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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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Place Labels on the Grid

I am stuck with placing Label on the Grid lines. Below is the data grid on the map. I created the grid using data driven pages. After I turned on the Label, the labelling appeared inside the grid. I ...
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Removing layer and exporting mapbook into PDF?

I am new Python. I need to write a script that turns off a layer (and removes it from the legend, which it would probably do automatically since that box is checked in legend properties) and then I ...
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Inserting non-geotagged terrestrial photos in ArcGIS using coordinates/file path in table [duplicate]

using ArcMap, I want to create data driven pages of road signs along a highway with terrestrial photos that are NOT geo-tagged (Two photos per road sign). The image names/Network folder paths/...
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Arcpy Data Driven Script no index layer

Problem: Data Driven Pages index layer, which is updated within a python script by replacing the source data, is disappearing when the DDP are later called in the script to export pdfs. Specifically, ...
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Data Driven Pages with a small section of grid

I'm trying to make map book with data driven pages. Never a problem when it just a grid specified for the complete extent. But now i am using a grid that covers more than the area i want to print. i ...
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Format Issue with Dynamic Text using Data-Driven Pages

I have a dynamic text element I've edited to show open and closed store locations: I cannot seem to remove the spaces between my text. Note: the line you see before the last "0" is my legend border. ...
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How do I only show current index polygon extent in Data Driven Pages

I am currently working on putting together a few map series in Data Driven Pages. I can't figure how to only show the index layer outline for the current page. I would like to hide the outline for any ...
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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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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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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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Setting label weighting for legend in ArcMap?

I am using data driven pages to produce a series of maps. For each map extent, surrounding areas are labelled. My legend is located in the corner of the data frame (realizing now that that wasn't a ...
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How to make labels visible after using Clip to Current Data Driven Extent? [duplicate]

I would like to use the Clip to current Data Driven Page extent feature, however, it covers up the labels that are already present, leaving visible features unlabelled. Does anyone know how to force ...
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Access resolved/rendered dynamic text from ArcPy or ArcObjects?

Using ArcPy (or ArcObjects if essential), is there a way to retrieve the rendered text of a text element that includes Dynamic Text? The text property of the TextElement includes the Dynamic Text ...
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Exporting Data Driven pages as JPEG with World File

I have a script that works to export my pages as jpegs, but I want to add the world file to them. I don't want to have to do all the {df} args and whatnot, I just want to skip to the world file. How ...
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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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Index Page with data driven pages

I am trying to create an index page using a customized index polygon featureclass that I created. Is there a way to do that without using the grid index features tool, which is more for set sized ...
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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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Printing data driven pages takes a long time or not working

I am using arcmap 10.2.2 I have a document that has 31 data driven pages on it. Each page is in the 1:6500 scale, and I have a background map consisting of 15 different shapefiles for a county (like ...
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Label Expression Help - Null Value [duplicate]

"Rec" & " " & [RECEPTION] & VbNewLine & "Bk" &[BOOK] & " " & "Pg" &[PAGE] This is what I have so far. I want to make it so that if the Rec number is blank OR null to ...
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Exporting data driven pages with wms in arcmap [closed]

I use Arcmap 10.2.2. I have a problem with export my map with data driven pages when I use a wms as a background layer. It seems that it can't render or download the background for the pages, only ...
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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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data driven pages, point to ddp index polygon

I am trying to figure out how to convert points(currently my ddp driver) into polygons that cover the extent of my data frame. The points feature class are often in close proximity to each-other, and ...
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Unique Layouts within Data Driven Pages (ArcGIS 10.2)

I am fairly new to working with data driven pages and have run into a problem that I can't solve on my own. I have a set of maps organized with data driven pages from a grid shapefile that I generated ...
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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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Exporting .jpg files from data driven pages in Arcmap (name file is a text) [closed]

I am trying to export my Data Driven Pages to JPEG files named wiht an index layer field. I have used the code posted in other answer and it seems to work fine when the page names are numbers. However,...
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Data Driven Pages in ArcGIS; not all pages plotting

I am using Data Driven Pages (DDP) in ArcGIS for Desktop 10.3. My pages are indexed with the lables "Page1", "Page2"..."Page12". However only the first ten are showing. From looking into this I am not ...
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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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Changing rotation for each data driven page dynamically? [duplicate]

I have a .mxd using data driven pages. In the .mxd there is a shape containing foto locations displayed with an arrow. At the top of the arrow there is a label containing the foto id visualized, the ...
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Auto-populating dynamic text for attribute table information on multiple layers within MXD with Data Driven Pages? [duplicate]

I am working on creating a maintenance inventory for a City's Parks Departments in ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop. I have used the Township/Range/Section boundaries as the clipping areas for my data driven ...
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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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Managing Leaders for Extent Indicators of Insets using ArcPy with Data Driven Pages? [closed]

I am working in data driven pages that need insets on some maps (not all). I found and have successfully managed to use this code below. However, I need to have leaders. Any ideas on how to manage ...
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Creating Strip Map Index in Portrait view for Data Driven Pages?

I'm trying to generate a strip map with a north to south orientation. Every time I try to create a strip map for this polyline I get pages in landscape orientation. I would like to have a portrait ...
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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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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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Labeling Poles in Sequential Order on Data Driven Pages Along Curvy Route?

Is there a way to automate the process of labeling poles #'s on data driven pages along a curvy route in sequential order? The many bends and turns of the route is throwing off the ordering. the ...
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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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Data Driven Pages ExportToAI Resolution syntax?

I'm fairly novice with code. I am trying to do a simple data driven pages export to .ai using arcpy. I need the resolution down to 150 DPI. Line 4 brings up parsing errSyntax Error: Invalid Syntax. ...
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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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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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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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Automatically make maps from point file? [closed]

Please forgive me if this is an overly basic or broad question. I am a competent user of ArcGIS. I have a shapefile containing thousands of points. I'd like to automatically make a map of each point,...
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Arcmap - automatic print area per one feature

I have hundreds of routes in vector shpfile. They have different lenghts and I want to create one map per one feature - route- in shapefile. Unfortunatelly size of print area will be different for ...
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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 - 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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Make a Declination Arrow for Data Driven Pages?

I am making a map book over a large area and want to add a correct declination arrow for every page. I have not found a way in ArcGIS to make a declination arrow (in 10.3). I could make my own using ...
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Changing projection on each page of data driven pages [closed]

I am working with data driven pages and a raster image of the world. I have a separate polygon shapefile of all of the UTM zones (with a polygon for zones 1-60, north and south, for a total of 120 ...
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How do I get my Data Driven Pages Inset Map to center the grid featured?

I'm doing data driven pages manually. I had this working out just fine but I must have changed the settings and can't figure out how to get the locator map to follow the grid featured.
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Data Driven Pages, displaying each polygon within a ddp?

I have DDP index, and within each index several sets of polygons from another layer.For each index I would like to display each polygon within that index and export that to a PDF. I can pan to DDP ...
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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 ...