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Advanced Viewer Help - Print

The Print widget connects the web application with a printing service to allow the current map to print.

  1. Click the print icon to open the Print tool.
    Print tool interface
  2. Enter a title for the map in the Map Title text box.
  3. Select the applicable Layout and Format for the exported map.

    Note: The MAP_ONLY format prints only the map, omitting any marginal information from the output.

    Note: Print tool may not print the legend for the layers using the new styles, such as Heat Map, from the February 2015 update of ArcGIS Online, This is a known issue.
  4. Click Advanced to open a menu with advanced print options.
    Advanced print options
    The Map scale/extent section defines the method that the print service should use to calculate the printed extent of the map. Preserving map scale may cause the printed map to maintain its scale while recalculating the extent around the existing center point, while preserving the map extent may cause the scale to adjust to fit the current map extent into the printed map. You may also force a specific scale by checking the Force scale option and entering a scale. Click current to populate the value with the present scale of the map.

    The Layout metadata allows you to override the default values set by the configuration. Enter values for the Author and Copyright fields to provide current information to the print service. Check the Include legend check box to display the legend on the printed map.

    Note: The Print tool supports custom text elements in the printing service published from ArcGIS Server 10.4. The layout options display based on the templates metadata. If the MAP_ONLY format is selected, you may provide dimensions for the Width and Height in pixels. Otherwise, these values are ignored.

    The Print quality section allows you to update the resolution of the printed map. Provide an updated value for the DPI (dots per inch) in the text box.

    Note: The tool supports custom text element as layout metadata if the custom task is named as Get Layout Templates Info.
  5. After all options have been set with the applicable values, click Print to submit all information to the print service. A progress bar displays next to the executing task.
    Print progress bar
  6. Upon the completion of the print job, a link to the print output displays. Click the task to open the file in a new window.
    Link to open print output
  7. Click Clear Prints to clear the print history.