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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

4
votes
0answers
32 views

Qgis Python - Legends in Horizontal

I have successfully added legends in Map using Qgis QgsComposerLegend () python programming .(using Qgis python console) but legends are added vertically.I wanted to place legend horizontally. If you ...
0
votes
1answer
129 views

Adding shapes and/or icons to legend using Leaflet within R?

Is it possible, using Leaflet within R, to make a legend in such way that includes a set of icons or shapes and their corresponding value?
1
vote
0answers
33 views

ESRI Javasacript API Legend digit: Modify Layer Names

I am using the ESRI Javascript API Legend Digit in a map application and I would like to alter the display names as they appear in the legend. I'm accessing map services with cryptic names like "...
0
votes
0answers
49 views

QGIS Server: how to get WMS GetLegendGraphic in HTML?

On MapServer you can get HTML content based legend graphic with WMS GetLegendGraphic. On QGIS we can have only PNGs. It would be nice to have the same behaviour on QGIS Server, with an HTML Template ...
1
vote
1answer
44 views

Change anchor point using ArcPy

Is it possible to changed the legend element anchor point using arcpy? This is the default anchor point: and i want this anchor point loaction: I know how to changed the legend element position ...
2
votes
1answer
77 views

How to sort layers within groups with Python?

After running a longer script (Qgis Console), all I want to do is sort the layers within my groups; since some of them are buffers and the 'biggest' buffer is now on top. I've tried stuff based on: ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

Map to KML tool issue: legend is cut off in Google Earth

I am facing this issue with MAP to KML tool in ArcGIS Desktop (10.2.2): I have created the legend in Map Layout as indicated here then exported to KML. But the legend is partially cut off in Google ...
1
vote
0answers
34 views

Showing only legend items that are actually displayed within current map extent using ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

I'm using TOC/Legend widget as a default legend panel in my ArcGIS based JavaScript API web app. It works great, beside now i want to filter this legend panel based on users current map extent. The ...
3
votes
0answers
90 views

LegendGraphic gray color from external SLD file

I'm trying to add legendgraphic from a WMS layer with an external SLD file wich is generated dynamicly. The legend is added but the colors from SLD file are all gray. The WMS layer is colored by SLD ...
2
votes
1answer
42 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
84 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
89 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
333 views

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: library(...
2
votes
1answer
117 views

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: legend....
1
vote
2answers
41 views

MapInfo legend editing for right to left text

I work with some right to left text (Arabic, Hebrew) and I would like the legend to be from right to left instead of the current left to right. Is there any way of doing this in MapInfo?
1
vote
1answer
215 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
125 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
55 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
55 views

“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 ...
2
votes
0answers
104 views

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 ...
6
votes
4answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
32 views

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 ...
7
votes
2answers
497 views

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.
1
vote
0answers
37 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
69 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
456 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
157 views

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 (...
9
votes
1answer
437 views

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] ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

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?
2
votes
2answers
139 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
46 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
52 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

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 Editor?...
1
vote
1answer
113 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
352 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
71 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
29 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
196 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
53 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
67 views

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 ...
-1
votes
2answers
42 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
35 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
135 views

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: L.tileLayer('https://dnv9my2eseobd.cloudfront.net/v3/cartodb....
0
votes
0answers
81 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

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. ...
1
vote
1answer
102 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
454 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
142 views

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.