The set of conventions, rules, or encoding systems that define how geographic features are represented with symbols on a map.

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Is there a point symbol for ArcMap that looks like the Google Maps Marker Symbol?

Is there a symbol available through ArcMap (I'm using 10.3.1) that looks somewhat like the Google Maps marker symbol? We have a webmap that was created using Google Maps Engine and apparently we have ...
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Export Symbolised Point Feature to Text File in ArcGIS

Is there a way to save symbols of a feature class from Arc Map as XML or text file format? I know one can set up representations on a feature class in a Geoodatabase and Export XML Workspace, but I ...
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Why is my large DDP document losing symbology in later pages of PDF export?

The map document is 77 pages long and it seems that later pages are losing some symbols for features. The scale isn't changing, so it is not an issue of scale based displays. Any thoughts?
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Arrows with direction and proportional to attribute

my data looks like this: > main end.station start.staion Freq end.latitude end.longitude end.station 1 359 519 929 40.75510 -73.97499 E 47 St &\nPark Av 2 ...
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Rotate symbols perpendicular to line angle (QGIS)

I have lines representing curving streams and want to angle symbols at various points on the streams so that they are perpendicular to the angle in their particular locations. What QGIS seems to do ...
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Graduated symbol class error from QGIS?

For QGIS 2.10.1 Pisa, Win8 I am attempting to plot my data (about 50 points, imported csv, converted to shape file); as graduated by size, divided by natural breaks, 8 classes, link class ...
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how do I change label color depending on feature intersection in qgis?

I have two polygon layers. Layer 1 is the coverage layer for an atlas. I would like the color of labels for layer 2 to change based on whether or not the feature overlaps with the current atlas ...
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Using Symbols from Feature Layer for Graphics Layer in ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

I have a feature layer being drawn from a map service. I have a graphics layer that is the result of a query (happens to be on the same feature layer). I wish to apply the same symbols from the ...
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QGIS: layer scale visibility

I need to display a line-type layer differently according to scale. Do I necessarily have to use a rule-based representation and make several different rules (one per scale interval) or is it possible ...
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QGIS, displaying attribute values over geographies

Is there a way to use graduated symbols that display a value off the attribute table? For example, I have a map of Vermont towns, and I would like to have an industry code floating above each town (I ...
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Symbology Method. “Size” not showing up in “Method”, QGIS 2.10.1

QGIS 2.10 is supposed to be able to allow you to use size instead of color for a gradient method, as seen here: http://anitagraser.com/2015/06/21/qgis-2-10-symbology-feature-preview/. However, I get ...
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TOC layer symbol changed EVENTS in ArcMap

I want to do something when user changes one of TOC layer's symbol. I am using .NET in arcMap 10.0 . How can it possible with arcobjects ? Please , help. Specially I want to know, Is there any events ...
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Multiple Points CartoDB [duplicate]

I'm new to CartoDB. I would to map people using their addres, buy i have only the city where they live. In the maps there's multiple points overlapping. I would like to click on them and be able to ...
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ApplySymbologyFromLayer does not work in my python code

I have a layer file. I make a button in ArcGIS 10 with .NET. I want to change layer symbology with the layer file. For this purpose, I write python code and execute it from C#. If the following code ...
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Apply Symbology to shapefile - change the field value but not the symbology (arcpy)

I have a shapefile that has multiple fields. I have a applied a manually applied graduated colors, and ranges. What I need to be able to do is copy the shapefile in the toc and change the Symbology ...
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Manually selecting colors for different polygons within layer in ArcMap?

There is a polygon layer with several polygons. They are displayed with some colour which can be changed simultaneously for all of them. Is there a way to manually select several polygons (without ...
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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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Custom Icon Markers in QGIS

I have a library of .bmp logos that I would like to use to symbolize points in QGIS. Does QGIS only support .svg logos?
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How do I plot points as graduated/proportional circles in R?

I'm back again with more R mapping questions! This one is concerning symbolizing points by a certain attribute with graduated/proportional circles. DATA: My full code can be found here if you're ...
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Can someone help me identify this part of the map?

I'm sure 1 is a road, but what are those bumps on the side? I'm guessing 2 is a footpath. I have no idea what 3 is, if you don't know what it is, fine, let's leave it at that. I searched for what ...
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cartographic line develop spikes when applied offset value

version: ArcGIS 10 I am using a number of lines in certain polygon. As I apply offset value to the outline, spikes/kinks are produced as shown in the picture. Any solutions to remove the spikes and ...
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getSymbol of FeatureLayer

I'm working with the arcgis javascript API on a webmap. I have a feature layer on some server which I'm consuming in my webmap and now I want to get the different symbols/icons of that layer one by ...
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Polygon with dash-dot-dash border style

I'm developing a WPF application. One of my requirements is to have polygon borders drawn with a dash-dot-dash style. Is there a way to accomplish that in the client side? So far I've tried: var ...
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Symbology Representations in QGIS

Is there a way to create and apply non-destructive symbology to features in QGIS? In ArcGIS, you can create 'representations' of a feature classes symbology, which allows you to make independent ...
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is there a way to automate symbology in ArcGIS?

I would like to know if there is some way to automate symbology based on my attributes. I have a list of zipcodes and a column which contains ID-codes of waterstations delivering water in that area. ...
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Is there a way to change symbol size units dependent on scale?

Is there a way to change a layers symbol size from paper units(mm) to map units(m) once you hit a certain scale without adding duplicates of each layer? QGIS 12.2
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Styling points with shapes and graduated symbology in QGIS

I have a point vector layer based on a .csv file. I am trying to show categorical data (seasons) and continuous data (catch per unit effort, CPUE) at sampling sites that get revisited. I have used ...
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Changing symbol scale in ArcMap legends?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.3 and the "Legend Wizard" does not offer me a method to include symbol size within my legend. I have my symbols by color in the legend but I would like them by symbol as well, as ...
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Trying to use Symbols to represent numerous fields

I am using QGIS 2.12 in an Archaeological setting. I have populated a layer with features that represent burials and I have the intent for symbols to appear in the burial polygons to represent the ...
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QgsCategorizedSymbolRenderer default ramp colors

I have a plugin and I want to symbology a vector file with some default ramp colors but I see that in graduated symbology is not so easy as in graduated symbology. Is it possible to assign a default ...
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Mapserver: set symbol on lines according to line features length

I need to display arrows alongside to line features. Lines represent water pipes. The issue I'm facing is that lines are a concatenation of numerous line features of various lengths. Therefore, ...
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Mapserver: avoid symbols to be cut

I use an arrow as a symbol to follow lines, but in several cases, symbols are cut (when line features are too small or changing direction). Here is an example of the result on my Web site: Here is ...
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Legend symbol angle in ArcMap 10.3

I work on a map with rotate data frame. When I create the legend, the symbol line in the layers on the legend are angle to different directions than the layers in the map: I try to find a way ...
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Symbolizing polygon fill color based on HTML hex color attribute value in ArcMap?

I have a set of polygons that I need to symbolize with a certain color. I have an column in the attribute table that contains the contains the html hex color value (#FF0000 Red) that I want the ...
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How to change default symbol in Categorized symbol renderer (python console) or use different icons as vector layer symbols?

I have a point shapefile in QGIS 2.10 and I want to display one of its fields attributes based on its unique values (I always know that it has 4 unique values and their values so I do not care for the ...
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ArcGis Feature layer does not display symbols consistently on web browers

I have a Feature layer that does not display symbols consistently. Symbols at certain locations are randomly not be visible. Zooming in-out will randomly show/hide a symbol at a particular location ...
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QGIS Nautical Chart Symbols for sector lights

This is I know going to be of limited interest to many of you but I teach navigation and I am working on producing test questions and charts for assessing learners knowledge. My problem is solvable ...
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ArcMap Symbols displayed rough / blurry after changing the data frames coordinate system

I had to change my data frames coordinate system from a custom coordinate system (ETRS_1989_UTM_Zone_32N_6Stellen) to ETRS_1989_UTM_Zone_32N_8stellen. The only difference between both systems is a ...
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Adding labels with symbols to legend in ArcMap?

I'm creating a map with ArcGIS Desktop v10.2.2, showing museums as points. The museums layer has no symbol and the labels are made of a circle filled with color with the ID inside, taken from the [ID] ...
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column data to shapefiles

I'm using QGIS 2.8 and am trying to take a shape file that has multiple column data and display that as individual shapes. For example...I have a soil test data table that includes pH, P, K, Fe, Zn ...
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Symbology in geoprocesing service?

The output of my geoprocesing service in ArcGis Server 10.2 is a feature class, this feature class has a symbology file from a layer file (.lyr) The problems is that the output feature class is ...
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Finding metadata about symbology in *.lyr file, data-source missing?

I have this lyr file which have a data source I don't know where is. When I set a new data source, it's the lyr file with all the symbology that gets replaced with the default values from the data ...
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QGIS 2.8 Change Colour of Selected features [duplicate]

How can I change the colour of the selected features in QGIS. The light yellow is not easy to see.
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Change selection colour QGIS 2.8

How do I change the colour for selected elements? I am selecting using select rectangle and the selected elements are almost invisible.
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ArcGIS AddIn to load qgis symbology

I'm looking to make an add-in for Arc so that I can load symbology created in QGIS. I'm familiar with Arc and the way symbology works in it, but I'm unsure what the best way to tackle QGIS symbology ...
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What symbology to use to show population development?

In ArcMap I have made a layer containing two cities and the number of population from 1968-2014. I need help with what symbology to use to show the population development for each city. I have tried ...
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Road Type Symbology Query (non technical)

Does anyone know of a good resource/resources for road type symbologies? I am looking to update the symbology of a Road class layer which has 8 categories. The Road schedule is for Ireland. So a ...
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Multiple attributes - is it possible to do variation by shape?

I am making a map of winter coat color for several species. I have two fields: species name and winter coat color. The latter can be either white or brown, and I would like to code, say, brown winter ...
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Changing label symbology in ArcPy?

I'm trying to change the default symbol (font, halo etc) for labels of a layer that I am adding to an mxd. Below is what I have so far, but the template layer font style didn't show up in the map. ...
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Save/ import style of chart symbology in ArcMap?

I am trying to save a style for a chart symbology. I can save it as .lyr file but I can't import the .lyr file into the chart symbology after: it says "this symbology option is not supported for ...