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Change entire label style after certain extent

I need to design a dynamic label in ArcMap that changes its entire style after a certain zoom extent. The research I've done suggests to me that there is currently no way to use VBscript to manipulate ...
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How to prevent label rendering in bleed space in QGIS composer?

I'm making maps for a book where maps run to the edge of the page. The printer has advised a 3mm bleed space around images, therefore if my page is 127x177 mm, images should be 133x183 mm. This bleed ...
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How to show up label more than one properties of a shape file

How to show a label that includes more than one properties of a shapefile on the layers, let say I'd like to show up to properties of a shapefile in Arcinfo / ArcGIS 10.0.
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How to get the name of the layer on a map composer with a single layer?

I tried layer_property( 'layer', 'title') I would like to return the current layer from the map instead of 'layer'. (or list of the layers on the map?) Doesn't seems to works with layer_id or ...
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Positioning of graticule labels in QGIS 2.14.1

I have a map grid (line, shp) that was created with MMQGIS. The X and Y coordinates of the lines are stored in the the attribute table, which makes labelling the lines an easy process. My problem is ...
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How to label an axis in ArcScene?

Can anyone help me label z layers (years in my case) along z-axis shown in image please? Year labels appear now on this image is just my texting on the screenshot just to show what I am wishing to ...
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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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How do I get all the labels to show when they have exactly the same grid reference using QGIS?

I map species records using QGIS 2.14.2. Many of the records have been submitted with exactly the same grid reference for different species. This can up to twenty records (labels). But QGIS will only ...
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Bold and Italic layer labels with Python in QGIS

I'm trying to apply some labeling properties to a layer using Python. Everything went fine, except the way I tried to apply the Bold and Italic settings. Here is a part of the code: layer....
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QGIS print composer internal grid labels

Is there a way to have the grid labelled inside of the map frame (I don't mean the option to draw coordinates inside the frame)? What I want to achieve is a "ladder" of labels like in this example: ...
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How to use a graphic for labeling in Qgis?

The "label" option in QGIS allows a wide range of possibilities for displaying attributes of an object in the map. Is there a way to use a symbol/graphic (eg stopsign.png) for labeling objects of a (...
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How to only labeling points that have text in the “name” field and not with null values?

Labeling with " "name" is not null" only gives me numbers 1 or 0. I want to label only the features with values in the field "name". What I'm doing wrong?
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How to get a multiline labeling if it is too long to fit? (QGIS 2.14)

How do I get multiline labels if the text is too large to fit in the length of one line (street). I know "wrap on character", but I need an automatic way to do it. Update: More details After ...
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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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How to get coordinates of label position or make static labels for each feature

How can I get the coordinates of generated labels on Canvas? Or is there a way to make static labels for each feature? I want the labels to not move when the canvas changes scale or moves. My ...
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Esri ArcGIS Imagery Labels too small?

I'm frequently working with the imagery basemaps provided by Esri. I find that the labels (cities, districts etc.) are way too small. Is there any option to increase the font size?
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Converting Labels to Annotations moves position of labels

Why are my contour line labels moving after I convert them to annotations? I am using Maplex to place them. But if they still move after I converte them to annotations, the whole maplex placing ...
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Labels overlaps and more spaces between letters in cesium

I have a geojson loaded in cesium and also i had added labels for the layer with below code positions = entity.polygon.hierarchy['_value'].positions; //console.log(positions); center ...
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Adding labels in cesium

I tried adding labels to my cesium application using the below code var entities3 = dataSource3.entities.values; var colorHash = {}; for (var i = 0; i < entities3.length; i++) { ...
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Label and symbol with condition in layer properties under style tab

I have forest areas. I want to put tree.svg with condition. Layer properties-> style-> background -> shape ->svg Something like this: if (myfield<1300 , then show, C:/PROGRA~1/...
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QGIS individual symbol rotation

I've digitised some symbols in QGIS (2.14.1) as a new Shapefile point layer. I want the symbols to be rotated to different angles. I've worked out that I can have a data defined rotation field in my ...
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Using Asterisks in Python parser of ArcGIS Label Expression Builder?

I am trying to create a label expression that labels features that contain hike in their name (versus those that don't). I have tried something like this: def FindLabel ([Name]): if [Name] is "...
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How do I limit the number of labels for similar objects in QGIS?

I'd like to reduce the clutter in this map by limiting the spacing or number of times that a particular label can appear. For example, the label 'US 15' should not appear within some set distance ...
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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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Burnaby Canada (Fire Department)

I am using Acr 10.3 and maplex. I have lables for streets as points. Maplex is turning some of my labels without requesting this (scale 1:7500). I tried everything to keep the lables in line with the ...
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Label Expression [duplicate]

I want to label a field (reception number) however if that field is null/blank I want it to label another field instead (book & page).
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How to fix label contour lines layer displays on top of all layers in QGIS

How can I fix the situation, when the label contour lines displays (on top of all layers) on top of this layer? QGIS 2.15.0-Master
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How to print positions of grid lines?

I am using geotools, my goal is to print locations (of grid) in normal way. How to prepare style in a correct way? public Style createLineStyle2() { StyleBuilder sb = new StyleBuilder(); ...
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Forcing labels to not overlap in QGIS?

Is there an expression that can be used to force labels to not overlap specifically when there are more than one label per point. I have a map that has over 1000 school names and I am printing it on a ...
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Putting parentheses around label value in ArcGIS for Desktop?

How can I create a label expression to put parentheses around an attribute value I need labeled on a map? I'm using ArcGIS version 10.3.
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Removing duplicate point labels in QGIS

I am working on a protected areas map. The label layer is from the mapping authority. The one I am using is point based. Unfortunately some of the points carry the same name leading to duplicate ...
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TrueType Font Mapping for Symbols in QGIS? [duplicate]

Point object layers include Letters (fonts) that should map to a TTF symbol from the attached TTF file.I need help to setting up the TTF mappings for symbology please. I know we can create new symbol ...
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Label styles Formatting in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm currently making a map that uses custom colors for the layer symbology. It was requested that the labels for each class in the layer use the same color palette as the layer. Is there a way to ...
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Create a new BasicOverposterLayerProperties

ArcGIS 10.1 with VB.NET I have been trying to figure this out for days but can't seem to make the connection. For a layer I am trying to create a label. I create a new BasicOverposterLayerProperties ...
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Setting default label font in QGIS?

QGIS currently does not have a way to set a default font to be used for labelling, and being lazy I'm getting tired of having to set our house font styling for every layer I create or use (see change ...
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Exporting 3d Labels for ArcScene Online

I created a 3d map with ArcScene and i want to export it to ArcGIS online. I use export to 3d Web Scene tool and it exported everything except labels of points. Any idea how can i export 3d labels? I ...
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Labelling nest wells in ArcMap?

I'm making monitoring well figures which includes nested wells. This means that I have mulitple features with the same coordinates but having different attribute data (ex. Well ID). I need to label ...
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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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Wrap on Character is greyed out QGIS 2.12

In QGIS 2.12, my "Wrap on Character" option is greyed out. How do I make that active? With it unavailable, I cannot get multi line labels.
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Wrap text element labels

I am writing a python script for batch map production and for every map the script replaces a text label called "Company". sometimes the name is way to long and it extends onto the map and off the map....
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Is it possible to 'unplace' annotations?

Is it possible to add or return annotations to the Unplaced Annotation list? Is there no way to put an annotation in the list once the annotation is placed? I have noticed that the Aviation Editing ...
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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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Custom labels - aligned to rectangular objects, in a specific position and with multiple attributes using Mapinfo?

Can the following be done in Mapinfo? 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 ...
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ArcMap sometimes ignores labeling expression

I'm using this python script as an expression for labeling in ArcMap: def FindLabel ( [volkorrekt] ): if [volkorrekt] >= '5': return "<FNT size = '20'>"+ str( [volkorrekt] )+"</FNT>...
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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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Unable to see few polygon labels

I am working on polygon shape file and I want to display all the labels in the map. But, I am unable to see the labels of few polygons. I checked my geometry, I almost tried every single permutation ...
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Print Composer rotates map and labels stay unrotated using QGIS 2.8.3

I have seen these questions regarding label rotation and map rotation via the print composer. One of them explains that the labels are rotated with the map, which I am looking for but am unable to get ...
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Label highways in ArcMap? [closed]

Is the labeling toolbar the correct tool to use in ArcMap for labeling highways? I am trying to label interstates and am not having success. I am trying to create a text box or label to place on the ...
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Labeling MSSQL-Layer in QGIS 2.14

I am using QGIS 2.14 and have problems with labeling a layer. My layer is a MSSQL-Layer (from a GIS-Server) and the fieldtype I am using for labeling is a Sting (typename is nvarchar).If the string ...
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ArcGIS Issue with Python wildcard in Label Expression?

Here is my current expression: def FindLabel ( [FULL_NAME] ): fn = [FULL_NAME] if "COUNTY ROAD" in fn: return "CR " + fn[11:] elif "% COUNTY ROAD" in fn: return fn[:1] + "CR" + fn[13:] else: ...