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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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Using ArcPy to export individual mxds from data driven pages?

I'm trying to generate individual mxds for each page in my data driven pages (which I have set up already). I have 38 pages in total, so I would need to generate 38 mxds. The pages are named according ...
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How to create a grid for a specific area and scale? [duplicate]

I have a municipal boundary with parcels that I need broken down into smaller maps to better view the parcels. My client wants each smaller map at a scale of 1:10,000. I plan to used data driven ...
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Export PDF from a folder having multiple single mxd and mxd's having data driven pages

I have folder having multiple single mxd and mxd's having data driven pages. I am trying to get the pdf's of each of these MXD's.if mxd's has a data driven pages then all the pages from a same mxd ...
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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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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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Dynamic Profile Graph for Data Driven Page Atlas

I used Strip Map Index Features tool to create a Data Driven Page set of maps and I would need to create a new data frame that will contain a dynamic profile graph that will be modify depending on ...
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Data driven pages extent

I use data driven pages to produce several maps. In the end product, all maps should show point data on a Country of europe. So far the country is shifting around each time I change the data shown in ...
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Create Page Numbers from Bookmarks

I am trying to add dynamic text to my map layout that displays the current sheet number out of the total number of sheets (e.g. "Page 1 of 15"). I'd like to set it up so that the label changes when I ...
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Output the scale value for each data driven page (DDP)

I'm using data driven pages (DDP) in ArcMap 10.3. The index layer is a polygon feature class and I would like to know the scale that each data driven page exports at. Ideally there would be a way to ...
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Map book based on field attributes

I have a polygon shapefile with 800 records. What I want to do is to create an MXD document and a map in jpg for every polygon record from the shp. Is this posible to be done with data driven pages ...
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Preventing ArcGIS crashes when exporting Data Driven Pages multiple times?

I am using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop. When I export a data driven MXD using a strip index (i.e. 3 pages into a single pdf) it works fine the first time I export it. However, if I try and export the ...
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Rotating hatch labels based on orientation changes in Data Driven Pages Strip maps?

I've created a strip map for a linear feature and have it loaded as a data driven page. I want to show stationing for the line. The stationing displays properly on the first data driven page but on ...
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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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Counting number of features in legend for each page when using Data Driven Pages? [duplicate]

Is there a way to count number of features for each data driven and reflect it in the legend?
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Graphic clipping of Data Driven Pages to index feature that defines each page?

I wonder if there is a way to cut all the data in each polygon separately when using data driven pages?
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Annotation missing from Data Drive Pages export to PDF?

ArcMap 10.2 I am exporting data driven pages to PDF within ArcMap, there are 12 pages to export. Each page has been set to a specific scale in order to match up with a corresponding annotation layer (...
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How to export multiple MXD's using python?

I have several mxd's that use data driven pages to create an updated mapbook every month. 15-18 mapbooks and 163 pages each. This usually takes me two days and I'd like to automate this. I can export ...
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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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Automating Multi Data Driven Pages Maps Export to PDF?

I´m currently working in this project where we are creating a time wise analysis of a certain region with many areas of interest. We are using the data driven pages tool to address the many AOIs but ...
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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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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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Controlling layers displayed in data driven pages of ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I am trying to use data driven pages to show four different pages. All of these have the same extent, so the extent of the index layer is the same in each case. What I want to do is show different ...
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Setting PDF page numbers/names when created by Export Map enabled with Data Driven Pages?

how to create PDF with Grid Number in Data Driven Pages i tried to export PDF but it is export with page no like 1,2,3..... but i want to export with Grid Number is there any way to export like that ...
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Generate polygons for each map extent in ArcGIS DDP layout

I have a set of maps I am creating with Data Driven Pages. Each map has a scale and rotation set by the feature class that is driving the map creation. I would like to create a polygon that is the ...
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Update Data Driven Pages Index layer via Python [closed]

I am trying to find a way to update the index layer for data driven pages through arcpy. I understand that to access DDP from arcpy.mapping you need to be referencing a MXD that has DDP enabled. My ...
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Custom sort index for Data Driven Pages?

I am creating maps of underground utilities using DDP with a grid layers as my index layer. Each grid shows a segment of the run. The pages must be generated in an order that maintains the continuous ...
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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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Map automation to iterate through attribute table using ArcPy?

I have a python code which iterates through all attribute fields and creates a map for each field automatically. However, in the code I have to specify each attribute manually which was fine so far. ...
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Adding PDF to backside printing for Data Driven Pages?

Is there an easy way to add a PDF to the backside of each map printed using data driven pages? I know I could print one sided and then reinsert the printed pages upside down, and print the PDF on ...
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Time.Sleep between arcpy.mapping.ExportToTIFF in Data Driven Pages

I'm building a code in Python to export in geotiff my imagery. I need specific spots so I created a Data Driven Pages with polygons. Everything works fine, except that my imagery layer takes a long ...
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Changing output name when exporting data driven pages to JPG?

Is there a way to save the output JPG, changing the output file name to the page name, instead of page number? I mean changing the script found in this post? import_path = r"..." # Path of .mxd ...
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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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How to use Data Driven Pages to generate shapefiles instead of generating PDF?

Is there any way to use Data Driven Pages to generate shapefiles instead of generating PDF? Because I need to export shapefiles generated with their layout in DWG format. If not, do you have an idea ...
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Arcpy Export to PDF, loop Element Text to change with each PDF

I am building a script that exports pdfs based on user input, each pdf will need a different date (not current) that the data was updated per the data driven attribute. The script runs fine but is ...
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Export DDP to MXD based on Raw_Input?

I am running ArcGIS 10.2.2 Version 10.2.2.3552, using ArcMap. I have searched and haven't found anything on this or if it is even possible. I'm trying to add something to my script that allows the ...
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Can I exclude pages when exporting?

Using ArcMap 10.2: when I'm exporting data-driven pages can I exclude single pages using some existing formatting rules (e.g. (-5) or [-5])? It would be a tad easier than my typical method of using ...
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Automatically generate useful scales for data driven pages in ArcGIS desktop and store it in attribute table of shapefile

I have followed the advice on the post How to automatically generate useful scales for data driven pages in ArcGIS desktop. I followed the advice, but when the process executes it was only the last ...
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Page definition query not updating graph in layout

I have three graphs in my layout created from feature classes which have Page Definitions set to reference a data driven page. The table of each feature class shows the correct number of features as ...
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Data driven pages: merge multiple pdfs based on string per wildcard

I am trying to figure out how to automatically merge pdf files based on a stringpart (*wildcard) in the filename, without loosing selectable layers within a pdf. I created 3 series of layout pages ...
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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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Data Driven Pages Export Issue [closed]

I have created mapbooks using DDP and am running into an exporting issue. I have 40 mapbooks of 40 different cities based on a my layer file called "Custom Grid". When I go to export it gives me the ...
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Mapping same feature class with map per data field (graduated symbols, customizable break values)?

I am trying to automate a mapping effort: I am mapping a (FC) features class ( with multiple data fields representing different results). I need to visualize each data field (from the same FC) ...
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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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Determining if feature contained within layout when using Data Driven Pages with ArcPy? [closed]

I'm using polygons to drive my Data Driven Pages in ArcMap Standard 10.2. I have a point feature that shares a common attribute with the driver polygon, and using the Page Definition, I am showing ...
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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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Export individual Mapbook pages to PDF

I would like to take a ArcMap mapbook and export each individual page to a PDF named for the page and/or GridID. I've never messed with Python... But I see that the arcpy.mapping module should do ...
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Avoiding No data driven pages were created error in ArcGIS for Desktop?

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 contains ...
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Concatenating variable values in Python script for export DDP as mxd via saveACopy method?

i am building a script, most of which i found on here, that exports my data driven pages as mxds. I need it to save the mxd by a specific attribute in the shapefile and am running into an error when ...
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How to print selected page from Data Driven Pages using ArcPy?

I am looking to print DDP (Data Driven Pages) to a printer through a Python (arcpy) script which I will create in Arc Catalog. In other words, I would like for the script to have the following ...
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Can i input two layers in data driven pages [closed]

I have created data driven pages with one shapefile, but now i want to input another shapefile. Is it possible with data driven pages or another way? Edit: I want to intersect with DDP, like this in ...