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How To Order Labels from Several Layers in Mapserver?

I have an Mapserver project with several layers. Some of the layers have labels. My problem is that labels from one layer overlap the labels from another layer. I want the labels to change vertical ...
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Map symbolization - style file: compute change for the Label?

Situation: How to get the attributes/values of a field COD in an Attributes Table of a Feature Class (picture attached - attr_table) using another field COD_SYMB (which acts as a key-field) in that ...
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How can I set X/Y shadow offset values to 1 and -1 in the advanced text window?

I'm trying to use a label expression with ArcGIS formatting tags to create a shadow on my text. I've done everything I need except assigning a value of 1 to X offset and a value of -1 to Y offset. ...
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How to improve Maplex placement when you get such a clutter?

I use ArcMap to produce map document containing a lot of label boxes with line callout. Sometimes, I have so many labels that leaders come very matted. Then I use Illustrator to unravel. How could ...
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Is there any way to mass rename or import field names in Labels in Symbology?

I need to load an .avl that sets the symbology for me, but I also need to give the unique values their name, which is not what the Symbology->Category->Value Field uses, but another field in that ...
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EasyCustomLabel in QGIS do not resize the labels

I use EasyCustomLabel to move some labels, but if I try to change the dimensions of the chars I cannot view any changes, both in the work and in the printing sheets. I use QGIS 2.6.1.
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Callout labels and Maps

I'm trying to create a set of labels that are callouts that I can move, manipulate and position around the edges of my map but is also tied to the attribute table data. Is there an extension or way ...
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Placing road labels only at map edges and road intersections in QGIS

I want to place road labels only near the map edges, and where roads intersect - as depicted by the red X's in the image. Background: I've seen the military do that in their topo maps, and I think ...
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QGIS: Waypoint name (symbol label) in two rows [duplicate]

I have couple of longer waypoints names that I would like to put in two rows with center formatting but I just don't know how? I tried to put tag but it doesn't help... For example I have the ...
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QGIS 2.8.2 - Using spatial expressions in labelling

I'm creating some hard copy map output from QGIS. I want to use an expression to suppress labels for some features on a layer when another feature from another layer intersects with those features. ...
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C++ QGIS Conditional Label Colouring

I am using QGIS and C++. When I create a layer of polygons with labels in the center I am able to use a RuleBasedRenderer to control the background colour of the polygon. How do I similarly control ...
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Quickest method to show/hide labels in QGIS 2.8

In order to show or hide labels in QGIS 2.8, I currently right click a layer, select Properties, then Labels, then click the checkbox to show/hide, then click OK. This seems like quite a long-winded ...
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A better way to do Tablular Labels (Chemboxes)

So it's been a couple years since I've looked for a new solution for this, but I recently have a newer project manager who really wants "chemboxes", basically labels/callouts with tabular data. I've ...
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Putting Labels at the center or inside a polygon layer in QGIS

How can I put labels at the center or at least inside a polygon layer using QGIS Lisboa (old version). I tried options provided on Layer Properties under placements but still my label just falls ...
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Masking Labeles in the Compositor in QGIS 2.8.1

I am looking for a way to remove/mask out Labels that are under a composer Element (Overview Map), which I moved in front of my main map. Is there no way to do this? Maybe using the ItemID? I tried ...
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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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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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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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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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Moving labels after converting to annotation in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm trying to move some of my labels individually around some of these points so that they don't overlap with each other or crowd each other out. When I converted them, I chose to store the ...
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Conserving Labels during Export to CAD in ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I can export files to cad (i use ArcGIS 10.2), but the converted file does not involve labels,. Then i tried to use another option, right click to layer name in Table of Contents then click Convert ...
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QGIS - Label polygon with different projections

I have a polygon layer projected in an UTM. In properties I checked 'show all labels for this layer'. Does anyone know why the label does not show until zoom 15:1 in QGIS with CRS-4326, while in ...
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Disabling TextSymbol Scaling on Zoom in/out (ESRI JavaScript API)

I am looking for a way to disable text scaling when a user zooms in/out on a map with a TextSymbol on it. It this possible?
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how to label at specific place using maplex

I have a bridge(.shp) point data which use symbol representation and I need to label it using field types and the label must be place under the second "ear" like image below: I already try using ...
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How to export only labels as svg in QGIS 2.6?

I'm working with a big big data set in QGIS 2.6 (but also in QGIS 2.7). I have many line layers styled with the rule rendering tool. What I want to do is to export only the labels of all these line ...
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labels showing up as doubles

I have a problem in Qgis where all my labels are doubled on every single item (see image). I have checked the attributes list and everything seems normal. How do I show the labels properly?
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Interactive labeling in World Wind SDK?

Is it possible to implement interactive labels in World Wind SDK. In API there is no labeling management interface for objects. Is there any usefull library that adds labeling mechanism to World Wind ...
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How to create multible labels non-ovelaped in CartoDB?

I'm trying to make a map poiting the cities I've visited for work, in each city I've visited more than one place. Those places are my labels, bur they are overlaped. If I choose label overlap = false, ...
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How to update symbology without loading all symbols into TOC using ArcPy?

I am using ArcMap 10.0 Service pack 5. (government computer, no choice here). I am trying to automate a common mapping task... I have a clipped layer (SoilsClipped - which has maybe 4 or 5 ...
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Convert label in line feature

Is there a method to convert the text of labels in lines? I think infact that the letters can be hypothetically transformed in lines, for simplify the view in other kinds of gis.
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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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QGIS 2.4 How to label a polygon

I have tried labeling a polygon using the layer properties>label function but it doesn't show my label. How and where do I type the text I want and get it to show?
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Order of displaying labels within a layer

How do I choose the order which labels are drawn, within a layer? I am using label classes but I don't want my points drawn in the order of the label class. My points are numbered and I want to ensure ...
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dermacation label

i have 3 different features which are country.shp, division.shp district.shp what should i do if i want to make the label is arrange like figure 1 because when i label all the features using ...
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change default font of labels in QGIS

I've just opened a feature request, but maybe someone knows a temporary solution. In QGIS 2.2 one can change the default font of the Print Composer (through the Menu Option -> Setttings). But I think ...
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Openlayers - ModifyFeature - How to label vertices with a progressive number

Apologize in advance as I am quite new in openlayer and javascript. I have a control ModifyFeature on a path vector layer. I would like the vertices to be rendered with a stylemap label showing ...
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Labelling street address ranges [closed]

I have checked out http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/main/10.2/index.html#//00s80000005p000000 But I have been getting stuck on step 3> Create a label expression for the left- and right-side ...