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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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Displaying images next to features in ArcMap?

I have a series of point features which represent road signs and each point has one photo of each sign associated with it. I want to create a mapbook with the locations of the signs shown as points ...
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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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Python Script to Create Table Using Data Driven Pages

I am trying to convert some python script to display a table (based on a dbf) of features located within a specific data driven page. So far, I have the script successfully able to refresh the map to ...
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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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Minimising number of dynamic pages to map scattered points using ArcGIS Desktop?

From time to time I have to produce mapbook to show points of interest. First step to create pages, using regular mesh: I don't like the solution because a) there are some pages with single points (e....
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How to make Map Book of pages with same area shown but different layers turned on/off?

In ESRI a Map Book is best suited for a series of features that each get their own page. It allows you to pick a feature and generate a Map Book Page for each feature including any additional ...
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How to Prevent Data Driven Pages From Hanging on Subsequent Export?

I am working in ArcMap 10.3.0 and exporting through Data Driven Pages (DDP). The DDP export works as expected the first time and for immediate subsequent exports, but if I use DDP to export again ...
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Transform bookmarks to data driven pages in ArcGIS Desktop?

We have this large project in ArcGIS with 30 maps with different extents using Bookmarks to pan between these maps/pages. Now we would like to use Data driven pages instead. The question is, is it ...
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Using Data Driven Pages (DDP) to create set of maps with same extent but different layers?

Is it possible to utilise the Data Driven Pages (DDP) tool in ArcMap or ArcPy to create a set of maps with the same extent but showing different layers? To clarify I regularly make large sets of ...
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Adding exit command to ArcGIS Python script tool?

I have a GIS script tool that creates a copy of an mxd, sets a definition query and exports a set of data driven pages based on the definition query. After it's finished exporting it deletes the mxd ...
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Producing multiple PDF plots of mapsheets specified by shapefile key from ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm looking for a product that will produce multiple pdf plots of mapsheets specified by a shapefile key (say, 11 x 17) from ArcGIS 9.3 using a single .mxd template, include and orient a common keymap,...
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Adjusting automatically angle before printing Strip Map from Data Driven Pages?

Is it possible using Data Driven Pages automatically adjusting angle to the print frame area before exporting to pdf? I have blocks (red marked, a3 format, 1:1000 scale) where each is in different ...
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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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How to automatically generate useful scales for data driven pages in ArcGIS desktop

I have been tasked with creating several hundred maps of properties that intersect a long pipeline. The maps will zoom to the part of the property which shows the intersection. The lengths of ...
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Feature/label visibility based on spatial relationship to index feature using data-driven pages

I'm creating a series of maps using ArcGIS data driven pages. I know how to display features that share an attribute with the index layer, but is it possible to display features (and similarly, labels)...
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How to position callout bubble leader using maplex?

I'm using data driven pages to produce a number of maps. I'm using Maplex to have a callout bubble labeling my features. The problem is that for about 5% of the features, the callout bubble is not ...
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Exporting .jpg files from Data Driven Pages using ArcPy? [closed]

I have generated about 90 maps through data driven pages(ArcGIS 10.0). I now want to export them as .jpg files in either landscape or portrait format. I tried python but it is not working, it worked ...
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How to change the dynamic information in data driven pages

I want to ask one question about data driven pages. I plan to create data driven pages to show each parish’s information in Louisiana. Followed is the template I am going to use. I downloaded it from ...
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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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Multi-page export in *.tiff and other image formats using Export Map?

Is there a way to export multiple maps in *.tiff using "Export Map" and setting Data Driven Pages? Because Data Drive Page work in "Export map" only with PDF.
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Applying Different Label to Data Driven Pages Current Target?

I'm exporting the pages to png files. The pages are divided by lots. Each page has a label with the lot number. In the case of the sample included, 18-385 is the lot being exported. Pieces of ...
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Formatting dynamic text element in Data Driven Pages? [duplicate]

Is there a way to format the Name element generated as dynamic text from Data Driven Pages? This element serves as my title and it is too long and needs to be wrapped onto another line.
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Why is the dynamic text on data driven pages not displaying a value from the grid attribute table?

Relating to my question here, I've been trying to return a value from the attribute table using the following code: <dyn type="page" property="lu1p"/> However, even if I try to use a ...
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Data Driven Pages with Movable Legend/Inset Map

I have created a script tool for ArcMap 10.3.1 that will move a legend around a data frame so as not to obscure a specified map layer when using data driven pages. However, I'm encountering an ...
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Automating plan report generation using ArcGIS Desktop? [closed]

i have shapefile that contains a lot of parcels "parcel has like fields (n° parcelle,proprietaire, cin) see picture : and i want for all parcels to generate this plan : take a parcel and generate ...
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How to place two data driven pages on one map layout?

I need to place two data frames (DF) with different data driven pages (DDP) on one map layout. i have two different Strip Map Index Features (SMIF) for each data frame. When i turn next page in DDP ...
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Changing page orientation using data driven pages

Is it possible to change the page orientation of a map using data driven pages in ArcGIS 10.1? After setting up the DDP I have 80 portrait maps with all the map elements set up correctly. About 10 of ...
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Create polygon from page size

Is there an easy way to create a polygon that matches the data frame in my page layout? I'm trying to set up data driven pages and want to have it key off of polygons that frame the boundaries for ...
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Using Field Calculator to assign values to only Odd (or Even) page fields for Data Driven Pages?

I am creating a map book but do not want the page numbers for each map page to be on the same side (since its printed double sided), I need the page numbers to be placed on opposite sides. I am ...
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How to Automate ArcGIS map production?

I am currently working with high volume ArcGIS (9.3.1 & 10) production of PDF files, part of the companies requirement is that a database (Access 2003) needs filling out with each map, this needs ...
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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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ArcMap - Data Driven Pages: Group features where page name field is the same

I'm using DDP to show a series of farmland areas. Some of these have the same farmland area name but different attributes (based on land cover), so are two different features (by necessity). Is there ...
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Setting Data Driven Pages rotation when index has extra page polygons edited into it?

I have created an index to use with data drive pages. I used strip map index and then altered the geometry of the index polygons to better fit my project area. I also added additional index polygons. ...
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Does QGIS feature a tool like ArcGIS Data Driven Pages?

Has QGIS progressed to the point of having a Data Driven Pages type tool set yet? Or perhaps something similar to the old DS MapBook pre arcgis 10?
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arcmap - automatically change name of map

I would like to insert text place in arcmap with street name. For every I have to plot one map. I have hundreds of them in shp file and it would be great to avoid one by one manual typing street name. ...
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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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Consistent label sizing with Data Driven Pages

I've set up a map document with a number of maps, using DDP with a polygon feature class as an index layer. Two of the layers have labels and I need to manually adjust the position of many of the ...
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Dynamically change zoom level of overview map to fit with current extent in DDP

I am using DDP pages in a large mapset with pages ranging from 1:7500 to 1:130,000 and the overview map is zoomed out to far to see some of the smaller zones. Is it possible to set the overview map to ...
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Repeat annotation labels for same feature on different data driven pages

I have an mxd with 29 data driven pages all at the same scale. I have the need to label hundreds of polygon features, so I converted the labels to annotation (stored in geodatabase and feature-linked) ...
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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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Exporting Multiple Data Frames with ArcPy and Data Driven Pages?

I have a problem in Data Driven Pages In my Mxd proyect I have 3 Data frames, each frame has 3 layers with their respective legends. I already activated the process of Data Driven Pages to export a ...
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Accessing graph properties in ArcPy?

I am using data driven pages and arcpy.Graph() object to automate production of synchronised map/long-section series similar to this: I'd like to keep vertical scale for long-section part. In order ...
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Excluding pages without point within extent from Data Driven Pages?

ArcMap 10.2 I am creating a utility mapbook to show HVAC points on an installation. The data driven pages are named and sorted by a separate layer (area feature class). There are 70 named areas, ...
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Matchlines with Data Driven Pages in ArcGIS

I have a map book created via the Data Driven Pages tool in ArcGIS. Specifically, I used the Strip Map option when I created the book. And I have employed the 'Angle' attribute of the index layer in ...
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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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Set Data Driven Scale from Arcpy

Is there a way to set the data driven scale from arcpy? Looking at the documentation for the DataDrivenPages class, it doesn't seem to be accessible from outside of ArcMap. The script I run within the ...
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Labeling Layers in Data Driven Pages chops those outside of page?

I am trying to set up a soil layer to be clipped to the extent of my current data driven page. In Data Frame Properties I have set to clip layers to current data driven page extent. The flaw with ...
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Avoiding arcpy.mapping.ExportToPDF locking mxd with data driven pages?

I've written a script that makes use of a data driven pages mxd, but I'm having issues with locks. The script iterates through a series of feature classes and uses them as the base layer for the DDP. ...
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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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Data Driven pages, printing from mapsets not working, ArcGIS Desktop 10.2.1

Well, it's almost a year on from when I first asked this question on the ESRI user "forum" - Data driven pages, ArcDesktop 10.2.1 - is there a limitation on how many pages can be printed? ESRI tech ...