first create an ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Placing data driven dynamic text in data view?

I am using data driven text in some of my map label elements, but I would like those text boxes to move with the data as opposed to being placed in relation to the layout view. In this way if I have ...
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Multiple mxds with the same Data Driven Pages properties

I have 20 different mxds that display data for 20 different sites. Is there a way to bring Data Driven Pages properties from one mxd to another so the new mxd will link to different tables and bring ...
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How do I use a field attribute in the file name of a PDF export?

I've made a script that iterates through a set of data driven pages. Right now I have it that just the ID number of the data driven page is used in the file name to distinguish between each export. ...
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Dynamically change labels/symbology to create multiple maps of the same dataset in ArcMap 10.1

I'm working in ArcMap 10.1. I have a data-set of multiple acreage fields that I am joining against a polygon shapefile. Let's say I have acreage fields X, Y & Z (in reality there about a dozen ...
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How to use arpy.mapping to change 'out jpeg' name to reflect page name

I am an experienced Arc user but new to python. I can not figure out where my syntax is wrong. I'm trying to use data driven pages to export to jpeg where the name of the file is the page name. It ...
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Labeling Grid Index Features according to location in another Grid?

I am trying to create a product using Arc in which one Grid Index is subdivided into a smaller Grid Index. Creating the two grids is no problem, however the automatic naming convention is not ideal ...
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Grid Index Features in ArcMap DDP not labeling consecutively

Using Carto tool-->DDP-->Grid Index features - the generated grid doesn't name the tiles consecutively. The base was around a buffer of a road feature dataset so it's not a rectangular grid. So it ...
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Why is my large DDP document losing symbology in later pages of PDF export?

The map document is 77 pages long and it seems that later pages are losing some symbols for features. The scale isn't changing, so it is not an issue of scale based displays. Any thoughts?
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Error when exporting individual pages from ArcGIS DDP

I'm working with a 52 page map book using data driven pages. I have used this before and haven't had any issues but I am currently getting an error message when I try and export individual pages. I ...
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Update Layer Symbology based on 1 field with changing data

I am running ArcGIS 10.2.2 Version 10.2.2.3552, using ArcMap. I have quite a big task here and before i attempt it i want to know if it is even possible. I've looked up some similar questions on ...
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Creating data driven pages via arcpy?

We have a data driven pages enabled MXD. Refreshing this mxd in arcmap works and gives me 9000+ pages. Via python however, mxd.dataDrivenPages.pageCount returns 0. Even after mxd.dataDrivenPages....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Customizing complex layout with data driven page?

Main Conditions: It should be in one MXD document. What i have: 1 line feature (with definition queries), 1 polygon feature (with definition queries) this is one as example in fact number of layers ...
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Using Data Driven Pages - like function for full map layer symbolization?

I have a hexagon layer, and in each hexagon is a count of how many trees are in the hexagon. There are several species within this data. I am trying to create a definition query that will run through ...
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Different page sizes in Data Driven Pages?

Is it possible to set different page dimensions for maps within a single Data Driven Page series? For example have some of the series 11 x 17 inches, others 17 x 11 and a third 18 x 24. The only ...
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Updating Page Definition Queries with Python and data driven pages?

I have several annotation features that each have a tileID field. I would like to be able to enable the page definition query and select the correct Page Name Field to match the tileID field in all of ...