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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Adding external data to NDVI Chart google earth engine To have Two line charts on the same plot

I am trying to add external data to ndvi chart on google earth engine in order to have both lines on the same chart. I have been able to plot them differently but not able to merge them. Here is my ...
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Remove system start when plotting after calculating NDVI for shrubs and grass in Google Earth Engine using Copernicus

I have tried to select only shrubs and grass on NDVI but on plotting chart it shows this error. Here is the code. var feat =ee.Geometry.Point([33.15865673674562, -5.173302054347385]); var s2a = ...
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How can I add features (points) to my byte (eight bit unsigned integer) in QGIS?

I have a series of data (in Byte - eight bit format) with PDF as GDAL (Geospatial Data Abstraction Library) Driver. My goal is to add point features to it using QGIS, however so far I haven't been ...
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Uploading multiple Aqua/MODIS files (NetCDF format) into QGIS in one action to convert into raster files

I have 70+ Aqua/MODIS files (NetCDF format) representing sea surface temperature (SST) that I want to upload into QGIS in one action to convert each file into individual raster files (i.e. 70+ raster ...
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Importing comments from a geospatial PDF into QGIS

I have a geospatial pdf, produced by QGIS, that has subsequently been commented on (with ovals) in Adobe Acrobat. How can I get the comments back into QGIS as vectors, correctly georeferenced? If I ...
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Atlas print-out to one-page pdf

I have a layer with 135 polygons and i have created an atlas that printout all 135 polygons in one PDF with 135 pages and I can also print out 135 PDF if I use the "Export to PDF" button and ...
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QField, QGIS, PostgreSQL working with enterprise database

I am trying to connect many devices together for data capturing using QField 1.9.6 and PostgreSQL. I prepared the data with QGIS 3.20.1, but I keep getting errors when am not using the store options ...
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QGIS export raster layer as Geospatial PDF Issue

In QGIS (vers 3.20.2), if I right-click on a Multiband color raster layer in the TOC and Save Raster Layer as ... Geospatial PDF - it will produce this error: QGIS PDFWritableVectorDataset::Create() ...
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Labeling layer features in Avenza Maps

I have a geospatial PDF map: https://github.com/natearoe/myrepo/blob/master/CopperVeg.pdf I have a .kmz with plot locations: https://github.com/natearoe/myrepo/blob/master/VegPlotsKML.kmz Both can be ...
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QGIS Print Layouter exports only first page in PDF

I have a print layout of four A3-sized Maps showming different areas of the same QGIS-project. When I try to export them via Layout > Export as PDF ...' and check the option 'Create Geospatial PDF (...
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QGIS 3.16 Could not create print device error (GEOPDF)

I'm having issues exporting a georeferenced map from QGIS using version 3.16.0-Hannover. I'm getting a "could not create print device" error (more information below). What I'm trying to do: ...
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"Create Geospatial PDF" makes PDF dimensions much larger

I am using QGIS 3.10.9-A. When I use Export as PDF... and check the Create Geospatial PDF (GeoPDF) box the size (linear - not number of bytes) of the PDF created is much larger than the desired paper ...
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Why is 'Create Geospatial PDF.' greyed out?

I am using QGIS to create a map that can be used in avenza. When I try to export as a PDF it does not allow me to tick the box of Create geospatial PDF. I am using Mac Catalina and the current version ...
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ogr2ogr PDF unable to open datasource but PDF is recognized fine in GDALInfo

I am attempting to use ogr2ogr to convert a PDF to a SHP through the OSGeo4W shell, part of the QGIS installation (3.6 i think) on windows 10. I have used this before successfully but been a while so ...
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Can GDAL run XML Composition File for GeoPDF from command line?

The documentation page for PDF via GDAL includes the description for using an XML Composition File: https://gdal.org/drivers/raster/pdf.html#creation-of-pdf-file-from-a-xml-composition-file-gdal-3-0 ...
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Can I create a geospatial PDF in Python without using GIS software?

I have a Django web app that produces a couple different PDFs. One just displays tabular data, but another one needs to display geometries out of a PostGIS database, along with tabular data. In my web ...
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Why can't I make GeospatialPDFs using QGIS 3.14?

According to this link, QGIS 3.10 and newer can create GeospatialPDFs. However, when I go to export through layout view, the box is greyed out. What am I doing wrong? Edit: As someone below points out,...
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Spatial Join Geospatial data returning empty data frame

I am trying to spatial join two GeoDataFrames. This is how the dataframes look like: I wanted to find the points within each region, but I got back an empty data frame. east_region = gdf[gdf['...
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How to reimport a QGIS 3.10 Vector-GeoPDF, generated from layout manager, so that all items not belonging to layers are hidden?

I'm very impressed with the new GeoPDF export capabilities of QGIS 3.10 (Windows 10). Now we can create Vector-GeoPDFs with layers included! With the help of GDALs "Geospatial PDF" file format ...
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Create Geospatial PDF (GeoPDF) is greyed out in PDF export options in QGIS 3.10

I installed QGIS 3.10 standalone version today and I know it has a new feature introduced in this version to export GeoPDF. But for some reason, it is greyed out.
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Perform Tile Index on Newly Created PDFs using PyQGIS

The python code below successfully performs the tile index algorithm on all PDF files stored in sub-folders named !pdf's within my V:Drive. A list of all paths to each PDF exported from QGIS is ...
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Errors opening Geospatial PDF in QGIS 3.8.3

I'm a complete QGIS newbie so bear with me if I'm missing something obvious... I'm unable to open GeoPDF's that I've downloaded from USGS's The National Map (TNM) site. This is the error that I get ...
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Tools for georeferencing PDF's [closed]

5 years ago I exported all our PDF record drawings to TIFF and georeferenced them using Esri Arc Desktop. This added the .tfw file associated with georeferenced images without modifying the original ...
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Exporting geospatial PDF for Avenza from ArcGIS Pro?

I'm struggling to export a functional geospatial PDF from ArcGIS Pro for use in Avenza maps. I believe the issue stems from ArcGIS Pro's force feeding of "rich" PDFs on the user. The maps completely ...
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Using getmapasync() function instead of getmap() function in Android to plot GeoJSON file?

This is the code that I have used to plot GeoJSON file in Google Maps in Android: mMap = googleMap; SupportMapFragment mapFragment = (SupportMapFragment) getSupportFragmentManager() ...
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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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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? [closed]

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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