Annotating data on a map using text and/or graphics.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

0
votes
1answer
9 views

CartoDB: How to generate automatic labels and then move those labels around the map

I'm working with CartoDB and hoping to automatically generate labels that can then be moved around the map. I'm able to generate the labels, but it won't let me edit their placement. Thanks!
2
votes
2answers
26 views

Repeat annotation labels for same feature on different data driven pages

I have an mxd with 29 data driven pages all at the same scale. I have the need to label hundreds of polygon features, so I converted the labels to annotation (stored in geodatabase and feature-linked) ...
3
votes
2answers
44 views

VBscript to not include empty fields

I am trying to create a label in arcgis with about 30 columns with this basic VBscript: [field1] & vbnewline & [field2] & vbnewline &[field3] & vbnewline...ETC How can I make it ...
1
vote
3answers
57 views

Create a stacked Python label expression in ArcGIS for Desktop 10.3

I have a number of polygons representing exploration licences and a series of attributes including licence name, operator, partners and associated interests (%) within each licence. I am trying to ...
2
votes
2answers
104 views

How to label one point bigger than all others in a layer?

I have a point dataset in one layer. I labelled all points but I would like to label one point larger size than other point labels. How can I do it? Merzifon and Bahçecik are in the same point ...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

Change label position for a specific feature

I try to change label position to specific feature. I red How do I choose a specific position for ArcMap labels , but i don't wont to convert the labels to annotation. Is it possible? I work with ...
2
votes
1answer
22 views

Set label font size for layer via Python

I have some ArcMap addin that creates new layer and add it into table of content. I need to set up labels for that layer. I have made some script for labeling layer: mxd = ...
2
votes
2answers
38 views

ArcGIS 10 3 Label features with numeric field which has null values and another text field, showing both fields even when there's null values

I'm labelling features with an simple expression to show [Number] + [Code], however, I have some null values in "Number". When I use this expression it only labels the features with both number and ...
3
votes
2answers
57 views

QGIS: Updating labels based on delimited text layer

I have a csv file that I am joining to a layer, then creating labels based on the joined layer. When creating the delimited text layer, I include the option to watch the layer. At the time of ...
2
votes
2answers
27 views

Increase Line Spacing between Key Numbering Items

I am using ArcMap 10.3 and labeling parcel features by using the Key Numbering option. The key numbering list items appear too close together and overlap. I want to have more vertical space between ...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

Colliding labels for point features in QGIS

I have a layer (point features) containing various points of interest (POIs), some of them have the exact same location. I would like to map these POIs and add a label showing their names. However, ...
4
votes
0answers
38 views

Different styles in same label

I have a multiline label made of 3 attributes made through an expression like: "Length" || '/' || "Level" || '/' || '→ ' || "Bearing" || ' ←' I'd like to make the Length and Level lines in ...
3
votes
2answers
55 views

Labeling polyline vertices with Z value using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I would like to label all polyline vertices of a shape with the z value of each vertex without using export tools like Entity Vertices to Point and without creating new field in the attribute table
4
votes
0answers
30 views

QGIS Color text labels the same color as the feature [duplicate]

Using QGIS 2.12.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop. What I have is a layer where each feature is a different color. I also want to label each feature but I want the label colors to match the feature colors. I ...
2
votes
1answer
40 views

Mapinfo 15.2 Labeler tool

I'm trying to locate labeler tool in MapInfo Pro 15.2, but the tool is missing from the installation folder (I already checked the Program Files(x86) folder as well). There's no trace of it anywhere. ...
2
votes
1answer
29 views

Traditional or Vintage mapping theme in ArcMap

Is there a labeling or theme extension that can be downloaded for ArcMap that would help to make my maps look Vintage like historic maps? I've looked at some of the ESRI extensions and basemaps ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

Using Maplex, how do you keep labels from overlapping a non-labeled layer?

I'm working on a map of roads and rivers. For this map roads have names and rivers do not. I'd like to keep road names from overlapping the rivers. I'm working on a whole county with lots of places ...
1
vote
1answer
26 views

Keep map text inside of map layer

I have labeled a map. The problem is that the text is outside of the map in some places. Is there a way to fix this?
5
votes
2answers
77 views

Label only the largest polygon of a multi-part polygon layer in QGIS

I am exploring the new Label engine of QGIS 2.12.2 and I found it a great improvement. However, I discover it is not yet up to ArcGIS "standard" when dealing with multipart polygons. As a workaround ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Label locked in and overlayed by boundary in ArcGIS Online

I have been unable to figure how to get a municipal label to display properly without being "blocked" by a boundary file. The label behaves as if it is "locked" in at that location and doesn't not ...
1
vote
1answer
23 views

how do I change label color depending on feature intersection in qgis?

I have two polygon layers. Layer 1 is the coverage layer for an atlas. I would like the color of labels for layer 2 to change based on whether or not the feature overlaps with the current atlas ...
1
vote
1answer
22 views

MapInfo .mbx labeler tool

I've recently been upgraded to MapInfo 12.5 I'm trying to trace a MapInfo .MBX tool called labeler - I've used it in the past to transfer the geographic position of current MapInfo labels to a ...
11
votes
4answers
284 views

How to avoid labeling features if overlapped by another layer?

With QGIS 2.12.2, how can I set up layer labeling to avoid placing labels where features from another layer already exist? For example, if I have a stream/river polyline layer that contains lake ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Proper method for labeling streets

Suppose we are getting a street map built from GPS records. That map would only have initially street segments (just the way Waze started), with no street names nor numbers (addresses). What would ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

QGIS: How to reflect expression based label format in the composer legend

I successfully formatted a label background color based on a CASE expression (linked to the Border color property): CASE WHEN "NextStep" = 'closed' THEN color_rgb(0,0,255) ELSE ...
1
vote
1answer
28 views

Google satellite Image_Features

What is the method to close labels and features on satellite images of Google maps? NOTE: I don't want to use classic version of google map or use of history of google map. What i want to remove or ...
3
votes
1answer
35 views

Positioning labels in center of clipped polygons?

I am using ArcMap 10.1 and would like to label a polygon layer that i have clipped. It appears that the label is set for the geometric center of the polygon that falls outside of the clipping.
4
votes
0answers
25 views

Center my contour values in QGIS

In QGIS have an issue with my contour value labels being pushed to the edge of my map, instead of lining up at the center where they seem to have more space. Does anyone know why this happens for some ...
2
votes
3answers
57 views

How to set position of label around a point in qgis according to a field

I'm working on a shape file in qgis (2.8.4 Wien for Mac). In this file I have several points with about ten fields. What I'm interest in is to use two of these fields to set position of the label and ...
2
votes
1answer
35 views

Using “SELECT DISTINCT” in SQL Query for Labels?

Working with ArcGIS 10.2. I'm using GIS data downloaded from SHA and I'm using it to label roads. I have three different features I've selected to label (different kinds of roads). To keep it brief: ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Statistical information in geoserver

I'm working in Geoserver and I'm developing some new model related to labeling. and now I'm testing the results. Now I want the Geoserver to give me a count of the labelled features within the ...
-1
votes
1answer
83 views

Counting number of labeled features in viewed screen of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm working in ArcGIS and I'm developing some new models which relate to labeling and now I'm testing their results. Now I want ArcGIS to give me a count of the labelled features within the current ...
1
vote
1answer
53 views

Label is appearing two times for some areas. How i can solve the problem, label should be shown one time for one area

I am working with ArcGIS. In some areas of the map labels are shown twice or three times for the same name and the same area. I want to have one single label for each area.
1
vote
1answer
43 views

Labeling Count values from Arcgis attribute field

Today at work I was facing some challenges to Label the count values from attribute tables of the feature class. We have all the data stored in geodatabase that is server based. I wrote python code in ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

Rule-based labelling in QGIS - problem moving labels

I have just started to use the Rule-based labeling feature in QGIS but am not able to move the labels - x and y coordinates are defined
0
votes
2answers
59 views

how to add minus sign value to label?

Using ArcMap, I've made a map with graduated colours, labeling them with the same attributes value. The colours display correctly, but the labels don't show the negative sign. For example: Red ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

QGIS 2.12: The new “Rule-based labeling” and the placement options are not working

After setting "Rule-based labeling" to my layer (new feature since QGIS 2.12), my data defined labeling is not working any more (see labeling tools on the right side): Going back to "Show labels ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

How to show label over markers on leaflet?

I need to show label over markers on leaflet to make it readable. How can I implement it? See the picture below label is overlay-ed by marker
0
votes
2answers
47 views

Labeling on Symbology in Table of Contents of ArcMap?

I have to recreate a map from one I have found on the internet as close as possible for an assignment and can anyone tell me if there is some way to change the labeling in the TofC? I'm doing a map ...
2
votes
2answers
54 views

Place point label perpendicular to line segment

I have a point shapefile with attributes and I want to make the label be perpendicular to a line shapefile, is this possible? Basically my points represent houses and I want the house label to show up ...
2
votes
2answers
35 views

Labelling Issue Red Matrix around Label

I use QGIS 2.12 64-Bit Version on Win7. I have a problem with red matrix wich show up around every label. I want to delete them or make them invisible. It looks like in the following screenshot Does ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Using advanced python label expressions on feature linked annotation classes?

I have been able to produce the labels I need in ArcMap (Desktop Advanced license TRIAL), using advanced python expressions for several labels without adding extra fields and and data to my feature ...
4
votes
1answer
91 views

Excluding certain attributes from being labeled in ArcMap?

I am using ArcMap 10.1, and i am labeling a roadway system but would like to exclude certain road labels from being displayed.
1
vote
0answers
39 views

Label placement priority in QGIS

I would like to be able to specify an order of label placement priorty in QGIS. Rather than just saying 'label in the top left', I would like to be able to say 'prefer to label top left, but if not ...
1
vote
2answers
76 views

Can I adjust the position of individual qgis labels?

I have been playing with the basic label placement settings, but I'm wondering if there's a way for me to adjust the placement of individual labels? There are a few that overlap and I'd like to be ...
1
vote
0answers
37 views

Changing label symbology in ArcPy?

I'm trying to change the default symbol (font, halo etc) for labels of a layer that I am adding to an mxd. Below is what I have so far, but the template layer font style didn't show up in the map. ...
1
vote
1answer
30 views

Using label properties/expression in ArcMap to label several ranges of numbers within feature class red?

I have about a thousand labels, some of which need to be labeled red. For example, 511-533 and 659-671 need to be labeled red, and the rest can be labeled in black. They are all part of the same field ...
1
vote
1answer
33 views

QGIS and 'Layer to labelled layer' plug-in

I'm giving a try to this plug-in and I noticed this: When you use this plug-in on a layer, it adds a lot of field in the layer table. The field LblColor has a 7 character field, but it needs a 'r,g,b' ...
1
vote
1answer
48 views

Problems with labels in QGIS 2.10

I want to label my polygons with information, and I want the labels to be in two rows - name on row 1 och volume on row 2. My problem is, that I get an extra "quare" at the end of row 1? That has ...
1
vote
1answer
32 views

How to display label text when polygon layer is rotated in QGIS?

How can i have the text labels display when the layers are rotated? I have several polygons layers rotated and i can not get the label text to display. When the rotation is removed the label texts ...