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Label QGIS diagram sector with percentage etc

I'm working with QGIS 2.14.3, using the diagrams function for vector layers. Is it possible to label each single diagram sector with an attribute / calculated percentage? In the layer properties tab / ...
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Label Expression If Statement remove Zeros

I am trying to perform a semi-complicated labeling expression that shows one field divided by another field and some additional fields with no division. The issue I ran into was that the denominator ...
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How to make some labels BOLD using Expression Builder QGIS

I am using QGIS 2.14 and I am trying to make some of my labels bold to stand out. I'm not sure how to do this using the expression builder. I know this is wrong and I was wondering if someone could ...
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Presenting Areas of Land from shapefile to 1 decimal position and convert from m-squared to hactares [duplicate]

I've got a shapefile containing multiple polygons, attached to an attribute table. I'm looking at labeling all these polygons using the attribute 'AREA' column. However, these areas have not been ...
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VBScript Syntax Error in ArcGIS labeling? [closed]

I have been using a script on older ArcGIS to convert depths in engineering format to the Hydrographic format seen on charts. On trying to use it I get a syntax error in Line 14. No matter how I ...
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Add leading zeros to data frame label

This is in ArcMap 10.0. When using data frames to label UTM coordinates, I'm sometimes asked to add leading zeros (e.g., 590 would become 00590) to the tick or line labels of the data frame. I'd ...
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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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ArcObjects add halo to label

I would like to add a white halo to labels using arcobjects. I think I need to reference the IFormattedTextSymbol interface, but I'm not sure how to implement this into my current code (see below). ...
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Is there a way to automatically displace colliding labels?

I have a PostgreSQL table, which i'm loading on QGIS Essen, that relates many rows to the same object and all this rows have distinct values in the field i'm labelling the objects with. Hence, when I ...
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Labelling only part of the row

I have a column (see below) where I want to label only part of the row. Example: 16-23-1-01-7 -a -00 I want to label only: 7 -a Is it possible in QGIS?
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Dropping & inserting specific characters within a field being used for labeling

I would like to find out how to properly format a conditional expression in labeling, so as to only get specific characters back out of a field that has 9 characters in it, but don't wish to label ...
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Straddle Line Offset - Maplex

Currently trying to label a polyline using the straddle option in Maplex. Does anyone know how to increase the label offset from the line feature itself using this option? I'm using regular placement ...
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data defined labeling with postgis layer

How to use the expression based (edit: data defined) labeling with postgis? I'm wondering, whats the best way to use expression based (edit: data defined) labels with postgis (I'm new to postgis). ...
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How to label values every 5th number

I have a string of values(over 10,000) I want to label them but I dont want to label every single one. I need to label every fifth number.
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Duplicate labels at AGOL

How do you remove duplicate labels in ArcGis Online AGOL, similar to ArcMap?
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Save rule based lables to new attribute in QGIS

Is it possible to save/export rule based lables in QGIS to a new attribute?
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How to get road labels on Stamen Watercolor basemap in Cartodb

basic question here. I want to use the Stamen Watercolor basemap on CartoDB, but want the road and locality labels displayed on it, as at http://openlayers.org/en/latest/examples/stamen.html?q=...
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In MapBox Studio, how to create a centred label of a polygon created from Shape file?

To get the undesired result below, I: Uploaded a zipped Shape file to MapBox Studio. Using the shape, created a layer of polygons to display area boundaries. Using the same shape, created a text ...
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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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Text Label GeoJSON Markers Google Maps API

I am trying to create a Text Label, for each of the markers created from my GeoJSON with the following code... function init() { var mapCanvas = document.getElementById('myMap'); var map; var image = ...
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Difficulties with placement properties in maplex labeling

I'm working in ArcGIS 10.2.2 and am having two difficulties with labelling using the Maplex Engine. The first problem is that I have two labels that I can't seem to put any additional space in ...
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python label expression [closed]

Can't get advanced python label expression to work. I am trying to get my if else expression to either concatenate or not based on if two fields are blank or not. If SUB_UNIT_TYPE and SUB_UNIT_ID ...
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Assigning different colors to different parts of text in labels using QGIS?

I'm using QGIS 2.14.3. It is now possible to assign different colors (or fonts) to different parts of text in one label (I have seen How to make a different font and color of text in labels? )? If so,...
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QGIS, How to label a layer in different font sizes, shrink to fit in polygon or a multiple line label?

I am just trying to figure out how to label a polygon layer to fit its size in QGIS. or if its very long title should break in line and scale, i did some research but couldn't find anything helpful is ...
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set scale level of background map (QGIS)

is there a way to set the scale of the background map in QGIS? Im importing a backgroundmap from MapQuest via the open layer plugin. I'm creating an overview Map of a whole city, so it is not ...
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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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How to create colour-coded permanent labels in ArcGIS Online

I am new to ArcGIS Online and trying to label different polygons (representing protected areas) within a shapefile based on the status of a monitoring tool used. This information is stored for each ...
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Custom rotated polygon labels in ArcMap

Can the following be done in ArcMap? It should be formula based without manual formatting as performed by my predecessor (in MapInfo using a lot of manual steps) to get the following output. So ...
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Arcpy label white color

I have this label expression within a function that works great. I want to turn the color to white. lblClass.expression = '"{}" + [OBJECTID] + "{}"'.format("<FNT size = '10'>","</FNT>") ...
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Labeling features and converting them to annotations with ArcPy?

how could I do the following steps with arcpy: right-click on the layer with the features Label Features Convert Labels to Annotations ... The annotions should be saved in a new shapefile. How ...
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Automate converting labels to annotation in ArcMap at multiple scales? [duplicate]

I need to be able to convert labels to Annotation feature classes at multiple scale levels for both address and street data. Similar in concept to generating tiled layers for a web service, I have 5 ...
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Custom labeling with same angle as rectangular object and specific position using QGIS?

Can the following be done in QGIS? It should be formula based without manual formatting as performed by my predecessor to get the following output. So Grave_No on right parallel to the y axis of ...
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Is there a way of labeling the number of points with the same coordinates?

After reading through the following question (which is kinda related but not quite what I need): How can I show points on the same coordinate as e.g. a bigger symbol in QGIS? I found out that there ...
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Adjusting labels in for stationing

How do I update labels for stationing? I am using the "Station Lines" plug in which is great, but I need the labels to read 01+00, 02+00.... as opposed to 1,2..... Also, can I start this labeling ...
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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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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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arcpy label function string formatting

I have this function works totally fine. But i want to be able to change the font size def label(wah, field): for lyr in arcpy.mapping.ListLayers(mxd): if lyr.name == wah:...
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Arcpy label function

I have this function for labeling layers using arcpy This function works totally fine but I have the field hardcoded into the function def label(wah): for lyr in arcpy.mapping.ListLayers(mxd): ...
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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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How to access the options of the Label Properties dialog in QGIS2.14.2?

The Change Label tool has a Label Properties dialog but the options are greyed out. How to access them?
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QGIS show labels in beggining or ending points of Linestrings

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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How to choose a fixed position to labels in QGIS 2.14.2? [duplicate]

How can I manually position these numbers for a better position in a polygon layer?
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QGIS Set label text quadrant as above baseline or below the top of the ascent

In the product description for a topographic map over Sweden there is a recommendation to use an abbribute field containing digits to quadrant placement of labels in a point shapefile containing all ...
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Rule-based labeling using Atlas - QGIS.2.14.1

Does anybody know how to only label features of a shapefile that are inside of another shapefile's features used as coverage in Atlas ?
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In a polyline shapefile, how can I color a label using it's corresponding symbol color? (QGIS)

Maybe a pretty simple question. I have a polyline shapefile that I've symbolized through categories, and I wish for the labels to automatically be set to the same color as it's corresponding line ...
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QGIS labels / MapQuest background

I do have a problem with QGIS. I Have to create a map which shows different areas in a city. It is important, that there are labels with names of the streets, so that my clients can work with the map. ...
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Qgis curved labels dont show up in print composer

I use Qgis 2.14.2. I set up labels names of a line vector and set it up as curved - looks like in this screenshot But when i want to print it in print composer it doesnt show up It only shows ...
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Label only the largest polygon of a multi-part polygon layer in QGIS

I am exploring the new Label engine of QGIS 2.12.2 and I found it a great improvement. However, I discover it is not yet up to ArcGIS "standard" when dealing with multipart polygons. As a workaround (...
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Using labels with diagrams in QGIS?

I'm trying to display point data as diagrams with labes next them. I'm getting the diagrams and labels to work separately, but they won't work together. When both are turned on, the labels disappear ...
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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 ...