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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 ...
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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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Why does QGIS ignore letter or word spacing in exports?

My line label have letter spacing of 3px (Layer Properties -> Labels -> Text -> Spacing -> Letter). In print composer everything is drawn like I want it but after export to svg, pdf, or image the ...
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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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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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When labelling polygons, not all labels are displayed - QGIS 1.7.0

I am trying to create a simple map of Mexico showing the state polygons and their label. The state shapefile is from here, and the specific file is the first one from the top (Áreas Geoestadísticas ...
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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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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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Mapinfo 15.2 Label tool causes program to crash constantly

I have been using Mapinfo 15.2 to create layout maps and, in that process, I have been using constantly the Label tool to display my labels adequately on the map. When I started adding the custom ...
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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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What's wrong with my label formatting?

I have some formatting issues with my labels. I am using a fairly straight forward expression (see below). It sort of works fine but some formatting is being ignored, namely the ALL CAPS ACP tags. ...
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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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Altering font size using label expression?

I have two label classes displaying dynamically over my parcel polygons. The owner info is the major label with larger font size and bellow it I am displaying some property type info in smaller font. ...
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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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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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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 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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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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How do Wikipedia maps add a coordinate point to a base map?

On wikipedia pages for localities, there is often a map on the right side of the page in the introduction, and the map is tagged with the point of the locality. For example, see below: https://en....
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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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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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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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Labelling polygon using QGIS?

Using QGIS 2.4, I have tried labeling a polygon using the layer properties>label function but it doesn't show my label. How and where do I type the text I want and get it to show?
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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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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 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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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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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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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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Algorithm for finding irrregular polygon centroid (label point)

I need to find a centroid (or label point) for irregularly shaped polygons in Google Maps. I'm showing InfoWindows for parcels and need a place to anchor the the InfoWindow that is guaranteed to be on ...
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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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Labels do not show on Parcel Fabric? [closed]

I'm using the parcel fabric and I need to display the 'Distance' for each line of the drawing (it's a neighbourhood). I have to display only one value for each line of the block of lots, and so under '...
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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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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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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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Parsing serial date in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have imported a shapefile that contains a serial date number that looks like this: 41256.260799. I would like to create a new field that shows only the hour and second like this: 06:33. I've tried ...
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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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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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QGIS 2.8.2 - Using spatial expressions in labelling

I'm creating some hard copy map output from QGIS. I want to use an expression to suppress labels for some features on a layer when another feature from another layer intersects with those features. ...
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How to drag label using DragFeature or ModifyFeature?

I am new to openlayer. I have seen the examples in which DragFeature is able to move my points, polygon and lines. But when it comes to test the Label moving in IE8, then the dragging functionality ...
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How can I have the percentage instead of the Frequency in Google Earth Engine? (Edited question)

EDIT : Since I had 2 questions in one, I edited it to only have one (second part here.) EDIT 2 : I got a partial answer on another forum and made my script more universal I have yet another question ...