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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 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 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Does anyone display OpenStreetMap through MapServer, ArcGIS for Server or Geoserver?

I use Windows OS. The data (OpenStreetMap) are stored in a postgres/postgis database. How do I display this data correctly? Update: Now I use: geoserver-2.3.5.exe, ...
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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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Is there a public repository of common formating styles for QGIS? Specifically for Tiger data?

I have downloaded the Tiger data for a map I'm working on and wonder if there is somewhere I can download the common formatting styles for these shapes so I don't have to reinvent the wheel. For ...
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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 use a sld file with Openlayers using OSM data?

My app, made with openlayers, displays building data called from overpass api. var data_url = "http://overpass-api.de/api/interpreter?data=(way[building](bbox);node(w););out body;"; //main working ...
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OpenLayers rules and context, what is the difference?

OpenLayers.Style employs two properties, "rule" and "context" which accordingly contain an array of OpenLayers.Rule and a set of methods. I have noticed that "context" can somehow substitute "rule". ...
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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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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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Overlaying polygon filled with solid colour with diagonal lines in QGIS

I'm making a vegetation survey map using the UK phase 1 survey colour codes. The code for marshy grassland, for example, is orange overlain with purple diagonal lines. For the moment I've created ...
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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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Is it possible to embed QGIS layer styles in a Spatialite database?

Spatialite is a great alternative to shapefiles - but how could I store the QGIS layer style together with the data so that it has a default style? For a shapefile I would just save a [name].qml with ...
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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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How can GeoJson polygons be colored programmatically using OpenLayers?

I'm experimenting with dynamically setting the color values of a geojson polygon. In my geojson file, there is an attribute for each polygon called pop_den. I am trying to update the fillcolor of the ...
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How to get a QGIS useable style file from OS .xml and .xsl files?

Ordnance survey provide some style files to support their vectormaplocal product. The style files appear to come in pairs, similarly named but one with a .xml extension and the other .xls The two ...
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Show categories in QGIS

I have a .csv file pointing at coordinates. It is a large file that is edited often. In it, I have three groups of data (say A, B, and C). Within each group there are a number of Names, and each ...
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How to define a line's width graduated by its attributes?

I have a line shapefile with lots of lines that have different attribute values. I want to present these lines in different widths according to their attribute values without classes but a graduated ...
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Where can I download the last default.style for osm2pgsql?

Where can I download the last default.style for osm2pgsql? I get http://svn.openstreetmap.org/applications/utils/export/osm2pgsql/default.style - this directory does not exist when I try to download ...
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Changing infoWindow style in ArcGIS JavaScript API (v3.2)

See below a screenshot of the infoWindow's appearance in my ArcGIS JavaScript API (v3.2) application. As you can see the transparent title bar with the white buttons doesn't work too well against a ...
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Leaflet: Change point icon (geoJSON) on click and change back when clicking another point

I would be very grateful if someone could help me with this. I have a geoJSON (10 points) that is drawn using an icon. I want to change the icon when I click on one of the points and then I want to ...
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ArcMap does not “remember” linked custom .style files

I have a two sets of custom .style files that I would like to have ArcMap load every time I open the program. (Ex: the thematic color ramps from Color Brewer.) It's a small thing but I don't want to ...
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One vector data layer with different styles in QGIS

I have one layer of vector data that I would like to show in two different styles. Is there a way of accomplishing this in QGIS? I've solved it now by duplicating the the vector layer and add ...
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In QGIS, is it possible to save graduated styles to use on different columns? [duplicate]

I'm using QGIS to produce thematic maps of 9 quantities (given in 9 columns in the attribute table) which have values broadly within the same range and I would like to plot them using the same ...
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Custom OSM, styling points

I have my own OSM file, which is created by some application which I written. You can see some of nodes in my OSM file bottom of the post. I want to fill +/-0.0001 latitude, +/-0.0001 longitude ...
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Difficult style for the map

There is a task before me of generating images as shown below. The main problem is the signs which must be placed outside the polygon (if they do not fit in it), and the lines should connect the sign ...
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Is it possible to create road-type dependent 'shields' in QGIS?

In QGIS, I need to place road numbers on a map (they are point labels) in solid rectangular boxes to make them stand out. Ideally they need to be the same colour as the road they refer to, so a ...