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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 ...
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Leader lines not rendering when converted to PDF

This is very puzzling, I have an annotation feature class stored in a geodatabase that contains labels with leader lines. The leader lines show up perfectly in the .mxd, it is only when I export to ...
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Tilemill styling with openstreetmap data - labeling boundaries

I have UK county boundaries (boundary=ceremonial) and want to give them labels that periodically run along the boundaries on the inside of the county. Just like polygon shapes do - eg, you can give a ...
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Can I create areas where all label are forced away

I have some points overlaying a raster. These points have some quite complicated labels which block out the raster so I would like them to sit outside the edge of the raster and point at the point to ...
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ArcGIS 10 - Text background not showing up when exporting

I have highways labeled with the standard shield and route number on it. For my main data frame the labels come up correctly. I also have 4 inset maps where only the number will show up, not the ...
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Mapbox Studio labels repeated

I am new to mapbox studio so I may be overlooking something very basic - I have a polygon shape file that I trying to style - I want one label per polygon but am getting more - often four labels. I ...
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Which FOSS label engine that supports shrink to fit label in polygon?

I've not found a way to label features using shrink to fit label in polygon, i've tried Qgis, and searched on Geoserver, Mapserver and Mapnik, none of them supports this feature, i'm looking for any ...
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Create labels for ArcGIS online feature layer and display it in Geocortex Essentials?

How do i create labels for my feature layers (in arcgis online) and display them in Geocortex Essentials. I tried creating labels by adding layers in ArcGIS online map and saved the layer. Also ...
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Generating text boxes using ArcPy?

how can I write a python script to automate text box generation for labeling parcels based on one field in the attribute table? The whole process is identical for each parcel, just the text going into ...
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Rotating hatch labels based on orientation changes in Data Driven Pages Strip maps?

I've created a strip map for a linear feature and have it loaded as a data driven page. I want to show stationing for the line. The stationing displays properly on the first data driven page but on ...
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How to add label from header field name in ArcMap

I have some fields which contain numbers, when I added them as labels, it shows on the map as numbers. Is there any way to add header name of the field with the number?
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How to get labels to diplay in Google Earth after saving to KML?

When saving a QGIS layer as kml, is it possible to have labels be displayed when opened in Google Earth?
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Display changes in map layer while editing attribute table in qgis

I am new to qgis. I would like to see changes on the map in real time while I am editing the associated attribute file. Currently, I have the poly id field labels turned on. I cannot see the ...
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QGIS Multiple CASE WHEN/THEN Statements for Expression Based Labels

I am trying to label a single point with multiple labels, based on the attributes for that point. For example, if one of the attributes is equal to 1, I want to label it with a specific text string; ...
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Finding and labeling intersections between polygons on a shapefile

I have two shapefiles-- one is labeled islands, the other is unlabeled parcels of land on some of the islands. My issue is that I need to label the islands that have parcels of land. My instinct is to ...
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Why is QGIS only one label rendering at a time?

I'm new to QGIS, but I'm experiencing what I think is a bug. When I load the qgis_sample_data landcover raster and lakes vector layers, then enable labels for NAMES on that layer, I can only ever ...
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Weird online basemap behavior

I'm using ArcMap 10.2.2 in a remote server and I have added the online "Imagery with Labels" base map to my map (first picture). When I turn it off the labels (and the light dashed line) remain ...
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How can I display annotations for certain features?

I am trying to display annotations for single features. I know it is possible to display annotations for layers, and for that entire map, but I would like to display them based on a SINGLE selected ...
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How to label GeoJSON polygons?

I'm using Leaflet combined with GeoJSON features. Is there a way to label GeoJSON features (in this case - polygons)? It should get labels from feature.properties.name This is my code where I ...
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How can ArcGIS labels use a different expression if attribute is null?

I am using an expression to label features by concatenating two attributes in ArcMap. It works like this: <attribute_1>+" "+<attribute_2> Unfortunately when either attribute is Null the ...
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Is it possible to set the extents in which labels appear in Leaflet?

I'm fairly new to leaflet and web mapping in general. I was curious if there is a way to set labels to only appear at a certain range of extents. The point data layer I have clusters too much ...
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How do I label US state borders in ArcMap 10.1?

I'm trying to label a border between TN and NC, but the label manager won't let me. How can I get it to work? I'm using ArcMap 10.1
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How To Order Labels from Several Layers in Mapserver?

I have an Mapserver project with several layers. Some of the layers have labels. My problem is that labels from one layer overlap the labels from another layer. I want the labels to change vertical ...
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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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Print LABEL text in multiple lines in Cesium JS API

I have a problem printing text in multiple lines using Label in Cesium JavaScript API. text is member of Label class which takes String as input but doesn't really support multiple line labels using ...
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ArcMap Label Help - Label from X/Y Coordinate

Edited: This picture might help explain my question. Here I have a point at the line with an X/Y coordinate. It also has a leader line to it. This leader line has an X2/Y2 coordinate. Both of ...
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Rendering and Labeling Shapefile with PyQGIS

I've been running into a few problems working with the QGIS API for python. I've gotten more comfortable working in the python console in QGIS but I run into problems when I try to run the code ...
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Importing text only out of string field to new field for labelling in ArcMap?

I want to import data out of a string field in my shapefile to a new field for labeling. The string field contains river names and codes and I just want to display the text i.e river names
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Removing labels from a basemap

I've made a nice roadmap and am trying to add a basemap, but the World Topo Map has town names, so does the USA Topo map and the Nat Geo Topo map. how do I get rid of these?
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Placing the label style alongside the layer style within the legend - Arcmap 10

I've been searching for a way to include the label symbology within the legend, something similar to the image below: (Apologies for the quality) There was a post some 4 years back that touched on ...