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Label interior of polygon boundary

I'm using QGIS 2.6.1 and would like to label US state polygons such that each border is lined with the label of its two states. Something like this: It appears that the current labeling engine ...
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Convert labels to Annotation addin crashes ArcMap

I am trying to write an ArcMap (10.3) Add-In in C# .NET that will convert labels to annotation. I have used a majority of the code from the relevant snippet on the ESRI resources website. When I run ...
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Why is ArcGIS Desktop labeling wrong polygons?

I am working with a very large data set. When I label my polygons, the labels display like a highway of labels through the middle of my map. I'm using ArcGIS 9.3. I have tried to fix it with Maplex, ...
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Replace google map MARKER with HTML element

I want to add a custom HTML element (that can become transparent dynamically) instead of a marker. Basically my html object would be a cirle (or rounded pin) with a picture of users in the middle. ...
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QGIS street labelling when rotating in composer

When labeling streets in a QGISmap everything's OK, no label are upside-down. But I need to rotate at 180° in the composer. Labels of lines don't flip, so they are upside-down! I tried to "show ...
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How to get rid of double labels on ArcGIS 10

I'm displaying several point shapefiles. I want them all labeled with the field "ident" which is a 3 digit number starting at 001. Two of the three shapefiles show the labels correctly but the 3rd ...
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Mapinfo: Color label by attribute-expression

It can be done in QGIS, but how to do that in Mapinfo?. I need to classify the labels color by attributes from a column. Thanks
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ArcMap 10.2 Shapefile Labels Don't Work With Pigiarniq Font

I've recently asked the question to the ESRI help team and apparently it's an unreported bug. I've also had a few suggestions from some people on GeoNet but none have worked. So here it goes: The ...
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Arcmap Maplex labeling engine bug workaround - labeling expressions won't recognize multiple spaces

I am labeling points in ArcMap using the Maplex labeling engine using a short Python script. The labels are rotated depending on an 'angle' field. def FindLabel ( [name], [city], [num] ): Buffer = ...
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How do I make curved labels for polygons in QGIS 2.6.1?

I have been able to find answers on how to do this in older versions of QGIS, but can't seem to come across anything that deals with the latest installment. I need a way to make labels curve to ...
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How to mask labels in QGIS using an inverted polygon?

I created a file consists of a raster (snow load) and a vector with municipal boundaries. I added a vector with the contour lines of the snow load. Labels represent the snow load (kN / m2). With the ...
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Converting VBScript to JavaScript for labelling in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a VB script used by ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop to label different types of streets based on vales present in a specific field. I am a novice at Python but VB and JavaScript are beyond me. I need ...
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Issue while marking to Point when multiple points exists at same location

I am facing Issue while drawing mark on points. When I am giving a image to points, image is coming only to those points where points are not overlapping. for example, if three POI exists at exact ...
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Connecting vector label size with map-units?

I have a working application of labels to a point array - but the size of the text is not relative to the map scale. This decreases the readability of labels when panning and zooming. To resolve~ ...
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How to make labels' size relative to the map in QGIS1.8?

I want to make my labels' size changed automatically with the scale of the map,so in the menu of "Layer labeling settings",I set the Text size" in map Unit".However,the labels in the selected layer ...
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Using callout labels in ArcMap?

Is there a way to automate the placement and the text based on a field using callout labels? One thing I've tried, which is quite cumbersome, is to convert the graphical objects after they have ...
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QGIS Python Labelling [closed]

i want to label a point layer with those values exceeding a set of variables attribute table as follows 'loc field'(text),'a'(float),'b'(float),'c'(float) variables as follows vara = 5, varb = 3, ...
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How to prevent labels from one layer from overlapping features in another layer

I am working ArcMap10.1 software. When I was labeling on point feature automatically label fall on line. Label must not fall on line. I'm not aware how to solve this issues. I have attached an ...
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Make city labels inside of its country

I have City points and a Country polygons. Is it possible to make it so that labels of the cities are inside of their own country without converting to annotation? I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop.
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How to rotate text in ArcGIS by any chosen number of degrees?

I want to add a textline to my map and rotate it by about 160 degrees, but when right-clicking the element and selecting rotate/flip there is only the option to rotate by 90 degrees (100 US degrees). ...
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How can I label edges of polygons?

How would I label polygon features, such as Counties, by its edge in ArcMap 10.1. This is similar to what one might find in a street atlas. For instance, have there are two counties (Lamb and Castro)...
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How to delete pinned points?

I'm working with QGIS Brighton. My project was started with an older version of the software, but I don't think that makes a difference. I have six points that were generated by calculating the ...
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How to label a road with my symbol multiple times?

I am trying to label a road that I create with Select Features, with a symbol multiple times along the road. Is it possible to recreate my symbol multiple times along the road to label it?
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Can ArcMap factor in legends and data frames when placing labels?

Is there a way to factor data frames and the legend when having placing labels using the Maplex Label Engine? I am talking specifically about the labels for roads and contours. I really don't want to ...
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Alignment by expression is not working after using “wordwrap” instead of “wrap on character”

I'm using wordwrap in the expression dialog to wrap the field "name" after the 12th character (first line) and the 20th character (second line): wordwrap( wordwrap("name"),12),20) So far so good. ...
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How to combine two string replace functions in one expression?

I would like to change some of my street labels like "Musterstraße" into "Musterstr." or "Muster Straße" into "Muster Str." I already did that for the first case: replace("name", 'straße', 'str.') ...
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Labels missing after conversion from *.mxd to *.kml?

I've been trying to convert a map from .mxd to .kml for google earth. The map has municipalities labeled as well as train stations. When I save it and open it in Google Earth, only the train station ...
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In version 2.4 vector layers with labeling switch off caching

I am developing a map display stand alone application using the C++ API. With version 2.6 the caching mechanism is ignored for vector layers with labels. The reason is to avoid conflicting labels. ...
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ArcGis label last vertex Z value

Is it possible to label a feature in ArcMap using geometry values? In this instance I want to label features (polylines) with the Live Z value of the last vertex obtained from the Shape. However ...
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Labels with leaders

I am trying to label a map with Key numbers but I cant seem to get the labels to stop overlapping each other. I am using the Maplex labeling tools and just cant quite get the settings right to stop ...
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Changing labelling of OpenStreetMap Base Map for ArcGIS Online?

I am creating a Story Map and using Open Street Maps as the base map. One issue my superiors see is the labeling of the streets. It's way to frequent! See the attached screenshot: Is there a way ...
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How to make QGIS abbreviate labels with a dictionary?

I'm trying to use qgis "expression dialog" for labeling a layer. What I'm looking for is an expression that permits to apply some abbreviation rules on the layer. For now i'm using this CASE WHEN ...
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Labels with buffers creates bloated PDF file in Composer

I know this question has appeared before, but the earlier questions appear to be linked to the old labeling engine. I'm running qgis 2.0, which I thought uses the new-generation labeling engine. In my ...
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LatLon or LonLat, what's the “right” way to display coordinates and inputs?

I'm trying to get a sense if this is an issue for others or every input/output should be labeled so user is not confused and just go with it? I think almost everyone pronounces it as "LatLon". Who ...
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Multiple Labels from attribute column in QGIS

I was wondering if there is a way to have multiple labels from a joined attribute table in QGIS. I have two tables, a polygon table, and a table with words (codes). The codes table can be joined by a ...
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VB to Python for Labeling in ArcGIS 10.2.1

I am really new to Python and do not understand VB. I need to convert this VB script to Python. I think it may take me a few weeks to figure out but if someone helps me I would be grateful. The code ...
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Including labels in map legend and point symbology of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I've been using gis.stackexchange for some time already and time has come for me to ask my first question here. I have point feature class with habitat types. There are two important attribute fields....
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QGIS 2.6. How to move labels with “easy label engine” tool

In fact I'm looking for an similar tool like "converting label to annotation" as you can find it in ArcGIS. The "easy custom labeling" Tool in QGIS seems to come close to the ArcGIS solution. However, ...
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Removing leading zeroes (0) when labelling in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to do a simple labelling exercise however bit confused how to on how to remove unwanted '0' values. I have field with road number displayed like: 0000647, 000652, 0000000236 I would like ...
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Is it possible to label pie/bar charts in MapInfo Pro v10.0?

What I have in mind looks something like this... or like this... The idea is to get values/percentages shown next to the pie/bar chart. If it is not possible to do it in MapInfo, is there some ...
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How to manually add texts on the map in QGIS?

Is there another way to put river, towns etc names beside labeling in QGIS? Can you manually type text determine size and place it where and as you wish on the map?
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How to Label parcels in Arcgis with label insertion point left align

Scenario: After labeling all parcels in Arcgis, using Maplex in a nice looking manner. Need: When the programs labels, i need that the left insertion point of text to be on the left side and always ...
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How to reproduce contour-style labeling with rasterVis::contourplot?

I am currently working with a digital elevation model (DEM) of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. The referring raster grid can be downloaded from DIVA-GIS (Country: Tanzania; Subject: Elevation). After ...
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How to label line features using python code?

I used the following code to label the line features(roads) in a layer.It works in the console, but not by python code(application) It works for the points too. What did I do wrong? Any help would be ...
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How to label states in QGIS with county-level shape

Hi I want to label state names in QGIS but my original shape file is built in county-level. If I simply label them with ``State'', my map shows multiple labels in each state as my original file (one ...
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How to display multiple fields as labels if one field is null?

I am having some issues trying to show multiple fields for a single label in QGIS. In QGIS2.6, attempting to display labels for a feature consisting of multiple fields results in an empty label if one ...
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How do I present labels in raster format in ArcMap 9.3?

I'm creating a raster map of a large city in ArcMap 9.3 which will be used in a third party software. My problem is that I need to find a way to include labels of street names in my output. I have a ...
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How can I display multiple multi-attribute labels for polygons

I am using ArcGIS for Desktop 10.2. I trying to import and display project data for various regions. Each project is tied to a location and I want to display Project Type, Funding Source, and a dollar ...
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Saving text labels out of qgis

I have imported an OS mastermap text shapefile into qgis 2.2.0 (desktop). It only shows as points information, no text. I have edited labels so that they show (e.g. road names). The problem that I ...
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How to hide grid's labels when zooming out?

I have used polygon grid layer on my map, and I used to label the layer with ID automatically, and the result was convenient for me: But when I zoomed out, the labels didn't hide at all! and they ...