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

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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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Add legend from raster catalog? ArcGis 10.1

Does anyone have a solution on how to add the legend from a raster catalog? It does not show up, either in version 10.1 or 10.2.1. It only shows the name "Legend".
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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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Why do some Customised Symbols look good in map but disappear from Legend on Export?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 I created some customised symbols for my map which ArcGIS Desktop did not have. To do this I used BMP files and imported the symbols. They look good on the map but do ...
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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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Legends for WMS layer on Geoserver

Is there any way to get a representation of a WMS legend in a form that isn't an image? eg XML Using an image for the website in our system will mean the text is not sharp, it doesn't resize with the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Displaying representation symbology description in legend of ArcGIS for Desktop?

When a layer with Representations is turned on, how do you change the 'Description' in the Legend. The setting is normally under the symbology tab and it is not visible when Represenations are turned ...
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Show “layer name” as text in arcgis layout view (map)

I am trying to show the layer names of all visible layers in ArcGis 10.1 when creating a map in layout view. First I tried to use "insert legend" and show there only the layername, but I can't ...
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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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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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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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How to add Map Legend, Scale Bar and Select tool to an ArcGIS Server Service?

I have published a service from ArcMap to my Server Account but I can't figure out how to add the legend, scale bar and select tool to the service. According to the published service it was built ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is there cartographic convention to ordering legend items (high-low or low-high)?

When you symbolise a layer in ArcMap, the symbols are ordered from low value to high value by default. Is that necessarily "correct"? I've never officially studied cartography - is there a convention ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Make Graph (Data Management), Changing item names in legend [closed]

I'm having python produce a multi-series graph. How do you change the series name in the legend, the default being Vertical Bar, Vertical Bar1, Vertical Bar2.... ...
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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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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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Forcing long layer names to multiple lines based on specified legend width in ArcGIS Desktop?

Do to various limitations I almost always create static (graphic) legends but I do have the occasional map where impeccable cartography is secondary to functionality hence a dynamic legend is ...
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How to allow for multiple lines in legend?

How can I force the description text in my legend to occupy more than one line? This is basically the same question as Legend: Can I force long layer names to multiple lines based on a specified ...
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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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MapInfo 12 Legend settings

Does anyone know how (if) I can set the defaults within Legend Designer? I want my rectangles for each layer to default to a 20x20 square, not a rectangle. At the moment I have to change it manually ...
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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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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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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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Adding count of features in categories to legend using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop and I would like to know How to add the Count (which is visible on the Symbology tab of the Layer Properties dialog) to the legend?
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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: ...