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

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Is it possible to change the legend so the symbol is on the right side?

Is it possible to change the legend arrangement so the symbol will be in right side and the label description will be in the left side? The QGIS default is label description in the right side and the ...
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How to show a legend of a invisible layer in ArcGIS javascript?

Using the JavaScript API for ArcGIS, I'd like to show the legend of a DynamicMapServiceLayer that's not visible. Is this possible? The result would be a static legend that's always there, no matter ...
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Adding more than one legend in QGIS Print Composer?

I'm using QGIS 2.8.4 and I can't seem to figure out adding more than one legend to my Print Composer. Say I want a larger map and then an inset map -- showing perhaps a different classification/color ...
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How to create a continuous scale with distinct/custom color and value breaks with ggplot2 map

As stated in the title, I'm trying to create a continuous scale with distinct color and value breaks within the ggplot2 package in R. I'm using some dummy code to illustrate my problem: ...
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Creating legend in separate page using ArcMap?

Is it possible in ArcMap 10.2.2. to create a layout that shows the legend of the map on a separate page? A.k.a have two pages in layout view? So first page: full view of the map, second page: ...
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Error when trying to plot legend for geom_point with ggplot2

Here's some mock code to go along with my problem: #read in libraries library(ggmap) library(sp) library(raster) library(ggplot2) #read in country shapefile, project, fortify for mapping with ...
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Heatmap legend is possible?

I was wondering if it was possible to create the legend of heatmap layer in mapserver and openlayers 3? I am using both of them and will pick up one of them. regards
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Customize Legend Geoserver

I am showing a legend coming from a geoserver. The SLD defining the layer is scale depending. Calling the GetLegendGraph like this results in a legend that shows both scales. I read about the ...
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How to to get current legend column count using arcpy?

I can change the numbers of columns in the legend using arcpy.adjustColumnCount(column_count). However, in my particular case I would like to know how many colums there are in the legend in the ...
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“Others” Appearing in CartoDB Legend

I've imported a SHP via zip folder, and it appears to import correctly in the Data View. However, in Map View, when I select the Category option one of my twelve items is listed as "Others." In ...
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Altering legend labels in Matplotlib

I have a choropleth map which displays crime percentage change. It is plotted from a geodataframe and the choropleth intervals are determined in the background by Python. Unfortunately, the first ...
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Can someone help me identify this part of the map?

I'm sure 1 is a road, but what are those bumps on the side? I'm guessing 2 is a footpath. I have no idea what 3 is, if you don't know what it is, fine, let's leave it at that. I searched for what ...
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getSymbol of FeatureLayer

I'm working with the arcgis javascript API on a webmap. I have a feature layer on some server which I'm consuming in my webmap and now I want to get the different symbols/icons of that layer one by ...
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Displaying legend item as polyline instead of polygon in ArcMap?

I am using ArcMap 10.1 and am trying to create a legend that will display a polygon layer as a single line.
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How to generate mapguide legend?

I'm trying to generate the legend of my mapguide map from the mapguide API but I've found any samples... Have you an idea of how to use GenerateLegendImage function on a layer and how to convert the ...
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GeoExplorer Layer Group Legend

I created a layer group consisting of eight layers in GeoServer and viewed it in GeoExplorer. The problem is that the legend panel shows the layer group with the title of all eight layers as being ...
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Changing symbol scale in ArcMap legends?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.3 and the "Legend Wizard" does not offer me a method to include symbol size within my legend. I have my symbols by color in the legend but I would like them by symbol as well, as ...
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Legend symbol angle in ArcMap 10.3

I work on a map with rotate data frame. When I create the legend, the symbol line in the layers on the legend are angle to different directions than the layers in the map: I try to find a way ...
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Adding labels with symbols to legend in ArcMap?

I'm creating a map with ArcGIS Desktop v10.2.2, showing museums as points. The museums layer has no symbol and the labels are made of a circle filled with color with the ID inside, taken from the [ID] ...
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Stretched raster bar appears divided

When I add a raster bar to a legend on a map, the bar appears divided in two parts, anyone knows how to fix this?
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Using legend with dijit/form/DropDownButton in ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

I am very new to the ArcGIS API for Javascript and am by no means a programmer. Nonetheless, I have been fairly successful at finding existing code and modifying it to my needs. That is, until now. I ...
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ArcGIS Online - Legend for raster/image (in web map, web map app, via Image service or other)

Is there a way to have an AGO map, or mapping application, with rasters than be symbolised in the legend? We currently use Image Services which load fine but cannot be listed in the legend - so the ...
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How to set more than one font sizes for a legend item in a QGIS?

I am looking for a possibility to set a second font size for one legend item in QGIS (2.8.1) Printcomposer. For every item (name of a plant) I need a smaler expression in brackets (name in latin). Is ...
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Accessing feature legend style name using QGIS?

I have a vector layer classified by some combination of field values. I want to add a field for each feature, filled with the legend style name of the element. How can I do this? via Function ...
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How to remove selected elements from a QGIS legend?

I'm working with a QGIS project with a number of layers. When assembling a printout all visible layers are automatically added to the legend: I would like to exercise some control over the legend ...
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Legend disappear when I drag out of the Layout View in Citrix ArcMap

Every time I work on ArcMap on my citrix and set up all of my legend. So when I am working on editing or make any changes I want on my ArcMap. I drag my legend out of the Layout View and it would ...
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Can ArcGIS for Windows Mobile have legend for displayed layers?

Just finished building my first mobile map in ArcGIS mobile project center and opened it in ArcGIS for windows mobile but quickly realized there is no way to turn on a legend to show what the ...
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Removing item text from a layer in a legend in the print composer

I am a new user of QGIS and I am having a problem configuring a legend on the Print Composer. I am trying to remove the item text from a layer and then alter the text below hoping that this would ...
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qgis legend with calculated field symbol

I am making a map with a bunch of features plotted on it, each with a two-letter combination used as the symbol and a color. The letters are unique for each feature, drawn from a column containing the ...
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Checking if layer is visible in legend using ArcPy?

I want to be able to check if a layer is visible in the legend and if so then perform another operation - in python. I am using ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop. I cannot find anywhere how to check if a ...
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Enable and disable styling rules

I have a vector layer in qgis. I have added a bunch of rule for this layer. This is the QDockWidget for layer in QGIS main window So each of interstate, divided, secondary is different rule added ...
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Apply and keep advanced labeling settings in ArcMap

I want to do a map in ArcMap and keep the labeling that I set in the layer properties for the map legend. Somehow, when i click 'apply' the values of the advanced labeling appear in the legend, but ...
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GRASS GIS - Plot Legend using Text Only Version

If a person uses the text only version of grass on a remote system, how do you output the legend as a graphics file? such as: r.out.tiff input=mymap output=file.tiff but have it print the legend ...
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How to show overlay in layout legend [closed]

I am displaying three different layers on a map, essentially three separate habitat types. Each have their own colour. In cases, 2 or 3 of the layers overlap in part (essentially showing where ...
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cartodb.js map doesn't display custom legend or attribution

I have developed a map at https://afterfibre.nsrc.org/af_dev.html which should display a custom attribution in the lower right corner: ...
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MapFish Print Legend

I am new with Mapfish Print. Everything is working with my config.yaml except the legend. Here my code: ` - !legends font: Helvetica maxIconWidth: 8 maxIconHeight: 8 ...
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Using Multiple maps and Legends in a single Print Composer

I keep running into this problem when I inlay a second map and legend into the print composer. For example when I plot my first map and legend I can lock the map and then I prepare my inlay map. ...
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Can I get rid of the borders around the colour boxes in QGIS Print Composer Legends?

If you look closely at a legend in the QGIS Print Composer, you'll see that each colour box has a hairline (1 px) border. How can I remove these borders? By playing around with the settings, I've ...
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Showing only some layers in QGIS legend?

My QGIS 2.8.2 standalone app provides several decorating layers (e.g. cartographic grid, background layers, reference points) which should be not changed by the user (neither editing nor hiding), as ...
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Export/Save graphic created in ArcMap

I created a legend for a Map with ArcMap 10.2.2. I converted it to graphic and want to export or save it as an image. How can I do? Can't figure it out.
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Excluding hidden items from legend

I want to show items and labels in the legend only for those features shown on map. I hid some of them with a query definition in layer properties, but they're still visible in the legend. I know that ...
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QGIS Set Composer Legend to shrink the font size to fit

QGIS 2.10.1. I have read that it is "impossible to make the legend smaller then its contents". Is there a way to set the legend to shrink the font size when re-sizing the bounding box? Or when you ...
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Items won't show up in legend

I've imported some values attached to x y coordinates and am trying to display them as charts. All has gone well apart from the values displayed on the charts won't appear in the legend. I've exported ...
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Selecting more graphics at once

I'm making a map on ArcMap and I converted the legend to graphics in order to manually manage my symbols and texts. For instance I want to increase the size of all the points in the legend to the same ...
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How to place items horizontally below heading in Legend in ArcMap?

I'm working with ArcGis 10.2. I want to display a legend which is composed of Title ("Legend"), Heading ("Layer Name") and Items. I want the items (in this case three) to be horizontally disposed ...
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Legend information in shapefile

I am a novice to the field of GIS so please forgive my ignorance. I am required to plot a shapefile (.shp) on a basemap which is an openlayers map. The shapefile is published in GeoServer as a wms ...
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Adjust labels in CartoDB choropleth legend

CartoDB allows the user to change the legend values for the left label and the right label. However, I would like to add values to the three middle color values. Is there a way to do use within the ...
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Counting number of features in legend for each page when using Data Driven Pages?

Is there a way to count number of features for each data driven and reflect it in the legend?
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How to get a legend label on multiple lines in QGIS

This question was posted in 2011, and someone has said that QGIS now allows multiple lines for legend entries, but no one mentioned how to do this. I am running wein 2.8.1 and I cannot figure out how ...
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QGIS Print composer Label Icon in Legend

In a legend of a map I want to label the icon with a number, just as it appears in the map. As example, I have different parcels and every parcel has a number. In the map, the parcels are labelled. In ...