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

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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 label?...
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Preventing label text from overlapping in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Using ArcGIS 10.1 Desktop of Home Use (ArcInfo license I believe), I'm getting results like this using the included Maplex labelling engine: Placement is curved. [Try horizontal position first box ...
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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, triangle,...
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How to enable “Label every part of multi-features” with pyQGIS?

Regarding the 'Label every part of multi-features' check box located in the 'Labels // Rendering // Feature Options' layer properties UI... Can this be done with pyQGIS? These two commands enable ...
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PyQgis create labels

I am creating a QgsVectorLayer in a plugin and loading it into the map. I would like to set the labelling parameters while I'm doing that. I've followed several examples found here and here, but my ...
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arcpy export data view to jpeg: label size changes

I designed a little arcpy script to export different layers in a data view to jpeg (world files included). It's the first time I actually use arcpy but it works. The only drawback is that the labels ...
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How to create a label with QGIS project path in print composer? [duplicate]

Is there a way in the Print Composer of QGIS to create a label that will automatically update the path of the QGIS project?
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Adding text to ArcGIS Javascript layer

I am using the ArcGIS Javascript API (v3.15) for a basic use case of placing some markers with text on a map. I am able to add the marker, but I am running into issues inserting text on that marker. ...
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How to refresh displayed labels after setting properties via ArcObjects?

I originally posted this query on the ESRI forums but thought I may get more help here. I have cobbled together some code to set halos around text labels for a given feature layer in ArcMap. The ...
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KML for Labels in Cesium to Display Countries, States, Roads, etc

Is there a free way to display countries, states, roads, etc. in Cesium? I imagine these could be displayed using a comprehensive list of ground overlays in KML. I have looked for free sources of KML ...
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Arcmap Label annotations

I am working on labeling features. I tried the annotation labels, but I have decided that it is not what I wanted. How do I change it back or delete the annotation label?
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Converting an image into a font to label point features

How do you convert an image (ex: company logo) into a font and store it within arcmap so that it can be called upon to label point features with?
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Why the street label is not showing in a feature in QGIS 2.14.2?

Why this street label is not visible even with zoom? It has 'name' in it... Here_qgis2.14.2_file
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QGIS place labels next to the beggining or ending points of Linestrings but above the Linestring

I've got a Linestrings layer. Each Linestring has among other fields, these ones: id ENTRY EXIT 1 S1 E2 2 S1 E3 3 S1 E3 4 S1 E3 5 S1 E3 6 S1 E1 7 ...
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Adding labels in Google Earth Pro?

I am preparing the map of Nepal with 75 districts using the KMZ file downloaded from global admin. I opened the KMZ file (NPL_admin3.kmz) in google earth pro. I produced the map, and also worked ...
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Stacked label with parentheses and exclusion

I'm doing some labeling and have my labels stacked using python by using the following: [field1] + 'n\' + [field2]. But I'd like to keep the label stacked and add parentheses to [field2] as well as ">=...
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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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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 I'...
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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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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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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 ...