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How to show labels exactly around a circle in QGIS?

I found an interesting way of proportional symbol mapping and labeling, I think this was made by Adobe Illustrator but I couldn't find out if it can be done in QGIS. What I am interested in the most ...
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Interrupting label display with ArcGIS Desktop?

In order to avoid slowness I would like to interrupt labels display when I'm working with ArcGis 10. I read that the F9 key could do that but it doesn't work for me. Does anyone know an other way to ...
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Label formatting of two fields with different font and color

I need to add labels from two different fields and format them differently. Can this be done with a single expression? The first field, "ID", needs to be size 6 font, bold, and pink. The ...
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Labeling with LocalLayer widget in Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS?

I am using Web AppBuilder (developer edition) to put together a few maps. Since I am using Feature Layers, I am using the LocalLayer widget to pull them in. I tried following the directions on Github ...
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Writing ArcMap Label Expression in VBscript?

I have to columns, pipe material and pipe size, I only want to label pipes with a size greater than 2" I am trying to do this but keeps kicking back and error, can anyone assist in what im doing ...
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Skipping when value is Null in ArcMap dynamic label expression?

I have a table of contents with multiple owner agencies that may or may not have an acreage value in the field and am trying to get a dynamic label expression to only write out the label for the ...
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FieldName underscore corrupts Label Expression for Font Size

I am trying to change the size of a secondary line in the Label Expression box: MID( [TRACT] ,4,11) & vbnewline & [FERC_NAME] This approach does not work but it DOES work when the field ...
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How to enable “Label every part of multi-features” with pyQGIS?

Regarding the 'Label every part of multi-features' check box located in the 'Labels // Rendering // Feature Options' layer properties UI... Can this be done with pyQGIS? These two commands enable ...
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How can I specify a Minimum and Maximum Word Wrap length in QGIS?

I want my labels to fit nicely within polygons. Based on this answer I discovered the power of the wordwrap function in QGIS to make labels. However, I'm confused as to how I could specify a minimum ...
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PyQgis create labels

I am creating a QgsVectorLayer in a plugin and loading it into the map. I would like to set the labelling parameters while I'm doing that. I've followed several examples found here and here, but my ...
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arcpy export data view to jpeg: label size changes

I designed a little arcpy script to export different layers in a data view to jpeg (world files included). It's the first time I actually use arcpy but it works. The only drawback is that the labels ...
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Label every polygon in Geoserver multipolygon

I want to label all areas in a multipolygon in Geoserver using SLD. I have a map with two or three areas, but the label is only visible on the largest one. See attached images; the first image shows ...
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Dynamic Label or Annotation in QGIS canvas

I'm creating an animation from several Raster images, and I'd like to add a label or an annotation to the map canvas, not the print composer, that will enable me to show the layer's name, which holds ...
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Label edits disappear upon saving?

I am trying to label a map I'm creating in QGIS v 2.8.9. I'm using data defined labeling to both manually place and rotate labels. I've created the required fields (X, Y, and Rotate) all as decimal ...
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How to create a label with QGIS project path in print composer? [duplicate]

Is there a way in the Print Composer of QGIS to create a label that will automatically update the path of the QGIS project?
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Adding units to numeric labels in ArcMap?

How do I add the distance units to labels in ArcMap? I have the area calculated and would like the label to be displayed as (XXX sq ft). I was able to write a VBScript of "(" & [AREA] &" ...
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Adding text to ArcGIS Javascript layer

I am using the ArcGIS Javascript API (v3.15) for a basic use case of placing some markers with text on a map. I am able to add the marker, but I am running into issues inserting text on that marker. ...
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Avoiding multiple elif statements in Python parser for ArcGIS label expressions?

My code for labels look like this: def FindLabel ( [NAME_GEO] ): if [NAME_GEO]=="Tbilisi" : return "<BOL><FNT size ='14'>" + [NAME_GEO] + "</FNT></BOL>" elif [...
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Labeling every feature using QGIS?

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 ...