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

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ArcMap: How to create legend for specific data frame?

I'm coming up a problem in map production where I have two data frames, but it seems like I can only create a legend using the items in the original data frame (the order doesn't seem to matter as I ...
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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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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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Alternative layperson-friendly names for 'Legend'?

I am making a mobile mapping app that has a button that displays a legend. Because my legend is initially hidden from view, it is really important the text I put in the button that displays the ...
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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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Different legend properties with ArcGIS API for JavaScript

I have a map template that I use to display a variety of feature layers and dynamic layers. I have found a snippet of code to add the legend to my map: //add the legend dojo.connect(myMap, ...
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How to Add/Remove Legend with Leaflet Layers Control?

I have two overlays http://02d0c8c.netsolhost.com/dev/lcb_census_layers3.html that can be turned on and off with a Layer Control. I’d like the legend for each layer to turn on/off along with the ...
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SDK GXP Legend OpenGeo Suite Scroll?

Is it possible to have the legend scroll using the OpenGeo Suite SDK and GXP. Following this tutorial Tutorial LinkIt is possible to have it any size if external as the height and width can be changed ...
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GetLegendGraphic with WMS layers in QGIS Server

I've created a project in QGIS where I've loaded some WMS layers. Now when I look at legends in QGIS Web Client, it just displays the label but not the associated color. Is it possible to have the ...
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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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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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Moving legend items up and down in QGIS

How can I change sort order in layer properties styles tab? The only way I've found is to change their labels and order by it.
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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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GeoExt: Turning off layer title in legend

I am using GeoExt for my web mapping project. My web map includes a legend generated by GeoExt. Is it possible to turn off the layer title for a specific layer in legend? I am aware that there is a ...
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GeoExt: Excluding some of the layers from the legend

Openlayers and GeoExt for producing a web map. The map has a legend panel generated by GeoExt. By default, GeoExt grabs the details of every layers from the map and create a legend for all the layers. ...
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How can I create a legend with the new data defined symbols functionality?

I have a large geology data set that I need to display using an industry standard set of symbols and colours. The symbols and colours are attributes of the data. I have been using the data defined ...
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How to remove white gap in ArcMap Legend

I have a legend created in ArcMap 10.1 which appears to be generating an abnormal white gap to the right of the legend content. Any tips on how to possibly remove this would be appreciated.
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Flex API: is it possible to fit the legend into a fixed frame using print widget and custom templates

does anyone have experience with trying to fit the legend of the WebAPI into a fixed frame when exporting the map to a pdf? I am using a custom template to export my map and I just cannot get the ...
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MapInfo 11.5 - Zoom in Legends

Good afternoon ! With MapInfo v 11.5, we can use the zoom feature in a thematic map legend, so that it plays along with the map zoom (Release Notes: "The zoom feature uses a paper-based scale, so ...
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Legend is stuck on startup()

All my layer URLs and Feature Layers are stored in an array. with an foreach loop, I am creating the FeatureLayers from the URLs, dojo.forEach(window.layerUrls, function (info, idx) { ...
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ArcGIS Javascript Legend Is not Showing

I am trying to add a legend, and it gets to the console.log, but it fails at on the line after it. It does not show any errors saying it failed, but it wont continue past that line. map[map_div_id] ...
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Legend showing info for world map

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 API for JavaScript. I'm showing dynamic map service layer containing 8 layers and I want to show legend for the currently visible layer (only 1 layer is visible at a time). The ...
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Using multiple LayerIDs in a Legend

This should be simple, but I cannot find any documentation on how to do it. I have a legend that is bound to my map that contains several layers. I do not want all of the layers to appear on my Legend ...
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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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Legend not scaling with the map in Mapinfo

I have a problem with the legend designer, when I produce an A0 plot the legend does not scale up with the map.
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How do you format the legend in Geoserver when using GetLegendGraphic?

I'm new to the world of GIS and geoserver so sorry if I'm asking an obvious or simple question. I'm using GetLegendGraphic to create a legend for a raster layer on the server, as it stands it looks ...
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Legend labels for Vector layer symbols - how to name them (GeoEXT)

I'm coding with GeoExt and I have some problems trying to display the names of diferent features in a vector layer. This is my code: mapPanel = new GeoExt.MapPanel({ map: map }); legendPanel = ...
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Make Graph (Data Management), Changing item names in legend

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.... Thanks for the help ...
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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 extract numbers from each vectors?

I'm trying to create custom legend for a layer where OpenLayers.Rule objects are created dynamically and added to a layer. new OpenLayers.Rule({ symbolizer: { ...
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Annoying little line in color ramp legends - how do I remove it?

This was never a problem with ArcGIS 9 but it appears that in 10.0 Esri has added small horizontal lines as the default when including color ramps in legends. I want to get rid of these annoying ...
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How to move the QGIS Layerpanel/Dockwidget programmatically

i'm working on a QGIS-plugin and want to move the default LayerPanel/Dockwidget to somewhere else programmatically. More specific: i want to move it into a tab of my tabwidget. Is this possible? How ...
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How to automatically format the legend labels? in QGIS

I have to do 10 maps (for a start) with "style" -> "graduate" with quantile mode. I need to format the label of the different ranges so that the legend looks comprehensible: Instead of having 1.0000 ...
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Segmentation Violation in ArcView 3.1 while performing UpdateLegend?

I am loading a ".avl" legend file into ArcView 3.1 and I am plagued with a recurring Segmentation Violation Error when I execute the updatelegend command in the theme. It looks like the legend file ...
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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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Map Package is not showing points on map

I am fairly new to GIS, but I am working on an interactive legend and I need to just be able to add a map package to the xaml and it place the points on the map. The legend seems to be working. All of ...
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How to bring Legends of basemaps from ArcGIS online on map layout

I have used some base maps from ArcGIS online as background. We use a GP tool to print maps from this MXD online. So, how can I include the Legends of these base maps on my printed map? I did not see ...
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Working with legend patches/symbology in ArcGIS

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 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 ...
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Is it possible to have a dynamic table in a data driven page environment?

I am creating a map series that has many polygons per sheet. There is annotation for the polygons however some polygons are very small with no annotation for them (annotation would completely hide a ...
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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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legend groups and layer position/order qgis 1.8

I'm tring to programmatically create layer sequence also using groups. Simple python code: layer = QgsVectorLayer("004cp000.shp", "004cp000", "ogr") QgsMapLayerRegistry.instance().addMapLayer(layer) ...
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Mapinfo 11.5 - Legend Designer - problem with symbols

First of all I must say I love new legend designer. It is great to have finally better tool for positioning and even some changing the size of lines and region symbols, hooray. Big step for Mapinfo to ...
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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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How to group elements in QGIS legend side by side?

I would like to edit the legend in my map so that the entries of two polygons will appear together, i.e. the two entries in the legend should be displayed appear as "Study area and possible study ...
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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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QgsLegend link error when building

I'm developping a software using QGIS. When building my software there is a LINK error. 1>mainwindow.obj : error LNK2019: symbole externe non résolu "public: __thiscall ...
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How do you make map styles NOT appear in a legend?

I am using GeoServer to serve up OSM data. I am making use of the GetLegendGraphic command, but I do not want some of my styles to appear in the legend (for example, the styles that are ONLY for text ...
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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?