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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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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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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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Automating QGIS project composer printing?

I have a large project which consists of around 10x QGIS project files. Each project contains a print composer with an atlas set up to generate up to 10 maps. What is the easiest way to automate the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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QGIS server crashes with GetPrint request

I'm running QGIS server on Ubuntu 14.04 and until now it worked without problems. Now I want to create print composer output, GetProjectSettings request shows composer template "plantilla". I ...
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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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Can QGIS preserve layers when exporting to PDF?

In ArcMap, when you export data to PDF it preserves the layering within the PDF so that you can turn on/off individual map layers (within the PDF itself). When I export from QGIS to PDF, I don't ...
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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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Generating PDF for each feature in feature class based on attribute with ArcPy?

I have a feature class of points that represent storm water inlets. I am trying to automate a process that does the following. finds all of the inlets that have a field called "Marker" populated ...
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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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How to build GDAL with PDF support?

I've built GDAL so many times but this time I want to add Geospatial PDF reading capability. First I built PoDoFo, but found out that Poppler is better. I found out that Win-KDE contains prebuilt ...
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How to OCR topographic maps

I have old topographic maps that I have scanned and converted into PDF in Acrobat XI 11. I need this PDF to be text-searchable (not mere image). To do this I tried text recognition in Acrobat but it ...
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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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Excel table losing color in over half of the highlighted cells when exported from ArcMap 10.4 to PDF

I'm trying to add a table to from Excel into layout view. Bringing it into Arcmap it holds the color in all the highlighted cells and looks perfect. There are about 85 highlighted boxes (out of 740) ...
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QGIS export composer as pdf in python

I have a QGIS project which contains a composer. Of course if I go into the GUI I can export it as a pdf etc. For my make script though I want to have this done via a python script. From reading ...
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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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Setting output parameter in Python script tool to be PDF?

I need to allow a user to input a path and name where they would like to save their new map book PDF on their computer/drive. I have created a script where the user can input their mxd with data ...
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Python Crashes when Running ArcPy's ExportToPDF(), ExportToPNG(), ExportToJPEG()

I am attempting to loop through a folder of ~400 .mxd's and save each to a .pdf in another folder. All tested arcpy.mapping export functions (pdf, jpeg & png) kill python without a chance to ...
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Examples of config.yaml for printing

I've been reading this, I wonder if there are config.yaml nice examples available to take a look at them. Can some web links for the examples or output images be provided for this?
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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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ArcGIS Online, Convert Geospatial PDF to kml or shp

I have a client that wants to be able to upload Geospatial PDF documents and have them displayed as a KML layer on Google Maps. They have suggested using ArcGIS Online to accomplish this, however they ...
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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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Python script exports only first page of composer template

In a python Qgis plugin, with this code i create a pdf file, exported from a template generated with "print composer" tool: myMapRenderer = self.iface.mapCanvas().mapRenderer() # Load ...
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Exporting 60 PDF files from each MXD in ArcPy? [duplicate]

I need to export 60 PDFs files so I am thinking if there is a way around to export 60 without having to open each MXD file at a time ? I am using ArcGIS 10.1 SP1 Build 3143 .
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Inserting PDF into ArcMap?

I get this error, when I try to insert a pdf file into ArcMap Layout view. I have clicked on Insert - Object - create from file, browsed the geo pdf and pressed ok. I get this error: Failed to ...
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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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Producing multiple map PDF from Excel file with each record being two lat/long pairs?

I need to produce multiple maps from a single excel file consisting of approximately 1,500 records. Each record contain two lat/long pairs (four points) and I need a PDF map of each record zoomed to ...
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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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QGIS 2.4 layout view PDF/raster file export moves points

I created a map, using a Google basemap (OpenLayers plugin) and imported a table as a CSV file (containing a name of a city, latitude, longitude for wgs84 and a row named "amount"). It displays ...
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Which GIS (with GUI) produces good-looking maps for a reasonable price? [closed]

I would like to produce some good looking wall maps. I have an excellent data set, but it seems that most GIS packages are geared towards data analysis etc. as opposed to producing an aesthetically ...
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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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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 ...