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

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Automatically filling few different maps in one page of a print layout based on different fields of one shapefile

What I do is making soil sampling and analysis based on that. So, in my shapefile there are very dense points that contain information about pH, Nitrogen content, Potassium content and few more. What ...
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OpenLayers: exporting vector map to PDF

Our application uses OpenLayers+PostGIS to visualize and process millions of spatial data files (GeoJSON). We have a requirement to be able to export the processed final data as PDF/GeoPDF Vector maps....
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Print Map WMS Geonetwork

I have installed geonetwork 3.10.4. When I print a raster WMS, a VERSION = 1.1.1 is put in the getmap, while the service is 1.3.0. This throws an error in the EXCEPTION field. Can you help me?
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QGIS 3: How to set Print Layout Size above A4/Legal?

QGis Layout Manager does not show page size above A4 Menu Layout > Page Setup Composition cannot be created for bigger format Customize size is rejected QGIS versions tested: 3.4, 3.10
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Cannot install any extensions on GRASS GIS?

I'm currently trying to install the m.printws extension using "g.extension" command. However, it is giving me a FileNotFoundError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: 'svn'. I tried other ...
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QGIS Print Composer doesn't save layout of attribute box

I've added a square map to a landscape page and to the side of it I have a multi column index of street names. All is good with how it looks. I use the "Extend to Next Page" option for the ...
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Using extra parameters on ArcGIS print templates service

I am using ArcGIS Server 10.5. And I am creating my own print template MXD files on ArcMap to print maps on web page. Then I am publishing them on ArcGIS Server. But I want to print extra information ...
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Export map in OpenLayers with toJPEG

Recently, we set up a web app with OpenLayers that allows exporting a map as a jpeg image. The map contains XYZ, WMS and/or WFS layers. We used the toJpeg function of the html-to-image library, as it ...
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QGIS Layout/Print Composer: Automatic table refresh upon creation from template

This Question is related to this one: QGIS print layout: Pulling the name of the map theme from table Currently I have two specific templates I use for A3 and A0 plans both of them are structured the ...
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QGIS HTML in print composer, how to use “if” statement when building an expression?

I'm trying to include some images in a map layout to make an atlas. Currently I'm using the following HTML <img src=[%"FILEPATH_TO_IMAGE"%] height="400"/> However, there are ...
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OpenJump Print layout

How to print a layout in OpenJump? I would like to print vector layers of an area toghether with map legend and a graphic scale indicator, to a pdf . I tried the Jump Printer Plugin v1.87, but the ...
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QGIS 3.4.11: Labels disapear from map when exporting as picture from the print composer

My question is basicly how to solve the issue mentioned in the topic. I have a map, where labels (city names) are visible both in the project and in the print composer. But when I export the map as a ...
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Counting and print number of points from a CSV in a series polygons / buffered points in GEE?

I'd like to compare the number of calls from gps coordinates to the population around those coordinates in Google Earth Engine. My plan was to count the number of incidents (points from a table: ...
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OpenLayers: Draw feature of defined size (in meters)

I'm trying to draw a rectangle polygon on the map having a defined size in meters. Background is: I want to show the user a rectangle of a defined paper size (e.g. DIN A4) on the map to choose a ...
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Automating Atlas Generation With Different Coverage Layers

I'm currently using QGIS 3.10, and have around 60+ coverage layers that each should result in its own atlas pdf-file. All other settings in the print composer would be the same. As I'm not too ...
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Do I always have to project my layers for print maps?

Is it recommended to always project layers before printing a map? I use QGIS and if I create a Print Layout often the map appears to be visually fine even if the Project Projection System is a ...
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Custom PrintService in ArcGIS WebApp Builder throws error Export Map Tool

I have WebApp application I am creating with the Developer Edition. In ArcMap I created a custom print service like described here (https://enterprise.arcgis.com/en/server/latest/create-web-apps/...
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QGIS - exporting open source tiled maps at high dpi or zoomed in scale

I have been using and learning QGIS for a few years. What I can not figure out is how to get better map quality when I output maps to use in my book projects. Example 1: I set QGIS to output a JPG ...
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Line Fill Symbol is not shown on legend in ArcGIS Server print service

I choose Line fill symbol for my polygon layer. When I export map in ArcMap it is ok. But printing with print service this symbol is not shown in the legend. I add a screenshot. How can I solve this ...
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Setting a theme in the QGIS Print Composer via python?

I'm using python to command the print composer and export images/pdf (https://opensourceoptions.com/blog/pyqgis-create-and-print-a-map-layout-with-python/) I'm looping through layers by name to ...
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Printing to scale in QGIS

I want to print a map to scale on 11x17 paper. I understand you can change the scale bar to 'numeric' in print composer, and then set the scale under properties for the map. What I want to know is ...
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How to lock a WMS layer to scale in QGIS?

I am making a A0 size poster map and need a very detailed basemap. Is there a way to lock the OpenStreetMap basemap to a certain scale/zoom so that it would be very detailed in the final print map? I ...
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Specific WMS request for printing

I wish to use a special wms request for printing only. full request looks like: /geoserver/test_osm/wms?SERVICE=WMS&VERSION=1.3.0&REQUEST=GetMap&FORMAT=image%2Fpng&TRANSPARENT=true&...
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Printing Soviet-era Russian military maps at original scale

I have some Soviet era maps of my country that are very detailed. I have access to a plotter and would like to make a hard copy for my hiking trips but have issues getting the resolution/map scale to ...
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GeoServer Printing Module - Error while Printing

I like to print a map via Leaflet. I installed GeoServer Print Module (https://docs.geoserver.org/latest/en/user/extensions/printing/index.html) on a Test-GeoServer. After that I run this URL in a ...
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GeoServer printing module - Error while generating PDF: “Unknown method: /create.json” and “Unknown method: /create.json”

I take my first steps with the GeoServer Printing module. I installed it with this guide: https://docs.geoserver.org/latest/en/user/extensions/printing/index.html So far it worked: The print ...
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QGIS 3.4.5 print composer: doesn't print DIN A0

I want to find a way to print a map with a raster layer in greyscale (GeoTIFF) and two vector layers in shp-format. I created a map layout and went to the page properties (right-click on the canvas) ...
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Setting print scaled factor of map in QGIS?

I want to print a large area map in QGIS with 1:50000 scale but I need to fit it in 30 inches paper. How can i zoom out the map and retain its 1:50000 scale so that it will fit in my paper? 1) This ...
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Map contents don't print when using CSS media print queries in a Bootstrap modal

My goal is to show an ArcGIS Server JavaScript v4 map in a Bootstrap modal popup (displayed over a page containing other content), and to print only the contents of the Bootstrap modal popup. I'm ...
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Wrong scalebar for a map of Scotland

I am working on a project that focuses on Scotland. When I use the print composer to add a scalebar the scale is wrong. It shows 50 km for a distance that is probably around 200 km. Following the ...
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Seeking comprehensive information on how to create beautiful and artistic cartography? [closed]

In many circumstances I experienced how powerful maps can be because a key decision maker just enjoys looking at a beautiful representation of facts instead of reading 10 pages of text. I have a ...
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GeoServer 2.11.2 print with MapFish

I'm beginner with GeoServer. I have a jsf page in my application website (` PDF Export ). I want to export the map in PDF. I added the print module to the GeoServer application. Then I created ...
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Leaflet Map Exported Using Export Web Map Task Looks Stretched

I'm running an Angular application that displays a map using Leaflet, and has a custom print where the user can set some options before sending a request to the ArcGIS Online print service (https://...
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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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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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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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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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