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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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Overwrite a PDF item type with ArcGIS API for Python

I'm trying to overwrite an existing PDF ArcGIS Online item using ArcGIS API for Python. props = { "type":"PDF", "title":file_name, "overwrite":True ...
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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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exportToPdf doesn't export the layout in QGIS 3

I have a trouble exporting a print layout in QGIS 3.10 to PDF when doing it programatically. I've created a project with print layout manually and now just want to modify the content of the map with ...
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Exporting ArcMap file to PDF with all layers

Below I posted pictures of my arcmap layers and PDF export. My map is measuring sea level rise so all my layers are rasters. How would I export my ArcMap with my layers so I can turn it on and off in ...
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Digitizing against PDF in ArcGIS Pro

I am relatively new to GIS and am using ArcGIS Pro. I am making a map of a property that includes a watercourse and an environmental setback from the watercourse. I need to add the development plans ...
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Some rasters appear only white/black in PDF exported from QGIS and viewed 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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Producing report or map atlas with single feature table in QGIS [duplicate]

In QGIS I am trying to create a survey report with map atlas so that each A4 page shows the attribute data table of one feature (with field headings) with a corresponding map of said one point feature....
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Debugging unexpected characters placed by ArcPy Python script tool in text element of ArcGIS Pro layout?

I am seeing something very unexpected from ArcGIS Pro 1.4.1 when exporting what should be the same PDF from the same ArcPy script and same data using two methods. When I run the script from IDLE the ...
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Export QGIS print layout to PDF from script or command line [duplicate]

The "GUI way" of exporting a map to a PDF in QGIS's layout manager is known to be Layout -> Export as PDF .... I wonder if there is any way to do this the CLI way. Either from a python ...
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Add Specific Map Layout Name to Document Path in ArcGIS Pro

In ArcGIS Pro (using 2.6.2), the <dyn type="project" property="path"/> dynamic text only provides the path of the entire project. It does not include the actual map or layout ...
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Open specific page of a PDF using QGIS actions

Can anyone help me with the syntax to open a .pdf-file at a specific page using a QGIS action? For example, a 50 page pdf has the information of use at page 8, so invoking the action in the QGIS Map ...
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Export map with legend using OpenLayers 6 [closed]

I would like to export a map with a legend in the same PDF using OpenLayers 6. I searched in the OpenLayers documentation but got a map without a legend. How can I do this?
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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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How to add a legend, banner to shp file exported in PDF

I need add a legend, banner and signature to my shp file which is exported in PDF. My code: HashMap<String, Object> params = new HashMap<>(); params.put(ShapefileDataStoreFactory....
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Export to PDF and Print to PDF not working 10.4.1

Has anyone had issues with shapes not appearing when exported to PDF or Print to PDF? This has been happening a lot lately and I don't understand what the issues is.
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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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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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Can I add KML to a georeferenced PDF and retain georeferencing?

I would like to be able to take a KML file and combine it with a georeferenced PDF so that the KML data shows on top of the georeferenced PDF map within the PDF file. I have read that i can add .shp ...
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Iterating folder of shapefiles using ArcPy and exporting mxd to PDF

I'm new to Python and just created a hard coded script for the process I want, and it works. Right now it calls on the one of three shapefile I have in this map document. I want it to do the same ...
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Is it possible to georeference an existing, un-georeferenced pdf?

I was wondering if there was anyway to georeference a pdf directly without first converting it to an image. I have access to ArcGIS 10.1 but haven't been able to find any information that would ...
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Exporting multiple maps on rendercomplete in OpenLayers

I have this project where I have 4 different maps next to each other. These maps have different layers on top of them so they can be compared. Now I want the user to be able to export those 4 maps to ...
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QGIS export to PDF layer is disappearing

I would like to reopen/look again at this question. I have a aerial raster file with a vector file over the top indicating specific points on the ground. I created my map, set the rotation to zero, ...
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Blank spaces in large format plotter prints

I keep getting a blank swath when printing large format pdf files to my plotter. I am trying to plot a single page that is 42" (maximum width of roll for this plotter) by up to 120" in ...
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Is there a way to maintain map tips and/or actions in an exported PDF using QGIS?

I am working on a project that displays the locations of a group's projects in a city. I have it set up now so that map tips shows the name of the project and location when you hover over the point. I ...
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ArcGIS map export is exporting some features but not others

I feel this is pretty simple but I haven't had much success searching for an answer and I'm also running out of time so I'm resorting to asking here. I am trying to export a map with the exact same ...
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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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Why does QGIS fail to include authentication manager overlays when using standalone exportToPDF?

I have an existing layout and I'm trying to export it to PDF from a standalone script after the data is updated automatically. If I open QGIS and export all is good but when I call it from Python I ...
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Opening PDF and other attachments in QField

I want to open a PDF file in QField, but I don't know how to configure a project to be created in QGIS. Can you tell me how to do this?
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Expression-based file name (ATLAS) [closed]

I have a Shapefile file with more than 2,000 elements, with its extensive table of attributes, and I have made a model file, through the Atlas, where a map appears with a zoom of each element and a ...
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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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Why does ArcGIS Pro write a PDF file with some basemap images visible while other basemaps are not, depending on layout paper size?

I'm using ArcGIS Pro 2.5.1 The single layout in the aprx has four map frames, three small ones nested inside a large, whole-page map frame. When I export to PDF (or to EPS, then Distiller to PDF) the ...
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PDF export from QGIS print layout: line fill pattern vectors shown with pixelation

I have created grayscale piecharts in QGIS 3.14 Pi on Win10 with geometry generator. So the piecharts are vectors, created with the expression editor, using the wedge_buffer expression. I created a ...
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Is it possible to have a locked/different first page with QGIS Atlas printing?

It is possible set the first page of a QGIS Atlas different to the other pages? For example I want to create an Atlas document where the first page has a text introduction and a general map (not ...
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Determining resolution of specific image in PDF document?

Can GDAL be used to determine the resolution of an image embedded inside a PDF? If not GDAL, is there another method? I'm using gdal_translate to convert TIF+TFW files into geospatial PDF. I know ...
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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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Part of layer disappears when printing ArcGIS 10.0 as pdf

There are a couple of maps i made that I want to save as pdf in ArcGIS 10.0. For three of the maps it worked fine, but there are problems with the other two. The first one has a layer that consists ...
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Saving map as image using MapCanvas in PyQGIS

I have created a standalone application to display the vector layer using PyQGIS code given below. Now I want to download the map which shows on the window with whatever the zoom level I have chosen. ...
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Showing all polygons with same ID with Atlas generation in QGIS

I want to create PDF-maps showing polygons/areas automated by using the Atlas generation. I have a SHP-file that contains polygons and every polygon/feature (in the attribute table) has an ID that I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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ESRI Javascript - Print Task GP Service - Symbology Issue

I am using the ESRI js API, and using a python GP service to run a print task to PDF with custom layouts. This works great, except when i have any map service enabled in the map. The layer in the ...
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An interactive, animated deliverable (i.e. in PDF)? How?

I'm wondering if it's possible to make something like this: http://tipstrategies.com/geography-of-jobs/ But in the form of a deliverable? Like a PDF? I'd like to make something similar that I could ...

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