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Are there any options/plugins to allow labels in busy screens to be visible in QGIS?

I have quite a busy screen, showing a large number of polygons in a small area. I would like each of these to be labelled neatly, without the 'crowded' feel of overlapping labels, as suggested in the ...
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Label points at regular interval using qgis

I have a point shapefile with a point index. Like the first picture. I'm trying to label the point index every 30 points to obtain the second screen capture. I also have an attribute R3 or R4 to ...
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how to label only number using vbscript in arcgis 10.1

I have a GPS station feature dataset and I need to label using field NAME. However, I need to label only the number, for example in the field NAME the name are GPS123, STATION 239, STN 325 but the ...
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How can you alter label styles (font, color, size, etc.) using Python scripting? (ArcGIS 10.2)

I am trying to write a python macro that will automate the process of labeling points in a layer based on different types of apartments. For example, one style of apartments would have a blue square ...
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Center text value of a field in polygon and display

I would like to display the value of a field over the polygon. In this case, the field name is Subname, and i would like to use a specific font. Would like to perform this action for each polygon on ...
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How can I manipulate the number of points visible according to scale?

I've gotten trillions of points extracted from a DEM and they are to be labelled. It's fine at scales such as 1:500 but it gets too cluttered especially if I need to make maps of this with scales up ...
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Labeling classes for small roads on large extent maps in ArcMap with SQL statement?

I have many small sub divisions that won't label nice, (lot of overlapping) unreadable. While using the bullet leader symbol. What would be the best statement that would place the labels in a ...
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Labeling runs out of map extent and onto borders when exporting to PDF from ArcGIS for Desktop?

When I have tried to export several of the maps I have made but I have a problem with labeling that runs out of the map extent and onto the borders. I am exporting to a PDF and opening the file in ...
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Labels aren't displayed for layers inside a group

I'm using a python script to create an empty group layer in the current map document, add some layers to this group and update their symbology from an existing .lyr file. I also want to to turn on ...
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GeoServer Label Placement - Place Always Inside Polygon

Is there a way within the SLD to ensure that the label always appears within the polygon? For example, in odd shaped polygons (with a hole, or a horseshoe shape) my labels are sitting outside. I'd ...
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label based on related features

Esri's telecom data model has 2 geometric networks, one for infrastructure (manholes and conduits) and one for fiber cables. fiber cables are easily related to a section of conduit based on existing ...
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Label Style is converting decimal String names to Number

The feature.attributes.fid returns a String value like "9.3210". But on the map, this value is being converted to some number type and on map is showing the value 9.321 (without the 0). var ...
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Dealing with overlapping grid (and graticule) labels using ArcGIS Desktop?

I do have 3 grids made by Grids menu in data frame properties. I do need them to display in certain layout and also to behave accordingly to couple of rules (overlapping issues), so I can automate my ...
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Switch callout text boxes on and off?

In my ArcMap project I’ve added text to the map in callout boxes to identify certain districts. Is it possible switch these on and off like the data layers? I don't want them to show in everything I ...
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one label for two-lane roads (osm, qgis, postgis)

I labeled my osm-lines-layer (PostGIS) with symbols for primary roads and motorways. While the symbols for the primary roads are well placed - with enough distance between each - the two-lane motorway ...
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How to show two different labels of a particular vector layer with the help of QGIS?

I am working under a government project in Kolkata with QGIS. I want to show two different labels of a particular vector layer. just like we can show two different labels in Arc GIS with the help of ...
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Labels on the QGIS WMS layers are not drawn according to the style definition

I have an issue regarding the styling of labels of WMS layers using QGIS server. I can't seem to get them to display how I want. What I did: create a QGIS project (2.2 on Mac) with a layer from a ...
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Is there a way to export labels in QGIS?

I've used the v2 labeling engine to place some nice looking road labels. Now I'd like to export those labels as a point shapefile for use in another program. Is there any way to accomplish this?
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Converting QGIS Labels to a Polygon Shapefile

I am trying to create an annotation feature from labels and then export this out as a polygon shapefile (the resulting shapefile can then be loaded into ArcGIS online to basically have labels without ...
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Township/Range polygon to Line labeling

I'd like to use a township range in my maps where the labels are right on the border of the polygon like the image attached. I've read that I can do this by converting a polygon to a line but I can't ...
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Is there any way to create a legend from label classes or annotations in ArcGIS 10.2.2?

I have a single "geonames" layer with 56 label classes and another few layers with around 10 label classes. Each class has a different font and colour or graphic. I would like to add most of these ...
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How to label only house number in python? [duplicate]

I have parcel data that has the site address field as ex. 123 First Avenue. I only want to label the house numbers on the map, so 123 in the example. How can I do this using the label expression in ...
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labels showing up behind other labels due to unmatched z-index

I am using leaflet label plugin to show labels on markers by using layer.bindLabel('name'). As the number of markers is high the markers come above the label thus labels are not visible clearly. ...
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How to Set Label Expression Using a Long Field Type in Toolbox

What I am hoping to be able to achieve with this Tool within my Toolbox is to allow the user to input a number of layers and to set all of the labels with the same font settings (font style, color, ...
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How to use the % Modulo operator to select points for labeling?

I have a shape file with point numbers for individual ID's. I would like to select point numbers divisible by a number, and if the remainder is 0 then I would like to label that point. I have tried ...
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Labeling only points that ends with the number 5 in QGIS

I have a shape file with points at evenly spaced intervals, the table has the following fields: Name is up to 32 characters of text. it is currently populated with an eight digit number. Point_No ...
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Using if/elif for passing null values to Python of label expression in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to pass the Null values in label expression in advance python section. I have this code and it's not working. Note that all my values in [TX_SECT] and [ABSTRACT] are numbers. def ...
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2 labels, 1 query - 1 a symbol and the other text: How?

I have a problem: I am trying to add a label to a feature that has two fields embedded in it. The first field simple has two numbers and I would like them to be placed within a circle (text symbol - ...
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Removing 0 values when labelling an integer field

I am trying to do a simple labelling exercise however I am a bit stuck on how to remove unwanted '0' values. I have three fields which I would like to display in a stacked label i.e. on three lines. ...
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ArcPy Label Class object returning unexpected value for expression property?

import arcpy mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument("CURRENT") for lyr in arcpy.mapping.ListLayers(mxd, "TestFile_LineToPoints13_Prod"): if lyr.supports("LABELCLASSES"): for lblclass in ...
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Label related records in ArcMap from enterprise geodatabase

Two questions related to labeling 1:M related records in ArcGIS 10.2. I have successfully built an Advanced Label expression in Python to label records from a related table. I am currently working ...
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different labels at various scales

I have a locality layer of neighborhoods and suburbs from a spatialite database. How do I label this single layer with the neighborhood name at a lower scales, but as I zoom out, I would like the town ...
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How can I add labels to charts in Mapserver?

I have created a mapfile with a piechart and I want to add labels to the various pieces of the pie. The layer in the mapfile is defined as follows: LAYER DATA "Test" NAME "Test" METADATA ...
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openlayers display labels

I am displaying and labeling a polygon Layer using a geojson file and the field nom_comm. I would like to label the polygons between two scales i.e. two zooms. (So to speak, labels are to be ...
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Show categories in QGIS

I have a .csv file pointing at coordinates. It is a large file that is edited often. In it, I have three groups of data (say A, B, and C). Within each group there are a number of Names, and each ...
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Why are there no line breaks in my labels even though I added \n?

I'm having an issue with creating multi-line labels in QGIS. I believe I have the syntax right in the label expression because the output preview looks correct. However, on the map, everything ...
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How to create a stretched symbology with labels for each 1 meter in ArcMap

Can anybody help me with this problem. I want to create a stretched symbology with hard colour breaks and label for each 1 metre in ArcMap. I know how to create a symbology with hard colour breaks ...
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Word cloud labels in QGIS from database

I would like to do some word clouding as labels in QGIS from a series of tables in a database. Examples of word clouds can be found here: Word Cloud - Google Search I have two tables in a database: ...
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How to design labels which look like a fraction (with a fraction line)?

I want to create labels like a fraction using data from two columns. I have tried to use: "Field" || '\n' || '――' || '\n' || "Field2" but it doesn't look good. How can I do it using other method? ...
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What's wrong with my expression to control label colors?

I am struggling to alter the label colours according to field values (as strings) in the attributes table. In my mind what I want is: If the string in column X = 'Proposed' Then label the point ...
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QGIS 2.2: prevent labels being cut off / clipped at edge of map

I've read a few other issues about trying to prevent labels from rendering if they run off the edge of the map canvas. This is particularly a problem in Composer, where I get lots of country labels ...
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custom SVG label style - openlayers

My goal is to display rotated labels for roads on my openlayers based webmap. The problem is actually solved (with a custom SVG solution), but i have some problems with the styling of the labels. As ...
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Concatenating fields with label expressions using Python

I am trying to combine three numeric fields together for a feature's label. I only want to label the feature if it is over 0. The labeled numbers need to be separated a dash ("-"). This is what I ...
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Using Standard and Maplex Labelling Engines at same time?

Is there any way to have one layer using the Maplex Labelling Engine for labeling and another layer using the Standard Labelling Engine at the same time in ArcMap? ...
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Python Label Expression: Only show text after a particular symbol

I have a bunch of point data that needs labeling. However the attribute used for labeling is more complex than is needed in the map. Example of the attribute field for labeling: 15/8-9a, 001/15-2 ...
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How to show labels for all polygons in a layer, even with 'NULL' values?

I have a polygon layer which contain information on property name, number of trees within the polygon, average height, and min- and max height values. My problem is, I want to label each polygon with ...
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Annotation/Label size adjusting to map scale in QGIS

I'm trying to label the street names for a map I'm working on but I do not want the labels to automatically adjust to the map scale when zooming in or out. My question is: In QGIS how do I set a fixed ...
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How to display label in symbol in ArcGIS?

As you see on the map below, there are labels in circle coloured symbols. How can I show them in this format in ArcGIS? If you look at the legend of this map it shows the different categories with ...
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Labeling in MapInfo using expressions

How do I do this? Columns - Sitecode Acres 271730-001 .75 271730-002 .50 I'm trying to label objects by multiplying the Acres column by "2.5". As an ...
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Force all labels visible in GeoServer

How can I force all labels to be visible in GeoServer I have tried with both <VendorOption name="conflictResolution">false</VendorOption> and <VendorOption ...