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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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Why are labels overlapping in ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm not new to GIS, but just learning ArcGIS 10. I have been led to believe that the standard labeling engine doesn't allow any overlap: ...
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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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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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Placing image inside of Label using ArcGIS Desktop?

In ArcView, can I add an image to a label? Assume I have the photograph path as an attribute.
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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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ArcGIS key numbering labels for every feature in one layer

I would like to use key numbering when labeling specific layer. But the tricky thing is I want to label every feature in this way. By default, key numbering is last option in Strategy order (source). ...
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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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Changing thousands separators from comma to space in measured grids of ArcMap?

In ArcMap it is easy to include commas as thousands separators on a measured grid, as can be seen in the screenshot below, but I have not been able to find a way to change the separator used from ...
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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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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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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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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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Vendor parameter <VendorOption name=“labelObstacle”>true</VendorOption> not working?

I am trying to avoid drawing overlapping labels with vendor parameters. I tried below option in different versions of Geoservers (2.2.1 to 2.5.2), its not working. ...
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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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Labeling points numerically in ArcGIS Desktop?

I just created a points Shapefile, with 300 points. Using ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 I now need to label all of them numerically. Is there a way of labelling all of them, instead of me going to the ...
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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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Model Builder not completely honoring lyr file

I have created a series of map templates for one of our departments that each have an associated model. As part of the model I also created a lyr file for symbology and labeling (the subject parcel ...
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Label inside top left corner of polygons using MapInfo Professional?

Does anyone know of a tool or procedure to automatically place a label in the corner of a polygon, rather than at the centroid? I am using Mapinfo and know that I can manually place the label ...
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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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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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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 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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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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Is there a way to label a layer using its file name or layer name?

Is there a way to label a layer using its file name or layer name (if I'd change it in Layers window TOC)? I tried some functions but I'm not good on that. I have lots of shapes (lines) and it would ...
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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.
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Route hatch labeling as stations (0+00) with vba

I have a route feature which I have set up to label every 500' with the distance along the line. I'd like to use typical stationing format (000+00). I've been using the following VBA script: Function ...
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Apply and keep advanced labeling settings in ArcMap

I want to do a map in ArcMap and keep the labeling that I set in the layer properties for the map legend. Somehow, when i click 'apply' the values of the advanced labeling appear in the legend, but ...
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Single label for multiple features with different values

I'm trying to be more specific with a question. I have several sample locations, that have been sampled several times at the same location. I want to label each location with stacked data from each ...
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Placing contour line labels only beside polygons of another layer in ArcMap?

I have a dataframe in ArcMap with contour lines and a vector layer. Now I want to place contour line labels only at places beside the polygons of the vector layer. How is that possible? I already ...
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Changing “Default” label in label manager of ArcGIS Desktop?

Does anyone know if there is a way to change the Default Label in the Label Manager for ArcGIS 10? Otherwise is there a way to mass label features. I have about 500 feature layers in this MXD and in ...
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ArcMap Complex Labeling with Python

This is going to be very general because I've been finding it hard to find a sufficient starting point (as far as code goes) for my problem... So basically, this is it: I want to Label polygon ...
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Map symbolization - style file: compute change for the Label?

Situation: How to get the attributes/values of a field COD in an Attributes Table of a Feature Class (picture attached - attr_table) using another field COD_SYMB (which acts as a key-field) in that ...
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Label expressions with Python question, multiple rows in single label [duplicate]

I have a table that has multiple points at single locations, because they've been sampled multiple times. I want to display them as labels, unfortunately ArcGIS wants to display all the points as ...
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How to label Highways with Canadian Data

QGIS - I've been working with 1:50,000 topo. data from a couple of provinces in Canada. There is attribute data for the highway numbers but how do label them with a circle around the highway number in ...
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Removing duplicate labels in ArcMap

I want to label the names of locations from a shapefile field in ArcMap. I tried to do it by going to Layer Properties>Labels. However, as I have multiple observations per given location, I am ...
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Labels conflict in ArcGIS server

I couldn’t figure out how to remove the label conflict between the different published map services, I have several map services and I want to show them at the same time, but the issue here is that ...
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Labels position in Qgis

I'm using QGIS 2.10.1. Is there a way to avoid labels of different layers overlapping each other?
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Labeling outside polygon using QGIS?

is it possible to place a label automatically outside its polygon?
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How to achieve more than basic labelling of Reference Grids (Graticules, Measured Grids) in ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm happy to be corrected, but at the moment I do not think it is possible to meet any of the following mapping requirements using either ArcMap or ArcPy: Label measured grids using a format like ...
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Converting raster image of floor plan

I'm looking for ways to convert a raster image of a floor plan to workable data in a sense that the program should be able to locate the destination by referring to the co-ordinates of matching ...
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Easy Custom Labelling Error Code

I'm getting the following error - only on one of the vectory layers in my project. Can anyone help? Have tried a restart and reloading the layer and neither worked! An error has occured while ...
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Cesium js, Draw line binding a label to a position

I would like to draw a line binding a entity to its label with an offset. CesiumJS allows to offset the label, however its not possible to draw a line (or polyline) from a position to an offset like ...