The description of the types of features included in a map, usually displayed in the map layout.

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Default Legend Items

Is there an option to default a layer to be turned off in the legend items when making a new legend? I end up making random maps throughout the week and it would be nice to have my SID layers default ...
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How do I read and modify heat map value classification on QGIS?

I am trying to create a heat map on human encroachment using the heatmap plugin of QGIS 2.2. I have no problems creating a good looking raster file using a 2 km radius but I can't find my way around ...
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qgis 2.8 - composer: lock layer styles into the legend?

Using qgis 2.8 there is now the opportunity to lock layer styles for map items. Is there a way to lock the same layer style into the legend that correspondent with the same map item? I tried both, ...
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What exactly to write inside legend_exp column so that color Legend is seen in Qgis2Leaf?

I am new to qgis2leaf. I am getting the through qgis2leaf plugin. But as one can see i am not getting a color legend. I need to get the colors of bldg_use so that the map becomes readable. I needed ...
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How to remove a layer and its legend in a standalone pyqgis application?

In continuity in my question "How to add a legend to a canvas in a standalone PyQGIS application?" > In every addition of a new layer in my standalone application, the legend lengthens and becomes ...
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How to change symbol size in QGIS map composer legend?

I need to set an identical size to several symbols inside a QGIS map composer legend. The 'Symbol' menu in the Legend properties allows to set a height and width but this has no effect on the size of ...
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Horizontal Legend Leaflet.js

I'm trying to make my legend horizontal em leaftlet by I'm not sure what I have to change. My base legend is based on this tutorial. Ultimately what I would like to have is something like this. Any ...
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How to add a legend to a canvas in a standalone PyQGIS application?

I am trying to develop a standalone PyQGIS application. The map display does not pose any problems, but I do not know how to add a legend to the canvas.
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A raster map without a legend?

I simply download a map from here http://neo.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/view.php?datasetId=MCD12C1_T1. this map is a tiff file. mapd <- raster("C:\\MCD12C1_T1_2011-01-01_rgb_1440x720.TIFF") plot(mapd) ...
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browser crashes when loading legends at startup

After much perusing for solutions, I've decided to post my problem as a question. I'm trying to load the legends that are built into the ArcGIS Service Layers I'm using. I'm loading about 7 Dynamic ...
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Legend for MCD12Q1 modis land cover data

I have Modis yearly 500m landcover data (MCD12Q1) i native .hdf format . I projected , mosaicked and converted them into .tif format whose values are from 0 to 16 . I set nodata value as 17 . I just ...
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legend colour with specific value

i have model plotted in R base<- raster("example.tif") plot(base) image i'd like to change value (0,5,10,15,20,25) breakpoints<-c("0,5,10,15,20,25") plot(base,break=breakpoints) Error in ...
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Showing multiple attributes in legend of ArcMap?

I have two questions regarding creating the legend in ArcMap 10.2.2: In the attribute table of my shapefile I change the number of decimals from 6 to 2; I can see the changes in the attribute table ...
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Openlayers 3 get legend not working

So I am trying to display the appropriate legend for my first map. This is my javascript for my first_map. function firstmap() { var first_map = new ol.Map({ target:'FirstMap', ...
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Go through items in a composer legend (QGIS 2.6)

I'm trying to develop a plugin in QGIS 2.6, which opens a composer, add a map and a legend, and (among other things) adjusts the legend. Is there a way to go through items in a composer legend with ...
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Legend ArcGIS Javascript does not recognize Legend from ArcGIS for server 10.2.2

I have created maps in ArcGIS for desktop and published them to ArcGIS for server 10.2.2. Because of performance issues I have created a group layer of the same map with different levels of details. ...
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Add a legend in an ArcGIS Javascript API

I am quite new to Javascript. I have made a html script that includes services I published to ArcGIS for server. It all does exactly what I want and I made it by copying working scripts together and ...
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GetLegendInfo SOAP call in ArCGIS Server 9.3 returns wrong SymbolImage ImageURL

The SOAP call GetLegendInfo returns the legend correctly except that all ImageURLs of the SymbolImages (color swatches) contain the hostname instead of the siteURL and therefore the image can not be ...
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ArcGIS 9.3. for Silverlight Missing color swatch inside legend

I have an ArcGIS 9.3. MapService and a Silverlight Application that consumes it. The application is deployed on two diffrent Systems. On system A everything is fine. On system B the map service is ...
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Transparent custom legend with mapbox/leaflet.js

I am building a map with mapbox.js. I have created a custom legend and want to make it partially transparent, but can't figure out the right CSS. Here is my legend html snippet: <div ...
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Current field of view specific legends in QGIS

Is it possible to make QGIS generate a legend that is based only on the field visible in composer? There was a ticket marked as resolved 5months ago with this question but it doesnt divulge the ...
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Dynamic Legend in Flex

I am using compiled version of ArcGIS Viewer for Flex (v 3.6) to create web map. I am using Dynamic Legend widget. I want to set the legend to only show classes that are visible in the current map ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Legend Issue: Gap when using the “only show classes that are visible in the current map extent”

I have a problem with a gap that appears when the setting "only show classes that are visible in the current map extent" is in use and when there is a number of items in a row that does not display; ...
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How to use attribute data for legend labeling?

For features in a map it is possible to stuck data from the attribute table together and get a data driven label. I try to do this for my legend labels. I want to combine values from my attribute ...
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How to create a legend for quantitative visualization with increasing icon size?

I am trying to find a way to do a map and legend like this: I am using QGIS 2.6 Brighton. The only way was to do a pie chart but I think it's not possible to create classes. I can create circles ...
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Is there cartographic convention for displaying text label of highest and lowest values in legend?

The first I have found is to have the lowest value and highest value be displayed like the legend shown below (image source) The second is to have relative numbers at the top and bottom (image ...
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Proportional Symbols - Custom legend breaks

I mapping the number of Boko Haram victims in each state of Nigeria for several years. I chose to make a proportional symbol maps using the centroid of each state. For a given year, the area of the ...
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How to create non-overlapping intervals in the legend?

So I am trying to create a legend where the entries are, for example, like this: 1.1 - 2.0 2.1 - 3.0 3.1 - 4.0 as opposed to like this: 1.1 - 2.1 2.1 - 3.1 3.1 - 4.1 I essentially don't want ...
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Creating Pie Chart in Legend with Varying Representations of Percentage using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to create a pie chart within a legend in ArcGIS that reflects differences in percentage (ie: male vs female). An example of what I want to create is below. How do I create something like ...
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How to change the group icon in legend via Python in QGIS 2.6?

How to change the group icon in legend via Python in QGIS 2.6? At version 1.x I did it this way: self.legendTree = self.iface.mainWindow().findChild(QDockWidget,"Legend").findChild(QTreeWidget) ...
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Is there a limit of the number of legend labels passed to ArcGIS server print service?

Is there any limit on the ArcGIS print service for the number of legend labels? I am using ArcGIS server 10.2 and ArcGIS Javascript version 3.10 and am able to print with legend labels (item ...
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Continuous raster legend in QGIS map composer

Is it possible to make continuous raster legend in QGIS? Something like in ArcGIS???
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Globcover 2009v2.3 Legend Qgis

How can I add a legend to a raster to the Globcover land cover dataset in QGIS without plugins? The data can be found here http://due.esrin.esa.int/globcover/ Unfortunately, as far as I know, QGIS ...
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Create Legend with Openlayers 3 / geoserver

I am using OpenLayers 3 and Geoserver to create a map. I would like to create a legend for the map that I have created. I've been looking for a good example I could base my map legend off of, but was ...
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CartoDB: Multiple Layers Legend override

I'm using Cartodb.js to add my cartodb layers in a web page. Currently I've two layers and both have legends. I'm using Cartodb.createlayer() function to add layers. The problem I'm facing is that the ...
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Is it valid to adjust quantile buckets to “nice” numbers for better readability?

I'm making a map about terrorist attacks and fatalities in CartoDB. For data clustering I'm using quantiles. The calculated buckets are 16, 32, 50, 97, 700. Is it okay to adjust the quantiles to make ...
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Long description layer in legend of ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I work with arcview 10.3 and i have layer with long description (green),hence the legend spread throw out the map: I have to use a singel symbol for the layer and not use the unique value as ...
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Is it possible to print one item legend item in italic in print composer?

Is it possible to have one item in italic font (species names) and the rest in "normal"? I use QGIS 2.6. The legend consists of two items which should be written normal (trap positions and ...
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Using QGIS legendInterface from standalone

In Python console from within QGIS, we use qgis.utils.iface.legendInterface().moveLayer( layer1, 1 ) to make modifications to the legend. What is the equivalent in a standalone python script ?In ...
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How to remove layer names from the print composer legend?

I'm creating a map in QGIS Composer that is the result of two merged layers. The legend (screenshot below) is adding two rows with the titles of the layers. The edit property sheet does not give me an ...
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How to customize the ArcGIS print legend text using javascript

Is there a way to customize ArcGIS print service so that it will not print the layer id and the string that is given in ClassBreakRenderer in the legend. var layer = new FeatuerLayer(url, { id: ...
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Legend label failed to send to the print service using ArcGIS javascript

I am try to print my map with legend to PDF format; however, the legend label in the PDF is saying Override 1 instead of the label I specified in class breaks. There are other maps I can print ...
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Is there a way to customize the zoom button and legend in cartodb js?

I am following this tutorial, http://docs.cartodb.com/tutorials/toggle_map_view.html, and have been successful in developing an application with similar functionality, currently I am working on ...
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How to create a tabular legend in ArcMap 9.3?

I want to create a legend in ArcMap 9.3 like the image below for a polygon layer. How can I do that? The values in the first column (Molid, Brad, etc.) and in the second row of legend (1-40, 41-90, ...
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How to align QGIS legend items to the right?

Is there a way to align QGIS map composer legend items to the right, for right-to-left languages? There is only a title alignment option. Furthermore, I found this ticket from 4 years ago regarding ...
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Identify based on legend items visibility

I have built a WPF app that has a dynamic legend that is refreshed as a user toggles on/off a layers visibility. I would like the identify task to only identify layers that are visible in the legend ...
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How to change properties of an item in a legend in ArcMap 10.2 using python

For many of my projects I use a single mxd to create multiple maps using a python script to switch on/off various raster layers before exporting to pdf. Before beginning the exporting process I ...
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How to convert layout elements to graphics

I have many projects (mxd) and I´d like to convert ANY "live" elements like legends, scale bars, scale texts etc. into graphic automatically using arcpy. Is there a way? In questions and answers I ...
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QGIS Print Composer - Display Symbols for Empty Classes?

I am working on a map of mortality rates for several racial/ethnic groups and I have created custom classes to encompass the rates instead of the QGIS classes created through its various modes. This ...
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Legend items to appear / disappear simultaneaously with Layer turned on/off in Layer Control

I have a number of layers that can be turned on and off with a Layer Control. I’d like the description of each layer to show in the legend if it's turned on. And disappear again as soon as the layer ...