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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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Adding Le Pouce Grid coordinate system to ArcMap

I regularly deal with CAD files in this legacy coordinate system and I wanted to include it in ArcMap. I have the following data from the Control Network booklet from the Ministry of Housing and Lands ...
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Adjusting zoom level based size of features in layered PDF using QGIS

I have multiple layers in QGIS, consisting of dots, of which I have made a layered PDF. The problem I encountered is concerning the size of the dots when zooming When in QGIS they adjust perfectly, ...
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Problems with the projections of the WMS of Cadastral Cartography in Spain when exporting pdf plans in ArcGis

Starting from an ArcMap project (10.4.1 for Desktop) with the Coordinate System of the EPSG 25830 Data Framework (ETRS89 UTM Zone 30), I add a connection to the GIS server for cadastral mapping in ...
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QGIS 3.16.16 Export maps (PDF's) using Google Satellite basemap (QuickMapServices) with blank areas

When i export maps using google satellite basemap the result in pdf always comes with some random blank areas. do you know what it could be?
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QGIS: GeoPDF - no GDAL PDF is not available

I use QGIS 3.18 and when I try to export my maps as GeoPDF, the space "create a GeoPDF" remains grey I can't click on it and the message: "no GDAL PDF pilot available" is written ...
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Auto Exporting Individual PDFs from Data Driven Pages

I am trying to figure out how best to modify this script from Esri so that instead of exporting all of my data driven pages into one PDF, it exports each page to its own PDF, while also naming the ...
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Exporting map to PDF using PyQGIS freezes the CLI

When I try to export PDF using PyQGIS 3 API the CLI freezes when the execution reaches the exporter.exportToPdf(pdf_fpath,exportSettings) call, and no PDF is exported. even though I can export the PDF ...
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Problem with linked features when migrating from Windows to Mac

In my project, several features have PDF linked to them, the PDF relatives paths are stored in a column and I open them with the basic Open Url action or with a hyperlink in blue. There is no problem ...
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Relative Path when linking a pdf to a feature

I'm trying to link PDF to features in QGIS. I do that by putting the path in a column named "PDF" and execute the default open action or a generic action command. So basically I don't have ...
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How can I improve the following PyQGIS code used in QGIS Actions to display files containing images or PDFs?

Working environment: Windows 10 and QGIS 3.10.14 LTR (standalone old repository) Problem: in a shapefile with points, representing signs, the column "Code" of the attributes contains the ...
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Printing with plotter in customized paper size using ArcMap

A plotter in my office has a spool of paper with a dimension of 42x36 inches. I am trying to print something where the paper itself (not the map layout) is 36x30. Can I customize the paper dimensions ...
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Changing default DPI when opening PDF with QGIS

Every time a PDF is opened using QGIS the resolution is quite poor. I believe this is because the standard gdal pdf driver behind QGIS uses a default value of 150 dpi. (see here https://gdal.org/...
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Automatic export of Genplans according to a table

Can we automatically export maps to ArcMap? I have created a cadastral map from which I want to export to PDF according to a leyout some of the parcels. More or less as in the figure below.
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Getting Export Failed error in Export Layout tool of ArcGIS Pro

I get the "Export Failed" error message when I run the Export Layout tool of ArcGIS Pro. It happens then I try exporting a JPEG, or a .pdf. When I have layers visible or none visible. In the ...
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Importing a 30 MB PDF file

I want to import a PDF (approximately 30 MB) and perform Georeferencing. However, when I try to import the PDF to the "Georeferencer" my CPU usage boosts up to 100%, QGIS freezes and does ...
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Exporting PDF with more image compression options

I am trying to reduce the size of a PDF - but there is only two options, Lossy (JPEG) or Lossless: However in other PDF printing software there are more algorithms to reduce the file size, below is ...
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Extract shapefile from scanned PDF map using Open Street Map?

I am new to QGIS. I have a scanned PDF document containing maps of the Italian highway network development year by year from the 1920s to the 1990s (i.e. showing the pre-existent network in a given ...
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Label Street Names on Layout at City Level

Just wanted to rephrase my question. What I'd like is to have all labels for cross-streets that meet at an intersection in a city visible when I export a layout from ArcMap. Really all I need is the ...
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Georeferencer PDF Image missing data

I am very new to QGIS and have been using it to create some Georeferenced overlays of aerial photographs and title plans. I have sucessfully completed it several times but have come up against a ...
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Exporting data frames in layout into unique PDF for each using ArcMap

I have an MXD with 2 data frames. How can I export each Dataframe as a separate PDF?
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ArcPy - Export to PDF - Script tool - What kind of parameter is a PDF output?

I am making a script to output an export to PDF. However, when parameterizing this function as GetParameterAsText () in the script in ArcCatalog, I don't know what type it is in "Data type".
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ExportToPDF hangs in ArcGIS Pro

Several tools used throughout my organization use ArcPy's ExportToPDF method. A couple of weeks ago, when we upgraded from 2.7.x to 2.8.0, these tools stopped working (for myself and other users). ...
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Grids of basemap when exporting PDF in QGIS print layout

I've been getting perpendicular lines through my basemap imagery in my QGIS layout exports to PDF (see photo). Some notes: The lines do not appear on the export screen. I have guides built into the ...
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QGIS PDF export SVG display issues within container

I'm working on an automated PDF export from a QGIS layout. The export is scripted and works as expected on my development machine. However, in order to integrate with a CI pipeline I need the process ...
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PDF Export is failing at larger scales

I don't know much about QGIS, but am struggling with exporting a PDF of a layout I've created. All parts of the layout and all layers are exported fine at 1:15,000,000, but at 1:20,000,000 - where I ...
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Exporting Big Layout to PDF Crashes QGIS

I'm trying to export a large orthomosaic layout to PDF. Double-sized A0 (or 2A0) works and prints beautifully. Now need to print it larger (i.e. 2.6m x 2.3m for a wall), but need it as a PDF to do ...
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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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Disabling arcGIS PDF layer removes label but not transparent polygon

I exported a map which has transparent polygon layers with labels enabled. However when I export to PDF, the layers do show up in Adobe Acrobat, but when I disable a layer, it only removes the label ...
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Changing file size when exporting Layout as PDF using PyQGIS

I have a plugin that exports a pdf of a layout. Up to QGIS 3.18 the file size was typically about 2.7MB, since moving to 3.20.1 it has increased to about 17MB for exactly the same layout and data. I ...
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PDF to TIFF tool not displaying image on ArcMap

I am trying to display a PDF map of London tube station on ArcMap, so I can geo reference it with co-ordinates. I am using the PDF to TIFF tool. The picture below, indicates I am saving the file in ...
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QGIS 3.x Problem Import PDF on Raster-Layer

While dropping georeferenced PDF into canvas, image-data ist lost. Even in older Projects, the image-data is not shown any longer. Uninstall and reinstall QGIS does not help. Import PDF to rasterlayer ...
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QGIS - Export to .PDF loses partial XYZ Tile

When I create my print layout everything looks good, export to .pdf without errors. However when I open the .pdf in Adobe, or Avenza, part of the image (XYZ Tile) is gone. I'm an absolute novice user. ...
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QGIS - Shapefile at half opacity in print layout becomes fully opaque when I export as PDF

I have a satellite image of woodland which has a shapefile over the top to show compartments of different species etc. I have given the compartment shapefile an opacity slider by right clicking on it -...
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Converting shapes from Adobe Illustrator to an ArcGIS Pro feature layer

I have a PDF file with both a basemap and a large number of paths on top of it, which I've edited in Adobe Illustrator. How should I separate the basemap and add the paths as polygon features to a ...
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Unable to print PDF exported from ArcGIS Pro

We are facing a problem in printing the PDF maps exported from ArcGIS Pro. We have 4 maps/PDFs (Different locations bookmarked) But they are in the same ArcGIS Project file. We are exporting the map ...
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Changing PDF links to attachments

I have PDF links currently in my SDE database. I need to change them to geodatabase attachments. I have already enabled attachments in the layer needed. Is there a way to copy these links to the ...
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Opening PDF file using QGIS

At this time I not found a clear procedure (step by step) on how to open a pdf file using QGIS 3.20. I added a new field in my table where I put the pdf file name (one time only the file name, another ...
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What is the cause of "can not create printer" when exporting to pdf

Sometimes I get the message (this is directly translated from Swedish) "Could not create printer" when I try to use Export to pdf in layout-window, when I check off the geopdf it works What ...
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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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Exporting multipages Atlas with predefined layout in one PDF file in QGIS 3.x

Exporting multipages Atlas with predefined layout in one PDF file in QGIS 3.x I want to get a PDF export of my atlas in only one PDF File in QGIS 3.16. I've written the below code so far with the help ...
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GeoPDF from FME not recognised in QGIS

I tried to creat a simple GeoPDF in FME. As input in contains just orto + some vector objects. When I open it in AcrobatReader I can see both vector and raster, I am able to check attributes etc. I ...
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Export canvas with jspdf returns black map PDF

I built a basic webmap interface with some vector layers and basemaps (eg. openstreetmap) in OpenLayers. When I try to export the canvas with jspdf, the corresponding pdf-file shows a completely black ...
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QGIS 3.16+ transparency layer export to pdf not working

I've got problem with transparency when exporting my layout to PDF file. I have layer with transparency defined in Symbology -> Layer Rendering -> Opacity. In map view and in layout i can see ...
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Decreasing resolution when exporting PDF with plugin in QGIS

I make a QGIS plugin to export PDF. However, the size of PDF is large and it takes a long time to open the file. Therefore, I want to export PDF with a small resolution. How can I change the ...
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Why is a 3D marker symbol blacked out in the legend when saved to a .pdf file?

I must have been needing coffee at the time I posted that, but I am using ArcMap 10.8.1 and I was referring to 10.6 for the earlier episode. Now, does anybody have any ideas for a solution?
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ArcPy Export to PDF not working

I have ArcMap 10.5 installed in my PC and I'm using ArcPy to updated different MXDs and then export PDF. This one is a very simple and plain script, but I can't figure out why it's not exporting the ...
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Could not create print device error when exporting georeferenced PDF QGIS 3.16.5

I am having an issue exporting a georeferenced PDF using QGIS version 3.16.5. So far the google search to fix the problem has not been successful. Using on Windows 10 64 bit. I have a limited ...
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How to ensure transparent background when exporting a map from ArcGIS Pro to PDF?

Is there a way to export a PDF from ArcGIS Pro 2.7.2 to PDF, ensuring there truly is no background? When I export from ArcGIS Pro to PDF, even when I specify that the map frame be transparent and the ...
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Wrong scale on printed PDF on Mapfish print

I have a problem with printing layers on concrete scale. For example, I send request as below: { "layout":"A4 portrait", "outputFormat":"pdf", "...
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How to include a hyperlink in a PDF (when creating a PDF) in FME

I'd like to create a PDF file with FME, and within this PDF file (which will be used on the computer) I want to create a hyperlink which people can click and that will send them to a website. So my ...
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