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

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In ArcMap, can polygon labels always be displayed in a fixed area of the screen?

If I'm inside an area, I want its properties to be displayed in a fixed area of the screen (top right, let's say).
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Is label offset only possible in PCS?

I'm working with ArcGis 10 and I need to show the name of the streets along the street line. I want to increase the distance of the label from the line and I saw in the Label Tab I can control this by ...
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Single Image WMS in Geoserver to clear duplicate labels

I have set up Geoserver with PostgreSQL/PostGIS as database. Imported a country boundary shapefile into the database and published as WMS. The data has got the Country name attribute in the "label" ...
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Label toolbar not showing up even though it is checked in toolbar menu

I have recently discovered that even though I chose to display the label toolbar through the toolbar menu that it is nowhere to be seen on the monitor. Has anyone encountered this or know a fix to it? ...
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Geoserver labeling algorithm

Hello everyone (good morning, afternoon and evening ) :) im really interesting in knowing what kind of algorithm does the Geoserver use when presenting its maps. The Geoserver has its own algorithm , ...
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Conditional Formatting in Label Expressions

I need help with the syntax with my label expression. I have a specific set of parameters I need to display but I need to change only one attribute to label as something else. I have AC pipeline that ...
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How to hide labels in ArcGISDynamicMapServiceLayer

Hi guys does anyone know how i would go about hiding labels in a ArcGISDynamicMapServiceLayer? This is part of my code so far: var routeLayer = ArcGISDynamicMapServiceLayer(...); ...
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Converting annotations to feature labels in ArcMap 10

The Situation: I am organizing the labels for street names. In order to get the positioning correct, I converted the feature labels to annotations. This has allowed me to hand-craft the positioning of ...
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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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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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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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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 do I label my map with attributes?

help is always appreciated. I have a state map in QGIS 2.0 with all of the county names and some other info listed in the attributes table. I would like to have the name of the counties and one of ...
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Is there a way to keep labels and symbols from displaying inside an extent indicator?

I've been working on a utilities map and have been asked to turn off the labels and symbols within the extent indicator on the larger scale map and show them only in the detailed map. Is there a way ...
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Label background in SLD

Is there any possibility to construct SLD style which displays label with rectangular background. Background has to have sizes which automatically fit to sizes of text content. I would prefer not to ...
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Labeling Issues with Geoserver

I have everything working on my geoserver except for the labeling. I have searched and I cannot find any solution. I am by no means an expert. I can modify the look/symbology of my polygons, lines, ...
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Label polygons in MapInfo like QGIS?

I was wondering if there is a way to angle Polygon labels in MapInfo like it's done in QGIS (see image link below). Thanks, Alan
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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 to label each gridsquare in MGRS grid individually using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to be able to generate an MGRS grid of arbitrary resolution (say, 1km or 100m) and have each grid square individually labeled with its full MGRS coordinate. This was easy enough to do with the ...
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Where can I find a list of valid settings for expanded data defined labeling?

I have seen this post What are valid values for "data defined" labeling settings?. Does anyone have any insight to the values within attribute tables required to satify the expanded "Data ...
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Labeling from a defined string in MapBasic

I am currently working on a code to apply a variety of different changes to layers with certain attributes, I have been successful with this so far (thanks to Peter). However I now want to add a text ...
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Rotated Labels not Respecting Feature Weights: Maplex Issue

When setting labels to rotate based on a field, annotation will overlap other features even if the weight is set to 1000. Does anyone know if there is a way to force it to follow both the rotation ...
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labelling line features

I am working with arcmap 10.2.2. I would like to label features in maps which I create with data driven pages. I have one ddp layer and another layer with the labels. The layer with the label ...
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How to apply symbology to raster and keep labels?

I am using Arcgis and I have this layer file with a specific stretched color ramp and custom High and Low labels. Whenever I apply symbology to any raster (I am doing a batch apply symb with arcpy ...
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Overlay briefly has incorrect position in OpenLayers

I have an OpenLayers map with a number of points on the map. Some of those points are labeled via an ol.Overlay. Every 10 seconds, I call to the server and ask if the location of that point has ...
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How to remove lines made with a PostGIS query automatically if origin is not in the map window?

I have a PostGIS point layer with labels. I moved these points because they were too close. To connect label and point, I created a line vector layer which was made with a query in the DB-Manager ...
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ArcGIS Android labeling ArcGISFeatrureLayer

I am making ArcGIS Android app and currently I am working on adding labels to ArcGISFeatureLayer (which is retrieved from webmap and not a url). Any ideas how I could do it?
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Legend disappears in QGIS 2.8 composer

I would like to keep my legend on as I export a multipage map set to PDF, but the legend appears to lose any layer items and just keep the title ("Legend"), which is what appears in my PDF document. ...
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How to use multivalue table for label in QGIS

I have a table results from a join of a shapefile with plots and csv with cultivates. The thing is that many plots have more than one cultivate, and so, I get a multivalue table with two columns like ...
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Labels in Google Fusion Tables?

Is it possible to add labels for all pushpins in a Google Fusion Table Map? I have created a map with a number of points, and I would like to use a screen shot in a PowerPoint presentation. However, I ...
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My label text color needs to match it's line feature symbology color

I have a feature class symbology that includes about 160 different colored lines with associated ID's. How do I get the feature symbology colors to have the same color as the label classes without ...
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Re-opening and changing 3d profile graph in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a question regarding 3d profile graphs. I know how to save these outputs, but is there any way to re-open and change things (e.g. x, y labels and things like that). I understand that they ...
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Cannot display labels properly with SLD style

I'm using sld to visualize partner name on my chart. The point is that I can't ever visualize all the names at once! This is my code: <?xml version="1.0" ...
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How to set a label's buffer color in a mapfile?

I would like to set a white buffer around labels in a mapfile (Mapserver version 6.2.1). In the official documentation, I can't find a specific parameter for this... I have tried the SHADOWCOLOR and ...
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How to use SQL within python in ArcGIS Labels

I'm trying to create labels across a one-to many relationship and have tried a simplified version of this method. My version looks like this: def FindLabel ( [NAME_V2] ): import arcpy ...
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Label point according to cartographic representation position instead of geometry

I have set up a cartographic representation on a point feature class, which simply offsets the point. I would like to label the point at the representation, not at its physical location. I had a look ...
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force QGIS-labels behind polygon areas

Is it possible to force labels behind a polygon dataset. In my case I want to put 50% transparent polygons onto areas, which are shown "inactive" on maps. Unfortunately, some feature labels are shown ...
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Is there a tool that will tell you what isn't auto labeling with Maplex labeling engine?

Is there a tool that will tell you what isn't auto labeling with Maplex labeling engine? Arcmap 9.2 or latest version Basically, I do a lot of Parcel mapping with assigned unique ID's etc. Sometimes, ...
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Labels that don't overrun polygon features using ArcGIS API for JavaScript

I'm creating my first web map using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. I have a working polygon FeatureLayer and the associated LabelLayer, but the resulting labels are cluttered and detract from the ...
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PDF Print in QGIS 2.8 using OSM layer comes out with very small labels [duplicate]

I am working on QGIS 2.8 using the OSM plugin. I've prepared a map with a layer I drew and the OSM layer behind it. In design view it looks great, with good label size, but when I print it to PDF the ...
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QGIS - Labeling with expressions

some polygons in my map have a "name" (but no "capacity") and some have a "capacity" (but no "name") and some have both. I want to label the polygons with the "name" and the "capacity". Therefore I ...
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Place labels in the center of the geometry, not visible part of the geometry, using SLD [duplicate]

I'm trying to create labels for a index map, like this: The labels need to be in the center of each polygon, and should appear clipped when are in the border of the window. But they are placed in ...
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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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Leaflet removing labels when any popup window is shown

I am newbie to leaflet and i found the following solution to add static labels to features in my map: L.CircleMarker.include({ bindLabel: function (content, options) { if (!this._label || ...
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Problem with label and shield spacing function in Tilemill

It seems for me, that the biggest value for label-spacing and shield spacing function is only 300. and when I'm trying to set bigger values for them nothing happens. Can anyone say if smb has the same ...
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Is there a way to change the orientation of all text labels at once?

I rotated my extent -45 degree to make it look better. Problem is all the labels that I converted to graphics so I could rearrange them are also at -45 degrees. Any way to change that easily?
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Free Gis/Visualisation SDK for Java to Display Dynamic Traffics with Label

I need a GIS library to display dynamic aircraft tracks and their dynamic labels on an Earth Map. LuciadMap is a powerful tool which has AIS package for tracks and trajectory calculations and it has ...
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Easy Custom labeling

When I move labels using the Easy Custom labeling plugin, there is a visible line between the original placing and the new one, even when I make the layer uneditable. Any ideas how to prevent this?
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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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Removing Duplicate Labels in Global Mapper?

Anybody knows how to remove duplicate labels in Global Mapper. For example for Canada, i do not want for every single island to be labeled "Canada", but instead only the mainland.