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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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Large Export Issues - QGIS 3.2.2

Still pretty new to GIS, but Ive been working on assembling a map with ~20 vector layers over the past couple of weeks. Its finally to a point where Im ready to export. Ive been experimenting with ...
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Using PyPDF2 in PyQGIS 3!

I use PdfFileMerger from PyPDF2 in a plugin that I want to migrate from qgis 2 to 3 but it seems that this lib doesn't exist in qgis 3 (python 3.6). How I can do this?
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When exporting, mask behind text becomes garbled (Data Driven Pages)

I am using Data Driven Pages with different rotations for a project. When I export to PDF or PNG, the mask behind the text moves and rotates. It does not seem to rotate in the direction of the data ...
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Convert high resolution digital PDFs into a shapefile?

I have to convert several of such formats into a shapefile. Is there any open-source software or quicker ways of doing this? One such file - http://ceodelhi.gov.in/ACMAP/5.pdf Another such file is ...
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How to print/export QGIS map composition as PDF with Google baselayer in it without spatial shift?

I encountered a problem in QGIS 2.18.21 with printing or exporting my Map Composition into PDF. The layer composition has: one vector polygon layer (either 4326 or 3857) one baselayer (either Google ...
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Improving ArcMap Batch Production of PDF Maps Performance?

I am producing 1,500 PDF maps and was wondering what changes I can make to either my machine or to ArcMap to help speed things along. Currently, it takes 5:45 - 6 minutes to produce four maps. If I ...
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Exporting 1000s of maps into PDF in single step using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a raster of a district and shp of roads and town boundaries. I have made the grid index for it and now I want to export 2000 of the grids as a separate PDF map in which each grid is zoomed. ...
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Getting dataframe extent from a polygon and exporting to PDF issue

I created a script to get the extent of a polygon, apply it to the data frame extent, and then export the layout as a PDF. However, I'm not getting any errors but the script is printing out at a ...
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Create PDF from multiple features from a feature class

I'm new to Python and arcpy.mapping module. I'm trying to make a PDF with multiple pages taken from 60+ counties from a single shapefile (COUNTY.shp). Each exported map needs a county name title. My ...
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Create PDF from map document (mxd) without Data Driven Pages

I've been trying to export map data (mxd) and combine into a PDF. I'm successful in creating the two PDFs, but can't combine them. How do I correct this error? finalPDFDoc isn't defined I'm very ...
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Creating PDF from state map with zoomed in county pages? [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a PDF containing a new page (map) for each county in the state. Each county page needs to have a title with its name and zoomed slightly larger than its extent (x2.5). I've ...
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Plotter printing an Arcmap PDF export of a county, and extra lines appear for local district boundaries only in printed version [duplicate]

(Note, I have solved the problem by printing from Arcmap which does not print the erroneous lines, but here is the questions anyways) I am printing a map of a county with roads(polyline), schools(...
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Exporting point pattern fill as vector data in PDF

In QGIS 3.2, I have a map with parks/other green areas to be displayed as a simple vector point pattern fill. No matter what I do, the pattern fill is always exported to PDF as raster data, which is ...
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TileStache serving vector MBTiles

Is this possible? I have D/L vector .MBtiles files from openmaptiles and want to serve them to leaflet via tilestache. This is all in hopes of saving disk space and bandwidth over server straight up ...
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ArcGIS Export PDF Tiling

I developed an idea around a large print (40x60). That's going to be really expensive to print. I'm looking at reigning it in with tiles on 11x17 or 13x19 paper. I'm going to be sending PDFs to the ...
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Print to PDF in QGIS 3.0 from layout cuts off a strip of the bottom and right hand sides

As per the title. It happens every time I export it through print to pdf. Doesn't matter if I choose "microsoft print to pdf" or "adobe pdf". My map is within the canvas dimensions. When I select ...
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Atlas exporting in pdf/A using QGIS?

Is there a way to print an atlas in a pdf/A file for each page, being pdf/A an international standard? I'm using QGIS 2.18.
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How to export to pdf with foreign languages?

I use data driven pages to export pdf files in Japanese, and in the PDF all I get is squares and some "" characters instead. The Japanese displays perfectly fine in ArcMap But in the PDF it shows ...
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How to create relative hyperlinks in QGIS PDF output

I am attempting to add text labels in the composer that will result in clickable relative hyperlinks in the PDF output. Adding a text label, ticking "Render as HTML" and adding www.google.com results ...
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3d pdf from qgis, version 3.0 and above

Is it possible to create a 3D pdf from qgis 3d mapview (version 3 "Girona" and above)? I have tried with Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro Extended (3D capture) and it does not work. The adobe works fine with ...
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Adding PDF to ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm trying to add a PDF into my ArcGIS. As I understand it is possible to change the PDF to a DWG, but I don't know how to do this. Any ideas?
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Generating OSM map without HTML rendering but PDF rendering with iText?

Is there a way to create an OSM map by a java bean, without displaying it in a web page, but instead stamping it inside a PDF which is generated with iText 5? In my case, I want to generate kind of a ...
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Extract ad-hoc boundaries from pdf

I have a scanned map of the US in pdf that, in addition to state boundaries, has "delivery territories." These territories are exclusive areas within the US where different companies deliver their ...
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Missing Scalebar Units in QGIS3 Atlas PDF

Using QGIS3.0.2 on Windows10 Pro 64-bit, I create a Layout and all appears fine with Atlas Preview with scalebar units displaying above the bar as they should. However when I export the Atlas to PDF ...
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Striping in ArcMap picture symbol PDF export?

I made two PNGs to use as point symbols for state highways. When I export them, the symbols have stripes. I've tried embedding all document fonts and converting marker symbols to polygons with ...
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Create Georeferenced Map in R?

Looking to make geo-reference pdfs (or tiff) of the sort that can be used by the Avenza application in R. Can anyone provide some advice on tools that may be able to convert an R plot into a ...
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Portion of PDF missing in QGIS Export to PDF

I'm trying to produce a custom sized PDF (841 x 3567mm). The preview in QGIS composer looks fine but when the Export to PDF is completed I'm missing the bottom portion of the PDF image. The ...
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How to export a PDF from composer when I use the Google Physical layer as a basemap in QGIS

I am unable to open a new map I've just made in print composer if I use the Google Physical basemap layer. After I export the map I've made and try to open it on my desktop, it reads that the PDF is ...
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Export layout to in memory PDF

I want to make a Data Driven export to PDF of the layout using arcpy, and later add to that PDF extra pages from PDFs from my local computer. My problem is that I don't actually want to make the ...
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Upload a PDF vector in qgis

I have a PDF file that my partners gave me, this file has the exact vertex of the study area and heights lines, so I need to overlap it with some satellite image, so I can compare with the map in ...
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Converting to PDF using QGIS?

I am working in QGIS 2.18.18. I have converted maps into PDF in a couple of prior projects, but the current map I am working on will not complete all the layers in the finished PDF. Specifically, the ...
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QGIS 3, iterate shapefiles to export mulitple pdfs from a standalone python script

I would like to load my qgis project, and a template I made into my stand alone script (in pycharm). I have a folder with shapefiles and I would like to iterate over them, plot each one with the ...
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Point features appear in PDF export when they shouldn't

I'm using QGIS and have some issues when exporting maps using point layers. In this case, I've simply displayed proportional circles from a point layer using the size assistant, setting their ...
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Exporting Map into PDF Distort Grey Colour

Sometimes when I export large maps into a PDF format from ArcMap 10.3, the PDF doesn't retain the colour. I can print maps off ArcMap 10.3 and the maps are perfectly fine. What I mean by that ...
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Writing PDF Output with PyQGIS?

I am trying to port some code from an older version of QGIS. I have managed to get the map setup fairly to my liking, and can export some content via a command like iface.mapCanvas().saveAsImage("...
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How to achieve proper alpha blending using GDAL command line tools only

With only using GDAL command line tools is it possible to avoid those white borders around edges of features? I am using gdal_translate to convert vector PDF to raster mbtiles (OGR is not recognizing ...
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Printing map layers in pdf format using leaflet

I'm working with leaflet api to print map layers one by one. the output should be a pdf file with several pages, I want that in each page there will be a map (layer over a basemap) on the right and a ...
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Export a layered pdf in QGIS 3.0

QGIS 2.x never had an option to export as a layered pdf. Instead there was a cumbersome workaround, involving exporting as an svg, importing into Scribus, and manually adding individual features to ...
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Add multiple pages within ArcGIS Pro layout?

I'm creating a 6 page Map-Series enabled PDF document. The first page has a map frame and dynamic text boxes all linked to a map series layer/attributes. The remaining 5 pages contain static text ...
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Export symbology for each layer in pdf [closed]

I would like to make a pdf document with all the layers I have on my mxd. The layers are represented according to a classification, this classification is different from one layer to another. When I ...
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Batch Exporting Layouts to PDF in ArcGIS Pro using ArcPy?

Is there a way to batch export layouts in an ArcGIS Pro document to a specific format? For example exporting all layouts to PDF in a file directory. This was possible with multiple MXDs using ...
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Export georeference for Autocad PDF Underlay

I have some PDF files containing raster map scans. The PDFs do not hold any georeference info in themself, but they are georeferenced in Autocad (2016) as "PDF underlays". I want to get these exported ...
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Using ArcReader for printing to PDF?

At my job, most people have ArcReader and the 2 GIS staff will create PMF for people so they can use them for projects and reporting. Lately we've been having an issue where the ESRI basemaps will ...
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Embedding a PDF into a leaflet popup

I'm trying to embed a PDF document into a Leaflet map popup, so that the PDF displays within the popup balloon when the user clicks the map point. I've attempted to place <embed src="mypdf.pdf" ...
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Possibility of attaching non-spatial files to features in QGIS [duplicate]

I try to open a hyperlink from a feature in QGIS using the Windows options. I managed to make a hyperlink working, by copying in the edit action tab, the Adobe Acrobat path, the field name and the ...
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Clickable HTML link labels for features in exported PDF

Is it possible to create a map in QGIS (version 2.18.15) exported to PDF that contains features with labels as an HTML link? By clicking on feature symbol or label this link should open in browser.
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Problem with QGIS print composer PDF export in CorelDraw X7

I'm having a recurring problem with exporting raster imagery in QGIS's print composer for use in CorelDraw X7 (for map styling). The problem has persisted for some time, through many releases of QGIS ...
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ArcGIS Export to PDF data not editable

I have issue while exporting PDF, when i export PDF including Parcel layer its working fine but when add other layers in same file its not editable on PDF editor. 1-Pic: editable PDF with parcel layer ...
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QGIS 2.18.15 crashes when printing to pdf from Mac?

I'm a beginner in QGIS. I've tried printing a vector project (not too large) to pdf but the program crashes every time. Here is some of the information provided by the crash report generated by my ...
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Merging pdf pages with vector layers in the backend

I've setup an openlayers instance on a webpage which can load static images. These images are actually the pages of a PDF you can upload. There is a pagination option on it so users can navigate ...