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

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Keep map text inside of map layer

I have labeled a map. The problem is that the text is outside of the map in some places. Is there a way to fix this?
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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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how do I change label color depending on feature intersection in qgis?

I have two polygon layers. Layer 1 is the coverage layer for an atlas. I would like the color of labels for layer 2 to change based on whether or not the feature overlaps with the current atlas ...
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MapInfo .mbx labeler tool

I've recently been upgraded to MapInfo 12.5 I'm trying to trace a MapInfo .MBX tool called labeler - I've used it in the past to transfer the geographic position of current MapInfo labels to a ...
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How to avoid labeling features if overlapped by another layer?

With QGIS 2.12.2, how can I set up layer labeling to avoid placing labels where features from another layer already exist? For example, if I have a stream/river polyline layer that contains lake "...
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Proper method for labeling streets

Suppose we are getting a street map built from GPS records. That map would only have initially street segments (just the way Waze started), with no street names nor numbers (addresses). What would ...
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QGIS: How to reflect expression based label format in the composer legend

I successfully formatted a label background color based on a CASE expression (linked to the Border color property): CASE WHEN "NextStep" = 'closed' THEN color_rgb(0,0,255) ELSE color_rgb(255,0,...
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Google satellite Image_Features

What is the method to close labels and features on satellite images of Google maps? NOTE: I don't want to use classic version of google map or use of history of google map. What i want to remove or ...
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Positioning labels in center of clipped polygons?

I am using ArcMap 10.1 and would like to label a polygon layer that i have clipped. It appears that the label is set for the geometric center of the polygon that falls outside of the clipping.
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Center my contour values in QGIS

In QGIS have an issue with my contour value labels being pushed to the edge of my map, instead of lining up at the center where they seem to have more space. Does anyone know why this happens for some ...
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How to set position of label around a point in qgis according to a field

I'm working on a shape file in qgis (2.8.4 Wien for Mac). In this file I have several points with about ten fields. What I'm interest in is to use two of these fields to set position of the label and ...
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Using “SELECT DISTINCT” in SQL Query for Labels?

Working with ArcGIS 10.2. I'm using GIS data downloaded from SHA and I'm using it to label roads. I have three different features I've selected to label (different kinds of roads). To keep it brief: I'...
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Statistical information in geoserver

I'm working in Geoserver and I'm developing some new model related to labeling. and now I'm testing the results. Now I want the Geoserver to give me a count of the labelled features within the ...
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Counting number of labeled features in viewed screen of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm working in ArcGIS and I'm developing some new models which relate to labeling and now I'm testing their results. Now I want ArcGIS to give me a count of the labelled features within the current ...
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Label is appearing two times for some areas. How i can solve the problem, label should be shown one time for one area

I am working with ArcGIS. In some areas of the map labels are shown twice or three times for the same name and the same area. I want to have one single label for each area.
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Labeling Count values from Arcgis attribute field

Today at work I was facing some challenges to Label the count values from attribute tables of the feature class. We have all the data stored in geodatabase that is server based. I wrote python code in ...
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Rule-based labelling in QGIS - problem moving labels

I have just started to use the Rule-based labeling feature in QGIS but am not able to move the labels - x and y coordinates are defined
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how to add minus sign value to label?

Using ArcMap, I've made a map with graduated colours, labeling them with the same attributes value. The colours display correctly, but the labels don't show the negative sign. For example: Red ...
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Rule-based labeling and the Data defined placement options are not working together (QGIS 2.12, 2.14)

After setting "Rule-based labeling" to my layer (new feature since QGIS 2.12), my data defined labeling is not working any more (see labeling tools on the right side): Going back to "Show labels ...
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How to show label over markers on leaflet?

I need to show label over markers on leaflet to make it readable. How can I implement it? See the picture below label is overlay-ed by marker
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Labeling on Symbology in Table of Contents of ArcMap?

I have to recreate a map from one I have found on the internet as close as possible for an assignment and can anyone tell me if there is some way to change the labeling in the TofC? I'm doing a map ...
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Place point label perpendicular to line segment

I have a point shapefile with attributes and I want to make the label be perpendicular to a line shapefile, is this possible? Basically my points represent houses and I want the house label to show up ...
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Labelling Issue Red Matrix around Label

I use QGIS 2.12 64-Bit Version on Win7. I have a problem with red matrix wich show up around every label. I want to delete them or make them invisible. It looks like in the following screenshot Does ...
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Using advanced python label expressions on feature linked annotation classes?

I have been able to produce the labels I need in ArcMap (Desktop Advanced license TRIAL), using advanced python expressions for several labels without adding extra fields and and data to my feature ...
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Excluding certain attributes from being labeled in ArcMap?

I am using ArcMap 10.1, and i am labeling a roadway system but would like to exclude certain road labels from being displayed.
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Label placement priority in QGIS

I would like to be able to specify an order of label placement priorty in QGIS. Rather than just saying 'label in the top left', I would like to be able to say 'prefer to label top left, but if not ...
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Can I adjust the position of individual qgis labels?

I have been playing with the basic label placement settings, but I'm wondering if there's a way for me to adjust the placement of individual labels? There are a few that overlap and I'd like to be ...
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Changing label symbology in ArcPy?

I'm trying to change the default symbol (font, halo etc) for labels of a layer that I am adding to an mxd. Below is what I have so far, but the template layer font style didn't show up in the map. ...
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Using label properties/expression in ArcMap to label several ranges of numbers within feature class red?

I have about a thousand labels, some of which need to be labeled red. For example, 511-533 and 659-671 need to be labeled red, and the rest can be labeled in black. They are all part of the same field ...
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QGIS and 'Layer to labelled layer' plug-in

I'm giving a try to this plug-in and I noticed this: When you use this plug-in on a layer, it adds a lot of field in the layer table. The field LblColor has a 7 character field, but it needs a 'r,g,b' ...
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Problems with labels in QGIS 2.10

I want to label my polygons with information, and I want the labels to be in two rows - name on row 1 och volume on row 2. My problem is, that I get an extra "quare" at the end of row 1? That has ...
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How to display label text when polygon layer is rotated in QGIS?

How can i have the text labels display when the layers are rotated? I have several polygons layers rotated and i can not get the label text to display. When the rotation is removed the label texts ...
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ArcGis Map Labelling

I have created a new field within one layer in Arcmap. and i have run some values and assigned each feature to a specific value inside the new field in the attribute table for the layer. Now I am ...
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Editing layer labels from ArcGIS map service in ArcMap?

I'm putting a map figure together in ArcMap 10.2. I have a wetland layer downloaded from the state's DNR via ArcGIS map service. It's useful but comes with long labels. When I try to make a legend ...
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Dissolving and labeling time enabled data using ArcGIS Online?

I have 12 feature classes with time-enabled data (~4000 polygons each), where each polygon corresponds to an administrative unit between certain years. So a polygon can appear several times or only ...
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Problem with Mapserver label encoding in Greek

I'm having a problem when trying to render a shapefile's labels that has Greek characters with the use of truetype and I'm getting weird characters. The code for my label section is as follows: LABEL ...
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Adding street names to Arcmap

I'm brand new to ArcGIS and I want to create a map for the county conservation board I'm interning at. Specifically right now, I need to add the street names on a map of black hawk county for my boss ...
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In QGIS, how to set the label size to fit the scale in the composer window?

Is there a way to set the labels size of font to fit the scale of the map in the composer window but also to fit in the main window? The map in the composer is size A0 and the scale is 1:5000. In ...
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Setting draw order of labels in QGIS

We're having an issue trying to display labels UNDER a heatmap-styled layer, and can't figure out why they are always defaulting to the topmost position on the map. We're using the 'heat map' style ...
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Easy Custom Labelling and CRS Issues

I'm having several issues with a vector layer in a project I have been working on for the last week. None of the overall settings have been changed but it appears that there is an issue with the CRS ...
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Moving labels manually using expression in QGIS?

I have many point shapefiles that are too close together. I need to label 4 lines of data for each point. I have written the expression that shows the 4 lines of data and now the labels are ...
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Displayed labels that are NOT in attribute tables. What/where are they?

I have a map with two .shps added in the layer, one is a polygon and these polys have labels displayed that are NOT in either of the attribute tables. How would I go about finding these labels that ...
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QGIS Labeling OSM items depending on scale

I'm working with OSM data in QGIS 2.10 (Ubuntu). I'd like to label items depending on scale. What I mean to do is to have only labels of "primary" roads from a scale of 1:80.000 down to 1:50:000 all ...
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Set label transparency in PyQGIS

I have been trying to figure out how to set the transparency of my labels and label buffers in PyQGIS for an application I am building. I am using the "setCustomProperty" class from the QGIS API. I ...
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Troubleshooting VBScript for labeling in ArcMap?

I am trying to add FIPS codes to my county name labels and want to add either one or two zeros to the number unless it is over 100. i'm hoping someone can find the error in my code: Function ...
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Placing axis labels inside graticule on data frame of ArcMap?

I'd like to add a graticule in DMS to my map in ArcMap 9.3, having tick marks and label axes inside the main figure/frame (similar to the below map). Although setting it for tick marks is very easy, I ...
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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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QGIS Labeling not working [closed]

Using Qgis 2.8 Trying to label a line/road layer, pull up the dialogue box, everything in the dialogue box seems to work except the labeling doesn't appear on the map. All of the labels don't work for ...
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How do you label only the odd or even integers of a field using python in the label expression in arcmap?

I'm new to python and would like to use the label expression box with python to display only the odd or even integers from the field, [Frame_Number]. I was thinking something like def FindLabel ( [...
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Labeling at M value vertices only?

How would one label at M value vertices only? We have added M values using linear referencing and now would like to label stations at the vertices.