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

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Label point according to cartographic representation position instead of geometry

I have set up a cartographic representation on a point feature class, which simply offsets the point. I would like to label the point at the representation, not at its physical location. I had a look ...
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Legend disappears in QGIS 2.8 composer

I would like to keep my legend on as I export a multipage map set to PDF, but the legend appears to lose any layer items and just keep the title ("Legend"), which is what appears in my PDF document. ...
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Advanced python labeling in ArcMap - working with null values

I'm trying to label certain features using a specific field (osm_name_58_en). However, when this field is null, I want to label the feature with (som_english_32_name). If both are null then I want ...
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Removing first and third zeros of a fieldname in label expression

The fieldname only has three characters. I dont want to display zeros in the first and third values. example below. 010 = 1 100 = 10 01Y = 1Y 10Y = 10Y I have figured out how to strip out zeros ...
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Displaying labels from join of annotation with polygon feature class?

I am trying to add the labels from an annotation feature to a polygon feature class. I have converted the annotations to points and then spatial join though still some labels does come but they are ...
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Masking Labeles in the Compositor in QGIS 2.8.1

i am looking for a way to remove/mask out the Labels that are under a composer Element, wich i moved in front of my main map. Is there a way to do this? I tried the mask addon, but it only seems to ...
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How to drag label using DragFeature or ModifyFeature?

I am new to openlayer. I have seen the examples in which DragFeature is able to move my points, polygon and lines. But when it comes to test the Label moving in IE8, then the dragging functionality ...
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Python labeling expression using numeric field not working

I'm trying to label parcels from a shapefile in the Python expression below in ArcGIS 10.2. All parcels should be labeled with the last 8 characters of their [PARCEL_NUM], and parcels 10 acres or ...
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Creating labels with Umlauts, accents, etc. in QGIS

I have a problem labeling features with special characters like French accents, umlauts, etc. I have the names in the attribute table, but names like Niafunké are displayed Niafunk�. I assume it has ...
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Setting a scale range for labels in KML files

Is there a way for labels to be displayed in KML only when zoomed in (or out) beyond a certain scale range, just as it is possible in ArcGIS? If exporting to KML from ArcGIS, I guess the first step is ...
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Rotating Layout View and Labels in ArcMap?

I have a question if you are able to, upon rotating the map, is there a way to do the same with the labels? If so, how? Also, besides using the "Rotate Data Frame" to rotate the Layout View, which ...
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Set scale dependant labels arcmap 10.3

I am wondering if it is possible to create scaled labels so that at a certain zoom level only one label appears but when you zoom in closer more labels appear for different fields. I have this ...
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How to use multivalue table for label in QGIS

I have a table results from a join of a shapefile with plots and csv with cultivates. The thing is that many plots have more than one cultivate, and so, I get a multivalue table with two columns like ...
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How to control the priority of individual feature labels in one layer?

I have a group of city in a small area with labels. Due to label engine it shows them in a 'random order' (and certainly optimizing) according the space the have. There is a way, without duplicate ...
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How to manage label spacing/density in QGIS?

How to manage space in between labels (or density)? I would like to have less labels in order to have more space in between. The label order is not important. I would like to precise is just for ...
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Is it possible to label places using local fonts like Singhala and Tamil fonts in Arcmap or QGIS?

I downloaded the Keyman desktop for the local keyboard/fonts. I would like to encode location names using Tamil/Singhala fonts in the attribute table and then use it to label the map. However, after ...
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Labels in Google Fusion Tables?

Is it possible to add labels for all pushpins in a Google Fusion Table Map? I have created a map with a number of points, and I would like to use a screen shot in a PowerPoint presentation. However, I ...
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Show labels of a KML file in Google Earth

I have a KML file created from an Excel spreadsheet which contains name, lat and long. How can I display the name in Google Earth?
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Contour line density thinning

Would anyone know how to thin contour lines in high gradient areas such as a cliff face? Using Esri ArcGIS 10.1 with Maplex labeling engine.
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Stacking labels in ArcMap without Maplex?

I do not see any obvious setting for stacking labels in ArcMap (ArcView license). Am I missing something or do i have to write a complex expression to stack my labels?
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How to create a label combining different font sizes or types?

I would like to place the elevation-number of a point in a different front size and centred under its name: Is that possible? (That is my actual labeling: label || '\n' || elevation) Thanks!
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Multiple text formats in a qgis label [duplicate]

Is there any way to have multiple text formats in a single qgis label? I am making a map that shows mountain summits. Many of these summits have more than one name and I would like to show each name ...
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Geoserver SLD text symbology

I have problem with the Geoserver. I have a layer (called "cities") which contains points with attributes. (ID, Name, Layer, etc....) I'd like to write out all the names (at now it doesn't matter if ...
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My label text color needs to match it's line feature symbology color

I have a feature class symbology that includes about 160 different colored lines with associated ID's. How do I get the feature symbology colors to have the same color as the label classes without ...
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Label toolbar not showing up even though it is checked in toolbar menu

I have recently discovered that even though I chose to display the label toolbar through the toolbar menu that it is nowhere to be seen on the monitor. Has anyone encountered this or know a fix to it? ...
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Re-opening and changing 3d profile graph in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a question regarding 3d profile graphs. I know how to save these outputs, but is there any way to re-open and change things (e.g. x, y labels and things like that). I understand that they ...
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Is there a way to keep labels and symbols from displaying inside an extent indicator?

I've been working on a utilities map and have been asked to turn off the labels and symbols within the extent indicator on the larger scale map and show them only in the detailed map. Is there a way ...
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Turning off labels that have null values in ArcGIS Desktop?

How do I turn off labels that have null values? I am using a leader with this label but I want it turned off if the values are null
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Black map after attempt to style by column in QGIS [closed]

I'm very new to QGIS and I'd really appreciate some guidance. I have a shapefile of NYC census tracts and 2 csv info files with tract info joined with it. I'm trying to style the individual tracts to ...
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Cannot display labels properly with SLD style

I'm using sld to visualize partner name on my chart. The point is that I can't ever visualize all the names at once! This is my code: <?xml version="1.0" ...
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Labelling expression - How to combine two different functions?

I'm not an expert of scripting and programming, I need to use these two functions in the labelling expression in ArcGIS. How can I combine this: Function FindLabel ( [toponimo] , [testo] ) ...
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Multi label with mulit placement in OpenLayers

I have a vector layer in OpenLayers. It has some attributes like left, right, top, bottom, etc. I want every feature to be multi-label (to have more than one label). The javascript code is as follows: ...
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QGIS print composer and label with svg background error

I have a problem with labels in QGIS. I'm using a background svg for some labels (street numbers). In QGIS, it's all ok but when I use the composer there is a bug (I suppose), because I see some ...
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Spplot labels in R how to change

Can anyone tell me how to change the labels in a legend created by spplot in R? It is a typical vertical ribbon legend automatically generated by spplot. Based on color, it is labelled 1-7 but I ...
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Two different colours in label

Is it possible to have label in QGis 2.8 two different colours? For example Field1 in red colour and Field2 in blue (Field1 || ‘ ’ || Field2).
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Moving cartographic representation of labels in ArcMap?

Cartographic representation in ArcMap is a nice way to temporary change geometry of features, so you can make adjustments just for map making. In my mapping project I need to move some point features ...
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How to set a label's buffer color in a mapfile?

I would like to set a white buffer around labels in a mapfile (Mapserver version 6.2.1). In the official documentation, I can't find a specific parameter for this... I have tried the SHADOWCOLOR and ...
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Mapbox Studio best practices for line text-placement? Can you force 1 label per segment?

I'm struggling with text-placement: line; in Mapbox Studio. I'm fighting between 1 label being cut-off and 2 labels cutting each other off. I'm trying to label fjords in Alaska. Originally, I had ...
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Exporting PDF from QGIS with print composer without destroying fonts

So I'm making this nice map with a lot of labels which are going to end up in a book. Since the labels doesn't end up exactly where I want them I'd like to move them some in Illustrator after ...
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Placement for Label

Is there I can define expression for the placement of label in vector layer like when the scale is less than x label placement should be curved else it should be horizontal. I am using Pal setting. I ...
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Copy and Paste Map Annotation between Data Frames in ArcMap?

I frequently make ArcMap documents with two data frames, representing a Before and After condition of a site. Each of the two data frames shows the property owner names, parcel numbers and road ...
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Why ArcGIS application does not have label manager?

Why is there no label manager in the pictured application of ArcGIS for Desktop?
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Easy Custom Labeling plugin - Cannot find leader lines/arrow button

I have installed the Easy Custom Labeling plugin but the toolbar is nowhere to be found. I have checked the box "Activate experimental plugins" in the Plugins' "Settings" menu. Does anyone know what I ...
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How to define leaders to a label in QGIS 2

In QGIS 1.8 and 1.9 I used a plugin called Easy Labels to develop leader lines that would be saved as a memory layer. I have not been able to replicate this with QGIS 2.0, I cant even find the Easy ...
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SQL Query in arcmap

I have a BUILDING.SHP and in the attribute table, it has several names and some of the attributes are "STOR" and "MULTIPLE-STOREY CAR PARK" like image below. In my map, I don't want label the ...
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Labeling text with special characters in ArcMap?

I am trying to display some bird data in ArcMap in the format/notation that it is recorded in the field. The notation is made up of the one/two letter species code followed by a description of the ...
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Using VBScript to label shapefile in ArcMap?

If you're reading this for the first time, it might be best to focus on section beneath ANOTHER UPDATE. I'm a beginner with VBScript and I have a question about using an VBScript expression for a ...
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Labeling points with field value except those with a value of 0?

I am trying to label spot elevation points. Here is what I currently have: Label expression: Function FindLabel ( [OBJECTID], [CVC_1_Z], [CVC_2_Z] ) FindLabel = [OBJECTID] & " ELEV(CVC_07)=" ...
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How to create a US map in R with separation between states and clear labels?

I was trying to figure out how to create a map like down below in R on the Stack Exchange but maybe that's the wrong community and the GIS side is a better spot. Currently, I'm able to add the ...
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How to save .shp with layers 'baked' in with QGIS

I'm having no problem applying labels to the shapefile I'm working on in QGIS, but I can't seem to save the new shapefile with the layers 'baked in' for uploading to Mapbox, and then styling. I've ...