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

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Is there any way to get qgis to show a key/legend for categorized colorization (heatmap) scales?

I have a shapefile of all of the counties for a state that is being displayed in qgis as a heatmap, colorized on a 12-point scale from red to green. The data producing the colorization is income or ...
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CartoDB - How would I customize my legend to not be white and have blocks instead of bullets?

First off, CartoDB is amazing. I am trying to modify the look of my legend to look something like the one as seen on the "Elephant Movement in a Human Landscape" example on the CartoDB website. ...
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Italicizing scientific names in a legend

I am trying to Italicize a scientific name in my legend (ArcMap 10.2). I can not figure out how to Italicize one word only without having the rest of the description being italicized as well. Is it ...
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Graduated symbols not appearing in legend in QGIS print composer

When I add a legend in QGIS version 2.2 print composer, the symbols of a layer containing graduated symbols does not appear. Does anyone know how to make the symbols visible? Thanks.
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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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Add Legend with GeoExt in OpenLayers

I need help with legend display for a WMS layer. So far I did this: - insert a Google Map Hybrid layer - insert a layer called "Vladaia" for creating the page - insert CQL filter for WMS layer - ...
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Is there a way to remove this thick gray border from my raster symbology in the legend?

I have this problem with different raster layers, in this instance it's land use data. In my layout, and in a rendered PDF of my map, the legend entry for the raster layer has an ugly, thick gray ...
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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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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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Why do some Customised Symbols look good in map but disappear from Legend on Export?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 I created some customised symbols for my map which ArcGIS Desktop did not have. To do this I used BMP files and imported the symbols. They look good on the map but do ...
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How to EASILY add a map legend to a map in Geoserver?

I'm new to Geoserver and Neatline and somewhat to HTML coding! But, I am clueless as how to 'EASILY & Cheaply " include a simple legend on a map using a WMS statement. I have been able to use ...
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Creating legends on fly in Mapserver

I've got a spatial table in Oracle and a WMS-T in Mapserver, defined in a layer that query that table. The table has several columns and I pass the column to select as a parameter in OpenLayers, so ...
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Create a common scale for different raster layers in GRASS, SAGA or QGIS

I have a number of layers that represent the temperature variability of the water in a lake. They have been generated trough interpolation and have different values as they represent temperatures ...
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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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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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How do I symbol numbers into groups?

I am working on creating soils map and need to group symbolize into greater numbers and within between numbers.. Here is an example of what I am talking about ...
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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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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 have custom symbols show up in Symbol Selector of ArcGIS for Desktop?

How do you get Petroleum symbols into the Map legend box (not the content table) instead of the standard "circle or square"? I am looking to use the Unkown (black symbol) and Active / Producing ...
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Getting BaseMapToggle error from ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

I'm having a problem with my Web Application. I try to fit in a legend and a BasemapToggle but it doesn't seem to work. My Code looks like this: <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> ...
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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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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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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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Show “layer name” as text in arcgis layout view (map)

I am trying to show the layer names of all visible layers in ArcGis 10.1 when creating a map in layout view. First I tried to use "insert legend" and show there only the layername, but I can't ...
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How to create leaflet legend for points

I have points like this in a leaflet map. The points come originally from a GeoJSON file and I used L.circleMarker to convert them to circles. How can I create a legend for these points? Based on ...
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GeoExplorer - Show layer by default in published map

I am able to publish a map using GeoExplorer and can add the icon on the published map to show the legend. However, I'd like the legend to appear on the published map by default. Is there a way to do ...
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QGIS Legend horizontal not vertical

Hi is there an easy way to have the legend linked to the size of the box it is drawn in. So instead of running down the side of the page, it will be across the bottom in columns? Does that make ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Legend - Increase Icon on legend without increase on map

Was wonder if anyone knows how to increase a icon on the legend without it increasing on the map. I have to print an A0 and when I look at the legend the icons for each type are quite small...any ...
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What would be a good symbol for the map legend itself?

I am reformatting a mobile web map. Many of our users are equipped with mobile phones rather than large tablets, so screen real estate is at a premium. I've decided to remove the legend from default ...
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How to resize symbols in the QGIS Print Composer legend?

I am trying to map a count data type via graduated symbol against a chloropleth and the legend is too big. The circles of the graduated symbols are the actual size of their corresponding values in ...
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ArcGIS legend columns

I am making a legend in ArcGIS 10, and have a few layers with a large number of classes. When I try to display the legend with two columns for that layer, the second layer always lines up with the ...
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esri.dijit.Legend.startup not working in IE10

In Internet Explorer (IE) 10, legend.startup in the below code is not working. It just gets struck. The same is working in IE8. function generateLegend(results) { legend = new esri.dijit.Legend({ ...
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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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How to add Map Legend, Scale Bar and Select tool to an ArcGIS Server Service?

I have published a service from ArcMap to my Server Account but I can't figure out how to add the legend, scale bar and select tool to the service. According to the published service it was built ...
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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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Why does QGIS 2.0 print composer not render the legend names?

I made a map using the print composer in QGIS 2.0. However, in the legend it does not display the name of all the items listed. I have updated the legend items, removed the items and added them again ...
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how display graduated symbol in the legend in print composer?

this is the problem: why the graduated symbol is not reported at all in the legend of the print composer? it is a bug or i am doing something wrong? here below the image that shows the problem
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How to add a legend and toggle the legend with a layer in Openlayers?

I'm currently trying to add a legend to my map and to show/hide it, when the corresponding layer (an image layer) is shown/hidden. My approach was to add a custom button with a .png of my legend. That ...
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How to use PyQGIS ( Python QGIS API ) to open/close Update Drawing Order checkbox in QGIS2's Layers (Legend Interface)

Thanks qgis 2, the Legend Interface (layers dockwidget) now has Update Drawing Order check box on right-click mouse context menu. I think this feature can let user temporally closes rendering, then ...
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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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How do I get data to display on the map legend?

I am trying to use the Legend widget from this link below to build a legend that displays our layers in the map: https://developers.arcgis.com/en/javascript/home.html I have added the legend widget ...
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When will QGIS use the WMS supplied legend images ? is there a workaround?

I use a lot of wms services with complicated maps : a legend is essential. Qgis displays none of those legends. The URL is quoted in the metadata. example WMS ...
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How to make pen style show up correct in QGIS map composer legend?

As far as I can tell, yes I've updated the legend. See new screenshot. It's like the field width is cutting them, they all begin with one long and then one short line.. I have a several different ...
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Why legendLayerActions is not available in QgsLegendInterface

There's a reason why QgsLegendInterface (the python interface to QgsLegend) doesn't expose: QList< LegendLayerAction > QgsLegend::legendLayerActions( QgsMapLayer::LayerType type ) const method? ...
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How to print legend using GeoServer Print plugin?

I am using Geoserver 2.4.2 on windows. The print plugin works properly without the legend block. However if I include the legend block in my spec file, it throws an error. Following is my spec file: ...
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Why does ListLayoutElements give IndexError: list index out of range?

When trying to create a legend on ArcMap use the following Python/ArcPy code I received an error message: import arcpy mxd = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument(r"E:\cities\MyProject.mxd") df = ...
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How to use map service legend on ArcGIS Online?

How can I use the legend of a mapservice as part of a AGOL generated webmap? This is the map I have created which does not have a legend And this is the map service in use ...
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How to allow for multiple lines in legend?

How can I force the description text in my legend to occupy more than one line? This is basically the same question as Legend: Can I force long layer names to multiple lines based on a specified ...
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QGIS 2.0 have a Legend Limiter feature? [duplicate]

I found this old post (concerning QGIS 1.x) Is ther a Legend Limiter in QGIS? and was wondering whether this had been solved in QGIS 2.0. Is there a way of only showing the attributes in the legend ...
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QGIS - Changing Legend Size with Python

In QGIS, I use the python console to generate image files through the composer. In particular, I am creating a map with a legend. The legend is too big. It occupies about 1/8 of the image. I would ...