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

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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 ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...