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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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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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SVG Symbols disappear when exporting to a PDF from ArcGIS Pro

I am using ArcGIS Pro 2.3.3 (cannot update due to institution's restrictions) and export a map with lots of layers but with a few simple (self-created) SVG symbols. In ArcGIS Pro, the SVG symbols are ...
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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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Create vector extents for PDF files exported within QGIS

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 file explorer. The algorithm 'Tile Index'...
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Linking PDF file to a polygon shape with relative paths?

I´m looking for a solution to connect a specific PDF file to each polygon in my shape and to create an action to open the PDF. Relative paths are required. I am aware many people already asked this ...
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Exporting layout in .pdf A3 size using PyQGIS?

I am using PyQGIS with GGIS 3. I'd like to export my map in a A3 size .pdf (so that my printer prints it directely in A3). How do I do that? I did not find the right settings for exporting the ...
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Getting lines across Legend symbol in ArcMap export to PDF?

I am encountering an issue with an item in the legend when I use a page size of 36x48 for exported PDFs. The item, a library symbol, appears to have lines going through it. It looks fine with smaller ...
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Exporting map to PDF from template using PyQGIS?

I'm trying to update a QGIS plugin to PyQGIS 3 but I have some troubles to update the code for exporting layout to PDF. The layout derives from a template file. This is the "old" code: canv = iface....
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QGIS export to PDF - rasterize only basemap layers but keep others as vectors

I am building my own map in QGIS 3.4 in which I created a basemap from ESRI satellite imagery and a ESRI hillshade overlay. On top I have several custom vector layers (country borders, city names etc.)...
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Combining PDFs in Folder using ArcPy for ArcGIS Pro?

This was able to combine two pdfs in a folder into one pdf, but unable to combine more than this. import arcpy, os # Set the workspace. arcpy.env.workspace = r"C:\Output" #Set file name and remove ...
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Trying to print 10 separate PDFs using ArcPy but overwriting same PDF file?

I am using ArcPy with ArcMap 10.5. I have a written a script that reads an Excel file, plots the X,Y points, creates heatmap rasters, and prints them to PDF. The broken part is that the PDF is ...
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How to fix this Heatmap script from failing SQL expression (integer/string?) using arcpy (ArcMap 10.5)?

I have a heatmap script that will eventually print 10 PDF maps. At the moment it is failing at the SQL expression in the Make Feature Layer right before Kernel Density Raster creation because the ...
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What it means when choosing a “dpi” when exporting a PDF map in ArcGIS?

I'm trying to understand something when exporting map as PDF file in Esri's ArcGIS for Desktop. The ability to choose paper size. The ability to choose DPI. Thought that those are printer parameters....
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Batch exporting individual MXDs to individual PDF files using ArcGIS Desktop?

I need to pdf several mxds into their individual pdfs and am hoping there is a quicker way to accomplish that other than opening each file individually and exporting individually. Data Driven Pages is ...
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Line thickness for PDF export QGIS

I am trying to export my map project to vector format (i.e. PDF), but somehow cannot get my line thickness right. While a raster export (i.e. PNG) gives me exactly what I have designed, the PDF always ...
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Removing erroneous symbology bands from export?

Every time I export my mxd to PDF (or jpeg, EMF, ai, gif, etc) or print to PDF, I am getting a band of symbology across the page (orange lines across picture). I found this article on how to fix ...
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How to make a polygon on QGIS based on a PDF image? [closed]

I'm trying to take an image out of a PDF and make a shapefile on QGIS. How can I do that?
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Moving .pdf as a raster freely without referencing in QGIS

If I import a .pdf as a new raster layer, but the referencing is off. Is there a tool in QGIS to grab and hold on to the pdf so i can move it freely to my desired location without having to worry ...
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PDF Export in ArcGIS Pro producing corrupt file?

When exporting an ArcGIS Pro layout containing PNG images (e.g. Logo, Photo or Chart), I cannot open the generated PDF file. Export works fine without the image. It does also not work when using a ...
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Exporting to PDF using ArcPy of ArcGIS Pro?

I have a weird issue in exporting the layout to PDF My code is really simple and I have tried in ArcGIS Python IDLE but I have came across the problem. My Code and error is : Code: aprx = arcpy.mp....
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Georeferencing non-projected pdf using bounding box in FME?

I have two similar looking and extend map files. Pdf -map (N4443) with vector but not projected and the raster tiff map (N4443) with projection. I need to georeference pdf-vector objects using tiff -...
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Getting bad quality map when exporting as PDF?

When I export a map to PDF the points are blocky and not sharp, as you can see in the picture. When I exported the map the first time it was sharp and stayed sharp when zooming in. First I used the ...

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