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Portable Document Format (PDF), is a proprietary file format from Adobe that creates lightweight text-based, formatted files for distribution to a variety of operating systems.

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exportToPdf doesn't export the layout in QGIS 3

I have a trouble exporting a print layout in QGIS 3.10 to PDF when doing it programatically. I've created a project with print layout manually and now just want to modify the content of the map with ...
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Digitizing against PDF in ArcGIS Pro

I am relatively new to GIS and am using ArcGIS Pro. I am making a map of a property that includes a watercourse and an environmental setback from the watercourse. I need to add the development plans ...
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Producing report or map atlas with single feature table in QGIS

In QGIS I am trying to create a survey report with map atlas so that each A4 page shows the attribute data table of one feature (with field headings) with a corresponding map of said one point feature....
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Export QGIS print layout to PDF from script or command line [duplicate]

The "GUI way" of exporting a map to a PDF in QGIS's layout manager is known to be Layout -> Export as PDF .... I wonder if there is any way to do this the CLI way. Either from a python ...
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Add Specific Map Layout Name to Document Path in ArcGIS Pro

In ArcGIS Pro (using 2.6.2), the <dyn type="project" property="path"/> dynamic text only provides the path of the entire project. It does not include the actual map or layout ...
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Open specific page of a PDF using QGIS actions

Can anyone help me with the syntax to open a .pdf-file at a specific page using a QGIS action? For example, a 50 page pdf has the information of use at page 8, so invoking the action in the QGIS Map ...
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Export map with legend using OpenLayers 6 [closed]

I would like to export a map with a legend in the same PDF using OpenLayers 6. I searched in the OpenLayers documentation but got a map without a legend. How can I do this?
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How to add a legend, banner to shp file exported in PDF

I need add a legend, banner and signature to my shp file which is exported in PDF. My code: HashMap<String, Object> params = new HashMap<>(); params.put(ShapefileDataStoreFactory....
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Can I add KML to a georeferenced PDF and retain georeferencing?

I would like to be able to take a KML file and combine it with a georeferenced PDF so that the KML data shows on top of the georeferenced PDF map within the PDF file. I have read that i can add .shp ...
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Exporting multiple maps on rendercomplete in OpenLayers

I have this project where I have 4 different maps next to each other. These maps have different layers on top of them so they can be compared. Now I want the user to be able to export those 4 maps to ...
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QGIS export to PDF layer is disappearing

I would like to reopen/look again at this question. I have a aerial raster file with a vector file over the top indicating specific points on the ground. I created my map, set the rotation to zero, ...
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Is there a way to maintain map tips and/or actions in an exported PDF using QGIS?

I am working on a project that displays the locations of a group's projects in a city. I have it set up now so that map tips shows the name of the project and location when you hover over the point. I ...
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Why does QGIS fail to include authentication manager overlays when using standalone exportToPDF?

I have an existing layout and I'm trying to export it to PDF from a standalone script after the data is updated automatically. If I open QGIS and export all is good but when I call it from Python I ...
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Opening PDF and other attachments in QField

I want to open a PDF file in QField, but I don't know how to configure a project to be created in QGIS. Can you tell me how to do this?
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PDF export from QGIS print layout: line fill pattern vectors shown with pixelation

I have created grayscale piecharts in QGIS 3.14 Pi on Win10 with geometry generator. So the piecharts are vectors, created with the expression editor, using the wedge_buffer expression. I created a ...
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Why does ArcGIS Pro write a PDF file with some basemap images visible while other basemaps are not, depending on layout paper size?

I'm using ArcGIS Pro 2.5.1 The single layout in the aprx has four map frames, three small ones nested inside a large, whole-page map frame. When I export to PDF (or to EPS, then Distiller to PDF) the ...
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Expression-based file name (ATLAS) [closed]

I have a Shapefile file with more than 2,000 elements, with its extensive table of attributes, and I have made a model file, through the Atlas, where a map appears with a zoom of each element and a ...
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Blank spaces in large format plotter prints

I keep getting a blank swath when printing large format pdf files to my plotter. I am trying to plot a single page that is 42" (maximum width of roll for this plotter) by up to 120" in ...
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Saving map as image using MapCanvas in PyQGIS

I have created a standalone application to display the vector layer using PyQGIS code given below. Now I want to download the map which shows on the window with whatever the zoom level I have chosen. ...
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Showing all polygons with same ID with Atlas generation in QGIS

I want to create PDF-maps showing polygons/areas automated by using the Atlas generation. I have a SHP-file that contains polygons and every polygon/feature (in the attribute table) has an ID that I ...
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Exporting to PDF: Multiple feature classes with similar names as separate PDFs

I have a list of feature classes used as facilities in network analysis to find out walking and cycling time. So for example, schools, hospitals, pharmacies etc. I therefore want to export a PDF with ...
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OpenLayers React export map and vector layers

For my project I am trying to export the map I have created with all it's Vector layers. I can't seem to get the example I found on the site of OpenLayers to work in React. The export doesn't need to ...
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Clickable label (HTML, Link) in PDF export (QGIS)

I need to export a (GEO)PDF - overview map with bounding boxes - with clickable links in every bounding box. I tried to simply export a PDF with html-links as text labels, but as you can see in the ...
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Convert MBTiles to PDF

I have the MBtiles but I want to turn the contours within that file into a PDF image. is this possible or am I wasting my time?
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Using two map frames on one layout in ArcGIS Pro with ArcPy

I want to create a map series that exports two different sheets on one page. For example Page 1 would have sheet 1 & 2 and Page 2 would have sheet 3 & 4. I used to do this with python in ...
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Creating a DEM from PDF?

sorry if this is a simple question, but based on my search terms I keep getting PDF papers about DEMs. Someone has asked me to generate fill quantities off of their lidar data which they have ...
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gdal_translate changes colors converting qgis generated PDF to GTiff

I am producing a geospatial PDF using Qgis 3.10.4. One of my polygon layers is symbolized using red diagonal hatching. The export to pdf gives the correct rendering - I then uploaded the pdf to the ...
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Unable to open password-protected raster in Georeferencer [closed]

I am using QGIS 3.4. I am unable to open a PDF file, a password-protected topo sheet in the Georeferencer. I do have the password. The error message is: A password is needed. You can specify it ...
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Creating an HTML-style label item in the layout that links to an anchor in the page

Initial research tells me this might not be possible, but let's try it anyway. In a Layout, I'd like to have an HTML-rendered label near the top of page 1 like: <a href="#table">Jump to table&...
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Exporting PDF from QGIS Print Layout including clickable hyperlinks

I am having difficulties to export a PDF from QGIS 3.4 (having the same issue in 3.12 though) print layout with a clickable hyperlink. Looking at https://docs.qgis.org/2.8/en/docs/user_manual/...
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Export from a GIS database and automatically populate an external document

I'm using a standard database based on ESRI polygon shapefile with 30 fields. The database is diverse with records from text values to long integer and double numbers. The records from the database ...
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Setting options in “PDF Export Options” to export an atlas to PDF using PyQGIS

While saving an atlas as PDF in QGIS, I can manually change the settings shown the image using "PDF Export Settings" window. How can I set those options using PyQGIS? Minimal code: layout_manager = ...
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ArcGIS Pro .pdf export - Colors are wrong

I am exporting a .pdf map from ArcGIS Pro (2.5) and the coloring is coming out completely different when I open it in in Adobe Acrobat. (Pictures below) It seems like this is only a problem on my ...
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Exporting groups of PDF based on Orientation

I am trying to create a map book with two different orientations. The part I am currently stuck on is for the loop to go through the table and export groups of the same orientation. an example of the ...
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How to include a PDF for displaying or downloading in QField

What I am looking for: In a point-layer I would like to add a PDF (stored in OneDrive) that can be opened in Qfield while doing fieldwork. What I did so far: I created two fields named 'attachment' ...
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Viewing all road names when zoomed out

I am trying to view all road names when zoomed out at this projection in QGIS - ideally at a font size of about 2. I'd then like to export this as a PDF. Can this be done?
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Get rid of black lines in PDF export

When I export to PDF, I get some black lines either vertical or horizontal. It's exported in 300 DPI and I have used QGIS 2.8.
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Layer missing from arcpy PDF export on first iteration only

I have a script that will iterate through a folder of data driven page mxds and export only the correct page for each. It has previously worked without a problem (I wrote it a couple years ago and use ...
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WMS Server Imagery not exporting to pdf

I'm creating a map in ArcMap 10.6 and I'm having trouble exporting it to a PDF. Everything exports fine to PDF except for some SPOT imagery that I've loaded through a WMS Server. The imagery displays ...
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Integrating Google Earth into PDF

I was wondering if anyone knew of any plug-in or way to integrate google earth into a PDF so that someone viewing a document on another device, that doesn't necessarily have Google Earth installed ...
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QGIS: Export 3D map in pdf not working

I am trying to export and save a 3D map as a pdf in QGIS 3.10 (using the composer). I am using the native 3D viewer and I am trying to understand how I can export and save it as a pdf. I set my 3D ...
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Exporting webmap into PDF without layout using ArcPy with ArcGIS Pro

I try to export a webmap in using arcpy into a pdf. This works fine, if there is a Layout available using: aprx = arcpy.mp.ConvertWebMapToArcGISProject(webmap, None, None, notes_gdb) aprx....
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PDF export extent of 600 polygons in QGIS using PyQGIS [closed]

Within one polygon shapefile, I have 645 features spread across the UK which I need PDF plans of. The plans do not need to be scale specific, just so long as the extent (plus a 40px padding to show ...
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Streaming Raster layer does not export with map at large paper size

I have a layer in an MXD which is a streaming raster layer from a web tile service, it is a mosaic. If I output the map as a PDF at Arch C size or smaller the raster shows up in the PDF fine, if I ...
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Removing border that appears in map exported with arcpy.mapping.ExportToPDF?

I am exporting the current mxd map with all the layers that appear but it saves it with a framework around it. How can I get rid of it? It appears as well when I export to other formats. mxd = arcpy....
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Do the same as File>>Export Map>>Save as PDF with a Python command in ArcGIS

I have a Python script to apply IDW interpolation over different datasets, so that the results are several rasters in format .aux. How can I save automatically in the Python script what appears in ...
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AttributeError from PDF Export from ArcMap Bookmark Loop

import arcpy, os, datetime folderPath = r"C:\path" dateTimeStamp = time.strftime('%Y%m%d') basename = "Flows" mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument(r"C:\path\file.mxd") df = arcpy.mapping.ListDataFrames(...
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Keeping lines in PDF after export in QGIS 3.4?

I have regularly this problem: when I export lines from QGIS to Illustrator with a .pdf (or even .svg), my lines are destroyed in several lines. Is there a way to keep my lines unbroken?
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Converting a PDF to an Elevation GeoTIFF with QGIS to be imported into Drone Deploy

Is it possible to convert a PDF drawing of a final grade plan, using QGIS into an elevation GeoTIFF to be imported into Drone Deploy?
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Extracting Vector Extents of PDFs derived from QGIS 3 with PyQGIS

I'm interested to create a vector point layer representing the centroid of some 500-1000 PDF files exported from QGIS to find PDFs geographically rather than using file explorer. I would like to ...

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