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Questions tagged [geopdf]

A trademark branded instance of geospatial PDF. Use this tag ONLY for TerraGo software produced pdfs.

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Adding interactive map to PDF?

I have been asked to add an interactive map to my company's annual report. The requirements are that it should have multiple layers that can be turned on and off, zoom in/out and pan functionality, ...
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Adding PDF (especially GeoPDF) to ArcMap as data?

I receive a lot of PDF maps (vector, image, with georeference and without) and I am having to convert them to an image file before I can add them to ArcMap and georeference. I can't see any obvious ...
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Converting GeoPDF to vector format like CAD or shapefile?

I want to convert a GeoPDF that has vectors entity in it to a vector format and preserve the real coordinates of these vectors. The GeoPDF has been exported from ArcMap and has layers in it. I have ...
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Is it possible to export geospatial PDF from QGIS via GDAL/OGR? [duplicate]

Is there any plugin for QGIS which would help me in exporting the map document as a geospatial PDF (similar to Terrago's GeoPDF)?
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Export Map to GeoPDF

I am using GeoServer/OpenLayers to build a map website. One of things I want to do is to export a map to GeoPDF. It's not an export from desktop software. More specifically, map tiles are added as ...
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Determining if PDF has geospatial information?

Asked to convert geoPDF to geoTiff. I am familiar with Esri's tool: http://desktop.arcgis.com/en/arcmap/10.3/tools/conversion-toolbox/pdf-to-tiff.htm However, I can't seem to convert these specific ...
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Can I export a pdf that renders my layers differently at different zoom levels?

For example, say I have some streets I would like to show up, and streets are only set to appear at certain zoom level, well that layer does not get exported. There must be a way to do this for pdf, ...
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How do I get GDAL_translate to output better resolution

I have a set of GeoPDFs that I converted to GeoTiffs. However, the end results are horrible. They are very pixelated. The command I passed was gdal_translate -of GTiff inFile outFile -co COMPRESS=...
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Historical U.S.G.S. Georeferencing

I have downloaded a historical USGS map that is suppose to be a geoPDF. My understanding is that QGIS cannot directly read geoPDF's. I have not had any luck in converting it to a geoTIF in order to ...
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Convert GeoPDF with GDAL

I'm attempting to convert a USGS US Topo GeoPDF in Windows. I'm using GDAL 1.11.1. My initial attempts were with this Python script, which automates the process by feeding a command to the Windows ...
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gdal create GeoPDF from GeoTiff

Using Python I have a program that makes a GeoTiff map by joining several maps and converting with rgb2pct. This works perfect and when imported in QGIS georeferencing is OK. However, I want also ...
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How do I verify a file is a GeoPDF?

I received some files from a third party that are supposed to be geoPDF. Is there a way to open a file (programmatically with .NET or Python, with a text editor, etc.) and verify it was created as a ...
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TerraGo geopdf vs. Esri geopdf

I am looking for feedback from people who are familiar with both TerraGo and Esri's respective geospatial pdf functions. I understand TerraGo offers a broader spectrum of functionality, but wonder if ...
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Geo/Geospatial PDF from ArcGIS to Adobe Reader

I exported a pdf from ArcMap. I opened it in Adobe reader. I can measure and calculate perimtere, but calculate area result is many times 0. Why? Also, I have TerraGo installed in Adobe Reader, trial ...
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How do I remove the orthoimage layer from the new USGS GeoPDF topo maps?

I would like to remove the orthoimage layer from a USGS Topo GeoPDF map. I have Adobe Acrobat Pro 9, but can't find a way to delete a layer. I've tried setting the layer to "Never export" then ...
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Trying to store Metadata in GeoPDF

Isn't it possible to store Metadata directly in GeoPDF files using GDAL command line tools (gdal_translate, gdal_edit) or GDAL Python? Something like: gdal_edit -mo "CUTLINE=POLYGON(...)" orig.pdf ...
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How to have GDAL print layers of GeoPDF AND say which are raster vs vector

My Objective: I would like to use GDAL to convert a GeoPDF. I want the vector layers as shp files and the raster layers as tif files. I want to do this in a programmatic way. Edit: In reality, I ...
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Export/Import CRS for use on similar/same file?

I have a slightly strange request. I have access to a set of geo-ref'd PDFs that have multiple layers within the file. As touched on in other threads, there's no good way (at this time) to turn on/off ...
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Geopdf map not displaying coordinates in Adobe Acrobat Geospatial Location Tool. [closed]

I georeferenced a map using a data layer from ArcGis online as a base map. I transformed the now georeferenced map to the WGS 1984 World Mercator projected coordinate system. Lastly, I exported the ...
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Cropping and transforming geoPDF with GDALwarp

I got some great advice on how to transform a geoPDF to a geoTIF on this post, which used the available downloads from this site. I would like to take it a little further and not only convert, but ...
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Using USGS GeoPDF in ArcMap 10.3

Is there an available patch for importing GeoPDFs, like the topographic maps that are available through USGS, into a session? Software that costs $3000 is not a viable option.
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can QGIS for Mac OSX 10.6 handle (both read and generate) GeoPDF files?

I would like to know if QGIS for Mac OSX 10.6 can handle (both read and generate) GeoPDF files. Can anybody help ?
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GDAL Conversion of US Topo GeoPDFs

I've used GDAL_translate with "--config GDAL_PDF_LAYERS" option to convert US Topo GeoPDFs to GeoTIFF and it works great for creating collarless topos based on the new format. However, I can't get it ...
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Creating custom geostamp in TerraGo toolbar?

The blurb for the new 6.0 tool bar says it supports custom geostamps, but I can't find any info on how to create one. Can anyone point me to the method for creating a custom geostamp that the ...
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QGIS 2.16 Composer - Georeference tif/pdf to import to Avenza PDF map

I want to create a geo-referenced tif or pdf to import to Avenza PDF map. The Feature list for QGIS 2.16 states that composer creates a geo-referenced file by default. "The existing option to ...
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Can any non-Terrago products produce geopdfs recognized by the Terrago toolbar in Acrobat? [closed]

Neither ArcMap nor GlobalMapper seem to be produce geopdfs that are recognized by the Terrago toolbar. Can anything besides Terrago products produce geopdfs that the Toolbar will accept?
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High resolution geopdfs in Qgis 3

In Qgis 2 I used to get high resolution geopdfs form the Georefexport plugin. In Qgis 3 i can get geopdfs by using the print composer/layout. However, I can not find a way to get high resolution ...
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GeoPDF viewer for Linux OS

Is there a GeoPDF viewer for Linux / Fedora? Or ... is there some simple cartopy / mpl / gdal code that will display GeoPDF? FYI, here's a browser for US Topo GeoPDF files: https://viewer....
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gdal_translate to get full vector extent of geo spatial referenced PDF

I am creating GeoTif images from a USFS geospatial referenced PDFs using gdal_translate. I turned off all of the layers that I did not want and it produces a GeoTif of just the center window of the ...
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Converting georeferenced .pdf to .tiff in ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I am attempting to convert a USGS georeferenced pdf to a tiff. I found this help page, which looks pretty simple: https://desktop.arcgis.com/en/desktop/latest/tools/conversion-toolbox/pdf-to-tiff.htm#...
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Arcscene 3D.wrl file to interactive 3D pdf

I want to create an interactive 3D PDF for my customer from my 3D data in ArcScene, which seems easy in principle but is becoming an odyssey. I would like to know if someone have any easy solution ...
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Export Map Canvas QGIS

I am trying to export a map canvas in QGIS I've made composed of .SHP files to a GeoTIFF, GeoPDF or any other georeferenced image. All I want to be able to do is set a desired output resolution. I ...
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How to include GeoPDF support for GDAL on OSX?

I have installed GDAL 2.2.1 and Poppler using homebrew brew install gdal brew install poppler Everything seems to be working correctly but I cannot translate a GeoPDF to a GeoTiffs. gdal_translate -...
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Exporting a PDF from QGIS Print Composer for Avenza Pdf Maps

Alright I actually did this successfully a few months back following these steps http://www.avenza.com/resources/blog/2016/12/06/exporting-qgis-avenza-maps. Now when I bring the map into Avenza, I ...
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GeoPDF: How to create a hierachy of layers in which I can select all the sublayers from the parent layer?

I am trying to create this Having a look at this example and the PDF specs (optional content configuration dictionary keys), I am quite confused about how to create that vs what I have at the moment ...
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How can I enable PDF support in gdal?

I've installed GDAL2.3dev on my mac using Homebrew, expecting it to support GeoPDFs already. But when I run gdalinfo on a pdf file from USGS, I still get this error: ERROR 4: `...
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strange zoom/pan behavior in QGIS on layers extracted from USGS Geopdf topo

Starting with a USGS geopdf topo 7.5 quad, I extracted the layers to a spatialite database using ogr2ogr: ogr2ogr -a_srs "WGS84" -f sqlite fisher.sqlite UT_Fisher_Towers_20170216_TM_geo.pdf I then ...
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Converting GeoPDFs to GeoTiffs using GDAL on a MAC

I was able to successfully install GDAL onto my Mac and it responds correctly to the test command. However, when I type in a command to translate a geopdf to a geotiff it spits out a failure. I have ...
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Create a georeferenced PDF using a shapefile and add informations in R

I created a georeferenced PDF using a shapefile and OK no problem, but I'd like to know if is possible to insert a title inside a pdf (in top position "My geo PDF"), points of interest (pts.sampling) ...
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QGIS - Converting GEOPDF to MBTILE gives error “band 1 has no colour table” [closed]

I'm trying to convert GEOPDF files to MBTiles using QGIS on mac. I'm using GDAL version 1.11.4, QGIS version 2.8.9. I am doing this by raster -> translate -> input layer GEOPDF file, output file ...
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Converting GeoPDF to ArcGIS with annotations (arcmap original labels)? [closed]

I've got a GeoPDF file that contains vector and annotation data (arcmap labels). I need to convert it into a feature class. I've tried to follow the former questions that been asked here: Adding PDF ...
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Converting Tiff into geopdf using Gdal?

I tried to convert tiff image to pdf using this command in OsgeoShell gdal_translate -of PDF -a_srs EPSG:32643 bangalore.tif bangalore.pdf It gets converted into pdf but the TerraGo plugin is not ...
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TerraGo Publisher for Arcgis automated using Python's PubPy library

I am using a library called PubPy which serves to automate the export of TerraGo Publisher for ArcGIS. This is my example Python script: import os import sys import arcpy from pubpy.geopdf_export.api ...
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Making US Topo-like PDFs using ArcGIS Desktop and TerraGo Publisher?

I have tried making a GeoPDF like the one from US Topo PDFS using ArcGIS and TerraGo Publisher. They are nothing alike. Does anyone know how they are made? I am specifically looking for a zooming ...
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OGR_LINK_FIELD to filename in a Geospatial PDF

I'm using gdal_translate to create a Geospatial PDF. I'm trying to add file path to my feature when clicking on them by using: -co OGR_LINK_FIELD=<column with path> I am creating my PDF in ...
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Exporting QGIS Raster/Vector layers into one PDF? [duplicate]

I have seen a similiar post to this a while back (Is it possible to export geospatial PDF from QGIS via GDAL/OGR?), and thought I would try asking it again to see if there has been any improvement or ...
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Is GeoPDF suitable for mobile-navigation app?

I need to develop mobile app that display geo-referenced image. User should be able see own position on it and do simple navigation. Plus turn on/off vector layers. Now I am looking format/mobile ...