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

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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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How to show only some layers in the QGIS legend

I hope this is still kind of a QGIS related question. My QGIS 2.8.2 standalone app provides several decorating layers (e.g. cartographic grid, background layers, reference points) which should be not ...
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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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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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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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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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CartoDB choropleth + bubble visualization with two independent value ranges in legend

I have been trying to display two values simultaneously i.e. one absolute value displayed by bubble size (as with layer wizard: bubble) and one relative value displayed by color (as with layer wizard: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Working with legend patches/symbology in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am working with a legend in a map from ArcGIS 10.1. The map is used as a template and will be used many times to create different maps. The legend is used to show a soil type and its descriptor: ...
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dynamic legend for tiles in Leaflet

Good day dear professionals! I have a little problem. I started to learn javascript and leaflet not so much time ago, and now I can work with layers, but creating controls that I need is to hard for ...
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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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OpenLayers 2: WMS layer attribution legend doesn't change between WMS layers, it just piles up

I'm using this to put legends in WMS layers. It works nicely when similar layers have the same legend (eg. layer A1 with legend AAA and layer A2 with legend AAA). The problem is when WMS layers have ...
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QGIS legend without print composer

I'm trying to export a series of images using the TimeManager plugin. I'd like to have a legend on each, to demonstrate why my datapoints are sized the way that they are (i.e. this circle size ...
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QGIS 2.8.3 + QGIS Server Legends line break

I have very long text for some of my legends so I'd like to add some line breaks. I've tried to add '\n', '\n\r', '\r', <br> strings with no success. I know there is an option in the composer ...
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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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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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raster layer color legend with range of values

Is there a way to make clearer legends in qgis? At the very least indicating the range of values and whether the color includes the upper/lower limit of the range. if I make a discrete color ramp for ...
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Display MapServer Legend in GeoExt using OpenLayers

I have been trying to get my MapServer legend displayed in a GeoExt app using OpenLayers. I am quite new in MapServer and web mapping. Only a vector legend, and my OpenStreetMap legend is displayed. ...
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How do I get the default NLCD symbology back after clipping/projecting?

NLCD landcover rasters downloaded from MRLC have default legends and symbology as shown here: http://www.mrlc.gov/nlcd11_leg.php However, when I extract the raster through a mask, or reproject the ...
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Labelling pie chart legend entries by alias in ArcGIS 10.1

When generating pie charts in ArcGIS, it appears that the legend entries generated for the different slices are named based on field name, rather than the field alias. I've done some research, and ...
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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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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 not removed when layer changed [closed]

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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Showing positive and negative values in legend of ArcMap?

I want to draw this Legend by ArcGIS 10.2. This legend starts with a big blue circle and decreases in size till 0, then in 6 its bigger and red. I know its related to symbology and multiple attributes ...
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How to get a map service with multiple legends loaded? [duplicate]

This is based on browser crashes when loading legends at startup which is currently unanswered. I'm trying to get legends loaded from a feature service that contains multiple legends within the same ...
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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 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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Print composer - legend - graduated

I have a map with graduated symbology, with 328 unique values. I would like add a legend to my map (as in the picture), illustrating that light blue indicates low values and dark blue high values. I ...
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ArcMap legend column formatting

I'm trying to spread my ArcMap legend across 3 columns. Ideally column #2 and #3 should have their symbology header / layer name above them (see picture). ArcMap however is of the opinion that ...
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How to remove empty classes from legend in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a classification image with only 12 classes. I'm preparing layout using this image. when I add legend into layout page, a lot of empty classes loaded together with these 12 classes. Totally 255 ...
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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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How to add legend to Mosaic Dataset (ArcGIS Image Service Layer)

I have snow cover data of MODIS (46 images for an year) I put them in a mosaic dataset (with in a file geodatabase) and published them as an Image Service from ArcCatalog and added a time slider. I ...
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the text box to wrap using a rectangle format

I'm looking for a way I could format the text box to wrap using a rectangle format. Could I call it in the getFormattedstring? // Format the legend text if it is not a heading. If it is, we're ...
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Second Page for Legend in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm looking for a way to have a second page in the layout view in ArcGIS 10.3. The map I'm making fills the whole page and I'd like to make the legend go onto a second page. Other solutions are ...
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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 to create a vertical scale bar in ArcMap?

Wondering if anyone out there knows how to create a vertical scale bar in ArcMap? With text I can adjust the angle. Is this possible with a scale bar as well?
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With ArcGIS Server's REST API, can I request a non-default symbol size when requesting a legend JSON?

I am using the ArcGIS Server REST API to retrieve legend information for one of our map services. I am requesting that information as a JSON object, so my HTTP request URL looks like this: ...
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Default item on legend for QGIS

when I make a legend in QGIS, everything shows up how it should except for one item. The item is just a pale brown color that says "default". I can't find this item in any of my layers and have no ...
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Remove Legend from CartoDB Layer

I am trying to remove the legend associated with the current CartoDB generated map and replace it with a legend from a map generated when the user selects a radio button. My code is as follows: ...
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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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Toggling layers with legends in CartoDB.js?

I created a map on the CartoDB website with multiple layers, each with its own legend. I now wish to use CartoDB.js to be able to toggle between the layers, so the legend will toggle on with the ...
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Change label next to symbol in TOC

I'm trying to write a script to change the label next to the symbol in the TOC so it appears in the legend. Arcpy has a way to change the name of the layer, but I can't seem to find a way to change ...