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

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Manually classifying graduated data outside of range in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have two shapefiles representing grids with values that are symbolized with graduated colors, shown below: You can see that the two shapefiles encompass similar ranges of data, but assign ...
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Arcmap - add an image to a legend that is not part of layer symbology

I am making a simple map, showing store locations on a background. Each store brand is displayed with an image (a coloured square with a letter e.g. Aldi might be a blue square with the letter "A" ...
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Display extent indicators in the legend?

Can you link the data frame extent indicator box with your legend so that the legend displays a symbol and description representing the box?
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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 ...
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Remove item from legend on a several mxd's

I used this code from this question here: Remove item from legend using ArcPy? However I keep getting an error at the following line: legend = ...
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How to show draw effects in legend in QGIS

I have edited the features on my map using the draw effects tool (colourize, glow etc). However, in Print Composer, the legend shows these feature symbols in their original form. How can I get them to ...
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Legend ArcGIS Javascript does not recognize Legend from ArcGIS for server 10.2.2

I have created maps in ArcGIS for desktop and published them to ArcGIS for server 10.2.2. Because of performance issues I have created a group layer of the same map with different levels of details. ...
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Unique Layouts within Data Driven Pages (ArcGIS 10.2)

I am fairly new to working with data driven pages and have run into a problem that I can't solve on my own. I have a set of maps organized with data driven pages from a grid shapefile that I generated ...
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ArcGIS Javscript API Legend - Print Set Legend Columns & Picture

I have a web application that displays map, based on dynamic layers, and provides basic functionality like zoom\pan, print(pdf export option) etc. Application is based on Arc GIS Server 10.4 platform ...
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How to add arrow symbol in legend of CartoDB?

I have been trying for some time now to get an arrow to appear in my legend in a CartoDB visualization - it is one of the simple visualization marker options along with the standard "ellipse", so I ...
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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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Why is my legend in QGIS using cached data?

I have a legend... multiple legends as a matter of fact. Even though I clear them out and start from scratch, I am getting old cached data of what my color ranges used to be, instead of what they've ...
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Creating Pie Chart in Legend with Varying Representations of Percentage using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to create a pie chart within a legend in ArcGIS that reflects differences in percentage (ie: male vs female). An example of what I want to create is below. How do I create something like ...
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Add legends manually for graphic layer in arcgis javascript

In my arcgis map application I am adding legends for featurelayer like this legendLayers.push({ layer: singleCityLayerFeature, title: cityLayers[i][1] }); This adds legends for that "CityLayer". ...
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Add Legend to Leaflet Map

I have a leaflet map that consists of various wms layers representing different years. I am trying to add a legend to my leaflet map but with my own custom hex colours instead of trying to use a ...
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How to remove a layer and its legend in a standalone pyqgis application?

In continuity in my question How to add a legend to a canvas in a standalone PyQGIS application? > In every addition of a new layer in my standalone application, the legend lengthens and becomes ...
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Layers Labeled “Override” in Printed PDF Legend

I have a Javascript function that creates a GraphicsLayer, adds some features to it, and then adds the layer to my ArcGIS Web Map. When I use the Print Widget to print my map I see the layer show up ...
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QGIS: Legend with more columns in one row

I have two layers (water_supply_design, water_supply_condition). I'd like to create new map with Map Composer in QGIS. In this map, I'd like to have a legend with one row and two columns (Water ...
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Creating a Legend with arcpy and comtypes

I am relatively new working with python and arcobjects. Under normal limitations I know that you cannot create a Legend or any arcobject with arcpy.mapping. Is there a generic example of creating a ...
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Legend label failed to send to the print service using ArcGIS javascript

I am try to print my map with legend to PDF format; however, the legend label in the PDF is saying Override 1 instead of the label I specified in class breaks. There are other maps I can print ...
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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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JavaScript API ArcGIS Combine Legend with On_Demand feature class query

I am having trouble adding a legend to my JavaScript code I have a basemap, scale bar, and a click on demand query info box for my feature class which displays the attribute fields but when I add the ...
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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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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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Approach to controlling which layers display in a QgsComposerLegend

I've tried 2 approaches to control what shows up in print legends. Neither of them work which is troubling because other than pruning the layerRootTree in advance of composer.addItem(legend), there ...
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How to decrease the distance between legend's items in R?

I'm trying to create correct choropleth() map in R using GISTools package. I use choro.legend() to display my legend. However I can't create either correct legend placement, AND/OR I don't understand ...
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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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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?
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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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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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ArcPy Customize Legend Error - NameError “Not Defined”

I'm trying to use ArcPy to apply a custom .style template in a map legend. First, the code uses a for loop to search the layers in the map and, if the name of the layer is called "Temperature", ...
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How to change position of CartoDB legend in Editor?

I have a map here that I'm building in Editor with some custom CSS. I'm having trouble positioning my legend in the place I want it on the screen. I referred to this post, and tried following the ...
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R: why are missing choro.legend() items when displayed in zoom()? RStudio

I wish to create map of Oregon, using choropleth(). Using locator() trick I've revealed coordinates for my choro.legend() position. It seems correctly placed in my plotting window, however my legend ...
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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: ...
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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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Modify CartoDB bubble legend

I'm using a bubble map in CartoDB and have chosen four bins with custom breaks. The map part is working fine – I eliminated the other six bins that the wizard put there. But how can I get the legend ...
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Platforms for repetitive automated mapping?

I could give a lot of examples, but imagine you have to do, for example, a study in 10 different locations and have to generate a lot of maps with the same layout, legend. Maps can contain vector ...
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Displaying attributes upon their polygons within ArcMap legend?

Within my ArcMap project (10.2.2) I've got a polygon feature class showing soil types. They are styled using a representation and additionally show the number of the soil type from my attribute table. ...
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Guideline on how to reference units and intervals in the legend

I often use some kind of elevation data in my maps in form of grids and contours. I never really put much attention to how to properly specify units and intervals in the legend but now polishing my ...
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Filter MapComposer legend to only show layers visible on the map

I have written a function in Python / PyQGIS (no standalone application, so copy/paste it to the Python console editor to run it) that takes a VectorLayer as argument, creates a MapRenderer object for ...
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How do I edit stretched raster legend labels using arcpy?

I'm trying to edit a stretched raster legend item to only show values instead of the "High : " and "Low : " that are standard. I've created a layer template that doesn't include the high/low in the ...
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programmatically populating the QGIS Legend

So I have a function in a utility class that creates my Legend for the composer. It looks something like this: def addLegend(self, c, r, L, tree_root): L.model().setLayerSetAndGroups(tree_root) ...
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Programmatically adding folders & layers to QgsComposerLegend

I've been building up QgsLayerTree object with a directory structure that reflects the desired legend. Specifically I'd like the Group(s) to be titles and their contained layers to legend items. ...
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Esri JSAPI Legend Not Appearing

I am stumped on an Web App that I have been working on. I am using Esri JSAPI and can not figure out where I have gone wrong with the Legend. The app runs, but no legend appears anywhere. I have ...
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Removing commas from ArcGIS Online legend?

Right now I am working on a map using zip codes and have gotten the thousands comma out of the attribute table, but that is not changing the way it is showing up in the legend. Does anyone out there ...
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How to ireate over text of legends on QGIS and change that with fields from a Shape

I'm using 2.8.3 version of QGIS, I need change the text of legend, this is because I want to concatenate two or more fields from a Shapefile to compose this text. Can I iterate over text of legends ...
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Display Legends on esri map using javascript [duplicate]

I have different module like distance calculator,radius search and more. Each pages I need to show Legends div so that user can identify places by images on map(or identify the layers).
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NHD Flowline legend colors?

Does Anyone have legend colors for the NHD Flowline that USGS sets colors for theirs ? I'd like to get a copy of their color legend. They can be from their website, brouchure, lyr files or ...
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ESRI ArcMap Legend Formatting

Is there a way in ArcMap Legend Properties to make the legend above look like the picture below?
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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: ...