Questions tagged [pdf]

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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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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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 ...
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A column/attribute has a different length and precision than in the PDF output of the same table in QGIS

The fields populated by running my script have a different length and precision in QGIS, than what appears in the output of the attribute table with a PDF. I should also mention that before the output ...
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Specifying a file extension for the file output using a script from the processing toolbox in QGIS

I'm looking to specify the file extension of the output file created by running my script from the processing toolbox. Currently, the user must type in the extension in themselves, which I would like ...
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Using qgis python to create a PDF output with print composer to only show the attribute table

I'm attempting to show the information of a given vector layer that I have by creating a PDF file that shows the attribute table of that same vector layer. The problem I have is that currently I get ...
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Use jsPDF to generate the PDF of a map on HTML using a GeoServer service

I've been bugging people here for two weeks now to no avail. I have a project linking maps of a local GeoServer service, what I want is that when I press a button a PDF is downloaded of whatever is ...
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Export WMS layer to PDF using Openlayers and Geoserver

I'm trying to replicate this https://openlayers.org/en/latest/examples/export-pdf.html pretty simple, you press the button and whatever is on the map gets exported to a pdf file, I tried copying the ...
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Adding vector layer to QGIS?

I am learning QGIS from scratch. Downloaded the software and data. I am following their manual uploaded in PDF format. I am stuck in the first step to add the vector layer. The layers panel show a ...
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QGIS an PDF templates: getComposerItemById is changed with the QGis version?

In a QGis python plugin i have this code to fill in the fields of a PDF template (.qpt): myComposition = QgsComposition(myMapRenderer) myFile = path + "template.qpt" myTemplateFile = file(...
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Layered PDF from QGIS - Layers can't be turned on/off

I was following this guide on producing a layered PDF from QGIS, but somewhere along the way I seem to miss something. Exporting layers via the composer into a svg works fine, also loading the svg ...
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How to edit layers in layered PDF?

I was wondering whether it is possible for a layered PDF created by MapInfo to hide the label of a layer in the layer list of the PDF, to prevent the user from altering the visibility of the layer, ...
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Export to PDF with Nepali (Preeti, Kalimati) fonts in ArcGIS 10.2.2

I am using ArcGIS 10.2.2, created a map with Nepali (Preeti, Kalimati) fonts. Fonts not correctly displayed in exported PDF file. Any solution?
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Output pdf map size issue when no simple fill solid symbology

The size of the output pdf map increases enormously when the symbol of a polygon isn't set to "simple fill" + "solid". A4 output results: simple fill solid = 7 Ko simple fill BDiagonal = 1'766 Ko ...
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Exporting to PDF-blank PDF

Could someone help me with determining how to export to PDF using QGIS 2.18.13 and my PDF viewer/editor is Foxit? When exporting to PDFs, it is now blank. I have exported before with no problems. I ...
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How to export zoomable PDF from ArcGIS?

I have a basemap layer of a country and I want to create a PDF where I can zoom in and see the basemap in more detail. The same way as when I zoom in ArcGIS. Is it possible to export such PDF from ...
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Writing PDF anchor point into text element of layout using ArcPy for ArcGIS Pro?

I am currently working on an application that uses ReportLab to assemble PDF reports that include maps and tables (both created using ArcMap and ArcPy) and that application may soon be converted to ...
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Fetch\read extent of a georeferenced PDF file [closed]

How to read\retrieve the geospatial extent of a georeferenced pdf file ? Is this information stored as metadata with the PDF file ? is there any API in python or other language that can read \ fetch ...
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How to keep polygons detailed when exporting in QGIS?

When i export to pdf from QGIS the polygons become rounded or bloated. This image is a printscreen from the workspace in QGIS: This image is a printscreen from the pdf (size A3 zoomed in 800%): ...
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Removing extra white space when exporting map from ArcMap

My map elements (map, legend, scale bar, and etc) are within the "Printer Margin", which I have set in the Page and Setup window. However, when I export my map as a pdf, there is additional white ...
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Layers left off when running python via Windows Task Scheduler

My python script generates a number of PDFs from different mxds. If I run the script from Pythonwin everything works great. When I run the script via windows task scheduler it leaves off layers that ...
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Avoiding save changes before closing dialog of Acrobat Reader when viewing PDF from ArcPy of ArcGIS Pro?

I often write PDF files using ArcPy with ArcGIS Pro 2.0 using code like: import arcpy aprx = arcpy.mp.ArcGISProject(r"C:\temp\test.aprx") lyt = aprx.listLayouts("Layout")[0] lyt.exportToPDF(r"C:\temp\...
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grey lines around map cells in pdf export from qgis 2.18.5

I am working on a map from raster files in the map composer of QGIS 2.18.5 from a 5 min resolution raster - export resolution set at 600dpi: . I try to save the map as pdf, but for some reason, a ...
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How to set the compression method, when exporting composer form QGIS to PDF?

I see that export of the composer to PDF in QGIS uses JPEG compression by deafult (my estimate maybe 75-80%, which is not good enough for my maps). Where can I change this? Can I set somewhere ...
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Link pdf/jpeg to locations in QGIS all coming from a standard folder [duplicate]

I am currently making a geotechnical database for a company as a student. One of the goals is to locate all CPT data and make it so that if someone clicks on the CPT location they get an image of (or ...
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Color separation in QGIS? [duplicate]

Is there a way to create color separated PDFs through QGIS's print composer? I've also tried different PDF printers, but I haven't find any free option for it.
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Leaflet Map to PDF using GeoServer?

I have a geoserver instance providing imagery, hillshade and OSM as WMS services. These tiles are mapped in Leaflet and the user can customize layer order, opacities etc. I would like to be able to ...
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Exporting 3D map from ArcGIS Pro?

When I use ArcScene 10.4 I can easily export 3D maps (VRML in *.wrl) which I then convert in FME to a *.prc file that can be imported in Adobe Acrobat PDF files (to create interactive 3D maps, readers ...
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ArcGIS (10.3) - Export to PDF text fonts unreadable

ArcGIS (10.3) Export to PDF fails (text fonts show up as cryptic symbols - unreadable). When exporting to JPEG, TIFF or PNG, the fonts show up correctly. This is after ArcGIS new installation, it ...
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Using Access Hyperlink Field Type in ArcGIS

I've been searching for an answer to my particular issue, but haven't turned up any answers after a couple days of searching. I am using Access 2013 and ArcInfo 10.X My issue is: I have an Access ...