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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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ArcGIS Data Driven Pages Creates PDF in Random Order

I am using ArcGIS 10.4 and Data Driven Pages to create a 130 page atlas. The export to PDF works (exported to a single PDF), but the order of the PDFs seems to be random. There is an ESRI shapefile ...
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Saving Bing Aerial Images out using MapInfo Pro 16.0

I'm using MapInfo Pro v16.0 and I'm trying to extract the raster data out for later use. I've saved my final output already as PDF and JPEG but I'd like to know if there is a way in clipping out the ...
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Getting lat/long points or coordinates from pdf file to store in database using QGIS?

I have some pdf maps that show airport noise contours. I need to get the area of noise from the map as a shape with coordinates that we can store in a database.(E.g., select 100 points on the noise ...
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Setting an item position (variable) from LowerRight?

I'm writing a standalone app with PyQGIS to export a pdf representing a building site. I managed to write the whole code to do it, but when I'm building my pdf, I want to set the position of my ...
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Why are only some of my map lines exporting clearly?

I've got a sequence of large (E sheet) maps that are exported to PDF. The problem is that my roads layer (gray in the image below) is sometimes getting distorted on output -- but only in some places. ...
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ExportToPDF creates blank PDF

I have a MapDocument that I am trying to export to PDF. I am using this example. However, it always says it is finished but when I open the pdf file there is nothing in it. I have tried exporting to a ...
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Layout misshapen when export to PDF in Arc GIS 10

I want to include an Excel table in my ArcMap Layout which is working fine as long as I won't print to PDF. If I export the map to PDF the table looks like this: There are a lot of weird characters ...
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Data copied from Excel to ArcMap layout view not exporting?

I prefer to use excel to make legends as I find it quicker than using ArcMap. Occasionally in some projects when I copy these in they appear fine in ArcMap, but some aspects don't export. ArcMap ...
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Why is the vector style in the PDF export different than in print composer? [closed]

I'm exporting a map to PDF in the print composer. See the map in the print composer As you can see, the top map is different from the bottom; the top has 10 tracts shaded in, the bottom has 6. Now ...
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ArcMap PDF export not correct size?

Can anyone lend a hand with what I'm doing wrong here? I'm trying to get a 92x92 (because it's the biggest I can seem to setup) PDF to come out of ArcMap 10.1. I'm in layout view, set 92x92 in the ...
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How to export maps with PNG images with transparent background to PDF? [duplicate]

On the Data View in ArcGIS 10, I have some polygons and one PNG image (wind rose) with transparent background. When I export what is showing on the screen to PNG, the compass appears in the output. ...
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OSM layer does not print in GeoServer printing module

I am new with the GeoServer printing module, in GeoServer version 2.6.0, freshly installed a few days ago. I can now print WMS layers and I think I configured the OSM data correctly. But it still ...
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ArcMap Export PDF vs arcpy Export PDF scale differences

I'm experiencing differences from exporting features to PDF from within ArcMap and using a stand alone python program. Basically, I'm selecting a feature from a layer, zooming to the selected extent, ...
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Problem about exporting the project

I'm working on a project using QGIS. I have 3 layers in the project, city boarder, the location of the natural monuments, and a layer as background card. I am going to have these three layers in my ...
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Georeferenced labeling

I have a problem with ArcMap that somehow affect georeferencing. So I have three layers, two with .lyr and one is a raster data. The two .lyr datatypes are a border and cities with names. I ...
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How to get DXF to show up in the right spot?

I just followed the advice of this forum post in order to export the vector layers of a PDF for usage in ArcMap. The map vector layers in the PDF were spatially referenced. I was able to export the ...
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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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Convert to geospatial PDF issue

I just installed QGIS 3.6 on a new Macbook pro running Mojave, and I'm trying to produce geospatial PDFs of some basic maps of property boundaries overlaid onto aerial imagery base maps to use in ...
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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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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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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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ArcPy Data Driven Pages AttributeError: PageLayoutObject: Error in exporting pages

I am trying to create an atlas with embedded title page and extra reports pages. Seems that I need to use Python scripts for this. I am not programmer and never worked with python. I found necessary ...
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Is there a way to automate PDF reports in Grass GIS through the web?

I am an experienced programmer, but new to GIS. My question: I would like to automate the creation of PDF reports from a website, using Grass GIS. I've come across Web Processing Service (WPS) (http:...
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MapInfo to layered pdf with linked layered legends

I am trying to make a layered pdf of Rock geochemistry thematic map from MapInfo of several different elements on same base so I can present a clean 1 page pdf map with the ability to view or unview ...
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Pure virtual function error on ArcPy

I am running a script to export a series of mxds to pdf via ArcPy in an ArcToolbox tool (code below). I already reduced it to the minimum of code necessary but still, NON REPRODUCIBLE, I get a ...
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GeoPDF: How to create a hierachy of layers in which I can select all the sublayers from the parent layer?

I am trying to create this Having a look at this example and the PDF specs (optional content configuration dictionary keys), I am quite confused about how to create that vs what I have at the moment ...
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Adding actions or any other options?

I am pretty new with all GIS things and I have to prepare homework in QGIS. I have a shapefile which contains many buildings with their own grades. I want to make an automatic tool, solution, etc. to ...
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QGIS 2.14 save PDF with Google Maps

I have a shapefile in CRS 2100. I use the OpenLayers plugin and inserted Google satellite as background. It changes the project's CRS into EPSG::3857(OTF). So, in the composer manager, when I try to ...
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Arcpy Creating Multi-page Table/PDF with Reportlab/PyPDF2

I am writing a scrip to batch automate hundreds of map PDF's. Along with the PDF's I generate a unique Table/reportlist for each map from the 'receptors' that fall within each boundary of the map. The ...
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Export PDF from a folder having multiple single mxd and mxd's having data driven pages

I have folder having multiple single mxd and mxd's having data driven pages. I am trying to get the pdf's of each of these MXD's.if mxd's has a data driven pages then all the pages from a same mxd ...
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PDF map with selectable layers

I need to make a map with selectable layers. I am using ArcGis and so far I am able to create a map that has some selectable layers and most labels are selectable. The PDF looks like below: But I ...
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How to link a pdf file to a specific feature with QGIS? [duplicate]

I'm trying to link a pdf to a parcel (see image: http://imgur.com/RbauB3v) where you click on one parcel and a specific pdf comes up and if you click on another then a different pdf comes up. I've ...
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Adding PDF to backside printing for Data Driven Pages?

Is there an easy way to add a PDF to the backside of each map printed using data driven pages? I know I could print one sided and then reinsert the printed pages upside down, and print the PDF on ...
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Is EPSG:3857 correct projection for PDF in Lambert Conformal Conic projection?

Given the following NEATLINE from the results of gdalinfo on my Geospatial PDF: NEATLINE=POLYGON ((-1340591.5297333347 -260482.28440259479,-1340591.0579001249 1878014.4171204455,3081498.0723039531 ...
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Trouble display Chart in PDF exported from ArcGIS

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 and we have MS Office 2013. I am not sure if this has a lot to do with the MS Office 2013 that ArcGIS 10.1 doesn't read...So I am sharing this with you all... When I set it up ...
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Cannot print on GeoExplorer (Communication Trouble: Status undefined)

Software setup and information I'm using GeoExplorer to access layers served by GeoServer (on my localhost) which in turn is linked to a PostGIS database (local again). I'm using GeoServer 2.5, so I ...
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Printing OpenStreetMap tiles to PDF

What I would like to achieve is an A4 print out of an OSM map with a polygon outline printed on top. This would come from a web application. Where a user can centre the map, upload a polygon. Which I ...
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How can i create a link to a whole folder?

I know how to create a hyperlink to a single pdf-file: Create a hyperlink to a pdf file in the attribute table But now I want to make a link to a folder with 3 or 4 pdf files in it. Is that possible? ...
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Save input in plugin as pdf format file

I m trying to make QGIS plugin with plugin builder that compare 2 map scale with Input1 and Input2 as input scale and show recommendation after clicked recommendation button. I wrote my code like ...
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How to print legend using GeoServer Print plugin?

I am using Geoserver 2.4.2 on windows. The print plugin works properly without the legend block. However if I include the legend block in my spec file, it throws an error. Following is my spec file: ...
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How can I add a pdf as hyperlink for a point in QGIS? Can I do the same in GVSIG?

I am working on a project for which I would have to make a map displaying all archaeological sites of the city; it will later be used and accessed by my office's stuff only. In the end, when clicking ...
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Print Composer Problems with Export as PDF [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: QGIS Crashes when writing to PDF My QGIS crashes during the export of maps to pdf. I already uninstalled and installed QGIS twice. The function worked for several times but ...
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Generating vector geospatial PDF from ArcGIS Server services

I am exploring possibilities to generate vector geospatial PDF from data which is accessible from ArcGIS Server services. I have ArcGIS Server MapService with complex styles. They are very simplified ...
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QGIS Exporting Layout as Blank PDF?

I am trying to export my map layout in QGIS3.4.5 on OSX 10.14. I've made the layout look exactly how I want it to look, but whenever I export to PDF, the PDF file is just a blank white page. The ...
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2018 USGS US Topo Render Differently in Browsers

While opening in a browser a 2018 Geospatial PDF from the USGS, I noticed that different PDF browsers open the same file differently. I'm looking for a clue as to why they are different. Compare ...
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When exporting MXD to PDF, map layout moves to left?

When I export an MXD to PDF, the layout has moved to the left. Exporting to JPEG doesn't cause this problem. If, for example, the map in layout view is of quad 2 and quad 3, the pdf will be of quad 1 ...
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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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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 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 ...