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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.
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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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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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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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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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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 "ID/...
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Mapserver label background colour

I'm a totally newbie in Mapserver. I'm using mapserver 6.0.3. I have managed to label some lines but I cannot create a background colour for the labels. Using QGIS 2.10 I got something near to what ...
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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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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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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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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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Labeling with two decimal places (rounded) even when second is zero in ArcMap?

I have a benchmark data that need to label. The data where in the field has attribute height like 12.340, 12.400, 13.690. I have to label the height for examples 12.34, 12.40, 13.69.I already used ...
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Labeling points with numbers and adding text label to legend as list in ArcMap?

I am developing a series of maps in ArcGIS 10 and don't have a lot of space to label the features on the map. This is why I thought I would number each feature in the dataframe through and then export ...
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Labeling each polygon based on the number of points inside it using Python

I have a parcel layer and a trees layer, I want to label each parcel with the number of trees it contains and the sum of DBH. I wrote a script that calculates this and it works stand-alone, but I can'...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Animating Text/Graphics in ArcMap

ArcScene includes the capacity to animate 3D text added to the scene, through the use of Graphics Layers. I'm able to use this to make text fade in and out as visibility of layers is changed, however ...
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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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How to use interacting PostgreSQL/PostGIS triggers in QGIS to create multiple labels on polygons?

EDIT: The trigger functions posted are well done but there are still a few issues. I've uploaded two screen recordings: http://workupload.com/file/ygRnYtp9 http://workupload.com/file/OBY7i9Fh I ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...