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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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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 ...
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Missing Scalebar Units in QGIS3 Atlas PDF

Using QGIS3.0.2 on Windows10 Pro 64-bit, I create a Layout and all appears fine with Atlas Preview with scalebar units displaying above the bar as they should. However when I export the Atlas to PDF ...
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Create Georeferenced Map in R?

Looking to make geo-reference pdfs (or tiff) of the sort that can be used by the Avenza application in R. Can anyone provide some advice on tools that may be able to convert an R plot into a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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QGIS exported PDF not the same as Print Composer [duplicate]

Trying to export a finished map to .pdf - view is correct in Print Composer and in program window but when I open the exported .pdf the view is not correct. Shapes and boundary lines are shifted from ...
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Changing text of ArcGIS Pro text element between repeated exportToPDF of layout?

I am using ArcGIS Pro 1.3.1 and it seems like ArcPy is not always respecting the current setting of the text property for a text element when I export its layout to PDF. To reproduce this I have ...
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Geo-referencing large PDF files when DXF doesn't work

I've a 4567kb PDF which won't load even into the georeferencer (stops responding) but a 1538kb one from the same source with the same encoding will. Why? If I drag it it then it loads but won't let me ...
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Problem with printing detailed navigation chart from PDF to HP Z5400PS

We have been given a PDF of a navigation chart from the Norwegian Hydrographic Service to print on our HP Z5400 PS wide format printer. All is well with the printed chart except that the symbol for a ...
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How can I code a 'zoom to layer' applied to a vector layer when I build a QGIS standalone Python application?

I am trying to code a standalone QGIS application that is able to print a composed map that zooms in the same layer every time I call it. The feature that have to be zoomed in change its location when ...
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Fill fields in PDF with python from final product of Model Builder [closed]

I am trying to fill a PDF file from a Excel file data produced by a Model Builder after GIS processing with ArcMap. I am using the Python language. I consider that using a PDF form is the most ...
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How do I use a field attribute in the file name of a PDF export?

I've made a script that iterates through a set of data driven pages. Right now I have it that just the ID number of the data driven page is used in the file name to distinguish between each export. ...
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Displaying symbols correctly in legend in ArcGIS Desktop after PDF Export? [closed]

I am trying to create some maps in which have some point symbols. when I export the layout to pdf, the symbols are not appear. I have read some similar questions in the group but were not helpful for ...
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Can a map be added to a report generated through ExportReport using Python?

I am currently able to generate a PDF report using arcpy's ExportReport that contains attribute information for records within an attribute table, but is there a way to add a map to that report, as ...
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Arcpy ApplySymbologyFromLayer color problems with extent

I am batch automating PDF maps with many overlapping layers and many different symbology colors. When the map is zoomed far out- two of the layers, lets call it line1 (the only blue layer) and line2 (...
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Why are my modifications to UniqueValuesSymbology classLabels not following through to PDF export? [closed]

I have a vector layer that I add to a data frame. I modify the unique values symbology class labels. I then export the map document as a PDF and the labels in the PDF do not reflect the modifications. ...
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Importing geospatial PDFs with QGIS

I've been using GDAL to work with geospatial PDFs to make geotifs and have been running into some issues, so I started working with QGIS. A fine product I might add. When I select a directory ...
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Exporting to pdf in QGIS 2.8 composer does not respect line styles

I'm using QGIS 2.8. When I export a map using "export to pdf" in Composer, the style of lines of my vector data in the resulting pdf file is not what is seen on the screen. When I export to jpeg it ...
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Why is my large DDP document losing symbology in later pages of PDF export?

The map document is 77 pages long and it seems that later pages are losing some symbols for features. The scale isn't changing, so it is not an issue of scale based displays. Any thoughts?
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Export to PDF from ArcMap has Point Marker Symbols Appearing as Black Dots? [closed]

I am having trouble exporting MXDs to PDF. If I export and MXD to PDF some point symbols appear as black dots (not the colored dots they should be) and others do not. This happens in different data ...
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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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Creating shapefiles with attached/hyperlinked PDF forms in ArcMap?

What is the best way to attach pdf forms to point shapefiles to fill out while out in the field? I know how to create a hyperlink to the specific folder but is there a way to have the shapefile ...
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Exporting map to PDF, fix polygon bleed

I'm trying to export my map. But ArcGIS generates PDF (or other) maps that is not the same as in the layout view. I have polygons that is filled with a pattern, and this pattern is drawn over the ...
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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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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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Batch exporting suites of similar maps in ArcGIS 10.1 / 10.2

I work for a flood risk consultancy where one of the most common outputs from our projects is a suite of maps created in ArcMap 10.1 / 10.2 showing the results of our hydraulic model simulations. We ...
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Setting default browser for QGIS actions

I am trying to open a pdf using QGIS action tool with Adobe Reader. Currently, the action defaults to Internet Explorer which doesn't succeed in opening my document. I'm currently able to open AutoCAD ...
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Part of text missing in legend and text boxes [closed]

I have had issues lately when exporting to pdf from ArcMap 10.2. Parts of the text sometimes fall off and goes missing. Mostly it's been some lines in legends, but now also text boxes. The text is ...
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How to export a map to a single page pdf? [closed]

I want to export my 900 x 800 mm map to a PDF file and all I'm getting is a file with 31 page of parts of my map. How do I create a single page - whole map pdf?
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ArcObjects - Export map to PDF - graphics not appearing

I'm having an issue with our ArcObjects code for exporting a map to PDF. There is a section of code that adds graphics on to the map (polygons, lines, text etc). This seems to work fine for the first ...
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QGIS: georeferencing report: tail cutted off

I'm using QGIS 1.8.0-2 to georeference some old maps and want to report residuals and other information via the PDF report function of the Georeferencer tool. If there's too much information, it's cut ...
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Can ModelBuilder be used to export different versions of the same mxd with various constraints?

I am currently trying to use modelbuilder to go through each row in an attribute table, select the streets that intersect the polygon (which is the row in the attribute table), zoom to the selected ...
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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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gdalwarp not clipping neatline properly

I have a PDF file (10mb) which contains a NEATLINE polygon in metadata. $ gdalinfo I5601_GeoPDF.pdf Driver: PDF/Geospatial PDF Files: I5601_GeoPDF.pdf Size is 5906, 3543 Coordinate System is: ...
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pdf google maps export

In my php+postgis+geoserver+OL application I have to export a map in a pdf file. This map has two layer: the base is a google map layer and a vector layer as overlay. Is there a way to make a pdf ...
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MapServer: Output angled label with Cairo/PDF

We're trying to output a PDF with the Cairo driver. When printing a label with ANGLE set to follow, auto or an attribute, it fails regularly. Has anyone experienced this before? A solution or ...
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zero-kb pdf file from arcmap

I have been having this problem too often. My only fix is to shut down arcmap and restart. I can't find why it is happening. Anyone else see this? export to pdf watch it go all the way through and ...
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Linking to PDFs via attribute field of shapefile for ArcGIS Online?

I am working with some data that cannot be presented in an attribute table. Therefore I would like to attach a specific PDF to each point within a shapefile. Is there a way this can be done in ...