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Questions tagged [printing]

Printing is the act of outputting GIS data to paper or to a file

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Custom Printing Service with Data Driven Pages

I've been tasked with creating a custom web app hosted in ArcGIS Online that has the ability to export out data driven pages through a printing service (we also have ArcGIS Server). Within 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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Export raster in pieces to stitch together afterwards or other way to print a big map?

I used QGIS to put together an OSM XYZ Tile-layer and some WMS-layers. Now I want to make a print map out of it. When I try to export it from the print layout editor to PNG or PDF in the desired ...
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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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QGIS print layout (large size printed image)

I have been asked to create large size images to be the printed with a good quality to look at. The images could be with dimensions of 1 meter in height or width, but even larger. I must create these ...
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“You Are Here” symbol for maps in QGIS

This is a very generic map production question in QGIS. I am trying to add a "You are here" symbol in QGIS layouts for a fire evacuation map like this one below? There are more than one "You Are ...
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Logging outgoing request with GeoServer & MapFish

I use GeoServer printing module (based on MapFish) to print my preview map in my application (uses Mapstore app). My problem is that my WMS service is not in my PDF. What I want, is to log outgoing ...
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Measures of printed map in QGIS

I created a simple map with a point and a buffer (3 km) in QGIS2.18 (and also 3.4) with CRS WGS84 UTM33. With QGIS Composer I created the layout adding the scalebars (for 500 m and 3 km) and printed ...
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QGIS print composer - Legend columns not aligning when title is deleted

I want a simple legend without a title and with 2 items side by side. I can't find an option to turn the legend off so have just deleted text from the Legend title box. I select Columns (2) - Equal ...
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Moving symbols in Print layout, not in Main Window

I am working on production of Fire Evacuation maps. There are three assets, Fire Indicator Panel, Fire Mimic Panel and Emergency Exit that are located one very close to the other on a wall. They are ...
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Change domain URL for printURL and createURL

I have a GeoServer Service enable on my Windows 10 and I install the extension printing. This URL http://localhost:8010/geoserver/pdf/info.json give me this configuration {[...],"printURL":"http://...
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How to return Print Layout to its default state

When I first open Print Layout it has a set of panels on the right hand side - "Item Properties", "Atlas Generation", "Composition". For better or worse, these are easily configurable, so you can ...
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QGIS print file title

How to automatically make the title of your print equal to the name of the printed layer? Tried by using the next piece of code, but it doesn't work (QGIS 3.X): from qgis.core import * from qgis.gui ...
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Algorithm to optimally split a map comprising many separate areas into panels for printing

I have a map of set of land parcels (polygons) that need to inserted into a document. Some of these polygons are contiguous, but some can be scattered randomly. The area is typically too large for a ...
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Leaflet.browser.print remove print options

How to disable print options and leave only one option. Or how to make it possible to click directly on the button and the list did not appear. One-click printing I still see all possibilities ...
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Auto update QGIS Legend

I have a project with many layers. Some layers are objects of interest while other layers are custom layers. Simplified example: Streets (polygon) Buildings (polygon) Street names (point) I created ...
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Bounding box for printing map for publication from ArcMap?

I have created a vector map in ArcMap 10.6 and this will be printed by a publisher we are working with. I have been given dimensions (610 x 812 mm) for a bounding box which will be the visible part ...
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Google Satellite Imagery

I am working with QGIS 3.4.3-Madeira. I am using XYZ Tiles to display Google's Satellite Imagery via a WMS link. Unfortunately there are limits to WIDTH and HEIGHT parameters so that when creating ...
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ArcGIS Pro Printing/exporting layouts with live atlas layers problem [duplicate]

I want to export layout and get exactly what I see, but ArcGIS Pro rendering web layers with smaller scale Screenshot from ArcGIS The crop of export of layout
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Print Openlayers WMS map with fixed scaling

I need to print a map with a fixed scale (1:500 and 1:1000) on A4. The online map is done with Openlayers, the print request is sent to QGIS Server using WMS getPrint function. I mange to get an ...
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Print composer will not show maps when reopened

I completed a print composer project, locked layer and layer style files and locked the map, then saved the print composer, then saved the complete project. I closed QGIS and when I opened the ...
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Splitting/Deleting/Hiding Sections of Map In ArcMap Layout View For Printing?

I have a map of a large area, in that area, I have parcels. I want to split the map, basically in half at a certain parcel, but I can't find a way to "Cut" or "Delete" the other half of the map that ...
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Textbox downsizes at printing in QGIS?

In QGIS 3.0 the print layout window shows the following: The result after pdf exporting is this: How can I prevent the downsizing?
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How to get extent from current resolution in OpenLayers 3 for printing

I need to print a map with a fixed scale of 1:500 horizontally on a A4 paper (297x210mm). The map is done with Openlayers, the print request is sent to QGIS server using WMS getPrint function. Till ...
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cartojs 4 and print button [closed]

Is it possible to use the print function of leaflet with cartojs v.4? i'm not able to use all this plugins https://leafletjs.com/plugins.html#printexport The print button works but can i use also ...
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Opening QGIS layout manager without opening QGIS

Is there as way to open the layout manager without opening QGIS interface for a certain project file?
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How do you create a text-buffer in QGIS' print composer? [duplicate]

When creating a label you can create a buffer of another color around your text. Is there any way to do so in the print composer?
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MapInfo Printing Grid with Index

In Mapinfo Pro v17, how can I create a Map Grid with an Index (A1,B2, C3 etc) of a large area and generate a Map Series (Zoomed into the section for each region of the grid)? I have looked at ...
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GeoNode - Map Printing Error

Recently I try to export PDFs of the maps created on GeoNode and print them out, but it comes up an error. When I click the print button, it says Communication Trouble: Status undefined [object Object]...
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How to get WYSIWYG of raster layer in print composer in QGIS? [duplicate]

I currently have a base raster layer from OSM Standard used in my project. In the regular editing platform for QGIS, the place identifiers for cities are easily readable. However, once I enter layout ...
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Coordinate background colour using Print composer in QGIS

How to add coordinate background in Print composer? Example in attached picture with coordinates, which is not quite visible.
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How to get WYSIWYG of raster layer into layout mode in QGIS? [duplicate]

I currently have a base raster layer from OSM Standard used in my project. In the regular editing platform for QGIS, the place identifiers for cities are easily readable. However, once I enter layout ...
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Why 'Simple' example is not giving in Mapfish pdf report?

I am using windows. I installed tomcat 8.5. Then deployed print-servlet 3.9 war. There are some example print apps. I tried to print "Simple", but it didn't build any pdf report, gave some error ...
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Printing/Exporting maps based on contour lines using ArcGIS Pro?

I have generated a map with layers for contour lines, roads, trails, rivers, lakes, etc. What I would like to do is print to PDF (AI or other) a page/map for each contour level. Ex: one for 1900m with ...
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Plotter printing an Arcmap PDF export of a county, and extra lines appear for local district boundaries only in printed version [duplicate]

(Note, I have solved the problem by printing from Arcmap which does not print the erroneous lines, but here is the questions anyways) I am printing a map of a county with roads(polyline), schools(...
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ArcGIS JS - Printing with private layers

I have a map built using ArcGIS JS API v4.8. The map has a basemap and FeatureLayer that are both secured by a custom API and a server-side proxy. I'm looking to make use of the Printing widget, but ...
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Serial Printing in QGis 3.0

I want to automatically generate a series of prints following a street for planning communcation lines next to it. Requirements: fixed layout fixed map scale serial print following selected objects ...
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Unintended offset when printing atlas

I'm printing a series of maps using the Atlas feature in QGIS. Everything is working fine, except when I print the atlas all of the elements are offset from where they are in the composer. I can work ...
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Setting up Print Composer to Output Paper Map at Right Scale in QGIS?

How does one set up print composer to output a real world map paper map that is scaled properly so that a manual (real world) scale rule that one places on a paper map is scaled properly in a scale ...
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Creating QGIS map that can be exported and used for 2-colour (spot) printing?

I can produce black and white maps from raster images, with areas blocked out with a single 'Pantone' colour. Provided I use the 'multiply' blending mode, I can overlay the black and white map layer ...
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Exporting Map into PDF Distort Grey Colour

Sometimes when I export large maps into a PDF format from ArcMap 10.3, the PDF doesn't retain the colour. I can print maps off ArcMap 10.3 and the maps are perfectly fine. What I mean by that ...
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Printing multiple maps in the same pdf

Im using leaflet, Is there a plugin that allows it to print more than one map in the same pdf like this example .
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Problem deleting elements in map composer

I would like to make a query about the use of the map composer. Sometimes, when I add elements to the map, for example the scale bar, I have realized that I can delete it by pressing only the Delete ...
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Setting map up to print to scale in QGIS?

I am having a problem trying to get maps to print to a specified scale. Goal: to print a map to scale so that an engineer's scale (ruler) can be used to measure features on the printed map. Problem:...
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Make the QGIS Print Composer take WMS maps from a specific zoom level - .png AND georeferenced image

I want to create a .png print with a world projection file from a specific WMS. The WMS in question is Polish national Geoportal service containing hypsometric data. Here's the WMS adress: http://mapy....
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Create image from ESRI VectorTileServer using script

I have service from ESRI VectorTileServer https://tiles.arcgis.com/tiles/P3ePLMYs2RVChkJx/arcgis/rest/services/Esri_Childrens_Map/VectorTileServer/tile/{z}/{x}/{y}.pbf Map example: https://tiles....
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QGIS printing acting REALLY strange

I'm printing a 11 x 17 map but the QGIS print properties are acting weird. For instance , i set my composition presets to ANSI B (11x 17 in.) and the page setup to 11 x 17 but it prints off a 11 x 17 ...
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Controlling line width in QGIS Print Composer output

I am printing a 36" x 48" map (ARCH E size) and looking to have line width consistency for my contour lines. I want to be able to define the line width as it is printed on a 36" x 48" paper at 300 ...
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PyQgis - Multiple Maps in one page with different layers in each map

I'm trying to make a plugin for printing automatically PDF showing 3 different views from a set of layers in the same page. For this I have created a QgsComposition and I have added 3 QgsComposerMap ...