An attribute of things that results from the light they reflect, transmit, or emit in so far as this light causes a visual sensation that depends on its wavelengths.

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Eye-friendly colours for long periods of work

Apologies if this question doesn't fit the rules here. I am digitising a large amount of remote footways and I will be panning, zooming a lot and I've done 2 days on this so far and always get quite ...
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List of Offensive Symbols/ Colours for Cartography

I was at a data visualization workshop a few days ago and someone there asked if there are any symbols/colours that might offend people when making charts, the presenter didn't really understand the ...
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How to Insert color code to ArcMap? [closed]

I have a color code from OpenStreetMap and I want to insert this code of color to Arcmap, How?
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What output colour format is expected by the QGIS data defined properties widget?

I'm trying to write a python function that takes a BGSREF attribute from a BGS geology shapefile and uses it to colour up the geology polygons of a shapefile. I posted my non-code working as a part ...
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Is there a method to have the colour of a label automatically match the colour of the polygon indicated in the symbology tab?

My job requires that I produce several print maps every day, for a variety of different users. It is usually pretty straight-forward, but sometimes I have to make a map that uses rather ...
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Graduated colouring Voronoi polygons? (QGis)

I've got a huge database of depth points for the whole Irish sea which I'd like to be a nice smooth surface, or at least have a depth value associated with the entire area (i.e. include the ...
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Linking data to road colour scheme

I'm getting started with a qgis map showing the quality of roads in my town. I have various data which create an index of 1-5. How do I link this index data to road data in a map, showing the bad ...
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How to color-code geology maps with given CMYK colors?

I'm trying to understand whether it is possible to corectly display colours in British Geological Survey maps. Our client has a licence to use the shapefiles but unfortunately BGS don't provide SDL ...
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How to save colour (color) ramps in QGIS

This strikes me that it should be simple, but efforts in QGIS and research here and elsewhere are not providing a solution. I have a (vector) map which I have to mark out in colours according to the ...
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How to convert a multi-band landsat RGB to a kml file using MAPTILER

I was able to use maptiler for converting a single raster (ortofoto geotiff obtained with UAV) into a kml file. Now I want to convert a RGB landsat into kml for visualisation in Google Earth. It is ...
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How to pansharpen LANDSAT 8 in GRASS?

Having used QGIS for quite some time for mapping, I was 'forced' to dig into GRASS as pansharpening is not directly executable in QGIS. After understanding more or less the structure, I did some ...
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Black & White / Greyscale Maps and Illustrations

I think greyscale maps & illustrations (with geographic data) seem to be abandoned and the colour maps are mostly used nowadays. This is understandable and personally I also need less time to ...
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How to ensure uniform colour for DEMs?

This is a silly question, but one I've been trying to figure out for a while. I have two Aster DEM tiles, one next to the other. How do I ensure uniform colour for both?
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Script to add colours from .style file to multiple shapefiles

I have added 70 fill colours in a .style file. For adding these colours to my shapefile i would have to manually go to properties/symbology/match to symbols in a style/ then browse to the location ...
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Different colours for touching lines on MapInfo?

I am creating maps for surveyors showing different sections of roads. The start and end points need to be clearly visible so I am using a Region IndValue thematic map. However, sometimes when an ...
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1-band raster colour table workaround in QGIS

Does anyone know what the workarounds are for the 1-band raster colour table plugin in QGIS? Currently I find it will run once, then crash on the second iteration. The workaround I use is to delete ...
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Raster legend in R: how to colour specific values?

I have an elevation model plotted in R r <- raster("example.dem") plot(r, col = topo.colors(20)) Some of the values are below sea level (0), and I'd like to have those display in red. How can ...
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How can I generate a range of pantones for a map?

When I am given a map (or make one...) I often like to get an idea of the range of colours present. One thing this does is it allows me to quickly visualize contrast (helps build maps for colour blind ...