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Questions tagged [geospatial-pdf]

Any pdf containing spatial reference information. Note distinction from GeoPDF, which is a trademarked variety of geospatial pdf.

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GDAL convert GeoTIFF to GEOPDF

Using following to convert GeoTIFF to geospatial PDFs. However, the generated PDF is not measurable in Adobe Reader. import cv2 import numpy as np from osgeo import gdal dataset = gdal.Open("sample....
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Convert to geospatial PDF issue

I just installed QGIS 3.6 on a new Macbook pro running Mojave, and I'm trying to produce geospatial PDFs of some basic maps of property boundaries overlaid onto aerial imagery base maps to use in ...
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ArcGIS export map to PDF with layers symbology error

I am trying to make a PDF with layers. If one of my shapefiles symbology is set to categories, unique values, as in a states shapefile, it wont let me turn off each state; it groups it. Is the only ...
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2018 USGS US Topo Render Differently in Browsers

While opening in a browser a 2018 Geospatial PDF from the USGS, I noticed that different PDF browsers open the same file differently. I'm looking for a clue as to why they are different. Compare ...
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2018 USGS Geospatial PDF produces `ERROR 1: insufficient arguments for Marked Content`

Issue When processing the 2018 Geospatial PDFs from the nationalMap.gov an error occurs that was not seen when processing the same quadrangle from 2015. I should note: there is no problem with ...
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Scale-dependent rendering in QGIS PDF output

If I export my QGIS layout to PDF with "Always export as vectors" checked the resulting PDF appears to render vector data as expected. Line work appears crisp at any zoom level. Given that the PDF is ...
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Not able to export Georeferenced PDF from ArcGIS 10.5.1

I am trying to export a geo-referenced pdf from ArcGIS 10.5.1. I have the checkbox ticked in the advanced export settings (export map geo-reference information), but when I open the map using Adobe ...
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Geospatial export to PDF

I was wondering if someone can help me in the right direction to making a geospatial report. I used a drone to take aerial photos and used MME to stitch the photos together. I then uploaded the ...
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ERROR 1: Cannot find trailer - GDAL (gdal_edit)

I have a non-spatial pdf that I'm trying to convert to a geospatial pdf (while preserving the vector and text information contained therein besides the raster that is also present). I know the datum (...
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ogr2ogr: extract text elements from PDF into attributes

I have PDF created by the local geodetic authority which is kind of geospatial and contains layers of cadastre underground services (water, sewer, etc) as lines, points, and textual attributes ...
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Remove Image layer from GeoSpatial PDF using ogr2ogr

I'm trying to remove the orthoimage layer from a USGS GeoSpatial pdf 7.5' topo quad. I can query the layer names: ogrinfo NM_Canada_Ojitos_20110201_TM_geo_enabled.pdf -mdd LAYERS Which produces ...
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OGR SQL Query not working in VRT layer

I'm having trouble with one SQL query I'm using on a shapefile in my VRT layer. My goal is to import several shapefiles to a PDF using OGR, GDAL and Python. My shapefile has follwing structure: ...
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Export a layered pdf using GDAL

How to use GDAL to export a layered pdf from the map canvas? I want to export a layered pdf from QGIS. In response to a previous question, I received an answer which implies that it's possible to ...
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Exporting to PDF from ArcMap, it seems large datasets do not get clipped to page boundary?

I am puzzled by something about ArcMap's export to PDF. I have a large contours layer being used on a map, much larger than the area shown in my neatline. When I export to PDF I get a huge file size ...
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How to convert multiple Geospatial PDFs to map tiles

What is the best way to convert Geo-referenced PDF files (like the Canadian BC http://pub.data.gov.bc.ca/datasets/177864/pdf/ or USGS maps) to a collection of tiled XYZ web maps. I would like to ...
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Cropping geo pdf in GDAL for use in OruxMaps?

I am attempting to crop geo pdf mapsheet files to the map area, so that they will switch automatically between maps in a program like Oruxmaps. The starting geo pdfs open fine in OM. So far I can use ...
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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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ArcGIS API for JavaScript 3.19 - export map to PDF layers and attributes

Is it possible in an ArcGIS for JavaScript app, to export a map to PDF with layers and attributes, just like in ArcMap? In the printtemplates export format in only see pdf | png32 | png8 | jpg | gif ...
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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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QGIS Loading GeoTiff at Origin

I have a GeoTiff that loads incorrectly in QGIS. Instead of displaying the image at the correct coordinates, QGIS positions the raster with its upper left corner at (0,0). This same file loads ...
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Analyse driving pattern from automotive dataset

I am trying to derive driving patterns from our automotive dataset. Our dataset has vehicle names along with their GPS points. One of the driving pattern I have read about is “hub and spoke” in which ...
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How to implement Geography or geometry with spatial index implementation to find entities in the bounding box?

I have entities saved in SQL table with Lat and long values. I added another column to store Geometry values. Code for updating Geometry column UPDATE [dbo].[table] SET [GeoLocation] = geography::...
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Alternatives to Avenza Maps [closed]

I enjoyed Avenza Maps until recently... After their recent move to a subscription model, I am in the market for a comparable app. Feature requirements: Load Geospatial PDFs Capture photos along ...
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Geospatial PDF with GlobalMapper

I've generated a Geospatial PDF with GDAL 1.11.3 library. When I open it with Global Mapper v18, it looks upside down and it's not well georeferenced. I've opened it with QGIS and with Acrobat ...
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PDF File doesn't show with other Shapefiles

I have data as PDF file about the spatial categories of the German sea. I sucessfully managed to import files about Windparks and military zones into QGIS by simply dragging them into the window and ...
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Determining resolution of specific image in PDF document?

Can GDAL be used to determine the resolution of an image embedded inside a PDF? If not GDAL, is there another method? I'm using gdal_translate to convert TIF+TFW files into geospatial PDF. I know ...
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Graphhopper No-go areas routing

I am creating a simple offline navigation app in android. I have camera information(coordinates and range) and i would like to navigate the routes to avoid being caught on cameras. I have seen great ...
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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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To see the geodata in a PDF is necessary to process something first in QGIS?

I want to see if a pdf file has geographic data and how to access them. In the properties of the PDF document I see the pdf file was made in "AutoCAD Map 3D 2013," and have 6 layers. In QGIS 2.14, ...
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What is the naming convention used for US blockgroups codes?

I was looking at the naming convention for US blockgroups but could not find and reliable documentation for it. US Census website mentioned somewhere that the 5 digit US county code can be split as ...
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Import vector PDF into MapInfo

Is it possible to import a PDF with vector layers into MapInfo as vector layers? If yes, how would I go about doing this?
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How to add Geo PDF header to a PDF rendered with mapnik?

I rendered a PDF with mapnik and I am now trying to add geospatial header information to the PDF. I tried the method add_geospatial_pdf_header() from mapnik.printing.PDFPrinter. I do get some Geo PDF ...
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Concatenate geospatial pdfs

I am looking for a simple way to concatenate one geospatial pdf (with multiple layers in a single image) and regular pdf. I have tried tools such as pdfunite, pdftk and pdfconcat, without success. The ...
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Can I make a multi layers pdf from a mapnik xml?

I am playing with mapnik and trying to export multiple vector files as one pdf with multiple layers. For the moment, my vectors get merged when rendering. Is there a way to keep each vector in a ...
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SQL Server Convert GeoJson format into SQL geometry/spatial data

I'm using javascript and Openlayers 3 and to draw shapes or geometry in osm map. The data is in geojson format and i want to store it in SQL server 2008 R2 using SQL geometry or spatial data types. ...
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Extracting vector/point data from single-layer, non-georeferenced vector PDF file

I am trying to extract point data from a non-geo-referenced vector PDF file, to import into QGIS/ArcGIS. You can download a copy of the PDF file here, if interested, but I've tried to include ...
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Export QGIS Print Composer PDF with searchable text labels

I have point features with text labels on my map. When I export as PDF, I can search elements that were constructed in the print composer, like the legend, scale bar, etc. However, labels of features ...
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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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Exporting/Printing to PDF, raster basemap has stripe(s) or band(s)

Now that my map is pretty and perfect, I'm discovering that I cannot export it properly. I have tried Exporting the Map to PDF, PNG, TIFF, etc. I have tried various settings of image quality and DPI. ...
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Can QGIS export Geospatial PDF for Avenza PDF map app?

Since QGIS uses GDAL, does any map exported as a PDF become a Geospatial PDF? I am hoping to import maps from QGIS into the Avenza PDF Map app on my phone. Previous posts mentioned exporting as ...
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How to add geospatial info to an existing PDF?

I work with a small non-profit mountain bike trail advocacy organizationand as a result have created a number of PDF-based maps. These are all Mercator projection, built off of OpenStreetMap data, and ...
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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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Print webmap to geospatial pdf

I am looking for a solution for this with no success using: result = arcpy.mapping.ConvertWebMapToMapDocument(Web_Map_as_JSON, templateMxd) AND arcpy.mapping.ExportToPDF(mxd, Output_File, ...
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Georeferenced PDF is checked but doesn't georeference [closed]

I have checked the georeference option for my exported PDF but when I import it into Avenza PDF Maps it says it is not georeferenced. I have had this work for other maps but a new map I opened will ...
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Exporting Georeferenced PDFs using ArcGIS Desktop 9.3?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 and I want to export maps in georeferenced PDFs. Earlier I knew that there is an advanced option in file>export map>options>advanced where I was able able export map ...
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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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Georeferencing PDF maps for use in Avenza PDF maps

I have PDF maps like the one below (normally PDF, but JPEG for this) that I would like to be able to georeference to use with Avenza PDF maps. I don't have GIS training, but have access to Arcmap ...
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Exporting PDF with Hyperlinked Attributes from ArcMap?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 and would like to export a map to a pdf, preserving feature's attributes. I would like to be able to identify, for example, a point feature from the map on pdf with its ...
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Geospatial pdfs and Avenza

I have created a Mapbook with each page containing a section of the main map and an index map. They both seem to be georeferenced when exported in a PDF. When a user with an Apple product uses the ...
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Can I save an ArcGIS geospatial PDF with layers turned off, which can then be turned on individually in a pdf viewer?

I am working on an mxd that has many individual point layers (displaying species locations). To make life easy for my stakeholders, I'd like to export to a geospatial pdf so that all of these point ...