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Questions tagged [esri-production-mapping]

Use this tag for questions related to Esri Production Mapping (formerly called PLTS). Another alias for this is Esri Mapping and Charting Solutions (MCS).

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Changing representation overrides to attribute driven symbology for migration to ArcGIS Pro

We currently use a lot of symbology representations in our map production workflows in ArcMap and are considering moving to ArcGIS Pro, which does not support representations. Many of them will be ok ...
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PolygonToCenterline: AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'topographic'

I want to create a centerline from a river polygon using PolygonToCenterline. It works when I use the tool in ArcGIS, but when I run it from the script I get the following error: AttributeError: '...
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Is it possible to display related tables information (1-M relationships) on the layout while using data driven pages?

I'm using data driven pages to generate a report for every point that I have (each point represents a store) and I have used Dynamic Text to display the tabular information of these points like store ...
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Cannot import arcpyproduction with Production Mapping Extension

Scouring the internet, I can't seem to find anyone else having this problem. I get the following error: >>> import arcpyproduction Runtime error Traceback (most recent call last): File "&...
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Error DescribeData: Method areaFieldName does not exist

I am trying to Increase Polygon Area using "Increase Polygon Area" Tool in the "Production Mapping Tools" in ArcGIS 10.6, which is returning the following error: DescribeData: Method areaFieldName ...
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Production Mapping “Load Data” Tool having issues with SDE

I am attempting to use the Production Mapping tool "Load Data" to import data from many personal databases into a new SDE database (SQL server RDBMS). The schema between the PGDB's and SDE is the ...
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Enabling layout measuring tool / ruler in ArcGIS Desktop?

According to ArcMap help, I'm supposed to be able to open the Measure Layout Tool in the Production Cartography toolbar: Customize > Toolbars > Production Cartography. described here: https://...
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How Can I Add a Summary Row to Graphic Table Element Using ESRI Production Mapping Extension?

I currently have a map book (data driven pages) with 160 pages, and counting, consisting of domestic water pipes for a city. I would like to create a Graphic Table Element with a summary row totaling ...
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Locking/unlocking layout elements using ArcPy with Esri Production Mapping?

I need to update a text element in a group of MXDs that I manage. That element, however, is locked in the layout using the lock function from the Production Cartography tool. Using python, is there a ...
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Create S-57 chart on ARCGIS containing only shapefiles

I have a requirement where a shapefile/files needs to be converted to S-57 ENC chart for use on ECDIS system. I am not working in GIS domain so dont necessary understand all technical bits and bobs ...
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Interactive bearing measurement in Esri Production Mapping?

I have ArcGIS Desktop Advanced 10.4 and I want to use ARC Production Feature Builder to measure the bearing between two points just entered on the map, whilst there is a description of this function ...
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Masking in ArcMap

I have question on masking. I have vegetation group layer. Under vegetation group layer, there are 3 layer which are V_Vegetation_Miscellaneous_A, V_Vegetation_Agriculture_A, V_Vegetation_Forest_A. ...
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Mask Bridge with Road

Is there a tool to create mask between bridge line/point on road? The requirement to have gaps 0.2mm between road and bridge and the offset fill with white color. For now, I add a white line attach to ...
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I need to extract a specific layer from a Geospatial PDF using GDAL/OGR

I have GDAL/OGR 1.10 installed on a 64bit Windows 7 machine. I have some Geospatial PDFs that I want to crop to the outline of the map and convert to Rasters. However I cannot clip to the neatline. ...
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Create a Dynamic Table in your Map Layout - how to use Graphic table element?

Is this Solution (Create a Dynamic Table in your Map Layout using graphic table element) is part of this Extension ESRi production-mapping extension ? how can i use graphic table element ?
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How useful is the ESRI Production Mapping extension for cartography? [closed]

I would like to find out how useful is the $9000? ESRI Production Mapping extension. According to ESRI is helps "Standardize and centralize detailed cartographic production with tools for creating ...
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Opening/closing an MXD that uses “production mapping” for dynamic tables in Python

I am currently working on a project that requires using a python/arcpy tool to allow a user to create a map series report PDF. Without getting into much detail, the tool is used when in ArcCatalog or ...
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Merging DEMs or other raster datasets and clipping Raster dataset to vector line?

I have two DEMs that I am going create a hillshade from, and ultimately want one hillshade clipped to a county boundary. I am running into a couple problems, though. When I try to merge the two ...
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Accessing MPS Atlas from Python with ArcPy?

I'm having trouble finding documentation on accessing MPS Atlas features using python in ArcGIS 10. I need to be able to modify dataframe manager properties, swap map sheets, etc. Is it part of ...