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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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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 ...
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Avoiding loss of text (labels, legend, title, page numbers) when exporting many Map Series pages from ArcGIS Pro?

This is the first page of an ArcGIS Pro layout, with Map Series enabled, that has been exported to PDF when choosing to do just pages 1-10: This is the first page of the same ArcGIS Pro layout, with ...
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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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ArcGIS (10.3) - Export to PDF text fonts unreadable

ArcGIS (10.3) Export to PDF fails (text fonts show up as cryptic symbols - unreadable). When exporting to JPEG, TIFF or PNG, the fonts show up correctly. This is after ArcGIS new installation, it ...
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PDF Plotting from ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am experiencing a very annoying phenomenon at the moment when trying to plot an A0 PDF Plot and would be interested to hear if anyone has had a similar problem and whether there is a solution or ...
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Export to PDF in python with parameters

I need to export to PDF with some parameters, and I went through the help and it only explains the data frame portion. When I need the entire map or layout view. Here is what I need: 1.400 dpi ...
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Adding PDF to ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm trying to add a PDF into my ArcGIS. As I understand it is possible to change the PDF to a DWG, but I don't know how to do this. Any ideas?
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Geoserver - Layered or Georeferenced PDF

Has anyone had any experience with outputting maps from GeoServer into a Layered and / or Georeferenced PDF?
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Using ArcPy and Python to export Table View as PDF format?

I am using ArcPy to select from a layer and display the result on map as a table view. Now I want to export the table view as a PDF format. Anybody know about it? If it is beyond ArcPy to export ...
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How to use wildcard when appending PDFs using ArcPy?

I'm working on a script that (as written) produces a large number of individual pdf pages (>100), instead of hardcoding the names of each of the outputs, I was thinking of using a wildcard. However, ...
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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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Create PDF from map document (mxd) without Data Driven Pages

I've been trying to export map data (mxd) and combine into a PDF. I'm successful in creating the two PDFs, but can't combine them. How do I correct this error? finalPDFDoc isn't defined I'm very ...
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Export layout to in memory PDF

I want to make a Data Driven export to PDF of the layout using arcpy, and later add to that PDF extra pages from PDFs from my local computer. My problem is that I don't actually want to make the ...
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Exporting graduated symbology to pdf [closed]

I'm creating a mapbook(PDF) of all California's counties with its population centroid. The code runs, but the graduated symbology for the centroid is not displaying on the pdf. # Imports import os, ...
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Export individual Mapbook pages to PDF

I would like to take a ArcMap mapbook and export each individual page to a PDF named for the page and/or GridID. I've never messed with Python... But I see that the arcpy.mapping module should do ...
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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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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 ...
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ArcGIS Pro Export Map PDF with extra colored lines

I am exporting map to pdf using ArcGIS Pro at 600 dpi resolution. The exported map is coming with some thin colored lines. I tried to export same map to png it appeared fine. Am i missing something ...
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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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Generating OSM map without HTML rendering but PDF rendering with iText?

Is there a way to create an OSM map by a java bean, without displaying it in a web page, but instead stamping it inside a PDF which is generated with iText 5? In my case, I want to generate kind of a ...
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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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Merging pdf pages with vector layers in the backend

I've setup an openlayers instance on a webpage which can load static images. These images are actually the pages of a PDF you can upload. There is a pagination option on it so users can navigate ...
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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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Rotate pdf/raster - QGIS 2.14.0-Essen

I inserted a pdf (image) in my work. But the pdf is rotated 180 degrees... My objective is to georeferencing it. How can I rotate it prior to georeferencing it?
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GDAL compilation with PDF support [closed]

I am trying to compile GDAL with support to convert to PDF format. When I try gdalinfo --formats the option for PDF is not present. I am using 2.1.2. The command I am using to build GDAL is nmake /f ...
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Add Hyperlink to PDF of map

I know there isn't a way to export a map from ArcMap to PDF and keep the hyperlinks, but is there a way to add hyperlinks to the map in Adobe Acrobat? I have a simple map of a few states and I am ...
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Exporting Maps to PDFs from Multiple mxd's using arcpy

I am trying to export a pdf for each mxd in a folder. So far for code I have: import arcpy, os Workspace = r"FilePath" arcpy.env.workspace = Workspace arcpy.env.overwriteOutput=True for file in arcpy....
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What causes Acrobat “An error exists on this page” with PDF maps from ArcGIS 10.3?

After exporting a map as PDF in ArcGIS 10.3, the following error shows up in Adobe Acrobat: "An error exists on this page. Acrobat may not display the page correctly. Please contact the person who ...
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Geotagged HTML Pop in PDF

I am using ArcGIS to add geotagged images as points to a map which allows me to click on the point and an HTML popup comes up with the photo. http://www.esri.com/news/arcwatch/0912/import-geotagged-...
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Using pdf for ArcScan

I have a pdf of a street map which is many different colors depending on land use. I need to import it into ArcMap and then digitize it. Obviously I could manually create each feature but that would ...
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Preventing shapefile lines becoming rasterized when exported as PDF by ArcGIS for Desktop?

In ArcGIS for Desktop some Line feature shapefile becomes raster when exported as pdf. In exported PDF the line features layer is not present as it becomes raster. The line features are mixed with ...
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How can I import pdf maps to ArcGIS?

I have few hazard maps (with color coding) of a particular state in a pdf report. I am a newbie in GIS and need to use these different maps from the pdf for combined interpretation. Can the colors ...
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Paper PDF maps to geoJSON

Is there a way to do this? Maps with lat/lng can be analyzed in Acrobat with the analyze/geospatial tool. When a user clicks on the map, the lat/lng is returned. There has to be a way to grab these ...
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Accessing AddInContent PDF Document

I'm converting a COM Extension to an Add-In. The old extension installed a PDF alongside the .dll and an Command in the extension start the PDF Viewer process (using Process.Start(pdflocation). I'm ...
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Is it possible to create a standalone python script to export “layout” to pdf?

I have a python script that successfully runs from ArcMap 10.2. I was wondering if it would be possible to rewrite it so that it is a standalone script that prompts the user for the shapefile and then ...
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Passing extent from web map to PDF for integration?

I'm trying to figure out whether I can take an extent (or coordinatess with a Zoom level included) to a PDF in order to author a PDF that displays both GIS and report-styled business data? Is this ...
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Overlaid raster gets shifted around when printing to pdf or when resizing graphics device with mouse

I've spent the past couple of days learning how to use the maps, raster, and rgdal packages to create nice images, but I'm running into trouble when trying to make pdf's for actually presenting. I'm ...
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Export WebMap using PrintTask Failing Silverlight API

I am using a custom tool to export a webmap to PDF. The tool works successfully through ArcGIS 10.1. The problem crops up when consuming the tool through my Silverlight application using PrintTask. ...
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Is it possible to create animated markers in ArcMap?

I remember reading somewhere last year that arcgis 10 would allow the creation of animated markers (alike animated .gifs) that could be either exported to pdfs or seen inside arcmap. Does such ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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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.