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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Part of layer cut/disappears after exporting to pdf in QGIS

This is driving me crazy. The picture says it all: You can see whole layer in QGIS browser and Composer, but when i export to pdf some layers are cut. I have tried moving the cut layers to the top of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Keep high resolution on image export?

I'm currently trying to export a PDF from an image service that we have hosted. The imagery looks great within Arcmap, but the exported imagery looks really rough (coarsened). Does anyone know what ...
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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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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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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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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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Can QGIS export Geospatial PDF for Avenza PDF map app?

Since QGIS uses GDAL, does any map exported as a PDF become a Geospatial PDF? I am hoping to import maps from QGIS into the Avenza PDF Map app on my phone. Previous posts mentioned exporting as ...
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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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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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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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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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Import PDF to QGIS

I have a PDF containing a region of Baltimore city that contains lots of polygons in it. You can download it from here: http://www.baltimorecity.gov/Portals/0/agencies/planning/public%20downloads/...
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Batch exporting MXD to PDF files using ArcGIS Desktop?

Nico Burgerhart made a fantastic script called "Batch export MXD to PDF" back in 2008. http://arcscripts.esri.com/details.asp?dbid=14872 Any ideas how to implement it in ArcGIS 10? Something ...
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PDF print from Access with picture

I have a problem with PDF print in Access. I have a data base with more than 10 Fields, one of the fields is the address to the picture. Every record have own picture.When I want to print all records ...
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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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GDAL and Geospatial PDF on Windows

GDAL 1.8 now supports reading GeospatialPDF, see pdf format description page. Using it depends on the poppler pdf library. What is the smoothest route to getting gdal and geospatial pdf working on ...
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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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Invalid MXD while trying to convert MXD to PDF using ArcPy?

I am trying to convert an MXD using a script from this link https://www.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=4ddd1323ae0d4ebe8f8250992faab0f4 When I run the script I get the following error: Invalid MXD ...