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

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How to create PDF/Geospatial PDF from normal PDF

I'd like to convert a normal PDF to a geospatial PDF. To do this I'd like to use another PDF as a template which already has all the correct SRS, bounds etc. To start I exported a PDF from ArcMAP with ...
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Create geospatial PDF in Python

I created a figure in Python with raster and vector data. I can save it to a PDF but I need to save it as a geospatial PDF with metadata like transform and PROJCS to open in apps like Avenza Maps. How ...
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OGR_STYLE label style line breaks

I am trying to create a GeoSpatial PDF using gdal_translate. Using the vrt file i am able to generate OGRFeatures having STYLE OGRFeature():23 OGR_STYLE (String) = SYMBOL(id:"icn_cabinet_external....
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R sf package: Error in subsetting geometries - "invalid subscript type 'list'"

I'm working with the sf package in R to process a set of point geometries. My objective is to find neighbors for each point within a certain distance. However, I'm encountering an error when ...
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Is QGIS Server's PDF output georeferenced?

QGIS Server supports the GetPrint WMS request and for it, the pdf output format: https://docs.qgis.org/3.28/en/docs/server_manual/services/wms.html#wms-getprint-format Is this a Geospatial PDF or a ...
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Merging of multiple Geo PDF's

I have a QGIS (v3.22) project where from which I would like to create a multipage geospatial pdf. This feature is sadly disabled. I only have the option to create a geospatial pdf per page or create ...
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Copying GIS info from one PDF to another

I can see if a PDF has GIS info attached to it by doing gdalinfo filename.pdf but is there a way to copy that info from one PDF to another PDF? With GeoTIFF's you can do this: listgeo -no_norm old.tif ...
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Rogue layer printing to GeoPDF in QGIS [closed]

I have a plan, in QGIS version 3.22.16, with two layer groups and am using them to supply maps to two different pages in a layout file controlled by map themes. I am printing one page at a time by ...
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Insert text into particular location in PDF

I have a geospatial PDF in which coordinates data is encoded and I have UTM X and UTM Y available I want to insert the text 'Hello world' at that location but I don't know how to do it. I tried using ...
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Put geospatial information on only part of a raster

I've seen PDFs where only part of the page is georeferenced; the end consumer of that kind of PDFs (being ForeFlight) shows a blue rectangle around the part that is georeferenced to show that. From ...
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Coordinates extracted from PDF are not exact

I'm working on rendering a georeferenced PDF within a map, I was able to retrieve the geolocation information from the PDF, but the coordinates I receive are not correct, they are a few meters apart ...
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Wanted: The Very Topographic Map WITH Building Footprints The National Map Viewer Displays as Default

I have been trying for 5 solid days to acquire building footprints from USGS topographic maps THAT I KNOW EXIST: I can SEE them on the very topo map which is displayed BY DEFAULT at The National Map ...
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Grouping of smaller cities (nearest) into larger cities

I have been looking for some suggestions on grouping of small cities (near by cities, places) into nearest largest cities (metro cities). For example, below are few cities from India. Aluva, Kerala, ...
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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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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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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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