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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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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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Multiple text formats in a qgis label

Is there any way to have multiple text formats in a single qgis label? I am making a map that shows mountain summits. Many of these summits have more than one name and I would like to show each name ...
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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 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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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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Transparency in Labels/annotations

I am trying to get my labels transparent. I have converted them into annotation and unable to make the annotations transparent. I have kept annotation in the map. My annotation layer does not appear ...
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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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label based on related features

Esri's telecom data model has 2 geometric networks, one for infrastructure (manholes and conduits) and one for fiber cables. fiber cables are easily related to a section of conduit based on existing ...
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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 can I add labels to charts in Mapserver?

I have created a mapfile with a piechart and I want to add labels to the various pieces of the pie. The layer in the mapfile is defined as follows: LAYER DATA "Test" NAME "Test" METADATA ...
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How to create a stretched symbology with labels for each 1 meter in ArcMap

Can anybody help me with this problem. I want to create a stretched symbology with hard colour breaks and label for each 1 metre in ArcMap. I know how to create a symbology with hard colour breaks ...
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Word cloud labels in QGIS from database

I would like to do some word clouding as labels in QGIS from a series of tables in a database. Examples of word clouds can be found here: Word Cloud - Google Search I have two tables in a database: ...
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Labels on the QGIS WMS layers are not drawn according to the style definition

I have an issue regarding the styling of labels of WMS layers using QGIS server. I can't seem to get them to display how I want. What I did: create a QGIS project (2.2 on Mac) with a layer from a ...
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custom SVG label style - openlayers

My goal is to display rotated labels for roads on my openlayers based webmap. The problem is actually solved (with a custom SVG solution), but i have some problems with the styling of the labels. As ...
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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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Order of displaying labels within a layer

How do I choose the order which labels are drawn, within a layer? I am using label classes but I don't want my points drawn in the order of the label class. My points are numbered and I want to ensure ...
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How to import label classes to make symbology classes?

In Answer to an earlier Question I was able to write SQL Expressions to create label classes. Now, I wish to use those label classes to create symbology classes. It is possible to make label ...
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How to display a layer's label source column?

I have a CSV layer that displays points on the map. I use one of the columns as the Label. In Print Composer I would like to display the name of the column used to generate layer Labels. Is this ...
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Replace google map MARKER with HTML element

I want to add a custom HTML element (that can become transparent dynamically) instead of a marker. Basically my html object would be a cirle (or rounded pin) with a picture of users in the middle. ...
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Qgis 2.0: Several symbols in one line behind a label?

Is that possible in qgis 2.0: If a city have several POIs which I can not draw at their origin location because of the scale of the map or because there are just too much symbols, can I draw them ...
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How to enforce labels for all polygons?

I am trying to label polygons but it does not always work. Either the polygon is quite large, then the label appears, or the polygon is small, then the label is not displayed. I've already tried to ...
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How to dynamically disperse point labels in ArcMap, using image files and leader lines?

My GIS group needs to find, or somehow develop, a labeling tool for points in ArcMap. Ideally, it would work like this: Each point would be labeled using an image file (jpg or png) so that a ...
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Arrow flow lines from a contour map

using QGIS (or even GRASS) is it possible to label a contour lines shape with arrows that indicate the flow direction? Briefly: I have a point shape with elevation values. I make an interpolation map ...
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QGIS - Tabular output for labeling

I'm new to QGIS and am trying to figure out how to output labels under a tabular symbology (I would have liked to post a file showing what I want but can't find a way to submit a file) : So my ...
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QGIS 2.6. How to move labels with “easy label engine” tool

In fact I'm looking for an similar tool like "converting label to annotation" as you can find it in ArcGIS. The "easy custom labeling" Tool in QGIS seems to come close to the ArcGIS solution. However, ...
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How to manually add texts on the map in QGIS?

Is there another way to put river, towns etc names beside labeling in QGIS? Can you manually type text determine size and place it where and as you wish on the map?
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How to Label parcels in Arcgis with label insertion point left align

Scenario: After labeling all parcels in Arcgis, using Maplex in a nice looking manner. Need: When the programs labels, i need that the left insertion point of text to be on the left side and always ...
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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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Labels aren't displayed for layers inside a group

I'm using a python script to create an empty group layer in the current map document, add some layers to this group and update their symbology from an existing .lyr file. I also want to to turn on ...
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WMTS or TMS Map Labels

Is there another WMTS or TMS offering labels for cities, peaks, rivers, lakes, etc. like the stamen-toner-labels? I did some research but could not find anything. It has not necessarily to be for ...
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Township/Range polygon to Line labeling

I'd like to use a township range in my maps where the labels are right on the border of the polygon like the image attached. I've read that I can do this by converting a polygon to a line but I can't ...
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VBScript for Advanced Labeling in ArcGIS

I found a template I thought might be useful to create a table of sorts for a label. I modified it with my variables, but it still doesn't seem to be working. I'm not very familiar with VBScript, but ...
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Label changing with time slider using arcGIS

I have a list of lat/long locations with a time associated with them. With those locations I did a spatial join to find the total amount of points in each polygon. I would want to do is gradually ...
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Display labels over a graphic (ArcObjects)

I've created a graphic polygon that is actually a polygon with the center cut out (I created it using ITopologicalOperator.Difference to remove the smaller polygon from the larger one). Now I want ...
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Expression based labeling: Look for points in defined radius/buffer

How can I do that with qgis expression based labeling: CASE WHEN within a radius/buffer of 1km (outgoing from every point with attribute 'place') is a point with attribute 'museum', THEN 'M' ELSE ...
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change default font of labels in QGIS

I've just opened a feature request, but maybe someone knows a temporary solution. In QGIS 2.2 one can change the default font of the Print Composer (through the Menu Option -> Setttings). But I think ...
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How to provide one label for multiple polygons?

QGIS 2.2 provides a great deal of control through the labeling override expressions, but I don't understand what variables I can use to generate a single label for multiple polygons with the same ...
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Is the label engine or data server responsible for reducing the number of features

We are working on an android application which load vector features from the server and render(with labeling) them in the client. Since there maybe a lot of features in a single viewport, so the map ...
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Changing the SLD Repeat attribute appears to have no effect for a line label on a WMS layer

I have a WMS layer (within Geoserver) for roads, and a style defined to label these roads. I have the repeat set for the Text Symbolizer as follows <VendorOption ...