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

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Printing message with map canvas coordinates after user click in QGIS Plugin

I need to print a message after the user pushes the button "Prueba". The message must contain coordinates "x", "y" from the user's click in the map canvas. I don't know ...
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WMS position not identical in QGIS data and print view

I have a WMS layer with the same CRS as the other layers in QGIS. In the normal map view the position of the WMS layer is correct: But in any print layout the blue and red areas of the WMS are not in ...
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Unable to print PDF exported from ArcGIS Pro

We are facing a problem in printing the PDF maps exported from ArcGIS Pro. We have 4 maps/PDFs (Different locations bookmarked) But they are in the same ArcGIS Project file. We are exporting the map ...
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ArcGIS Web AppBuilder Screening widget not printing map

I have configured the Screening widget for use with my application. When I print the report, all the data is printed but the map does not load. Any answers as to why the map would not show in the ...
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QGIS 3.20 issue with print composer - layers not aligned

I have installed QGIS 3.20 and found that when moving from the canvas to print composer all my layers have moved, and do not line up anymore.They look fine each time I go back to the main canvas, but ...
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What is the cause of “can not create printer” when exporting to pdf

Sometimes I get the message (this is directly translated from Swedish) "Could not create printer" when I try to use Export to pdf in layout-window, when I check off the geopdf it works What ...
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Unable to load raster image in QGIS 3.20 Print composer

I have loaded QGIS 3.20, and in print composer, I have tried to load a gif image I have used a lot in other versions, and it fails to load, just the red X through the box. I have checked 3.18 ...
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Exports look fine but when printing on plotter, text disappears, using ArcMap

I exported a map and everything looks fine when viewing the PDF. But when printing it on my plotter, all the text disappears. The scale bar would bring but the text associated to the scale bar wouldn'...
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Custom print service for WebApp without AGOL Enterprise account?

I understand that in order to print to a custom layout from an ArcGIS Web App, I would need to set up a print service on a server. Although the whole process of getting a layout from ArcGIS Pro to a ...
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Adding folding marks to Print Layout in QGIS

Is there any way to automatically add folding marks to Print Layouts in QGIS? I want to print maps on A0 size and need markers for folding to A4 size, like you can do in most CAD software for plans ...
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ArcGIS Custom Printing Service for a Layout With More Than One Map Frame

Recently we've been migrating our manual printing workflows to custom printing services at our ArcGIS Server instance. Everything was fun and games until we stumbled upon some Layouts with more than ...
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MapFish Print – Different background between first and next pages on pagination file

I’m currently using MapFish to print a paging on a same pdf, like this: First page: A full map (which contains for example: a polygon as geometry feature + OSM default as background) A pagination of ...
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Frame and coordinates disappear when printing in QGIS

I'm trying to print my map in QGIS 3.18.0 including a zebra frame. It looks great in the Print layout but when I print it, the zebra frame and coordinates are not there. Is there a setting or ...
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Print reports from ArcGIS Enterprise web apps

Can I get my output report in word by publishing a new print service with ArcGIS Web AppBuilder printing tool? The source link I referenced while working on this topic is attached. https://www.esri....
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QGIS print layout - map refresh not working

I would like to synchronize my QGIS map with the printing layout map. According to the tutorial here: https://docs.qgis.org/3.4/en/docs/training_manual/map_composer/map_composer.html I can refresh my ...
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React leaflet map print

I want to print a leaflet map in PDF/Image formats and It will be contained, WMS layers Polygon, Markers, Polylines etc I'm using a leaflet map with React Typescript. Related versions are, react-...
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OpenLayers print preview

I'm trying to accomplish something similar to what you have in Google Earth, if you print the map. You have an area, where you can see what you will get on the paper when you print, which have the ...
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Precise Projection output in image files

A friend is having problems with output of a projection in QGIS. The problem statement is: How to output a projection from upper left corner being Pacific/Guam, lower right corner New Caledonia/Noumea ...
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Using themes in print layout in QGIS

I can't work out how to create a print layout directly from a map theme - even though the QGIS 3.10 manual says "All configured themes are also accessible in the print layout, allowing you to ...
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How to print at an architectural scale?

I'm a landscape architecture student who is starting to learn QGIS. How would I be able to manually input a scale I want in inches to feet when exporting for print? For example, if I would like to ...
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Clustered points legend prints as separate RGB bands

I'm using one the ArcGIS clustering samples in order to generate clustered points. This achieves the desired effect on the map and legend. However, when I include the Print Widget in this sample, the ...
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Is it possible to rotate the map in layout manager?

QGIS 3.12 - Often I have property boundaries that would better fit on an A3 output if rotated 45-90 degrees from that represented in the map view. I can rotate in the map view but the layout manager ...
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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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