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

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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 ...
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How to add Legend Panel to Dojo / Openlayers?

I have openlayers app on dojo framework. I've been serving WMS layers with geoserver and wanted to use GetLegendGraphic to build legend for all layers. I've seen there are some ready widgets (like ...
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Legend of a raster map with categorical data

I would like to plot a raster containing 4 different values (1) with a categorical text legend describing the categories such as 2 but with colour boxes. I've tried using legend such as : legend( ...
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How to create new legend using ArcObjects?

I am trying to add simple legend to the map. I wrote some simple test code below to see what happens but it did not work. var map = activeView.FocusMap; IGraphicsContainer ...
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Legends for WMS layer on Geoserver

Is there any way to get a representation of a WMS legend in a form that isn't an image? eg XML Using an image for the website in our system will mean the text is not sharp, it doesn't resize with the ...
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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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Leaflet Legend fixed image? not SLD?

I have a style pulled from my GeoServer and have created a basic legend, with a fixed PNG. However I was wondering if it is possible to have this legend be pulled from the layers SLD? so that if the ...
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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 ...