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QGIS how to label EVERY feature?

I'm working on a wall map that needs to include labels for EVERY street and address range. I recognize that I will have to do a lot of editing to make it work, but I can't even get QGIS to put the ...
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Specify position of curved label in QGIS?

From this answer in 2012 underdark stated: BUT you won't be able to have curved labels anymore if you move/rotate the labels manually, as far as I know. It's now 2016, and I noticed that I can ...
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Label expression help with loop field and multiple fields

I have 13 fields I need to Label all in one Label. But I dont want to label values with zero. Need to have Label before each field example (Field is (C_B) and need to read C&B, 2). Here is what ...
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How do I get the building housenumber from OSM data?

I've made a map in which buildings in a city are displayed using shapefiles from Geofabrik and unfortunately, none of the shapes contain the housenumber. When I download the .osm files from Geofabrik ...
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How to make some labels BOLD using Expression Builder QGIS

I am using QGIS 2.14 and I am trying to make some of my labels bold to stand out. I'm not sure how to do this using the expression builder. I know this is wrong and I was wondering if someone could ...
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Label Expression If Statement remove Zeros

I am trying to perform a semi-complicated labeling expression that shows one field divided by another field and some additional fields with no division. The issue I ran into was that the denominator ...
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Presenting Areas of Land from shapefile to 1 decimal position and convert from m-squared to hactares [duplicate]

I've got a shapefile containing multiple polygons, attached to an attribute table. I'm looking at labeling all these polygons using the attribute 'AREA' column. However, these areas have not been ...
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VBScript Syntax Error in ArcGIS labeling? [closed]

I have been using a script on older ArcGIS to convert depths in engineering format to the Hydrographic format seen on charts. On trying to use it I get a syntax error in Line 14. No matter how I ...
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Add leading zeros to data frame label

This is in ArcMap 10.0. When using data frames to label UTM coordinates, I'm sometimes asked to add leading zeros (e.g., 590 would become 00590) to the tick or line labels of the data frame. I'd ...
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Is there a way to automatically displace colliding labels?

I have a PostgreSQL table, which i'm loading on QGIS Essen, that relates many rows to the same object and all this rows have distinct values in the field i'm labelling the objects with. Hence, when I ...
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Labelling only part of the row

I have a column (see below) where I want to label only part of the row. Example: 16-23-1-01-7 -a -00 I want to label only: 7 -a Is it possible in QGIS?
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Label QGIS diagram sector with percentage etc

I'm working with QGIS 2.14.3, using the diagrams function for vector layers. Is it possible to label each single diagram sector with an attribute / calculated percentage? In the layer properties tab / ...
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Dropping & inserting specific characters within a field being used for labeling

I would like to find out how to properly format a conditional expression in labeling, so as to only get specific characters back out of a field that has 9 characters in it, but don't wish to label ...
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Is there a way to set label weighting for the legend?

I am using data driven pages to produce a series of maps. For each map extent, surrounding areas are labelled. My legend is located in the corner of the data frame (realizing now that that wasn't a ...
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Straddle Line Offset - Maplex

Currently trying to label a polyline using the straddle option in Maplex. Does anyone know how to increase the label offset from the line feature itself using this option? I'm using regular placement ...
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setting label expressions causing duplicate labels

kind of new to VB.NET. Trying to set my label expression for a layer. Essentially a user picks a layer from a combo box, hits a button, expression is applied on the layer and then the single shp file ...
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Duplicate labels at AGOL

How do you remove duplicate labels in ArcGis Online AGOL, similar to ArcMap?
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Save rule based lables to new attribute in QGIS

Is it possible to save/export rule based lables in QGIS to a new attribute?
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How to refresh displayed labels after setting properties via ArcObjects?

I originally posted this query on the ESRI forums but thought I may get more help here. I have cobbled together some code to set halos around text labels for a given feature layer in ArcMap. The ...
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KML for Labels in Cesium to Display Countries, States, Roads, etc

Is there a free way to display countries, states, roads, etc. in Cesium? I imagine these could be displayed using a comprehensive list of ground overlays in KML. I have looked for free sources of KML ...
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Difficulties with placement properties in maplex labeling

I'm working in ArcGIS 10.2.2 and am having two difficulties with labelling using the Maplex Engine. The first problem is that I have two labels that I can't seem to put any additional space in ...
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How to get road labels on Stamen Watercolor basemap in Cartodb

basic question here. I want to use the Stamen Watercolor basemap on CartoDB, but want the road and locality labels displayed on it, as at http://openlayers.org/en/latest/examples/stamen.html?q=...
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Labelling layers with Python

I need to turn labels on for previously used layer. Here is the code: import arcpy import sys from arcpy import env env.overwriteOutput = 1 gp = arcgisscripting.create(9.3) fc_Mord = arcpy....
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Text Label GeoJSON Markers Google Maps API

I am trying to create a Text Label, for each of the markers created from my GeoJSON with the following code... function init() { var mapCanvas = document.getElementById('myMap'); var map; var image = ...
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python label expression [closed]

Can't get advanced python label expression to work. I am trying to get my if else expression to either concatenate or not based on if two fields are blank or not. If SUB_UNIT_TYPE and SUB_UNIT_ID ...
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Assigning different colors to different parts of text in labels using QGIS?

I'm using QGIS 2.14.3. It is now possible to assign different colors (or fonts) to different parts of text in one label (I have seen How to make a different font and color of text in labels? )? If so,...
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Arcmap Label annotations

I am working on labeling features. I tried the annotation labels, but I have decided that it is not what I wanted. How do I change it back or delete the annotation label?
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set scale level of background map (QGIS)

is there a way to set the scale of the background map in QGIS? Im importing a backgroundmap from MapQuest via the open layer plugin. I'm creating an overview Map of a whole city, so it is not ...
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How to create colour-coded permanent labels in ArcGIS Online

I am new to ArcGIS Online and trying to label different polygons (representing protected areas) within a shapefile based on the status of a monitoring tool used. This information is stored for each ...
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Arcpy label white color

I have this label expression within a function that works great. I want to turn the color to white. lblClass.expression = '"{}" + [OBJECTID] + "{}"'.format("<FNT size = '10'>","</FNT>") ...
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Custom rotated polygon labels in ArcMap

Can the following be done in ArcMap? It should be formula based without manual formatting as performed by my predecessor (in MapInfo using a lot of manual steps) to get the following output. So ...
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Adjusting labels in for stationing

How do I update labels for stationing? I am using the "Station Lines" plug in which is great, but I need the labels to read 01+00, 02+00.... as opposed to 1,2..... Also, can I start this labeling ...
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arcpy label function string formatting

I have this function works totally fine. But i want to be able to change the font size def label(wah, field): for lyr in arcpy.mapping.ListLayers(mxd): if lyr.name == wah:...
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Arcpy label function

I have this function for labeling layers using arcpy This function works totally fine but I have the field hardcoded into the function def label(wah): for lyr in arcpy.mapping.ListLayers(mxd): ...
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Converting an image into a font to label point features

How do you convert an image (ex: company logo) into a font and store it within arcmap so that it can be called upon to label point features with?
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How to access the options of the Label Properties dialog in QGIS2.14.2?

The Change Label tool has a Label Properties dialog but the options are greyed out. How to access them?
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Why the street label is not showing in a feature in QGIS 2.14.2?

Why this street label is not visible even with zoom? It has 'name' in it... Here_qgis2.14.2_file
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Is there a way of labeling the number of points with the same coordinates?

After reading through the following question (which is kinda related but not quite what I need): How can I show points on the same coordinate as e.g. a bigger symbol in QGIS? I found out that there ...
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QGIS place labels next to the beggining or ending points of Linestrings but above the Linestring

I've got a Linestrings layer. Each Linestring has among other fields, these ones: id ENTRY EXIT 1 S1 E2 2 S1 E3 3 S1 E3 4 S1 E3 5 S1 E3 6 S1 E1 7 ...
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QGIS show labels in beggining or ending points of Linestrings

I've got a Linestrings layer. Each Linestring has among other fields, these ones: id ENTRY EXIT 1 S1 E2 2 S1 E3 3 S1 E3 4 S1 E3 5 S1 E3 6 S1 E1 7 ...
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How to choose a fixed position to labels in QGIS 2.14.2? [duplicate]

How can I manually position these numbers for a better position in a polygon layer?
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In a polyline shapefile, how can I color a label using it's corresponding symbol color? (QGIS)

Maybe a pretty simple question. I have a polyline shapefile that I've symbolized through categories, and I wish for the labels to automatically be set to the same color as it's corresponding line ...
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QGIS Set label text quadrant as above baseline or below the top of the ascent

In the product description for a topographic map over Sweden there is a recommendation to use an abbribute field containing digits to quadrant placement of labels in a point shapefile containing all ...
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QGIS labels / MapQuest background

I do have a problem with QGIS. I Have to create a map which shows different areas in a city. It is important, that there are labels with names of the streets, so that my clients can work with the map. ...
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Qgis curved labels dont show up in print composer

I use Qgis 2.14.2. I set up labels names of a line vector and set it up as curved - looks like in this screenshot But when i want to print it in print composer it doesnt show up It only shows ...
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Rule-based labeling using Atlas - QGIS.2.14.1

Does anybody know how to only label features of a shapefile that are inside of another shapefile's features used as coverage in Atlas ?
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Using labels with diagrams in QGIS?

I'm trying to display point data as diagrams with labes next them. I'm getting the diagrams and labels to work separately, but they won't work together. When both are turned on, the labels disappear ...
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Adding labels in Google Earth Pro?

I am preparing the map of Nepal with 75 districts using the KMZ file downloaded from global admin. I opened the KMZ file (NPL_admin3.kmz) in google earth pro. I produced the map, and also worked ...
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Change entire label style after certain extent

I need to design a dynamic label in ArcMap that changes its entire style after a certain zoom extent. The research I've done suggests to me that there is currently no way to use VBscript to manipulate ...