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

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How to save space in the legend and write the layer name besides the symbol?

I'm starting using QGIS to make a project for university and I am with a problem on configuring legends on Print Composer. The thing is I want the text of my legend to appear after the ...
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How to resize the Legend Item Wndow in Map Composer?

I am just wondering if there is any simple way (no messing with codes) to adjust this Legend Item Window in Map Composer. I am using QGIS 2.14 in windows 8. A much larger (taller) window would really ...
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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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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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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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Can I create a legend of a map that I had get from a WMS?

Can I create a legend of a map that I had get from a WMS? Can I create a legend of a raster map with Qgis version 1.7.4, or only with the 1.8 version?
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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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How to remove <VALUE> text from legend in layout view?

I'm producing a map in the layout view which I will eventually export as a jpeg. I've added a legend which includes 15 classes but when I insert a legend in layout view its including the word VALUE at ...
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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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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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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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Automatic selection of legend object in QGIS

I'am using the Corine Land Cover data for a projet. There is around 40 types of land use in this database. In my print composer with my scale (1:20 000) I neve have more than 10 type of land use. I ...
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Is there a Legend Limiter in QGIS?

Is there in QGIS a function or a plugin that works similar to Legend Limiter in ArcGIS? The attribute I want to show in my legend has many possible values, I want my legend to only show those values ...
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How to sort entries in raster legend?

How do I reorder the Value field in a raster? There is no up or down button in it.
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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 ...
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Making a Map with a Legend as a .pdf Without a White Background

I have a shapefile of United States counties. I also have an Excel file of the share of the black population in each county. I'd like to make a map of this using GIS. (Before you say that there are ...
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How to create multiple lines under same label in legend at ArcGIS 10.3?

I have a shapefile consisting of a number of fields with values of an index score. I classified its symbology categorized and classified the values into 3 classes. The classes are like below- I want ...
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How to generate legend in leaflet webmap?

Although I have checked the "Create Legend" option in the qgis2leaf plugin, it did not generate any legend in the output webmap. What am I missing here ?
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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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R - color SpatialLines by attribute

I have a SpatialLinesDataFrame dataset of rivers in R. The dataset consists of lines (river segments) with a "Turbidity" attribute. I want to create a map and legend, where: Turbidity between 0 and ...
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Legend question

I am trying to input acress right next to values in the Legend; however, I was not able to . See here Even though I know how to do the Legend Properties. See here Can you point me where can I point ...
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How to set proportional value in legend?

I have a GIS table with traffic flows.The thickness is proportional to the traffic value and I'd like to have a little legend with 3 links proportional to setted value (eg: link1 proportional to 100 ...
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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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QGIS print composer: Transparency in legend symbols

Is there a way to make the legend in the QGIS (v2.0.1) print composer reflect the same degree of transparency as set in the Style box in the main window? The legend symbol colours are shown with no ...
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Semi-circle representation in legend - ArcGIS!

I have a little problem that needs solving. How to represent the legend in ArcMap as in the picture above? Or as semi-circle instead of complete circles?
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Is it possible to add subscripts or superscripts into a legend?

I have a population density map where I'm showing the amount of people per square kilometer. In order to make it more visually appealing I want to show something like: [any symbol here] - 2.00 - ...
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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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Changing Names in TOC Doesn't Update Legend Properly

This is related to an ArcMap add-in I coded up this past week. I'm trying to rename a layer in ArcMap and have the legend refresh properly. The renaming part is working fine, however I cannot get the ...
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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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Flip over min/max values in a stretched symbology for raster data

In ArcMap 10.1, we can render a raster in a colour ramp (stretched) symbology to draw a raster layer based on each pixel value. However, the legend for the layer by default starts from the max value ...
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Is there any way to have the legend text above the symbol and beside it, not just above?

Is there any way to have the legend text above the symbol and beside it, not just above? What i do at present is to cut the end of the text off and insert a label then group them, however i want to ...
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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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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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How to create complex legends in Mapserver?

I want to create a color legend on mapserver. It is working but now I have to group several classes together like a heading with a group of color in it and so on. I have 10 such groups of classes. I ...
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Displaying quantitative data in choropleth legend?

I have always struggled to come up with a great solution to handle choropleth or any other quantitative interval or dataset classifications in a map legend where the numbers are sequential. For ...
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How to create a tabular legend in ArcMap 9.3?

I want to create a legend in ArcMap 9.3 like the image below for a polygon layer. How can I do that? The values in the first column (Molid, Brad, etc.) and in the second row of legend (1-40, 41-90, ...
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order layer in QGIS with pyqgis

I´m new in pyqgis. I´m looking for a code to move one layer in TOC to a specific position. Is it possible? Thanks a lot!
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Leaflet add and remove legends with layer selection

I'm new to Leaflet/Javascript and have been struggling to get legends a map to show only when a specific layer is selected from the layer control. I have three layers, one of which I would like to ...
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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 ...
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Why does ArcGIS for Desktop legend not always show symbol as desired?

I have a problem with the legends in the ArcMap because the patch does not show the marker symbol inside it well. Whenever, I move the legend it changes but never to what I want for every patch. I ...
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Legend text wrapper (ArcGIS)

I'm interested in wrapping long legend text (in ArcGIS 9.3.1) so that the text does not exceed the layout extent. I would like to call the "GetFormattedString" Function within the ...
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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 ...
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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 can I programmatically remove a layer from the QGIS composer legend without removing it from the map canvas?

I am working on a QGIS Python plugin which includes automated map production. I use a series of map templates, each of which has a main map, an overview map (with a layer set different to the main ...
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Lining up polygon legend patches in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have tried the properties and everything, I cant understand why my polygons are not lining up correctly in the legend. I created this legend the usual way by adding my 3 layers to the legend wizard ...
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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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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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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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How to do bivariate or multicriteria line symbolization in QGIS?

Bonjour, je cherche à faire sur Qgis un tracé d'un itinéraire avec comme légende une couleur pour le type de route et la largeur du trait pour la fréquentation de cette route. J'ai vu qu'il était ...