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

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Manually classifying graduated data outside of range in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have two shapefiles representing grids with values that are symbolized with graduated colors, shown below: You can see that the two shapefiles encompass similar ranges of data, but assign ...
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Dashes instead of “to” in mapinfo thematic legend

The thematic legends for ranges are automatically set to the word "to", for example "10 to 20" "20 to 30" etc. I need to write it with a dash instead: "10-20", "20-30". Can I change the default ...
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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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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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Avoiding Legends too large to display in ArcGIS message from ArcGIS for Server WMS service?

I have created a WMS on ArcGIS for Server 10.2 with a polygon layer which contains a unique value renderer with 4 categories. The resulting legend item can be called via service call, which responds ...
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How to save and reload legend settings using Python?

I know how to change settings of a legend individually by arcpy (like: Patch, Title, Items, Columns, Frame, Element Size&Position, etc.), but now I would like to use the exact legend settings ...
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Removing commas from ArcGIS Online legend?

Right now I am working on a map using zip codes and have gotten the thousands comma out of the attribute table, but that is not changing the way it is showing up in the legend. Does anyone out there ...
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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 disable duplicate items in the legend for ArcGIS JavaScript API

I have a problem with duplicate items in the legend panel! Can anyone help me? This is my feature Layer with popup info: // Feature Layer var msFeatureLayer = new ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 automatically format the legend labels? in QGIS

I have to do 10 maps (for a start) with "style" -> "graduate" with quantile mode. I need to format the label of the different ranges so that the legend looks comprehensible: Instead of having 1.0000 ...
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evt.layers undefined while trying to display Legend widget in Javascript API

I cannot get an ArcGIS Javascript API Legend widget to show up. An excerpt of my code is as follows. I believe I'm failing somewhere near the console.log that I call...undefined comes up in the ...
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Configuring legend for ArcGIS API for Silverlight?

I can't get the simple Legend sample working with this florida mapservice and the ESRI Silverlight SDK 2.1. The names appear, but the tree doesn't get populated. Anyone see why this code shouldn't ...
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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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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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GlobCover 2009 dataset - importing legend and colormap values into R

Does anyone know how to import a legend for a raster layer (loaded as a .tif) into R such that it can be attached to the raster file itself and used in plotting? In this case, I am using the GLC2009 ...
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Remove Duplicate items in legend

I am working on several layers that share similar symbology in ArcGIS for Desktop (Basic). I'm trying to remove duplicate Symbology from the legend. Manually I can do it by opening the properties ...
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How to change text legend orientation from right to left reading with arcpy

I working on mxd with ArcMap 10.3 . The default's legend properties is- Layout - left to right reading (Marked with a red ellipse) : when it unmarked i get this legend: i want to know if there a ...
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Difference between Table of Contents (TOC) and Legend in ArcGIS Viewer for Flex?

I have been using the ArcGIS Viewer for Flex for quite a while. I couldn't help noticing there were still two widgets, one for Table of Contents (TOC) and the other for Legend. It looks to me TOC is ...
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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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Duplicate items in the legend

I have recently created a web map that uses the legend snippet from the ESRI JavaScript API website. https://developers.arcgis.com/en/jav...et_legend.html It works great for the most part, but has ...
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Changing the attribute behind a legend without changing the symbology

I have a geology layer with a very large legend that was painstakingly created based on a geological code. I now have a new attribute which is a friendly description for each code and I would like ...
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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Creating legend with new data defined symbols functionality in QGIS?

I have a large geology data set that I need to display using an industry standard set of symbols and colours. The symbols and colours are attributes of the data. I have been using the data defined ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Legend - Increase Icon on legend without increase on map

Was wonder if anyone knows how to increase a icon on the legend without it increasing on the map. I have to print an A0 and when I look at the legend the icons for each type are quite small...any ...
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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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Controlling “Fill Properties” in ArcGIS, so that that symbols are visible in legend?

I use marker fill symbols in my legend in ArcView 10, in order to identify different habitats, and frequently have to increase the separation of the symbols in order to make the map more readable. ...
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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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Continuous color band for a raster legend in QGIS composer legend

I'm looking for a way to insert continuous colour legend for a raster layer. I managed to create discrete symbols with values along the bar, but I would like to have a continuous bar with some values ...
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Filter (no display) layers in GeoExt.LegendPanel with names LIKE some pattern

This works to avoid Basemap layers such as Google Maps and overlays such as WMS to appear in the GeoExt Legend Panel: var legendPanel = new GeoExt.LegendPanel({ border: false, filter: ...
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how display graduated symbol in the legend in print composer?

this is the problem: why the graduated symbol is not reported at all in the legend of the print composer? it is a bug or i am doing something wrong? here below the image that shows the problem
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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?