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How is the default label field chosen by ArcMap?

I have 2 questions: I know how to manually go to Layer Properties>Labels tab>Label Field and choose my label field. I also know that I could set up my primary label field and save the setting as a ...
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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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QGIS - Label outside polygon

is it possible to place a label automatically outside its polygon? Marcus
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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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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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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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Collect last word from varied length string for filtering, auto labeling and column population? [closed]

I have been looking and reading for a few days about how to collect the last word from a varied length string. I have found lots of postings about how to collect/split the last word, but none of the ...
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How to use attribute data for legend labeling?

For features in a map it is possible to stuck data from the attribute table together and get a data driven label. I try to do this for my legend labels. I want to combine values from my attribute ...
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How to place labels on multi-geometries in QGIS?

I need to put a label value on each geometry, so I do not need to locate the label on the (or near to) centroid. I use QGIS 2.6 on windows 7 Most ot the records has only one geometry linked to, but ...
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Python FindLabel Function for Label Expression with Formatting Font?

I originally had this FindLabel function (which works)... def FindLabel ( [NAME], [Count_] ): if [Count_] != None: return [NAME] +'\n' + "Well Log Count: " + [Count_] I wanted to format the ...
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How to add label to QgsVectorLayer by Python

my goal is to define label programmaticly for the case similar for the figure below: But didn't find any guidance how to do so using Python. I have a feeling it could be done using QgsLabel but ...
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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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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 save Custom labelling (template) so it can applied to other feature classes?

I sometimes work with large NTDB datasets, and was just wondering the best way to go about saving all of my custom labelling. Is there a way I can save all of my custom label classes so I can apply ...
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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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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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Labels based on spatial location

Here is what I would like to do. I have a polygon feature class called Subdivisions and a point feature class called Inspection. If I label all the Subdivisions my map becomes too congested. I only ...
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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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Is there a way to manually place labels in QGIS?

Is there a way to manually place labels in QGIS? I have a map which has almost-duplicate labels in some places (e.g. E 1st St and 1st St) and I'd like to remove some of them. Also, I'd like to move ...
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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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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 ever single one. I need to label ever fifth number. Any help is greatly appreciated.
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Formatting Date Label in ArcMap

I was hoping someone could help me with this. I know this is probably easy but I am still new to ArcMap. I need to label pipe mains with the year installed but my attributes have the entire date. ...
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Leaflet adding a HTML label

I would like to add a HTML label above each marker in a leaflet map. Is this possible? Example: Code for labels: HTML <table> <tr> <td class="red"></td> ...
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How to fix label texts when exporting .mxd to pdf?

I have exported an .mxd to pdf but once I open the pdf, most of my text labels are mis-represented (altered in someway). This is the first time I've had this issue. - What I did when creating the map ...
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Label placement on rotated map in QGIS

I'm a newbie to GIS and QGIS (please be nice to me). I'm working on a map for a garden/arboretum catalogue using QGIS 2.6.1. The arboretum has been surveyed using GPS, and the specimen trees and ...
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QGIS one-to-many labels

The one-to-many relations in QGIS is OK with forms, works great. But how to labels or chart data with this one-to-many relations? Martin
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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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Adding leaders to point symbols if they overlap using ArcGIS Desktop?

I've added symbols to one of my point shapefiles, but for several datapoints this has resulted in symbols stacked on top of each other because there are multiple sample types for one sample location ...
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Placing all labels in ArcMap non-overlapped by extending arrow/line from label to point? [duplicate]

I was wondering if there is a way to place all labels on a map non overlapping, but by extending an arrow/line from the label to the point. I've tried the call out box, but I couldn't find a way to ...
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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 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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What's the letter and word spacing unit in QGIS labeling?

I just want to know if letter and word spacing, in qgis labeling, are expressed in points, and if the value its absolute or relative to the font. I have searched a lot, but I can't find any ...
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MultiLine field-name label referencing

A labeling routing (which is updated often) is being implemented via pyqgis and a QComboBox. The attached code below worked great, that is until needs for narrowed column headers spawned the use of ...
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Convert DateTime field to Just Date in Label Expression

I have a DateTime field (ex: CreatedDate) and would like to only show the date with the label. How would I setup the label expression to do this using python?
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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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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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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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How to display features only if labels are displayed?

In my maps there are several point layers, and each layer has a different labelling rule and priority. Sometime the point density is too high and the labelling engine is not displaying some labels, ...
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Is there an option to remove duplicate polygon labels in QGIS?

I would like to know if there is an option in QGIS labeling engine which would remove all the duplicate labels. My polygon layer contains a few features with same name. So when labeled it becomes a ...
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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 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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Geoserver (automatic labeling generalization)

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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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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Label interior of polygon boundary

I'm using QGIS 2.6.1 and would like to label US state polygons such that each border is lined with the label of its two states. Something like this: It appears that the current labeling engine ...
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Is it possible to make a stackable label with the Esri LabelLayer

I'd like to add a line break, but the textstring is always taken literally. For example: labels.addFeatureLayer(states, statesLabelRenderer, "Line 1 \r\n Line 2"); is displayed on the map as: ...
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Convert labels to Annotation addin crashes ArcMap

I am trying to write an ArcMap (10.3) Add-In in C# .NET that will convert labels to annotation. I have used a majority of the code from the relevant snippet on the ESRI resources website. When I run ...
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Why is ArcGIS Desktop labeling wrong polygons?

I am working with a very large data set. When I label my polygons, the labels display like a highway of labels through the middle of my map. I'm using ArcGIS 9.3. I have tried to fix it with Maplex, ...
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Replace google map MARKER with HTML element

I want to add a custom HTML element (that can become transparent dynamically) instead of a marker. Basically my html object would be a cirle (or rounded pin) with a picture of users in the middle. ...
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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 ...