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How to choose a fixed position to labels in QGIS 2.14.2?

How can I manually position these numbers for a better position in a polygon layer?
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QGIS Set label text quadrant as above baseline or below the top of the ascent

In the product description for a topographic map over Sweden there is a recommendation to use an abbribute field containing digits to quadrant placement of labels in a point shapefile containing all ...
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Rule-based labeling using Atlas - QGIS.2.14.1

Does anybody know how to only label features of a shapefile that are inside of another shapefile's features used as coverage in Atlas ?
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In a polyline shapefile, how can I color a label using it's corresponding symbol color? (QGIS)

Maybe a pretty simple question. I have a polyline shapefile that I've symbolized through categories, and I wish for the labels to automatically be set to the same color as it's corresponding line ...
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QGIS labels / MapQuest background

I do have a problem with QGIS. I Have to create a map which shows different areas in a city. It is important, that there are labels with names of the streets, so that my clients can work with the map. ...
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Qgis curved labels dont show up in print composer

I use Qgis 2.14.2. I set up labels names of a line vector and set it up as curved - looks like in this screenshot But when i want to print it in print composer it doesnt show up It only shows ...
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Setting a scale range for labels in KML files

Is there a way for labels to be displayed in KML only when zoomed in (or out) beyond a certain scale range, just as it is possible in ArcGIS? If exporting to KML from ArcGIS, I guess the first step is ...
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Refreshing display for newly added labels with ArcObjects from Python?

I've added a shapefile to an MXD and Edited the symbolization of it with ArcObjects. Now I'm trying to edit the labeling with ArcObjects. I've successfully been able to edit the default class in the ...
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Openlayers - ModifyFeature - How to label vertices with a progressive number

I am quite new in openlayer and javascript. I have a control ModifyFeature on a path vector layer. I would like the vertices to be rendered with a stylemap label showing their progressive number ...
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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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Custom labeling with same angle as rectangular object and specific position using ArcGIS?

Can the following be done in ArcMap? It should be formula based without manual formatting as performed by my predecessor to get the following output. So Grave_No on right parallel to the y axis ...
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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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Create a new BasicOverposterLayerProperties

ArcGIS 10.1 with VB.NET I have been trying to figure this out for days but can't seem to make the connection. For a layer I am trying to create a label. I create a new BasicOverposterLayerProperties ...
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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: ...
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Arrow labels not rendered correctly

Geoserver SLD: <sld:LineSymbolizer> <sld:Stroke> <sld:CssParameter name="stroke"> <ogc:PropertyName>geo_color</ogc:PropertyName> ...
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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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Convert DateTime field to Just Date in Label Expression

I have a DateTime field (ex: CreatedDate) and would like to only show the date with the label. How would I setup the label expression to do this using python?
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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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Is it possible to make a stackable label with the Esri LabelLayer

I'd like to add a line break, but the textstring is always taken literally. For example: labels.addFeatureLayer(states, statesLabelRenderer, "Line 1 \r\n Line 2"); is displayed on the map as: ...
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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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Leaflet.label and MarkerCluster problem with zoom dependent add/remove layers

Here's the setup: I have a leaflet map with point data, to which I have applied leaflet.label and leaflet.markercluster. I add the clustered point data at a particular zoom level (code below). All ...
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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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Leaflet removing labels when any popup window is shown

I am newbie to leaflet and i found the following solution to add static labels to features in my map: L.CircleMarker.include({ bindLabel: function (content, options) { if (!this._label || ...
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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: ...
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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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Esri ArcGIS Imagery Labels too small?

I'm frequently working with the imagery basemaps provided by Esri. I find that the labels (cities, districts etc.) are way too small. Is there any option to increase the font size?
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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, ...
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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 ...