An organized collection of predefined colors, symbols, properties of symbols, and map elements.

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Hand drawn sketchy symbology styles for GIS software

Often times in planning projects, a hand drawn, sketchy look is desirable in order to convey the preliminary nature of a project. Is anyone aware of any utilities/plugins for desktop GIS software (...
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SLD to Esri lyr file?

Does anybody know if there's a sw/extension to convert an SLD to Esri. lyr format, or to import the SLD directly?
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How to copy the color styling to a color column in a layer's attribute table?

I have a polygon layer in QGIS that I have applied a random color style to each polygon. Under Layer Properties -> Style I selected a Categorized style and then generated a random color ramp. I added ...
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How to set transparency per polygon in a shapfile in QGIS?

How to set transparency per polygon in a shapfile in QGIS? For example: a polygon with field "value" = 1 should be fully transparent whereas field with field "value" = 0.4 should have a 40% ...
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QGIS Categorized Style: Rearranging values so that it doesn't go 57,58,59,6,60,61

I have a a column of data that I'm trying to display in the Categorized Style but when QGIS orders the values it ranks them, for example, 57, 58, 59, 6, 60, 61, 62.... Is there a way to rank them in ...
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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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How to visualize measure values along linestrings in QGIS?

I have a series of LineStringM geometries. The measure value represents slope (or stream gradient) at each point in the geometry. I love QGIS's robust styling options, but I can't find a way to render ...
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Why is the OGC Symbology Encoding standard not being implemented and is SLD an alternative?

I searched exhaustively over the internet as well as at this How to export Symbology from ArcGIS to Microstation or QGIS? but didnt find a satisfactory answer. Hope to get the answers from the experts ...
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Importing KML and style information into Geoserver

So I'm working on a project that's been in development for over a year, but I only recently got involved. My task involves converting roughly 2,500 KML files into another format, importing these files ...
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How to remove trailing zeros from QGIS Graduated Style Class labels?

I'm sure I've seen a solution to this before but now I can't find it. When using the graduated fill style in QGIS I get lots of trailing zeros in the labels. This makes my legends look messy in the ...
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What's the simplest way to style vector data in Geoserver?

There seem to be three main options: Manually write the SLD files, based on the SLD cookbook Create the SLD file in QGIS, then import Use the add-on GeoExplorer to create custom styles online ...
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Customizing Popups in Openlayers

Is it possible to customize the shape of popups in OpenLayers? For example, I am creating a pop-up using the following approach: var popup = new OpenLayers.Popup.FramedCloud( "popup", ...
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How to change DEM's gradient colour?

I'm a newbie about GIS. I'm from Italy and I've got a *.tif file of my region. I've loaded it has raster but I have a question: The dem has a gradient colour magenta. How change this colour to ...
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QGIS line style

I found the latest QGIS has a great tool to create complex styles, however looks like one small but very useful thing is missing, or I can't find it. I'm trying to create a line style something like "-...
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Raster style based on percentile QGIS

Is there a way to get similar raster styling in QGIS as ArcGIS does with classified raster data based on percentile scores? In other words, I want an equal number of pixels in one color for my entire ...
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Is it necessary to master openlayers to use geoserver?

Is it necessary to learn openlayers to use geoserver? Can i completely ignore OpenLayers so long as i master using geoserver to publish data on my website because i understand openlayers is contained ...
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Unable to stylize raster data as pseudocolor render type on MAC OSX

In a raster layer's Style Properties, I can choose pseudocolor render type, and choose a color ramp and classify the raster. However, when I click the 'Apply' button, or click 'OK', the ...
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How to get the file name of current style using PyQGIS?

I get the name of the current style file using layer.styleURI(). Then, I change the style file using layer.loadNamedStyle(different_filename). However, when I call layer.styleURI() again, it ...
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Openlayers - Cloned features get style from original feature

I am having a problem with the styling of a WFS vector layer from GeoServer after cloning features from it and adding them to a new feature. First I create a new empty vector layer and add it to the ...
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Styling polyline to view which part is above another in self intersection using QGIS?

I need to view a polyline constructed from waypoints of a gps track, that has self intersections in curves, like an exit loop from a highway. I need to visualize it in a way that allow to know which ...
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PostGIS “Overlay” Style Union, not “Dissolve” Style [duplicate]

I'm trying to use PostGIS to do a 'union' of polygons. When I Googled "PostGIS Union", I found the ST_Union function, which performs what I would call a 'dissolve,' not a Union. What I actually want ...
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How does one style the border to match the fill in QGIS?

In the past I have just manually matched the color of the border to the color of the fill, but this can be time consuming. I am wondering, is there any way to have the program automatically match ...
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How to change the display order of proportional circles in QGIS 2.10?

I'm making a map with proportional circles based on point data. I want the biggest circles to be displayed below the others and the tiniest circles above. Unfortunately the default view is different : ...
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How to style points in QGIS based on multiple attributes

While trying to find a useful way having earthquakes displayed, I noticed that it isn't that easy to manage. I'd like to be able to recognize the "Magnitude", "Date", and "Depth" from the style of ...
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QGIS renders outlines where none should be

QGIS always renders the borders of a feature polygon. How can I disable this? Even if I set Border style to "No Pen" and the colour is exactly the same for different categories there is a small grey ...
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How do I make line symbols intersect cleanly without showing edges in QGIS?

I digitised a map showing electric grid lines. I merged a number of lines into a single feature. Now, I'd like these lines to be displayed so that the intersections appear continuous. At the moment, ...
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Mapnik style editor

Is there any tool or editor which can shorten the cycle for experimenting on different styles for mapnik. It would be wonderful with something like cloudmade's editor, but with the possibility to ...
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QGIS symbology: Change symbols outline color without loosing fill pattern

I have defined a layer symbology like shown in the screenshot below (categories are applicable laws however). The layer symbology is defined like this i.e. (no pattern fill): For these three ...
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How to use nested styles?

How can I use nested styles? I found Nathan W.'s post "Improvements to the QGIS rule based rendering" about nested styles, but I do not understand how to use?
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A graduated-categorized hybrid styling of features

I am trying to figure out how to do a styling of features on a mapi qgis, that is a sort of hybrid between the categorized and graduated styling. I am doing a map of road trees in a city, and each ...
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custom Layer Switcher style in openlayers

I use this example to customized my layer switcher in openlayers.But I want to change the position,width and height of layer switcher.I know it relates to CSS.I change some numbers to get some idea....
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Assign Icons to specific points dynamically in OpenLayers

I have a json file describing features on a map (routes, points etc) points include places of interest such as airport, harbor etc. Is there a way to assign icons to these points? example: have a ...
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How to save qml style including function in QGIS?

I made a style which needs function to work. In my particular case it is calculating azimuth between nodes of rectangles to display "direction". The problem is, if I save the style, the function ...
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Leaflet: how to change default style on a point GeoJSON Layer?

I need to change style on a point GeoJSON layer in a Leaflet map. I'm using the following code: function onEachFeature(feature, layer) { if (feature.properties && ...
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How to style Geofabrik shapefiles to resemble Open Street Map?

I have downloaded the shapefiles for the UK from http://www.geofabrik.de/data/download.html I have loaded the shapefiles in to QGIS. Could someone please explain to me or point me in the direction of ...
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Combining 2 different symbologies in QGIS

I've got a layer (road axis) with 2 different attributes : one with the amount of trafic, another with the number of people living next to this road. As symbology for the trafic amount, I like use ...
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How can I use boolean value in QGIS style rule?

I'm trying to make a style based on rules, and I want to use a boolean field I have created for that. But I do the following: "field" like 'TRUE' "field" like TRUE "field" like 1 "field" like '1' ...
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Where can I find in depth documentation on modifying arcgis stylesheets?

Where can I find in depth documentation on modifying arcgis stylesheets? I have found some of the basics here : Changing tool dialog appearance I want to change the height on one element, the only ...
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how to display polygons as points until certain zoom level?

can somebody tell me how to display polygons as points until you zoom to some level. I'm speaking about OpenLayers. So, for example, if the zoom level is less then 10 than it should display feature as ...
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Is Geoserver's “styler” plugin dead?

The "Styler" plugin for Geoserver promised flexible styling of your data, using the GeoExt library: The user guide tells you to first install the REST plugin, and then extract the styler zip file ...
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How to define border colour for rule-based style using PyQGIS?

I use the following to create a Rule-based style for a given layer which includes defining a label, expression and colour fill: from PyQt4.QtGui import QColor layer = qgis.utils.iface.activeLayer() ...
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QGIS 1.8 fails to rotate point geometries with rule-based style

I have to do some visualizations in QGIS (1.8.0) and up to now I've been very happy with the new Dialog "Layer Properties -> Style", using the rotation-field to rotate Point-Geometries visualized by a ...
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QGis: Natural breaks (Jenks) - algorithm is buggy? [closed]

I don't know how the Natural Breaks (Jenks) algorithm works in QGis graduated symbolism, and I've deliberately not researched it in order to ask this question, as my point is based on what seems to be ...
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Is GeoExt styler extension available for Geoserver 2.3.3?

I've switched from my older version of geoserver to geoserver 2.3.3. In the older version, the styler worked just fine, but I could'nt find a styler extension that matched the new version. I tried ...
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Trying to fill polygon fills the entire map

I have been given some shp files to be displayed using Mapserver. Until now I was able to find the correct projections, display the map, and show labels. However, I have problems with polygon colors. ...
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How do I make data points different sizes based on data?

I am trying to plot sales data on a map using QGIS. I will add the disclaimer that I am a rookie at using the program. I added the different sales types by adding delimited text layers (utf16). The ...
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How to Make Two Attributes Display Simultaneously on one Shape File

I am trying to make a map that displays both an incidence rate of a type of cancer and also display at the same time a percent of the population per state that has a certain vaccination. I've added ...
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How to change the vertex style for editing?

When I use drag feature, then the circles on the polygon edge has the same style. For example, this OpenLayers site. I need to change it, I mean they need to be a different color. What is their (...
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Setting rendering order of line layers in QGIS

I have a dataset where different road types are in separate layers, i.e. motorways, primary roads and secondary roads. In turn, each layer is subdivided by embedded codes into different sub-types - 4 ...
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Horizontal only line thickness in ArcGIS

Is there a way so line thickness only expands horizontally from the centreline? I am making a road condition map and found it may not be truly representable. The red on the left overlaps the yellow ...