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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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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?

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 ...
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Print composer layout without opening project in GUI (no iface solution)

I would like to print some composers without open the files that contains them in QGIS. without using templates not using iface using, app = QgsApplication(sys.argv, gui_flag) app.initQgis() ...
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Print task error 'cannot read property preserveScale of undefined) when converting map to json string

I have the following line of code that is used to convert the map being using on my portal to json: JSON.stringify(pTask._getPrintDefinition(app.map)) This was working perfectly, however yesterday ...
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QGIS - How do you keep a map fixed to a template?

I am creating templates within print composer for people within my company to use. I would like them to include a map of the county in the top left corner that can then be used as an overview for ...
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ArcGIS Print Javascript API return syntax error after installing SSL certificate

I've been facing problems with my printing service using ArcGIS JavaScript API 3.22 and ArcGIS server 10.1 after installing SSL certificate on the ArcGIS server. The printing service return the ...
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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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GeoServer/MapFish Print WMTS

I'm unable to print a AT-Basemap-Layer with the GeoServer Print Plugin I could not find any working example with WMTS-Sources.
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printing with QGIS/PostGIS

I'm having a hard time printing a map within QGIS. For instance I did a 18x24 inch map printed on a 18x24 inch map. But the printed a map on a 9x12 inch printed on a 24x36 piece of paper. Why is it ...
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Where is Tile Map to Printer Paper Option in ArcGIS Pro?

Where is the Tile Map to Printer Paper Option in the print interface of ArcGIS pro? I need to print a 96x96 map in three 36x96 sheets. I included a picture of ArcMap 10.4 to show the tiling options ...
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Bug using Leaflet.awesome-markers plugin and print

I'm using Leaflet awesome marker icons and was almost all right, but when I try print, the icons doesn't show. Why? I tried: var redMarker = L.AwesomeMarkers.icon({ icon: 'coffee', ...
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Center the map for printing [closed]

How to solve the problem I show in both images. I have a centered map where I want, when I click to print I would like it to print almost from the screen and reproduce the same position in the print. ...
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How to resize OpenLayers map before print

I have an OpenLayers map container defined as #preview_cont { width: 100%; height: 15cm; } It looks OK on screen, but when I print it, the map is distorted. I assume it's because map ...
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QGIS print composer not exporting correctly [duplicate]

I'm struggling to print my map correctly using the print composer. What is in the print viewer is correct, but when I print to image or pdf, it is no longer rendered correctly. The below is a ...
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How to render a single raster image from defined extent at a specified resolution using raster tiles from openmaptiles as a source?

I have a problem stitching tiles together to get a specified resolution from map bounds. Im getting the bounds from a leaflet container using openmaptyles raster as a source. Tile format : (http://...
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Images missing in QGIS print composer template using mapped drive file path

My question relates to this previous question. QGIS Composer Big Red X My images are missing when I load a print composer from a template and all I see is red X. Investigating this further the ...
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Print Service legend display null for polygon features

the print service of application works well, but after converting the map area to pdf , the legend shows null filled values for polygon features(as in figure for Build up area,Forest dense area). I ...
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How do I fix “name 'iface' is not defined”? [duplicate]

i try to export a map but at the end of my process I always get the following message: "name 'iface' is not defined". What is wrong with my script? I am working with QGIS 2.18.12 from PyQt4.QtGui ...
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Indexed color images for print media

Is an image saved in indexed color suitable for a printed book? My project requires tiff images at 300 dpi for a pdf book suitable for printing. Each image must be less than 2.5 MB. Several are map ...
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Google Maps API printing - tiles partially missing

I am working on a single page application using the Google Maps API that features a print option (among other things). I am currently using a slightly adapted version of the printAnyMaps function ...
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Set Print Composer map extent using Shapefile

I've got a shapefile with three squares in it, defining three study areas (although these could be split into three shapefiles if necessary). Is there a way to set the map extent on Print Composer to ...
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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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How to enlarge font of street names while printing in QGIS? [duplicate]

I have to print some Municipality shots and I use OpenStreetMaps or Google Maps but when I print the streets names are too little and is is not possible to read them. On screen names are perfectly ...