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

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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 ...
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Where do I find the legend for netCDF files in QGIS?

I'm using QGIS to make maps of the maize, rice and wheat cultivated area at global level. I found these great netCDF files: http://www.geog.mcgill.ca/landuse/pub/Data/175crops2000/NetCDF/ Here's an ...
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Sort legend items up and down with arcpy

I work with arcmap 10.2.2 and I have 10 mxd's in one folder. I try to sort the legend items with a python code by moving the legend items up\down and i want that the layers in the TOC stay as is. I ...
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Removing/excluding items from legend in an ArcFM Silverlight viewer

I'm customizing an ArcFM Silverlight viewer (which is essentially an ArcGIS Silverlight viewer in a different package and with some additional tools). I managed to make a legend via the Legend Class ...
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Moving legend items up and down with arcpy [duplicate]

How can I move a layer up/down in the legend using arcpy? I work with ArcMap 10.2.2
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How can one modify map service legend (specifically raster layer)?

I've got the raster layer in my map service, which in fact is created automatically by asynchronous GP service as its output result ("View results with a map service" option). The raster is symbolized ...
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Apply Symbology to Layer - interval values are incorrect

I am creating Data Driven Pages that will ideally create a new legend with graduated colors that are specific to each county. I have created a model builder tool that clips a continuous polygon field ...
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Legend and coloring of markers with plotGoogleMaps in R

I have a data frame (X) that looks like this: code cluster name longt latit 101 1 A -89.6171 35.24992 105 1 B -90.0154 35.10510 106 2 C ...
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Including labels in map legend and point symbology of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I've been using gis.stackexchange for some time already and time has come for me to ask my first question here. I have point feature class with habitat types. There are two important attribute ...
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What's the QGIS Legend Format Syntax to label percentage values?

I asked a question about formatting legend text a while back and I'm happy to see the issue has been solved in QGIS 2.6: How to remove trailing zeros from QGIS Graduated Style Class labels? But I'm ...
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Spplot labels in R how to change

Can anyone tell me how to change the labels in a legend created by spplot in R? It is a typical vertical ribbon legend automatically generated by spplot. Based on color, it is labelled 1-7 but I ...
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Data Driven Pages - Dynamic Legend Classifications - Change with data frame extent

I am creating choropleth maps for quantified data. Each DDP will focus on a new county, which is shown by using a clip of the data frame (by the county boundary). I want to define quantified legend ...
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Is it possible to add values+symbols to an imported symbology in ArcMap?

I am trying to use an imported symbology from a layer file in ArcMap 10.2. However, the shapefile that I want to make a symbology for has two or three more values than are present in the imported ...
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Legend not removed when layer changed

I made this webpage with JavaScript and CartoDB. The layer selector works like I expected it to but I noticed that the legend are stacking on top of each other and not being removed when the layer is ...
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converting into .kmz with legend

How to display the legend in kmz or kml file. I am trying to do so in conversion tool of Arc GIS but while exporting it to Google earth it is not showing the legend.
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How to make Dynamic Legend in Map Book show “No information present at the time” using ArcPy?

I'm working on making everything automated in map book. One of the problems I have encountered was working with the dynamic legend. The issue is that when I toggle one page after another, some of ...
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How can I programmatically remove a layer from the QGIS composer legend without removing it from the map canvas?

I am working on a QGIS Python plugin which includes automated map production. I use a series of map templates, each of which has a main map, an overview map (with a layer set different to the main ...
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How to set a background colour in a Legend Designer Window in Mapinfo

I am creating a map with a darkish background (using satellite images) and light coloured thematics. It looks fine except for the legend which doesn't display very well with just a white background. ...
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Filter MapComposer legend to only show layers visible on the map

I have written a function in Python / PyQGIS (no standalone application, so copy/paste it to the Python console editor to run it) that takes a VectorLayer as argument, creates a MapRenderer object for ...
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how to display the legend when the map contains external icons in R

I haven't found anything about the legend when the map contains icons external R (in png), is't possible to use the legend function or another function in R.
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How can we retrieve the values ​​of the intervals in the legend in R

I have an elevation model plotted in R Code: library(raster) data(volcano) r <- raster(volcano) plot(r, col = topo.colors(20)) Plot: how can we retrieve the values ​​of the intervals in the ...
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Inserting Timeline (similar to Legend) on map using ArcGIS for Desktop?

is there any way to insert a timeline in ArcGIS 10.1? I mean timeline more as a kind of legend showing at which time (or after how many minutes) point features occured (not animated or dynamic!). I ...
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How do I get the legend from a ArcGISDynamicMapServiceLayer using esri javascript api?

New Code: I updated the code a bit to more a recent recent version of the api, but ashima was correct in that I was not passing my layer as an array. Fixed that and it worked map = new Map("map", { ...
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Remove item from legend on a several mxd's

I used this code from this question here: Remove item from legend using ArcPy? However I keep getting an error at the following line: legend = ...
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Placing layer name beside their symbols in legend using representations of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to place the layer name of my feature class (styled with a representation) beside (right hand side) its symbol in the legend of my map in ArcMap 10.1. I know that the format can be changed ...
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2 Legends in Leaflet

In Leaflet I want to add a legend when I turn on an overlay, then when I turn off that overlay I want the legend to disappear and when I turn on a second overlay I want a second legend to appear. I ...
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Unable to edit legend in ArcGIS layout view

Somehow I can’t open the legend properties after converting it to graphic in layout view – from what I’ve read in the ArcGIS guide and online, I should be able to edit everything on the legend through ...
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Restrict legend to map bounds in CartoDB.js

Does anyone know how to restrict legend content based on map bounds in CartoDB.js? I am building a large, complicated legend and I would like it to only display visible features to reduce complexity. ...
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Inverting color ramp in legend

I have inverted the color ramp to display land surface elevation, now when I add a legend in print composer it shows the lowest value at the top and the highest at the bottom. See below: It is more ...
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Lining up polygon legend patches in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have tried the properties and everything, I cant understand why my polygons are not lining up correctly in the legend. I created this legend the usual way by adding my 3 layers to the legend wizard ...
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Legend hangs with large featurelayers at startup

My problem is that I created an app with a lot of services that the user can use. The problem is that when I implement the legend widget and the code goes over startup(), the app becomes stuck and it ...
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How to improve legend spacing for ESRI ArcGIS map

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 and am trying to achieve a fairly uniform amount of white space between the first four legend items and am having difficulties pulling this off. All four items are separate ...
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How to generate legend in leaflet webmap?

Although I have checked the "Create Legend" option in the qgis2leaf plugin, it did not generate any legend in the output webmap. What am I missing here ?
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How to change text legend orientation from right to left reading with arcpy

I working on mxd with ArcMap 10.2.2 . The default in legend properties-Layout is left to right reading (Marked with a red ellipse) : when it unmarked i get this legend: i want to know if there a ...