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

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Using a field to define font size in ArcGIS 10.x

Is there a way to use label expressions in ArcGIS 10.x to specify the font size for a label from the values in a field? So as an example, I have a point dataset which I wish to label, and within the ...
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Label Features with Arcpy

I had run the contour tool in my script to generate polylines. Contour("rectExtract", "C:/fakepath/Class1.shp", 50,0) Now I want to label the polylines with the contour-value. If I execute this ...
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How do I stack feature class annotation?

I have map annotation that is stored in a database (as a feature class), but that is not linked to the features. For the life of me, I can't figure out how to edit it so that I can take a label of say ...
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ArcMap label expressions with Python

Having trouble here: I'm trying to use python to write selective label expressions. I have several concentrations and depending on its "_Ex" number I either want it labeled red, not red, or not ...
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Writing length of line along the line

I sometimes have to write out the length along a line for every couple of hundred meters or kilometers. This applies to pipes, when the construction team wants to know where along the pipe they are or ...
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Changing font size, when using the Easy Custom Labeling plugin?

I’m using the Easy Custom Labeling plugin. Useful plugin, but when I want to change the font size with the Layer Labeling Settings. Nothing changes, I can only change font size manually for each ...
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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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show a Collection of LineStrings with labels

I use the following peace of code to show multiple LineStrings which have a point as the last one, along with a label: var strokeColors = [...];//"#FFAACC" kind-of elements var linesLayer = new ...
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Duplicate display of annotation in SLD script

I am using one sld file in geoserver of village parcel display. It works fine, but the issue is that the annotation(parcelno) display duplicates/replicates when I zoom in. What can I do? Thanks
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Unwanted Italicization of Symbol Text (ArcMap 9.3.1)?

So I am running in to a problem that has got me stumped. I'm working on a road systems map, and there are a few symbols with text in the middle. The problem is that the text within the badge, ...
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Label only selected features with PAL PyQgis using an expression

I'm trying to label only selected features with an expression using PyQgis and the PAL functions, but I don't find any example and the API don't help me a lot (or I don't found it). My Qgis version is ...
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Label Expression Help - Null Value [duplicate]

"Rec" & " " & [RECEPTION] & VbNewLine & "Bk" &[BOOK] & " " & "Pg" &[PAGE] This is what I have so far. I want to make it so that if the Rec number is blank OR null to ...
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Using values from one field as parameters and another field to label in ArcMap?

I have this attribute table from a shapefile of a road network. I want to labels to display "ROAD_NAME" but I want them to appear at different scales. I would like to use "Length_Cat" to group which ...
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Wrap on Character is greyed out QGIS 2.12

In QGIS 2.12, my "Wrap on Character" option is greyed out. How do I make that active? With it unavailable, I cannot get multi line labels.
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Move label in QGIS?

I cannot figure it out to move Labels in an QGis-Layer. I added two columns (x,y) and set these columns as Data-defined-Position in the layer-properties as descriped in some (older) threads (e.g. How ...
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Polygon won't label out beyond 1:150,000

I am using ArcGIS 10.1. I have a polygon that won't label zoomed out beyond 1:150,000. I am using the Maplex Label Engine. When I switch the Date Frame to the Standard Label Engine the label shows. ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Setting draw order of labels in QGIS

We're having an issue trying to display labels UNDER a heatmap-styled layer, and can't figure out why they are always defaulting to the topmost position on the map. We're using the 'heat map' style ...
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QGIS Labeling OSM items depending on scale

I'm working with OSM data in QGIS 2.10 (Ubuntu). I'd like to label items depending on scale. What I mean to do is to have only labels of "primary" roads from a scale of 1:80.000 down to 1:50:000 all ...
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Single label for multiple features with different values

I'm trying to be more specific with a question. I have several sample locations, that have been sampled several times at the same location. I want to label each location with stacked data from each ...
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Labels position in Qgis

I'm using QGIS 2.10.1. Is there a way to avoid labels of different layers overlapping each other?
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How to add label from header field name in ArcMap

I have some fields which contain numbers, when I added them as labels, it shows on the map as numbers. Is there any way to add header name of the field with the number?
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Removing labels from a basemap

I've made a nice roadmap and am trying to add a basemap, but the World Topo Map has town names, so does the USA Topo map and the Nat Geo Topo map. how do I get rid of these?
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QGIS Vector Data with blank attribute tables

I have vector data shapefiles for Manitoba, but there is no names in the attribute tables. It seems Manitoba is still working on their attribute data. Is there a shapefile I can download to get these ...
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Connect a point geometry with a graphics label on a map

I am creating a map with traffic signals in a city. Creating a point layer and adding my symbols as SVG mark is appropriate for 90%. But some signals explain alternativ routes used during events. ...
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Shape Files and adding Label Data

Introduction: I'm still fairly new to GIS and have only had about 3 weeks experience. I set up an OSM server locally with .osm.pbf data and it worked just fine. When I pulled the map in the browser, ...
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Using label expression to label highway with last group of numbers in field

I'm using Tiger road files and I want to label the highways with their shield number. Tiger has an inconsistent naming convention for road features; I am specifically concerned with the highways. I ...
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Labeling layers with Python in QGIS. LinePlacementFlags

How could I set LinePlacementFlags with Python in QGIS? My code is something like: palyr = QgsPalLayerSettings() palyr.readFromLayer(layer) palyr.enabled = True palyr.fieldName = "attribute" Then ...
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QGIS: labelling with empty cells of attribute table [duplicate]

I'd like to label points in a vector layer. In my attribute table I have a .csv with a list of material for each position (it's the planning of marathon race). Some of the cells are empty, though ...
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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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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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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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Shreve Stream Order - labels

I am working on Shreve stream order. I made raster where is basin with rivers. I created Shreve stream order but problem is that I should put labels to map, but I don't know how (only putting text ...
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Converting ArcMap shapefile with labels to KML (labels retained)

I am having problem i converting a shapefile with label to Google Earth KML. I would like to convert a shapefile with label into KML wherein the label is retained in KML and readable. I have tried to ...
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Label moved with Move Label Tool disappear on QGIS v2.6.1

I have done a deep research on previous post about "move label tool", but I have not found the correct answer for my case. I have the version 2.6.1 of QGIS. When I select a particular point of my ...
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Show distinct features count as label in ArcMap10.2

How to show features count and not the value as a label in ArcMap10.2? I have a polygon layer which contains 100 or so features. All the features are grouped by a group_name field containing values ...
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Is it possible to add multiple labels for each element of a layer?

I want to add different labels for the elements of a layer. Example: One label with the number inside the marker. Another label above the marker with the name of the element, different typography ...
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Geoserver (automatic labeling generalization) [closed]

I am a Master student looking to do my thesis in cartographic labelling using GeoServer. The thesis topic will be something like "Cartographic Labelling in Real Time Mapping using Web Services. I am ...
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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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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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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 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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“The coordinates or measures are out of bounds” when converting labels to annotations

Am converting Labels to Annotations in ArcMap 10.1. However an error messages pops up with this message. The coordinates or measures are out of bounds. Text = RUSHOZI The coordinates or measures are ...
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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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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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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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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 ...