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geoserver dxf plugin - howto export attributes label?

i'm trying to export from geoserver a set of layers with WFS request and dxf plugin for dxf conversion. there is an option withattributes:true that have added for each vector layer a ...
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Different styles in same label

I have a multiline label made of 3 attributes made through an expression like: "Length" || '/' || "Level" || '/' || '→ ' || "Bearing" || ' ←' I'd like to make the Length and Level lines in ...
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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 display features only if labels are displayed?

In my maps there are several point layers, and each layer has a different labelling rule and priority. Sometime the point density is too high and the labelling engine is not displaying some labels, ...
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NASA WorldWind : PointPlacemark label is not hidden by the terrain

I am facing this problem where the label for the pointplacemark using the NASA worldwind API is not hidden behind terrain. The symbol hides but the label doesn't. It uses javax.media.opengl.GL and ...
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How to display ONLY local country names in google maps?

I am using google maps in an application where it is important that country labels display the country name in the local language. If you pass in certain language parameters that google maps ...
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SLD - disable follow line

I have a simple SLD style using in GeoServer v2.3.0 and testing in uDig. I have a interstate symbol that I do not want the label symbol to follow the line. I thought if I set: <sld:VendorOption ...
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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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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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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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Maplex not placing labels in area that appears to be available?

I am trying to get ArcMap 10.2.2 to place my labels where I want them using the MapLex label engine. I want to stop the labels from both overlapping other features in the same layer, and overlapping a ...
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How to offset dimensions in ArcGIS Desktop?

How can I offset the selected dimension (they're both perpendicular dimensions) in the image below using ArcGIS Desktop 10.0, so that it isn't on top of the other dimension? I can drag it around ...
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Placing a label based on a point's location within a polygon

I have a polygon dataset and a point data set with occupants. I need to label the occupants of the house within the polygon and need the label to show up on the side associated with its polygon. ...
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Leader lines to beginning and ending of polyline using maplex

I have a polyline layer with the labels placed offset with a leader line going to the middle of the polyline. Is there some way to have a leader line go from the end of the line to the label then back ...
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Show dimensions on polygons

I have a shapefile that contains all of the property parcel lines in King County, WA. We are currently displaying this data through mapbox on our site with no issues. We would like to be able to show ...
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QGIS, How to label a layer in different font sizes, shrink to fit in polygon or a multiple line label?

I am just trying to figure out how to label a polygon layer to fit its size in QGIS. or if its very long title should break in line and scale, i did some research but couldn't find anything helpful is ...
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QGIS one-to-many labels

The one-to-many relations in QGIS is OK with forms, works great. But how to labels or chart data with this one-to-many relations? Martin
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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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Issue while marking to Point when multiple points exists at same location

I am facing Issue while drawing mark on points. When I am giving a image to points, image is coming only to those points where points are not overlapping. for example, if three POI exists at exact ...
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In version 2.4 vector layers with labeling switch off caching

I am developing a map display stand alone application using the C++ API. With version 2.6 the caching mechanism is ignored for vector layers with labels. The reason is to avoid conflicting labels. ...
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How can I manipulate the number of points visible according to scale?

I've gotten trillions of points extracted from a DEM and they are to be labelled. It's fine at scales such as 1:500 but it gets too cluttered especially if I need to make maps of this with scales up ...
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Is there any way to create a legend from label classes or annotations in ArcGIS 10.2.2?

I have a single "geonames" layer with 56 label classes and another few layers with around 10 label classes. Each class has a different font and colour or graphic. I would like to add most of these ...
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How to design labels which look like a fraction (with a fraction line)?

I want to create labels like a fraction using data from two columns. I have tried to use: "Field" || '\n' || '――' || '\n' || "Field2" but it doesn't look good. How can I do it using other method? ...
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QGIS Labels: letter or word spacing ignored after export

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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QGIS: rotatable markers with offset from point

Im wondering, if its possible (in QGIS), to set a rotatable marker with offset from point, like in my example below. Any suggestion?
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How do I keep my callout boxes from looking wrong when the data frame is rotated?

I sometimes like to rotate a data frame in a layout, for example to fit more on the page if my area of interest is rectangular and runs from, say, northeast to southwest. But when I do, something ...
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How do I present labels in raster format in ArcMap 9.3?

I'm creating a raster map of a large city in ArcMap 9.3 which will be used in a third party software. My problem is that I need to find a way to include labels of street names in my output. I have a ...
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Smooth, not simplify, lines features in PostGIS

I'm trying to automatically generate paths to place labels on that follow the shape of rivers, 4wd tracks and other very windy lines. At first I thought the st_simplify() function was the answer, but ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 text field formatting

Is there a way in ArcGIS 10.1 to have a text field with a defined width to perform word wrapping (ideally with hyphenation) automatically, or do i have to implement it myself using e.g. pyhyphen? Use ...
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Convert geojson labels MBR to MapInfo text object

Im using Dymo (https://github.com/migurski/Dymo/) to generate automatic point labels placement. The output of Dymo is a geojson containing MBRs of the positioned labels with the names of the labels in ...
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Setting absolute label size ArcMap10

I have an architecture plan with elevation measurements. When I display the labels (Bullet Leader style), the automatic scaling moves the label on top of the background layers, obstructing them. I ...
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How do I create a leader line for a label in my bar graph in ArcMap?

I am displaying a bar graph of various tornado watches and warnings along with the actual tornado touchdowns themselves. Since the tornado touchdowns are such a small number compared to the large ...
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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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Colliding labels for point features in QGIS

I have a layer (point features) containing various points of interest (POIs), some of them have the exact same location. I would like to map these POIs and add a label showing their names. However, ...
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QGIS 2.12: The new “Rule-based labeling” and the placement options are not working

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to improve Maplex placement when you get such a clutter?

I use ArcMap to produce map document containing a lot of label boxes with line callout. Sometimes, I have so many labels that leaders come very matted. Then I use Illustrator to unravel. How could ...
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Is there any way to mass rename or import field names in Labels in Symbology?

I need to load an .avl that sets the symbology for me, but I also need to give the unique values their name, which is not what the Symbology->Category->Value Field uses, but another field in that ...
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Callout labels and Maps

I'm trying to create a set of labels that are callouts that I can move, manipulate and position around the edges of my map but is also tied to the attribute table data. Is there an extension or way ...
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Placing road labels only at map edges and road intersections in QGIS

I want to place road labels only near the map edges, and where roads intersect - as depicted by the red X's in the image. Background: I've seen the military do that in their topo maps, and I think ...
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QGIS 2.8.2 - Using spatial expressions in labelling

I'm creating some hard copy map output from QGIS. I want to use an expression to suppress labels for some features on a layer when another feature from another layer intersects with those features. ...