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Geoserver dxf plugin - How to export attributes labels?

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 I 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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Rule-based labeling and the Data defined placement options are not working together (QGIS 2.12, 2.14)

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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Assigning different colors to different parts of text in labels using QGIS?

I'm using QGIS 2.14.3. It is now possible to assign different colors (or fonts) to different parts of text in one label (I have seen How to make a different font and color of text in labels? )? If so,...
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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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How do I limit the number of labels for similar objects in QGIS?

I'd like to reduce the clutter in this map by limiting the spacing or number of times that a particular label can appear. For example, the label 'US 15' should not appear within some set distance ...
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Setting default label font in QGIS?

QGIS currently does not have a way to set a default font to be used for labelling, and being lazy I'm getting tired of having to set our house font styling for every layer I create or use (see change ...
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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 to get road labels on Stamen Watercolor basemap in Cartodb

basic question here. I want to use the Stamen Watercolor basemap on CartoDB, but want the road and locality labels displayed on it, as at http://openlayers.org/en/latest/examples/stamen.html?q=...
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How can I change the labels in the console output in Google Earth Engine?

This is the second part of my edited two part question (first part here). So I used the following script: // define the var var Catchment = /* color: 98ff00 */geometry; var landcover = ee.Image('...
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How to Avoid that Label Covers Icon?

I'm trying to render both house numbers and icons for sirens on a map in QGIS. Now I have added two layers with siren nodes and building outlines, the siren layer being above the buildings. In the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Annotation/Label size adjusting to map scale in QGIS

I'm trying to label the street names for a map I'm working on but I do not want the labels to automatically adjust to the map scale when zooming in or out. My question is: In QGIS how do I set a fixed ...
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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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Specify position of curved label in QGIS?

From this answer in 2012 underdark stated: BUT you won't be able to have curved labels anymore if you move/rotate the labels manually, as far as I know. It's now 2016, and I noticed that I can ...
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Save rule based lables to new attribute in QGIS

Is it possible to save/export rule based lables in QGIS to a new attribute?
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Difficulties with placement properties in maplex labeling

I'm working in ArcGIS 10.2.2 and am having two difficulties with labelling using the Maplex Engine. The first problem is that I have two labels that I can't seem to put any additional space in ...
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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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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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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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Forcing labels to not overlap in QGIS?

Is there an expression that can be used to force labels to not overlap specifically when there are more than one label per point. I have a map that has over 1000 school names and I am printing it on a ...
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Custom labels - aligned to rectangular objects, in a specific position and with multiple attributes using Mapinfo?

Can the following be done in Mapinfo? 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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Custom labeling with same angle as rectangular object and specific position using QGIS?

Can the following be done in QGIS? 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 of ...
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Unable to see few polygon labels

I am working on polygon shape file and I want to display all the labels in the map. But, I am unable to see the labels of few polygons. I checked my geometry, I almost tried every single permutation ...
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Leader lines in SLD

I have point type shapefile and I want to create leader lines connecting labels with features in Styled Layer Descriptor. I spent significant amount of time searching for examples, tips etc., but I ...