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

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How to obtain coordinates from points with similar symbol in an image?

I would like to obtain a table containing all the coordinates of the triangles in the following image. I know it is possible to georeference my map using the georeferencing plugin and then I can ...
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A python script to batch add layers to multiple rasters?

So I have looked at existing tools and there is nothing to batch change symbology to a myriad of raster surfaces (20+). Basically my manual process is to right click on the rasters layer properties, ...
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Is it possible to symbolize a layer with time from now?

Using Arc Desktop 10.3.1 and AGOnline, I have a polygon feature class showing different service zones and the dates of last service. I would like to symbolize this using a time from now, ie if it ...
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How to automatically group values in symbology based on rules

I want to display a points feature giving each point a color depending on the range of values within which it falls, because I have more than 120.000 values (one for each point) and don't want one ...
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Geoserver SLD attribute-based symbology

I have a dataset where multiple attributes need to be shown with the same symbol. I can achieve this using multiple 'PropertyIsEqualTo' operators nested within 'Or' logical operators, see below ...
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Oil and gas well symbology for geoserver

I need to symbolise an oil and gas well dataset in geoserver. I have the dataset symbolised in ArcMap using the standard esri well symbols. Is there an easy way to convert this esri layer file into ...
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Select symbology for the Style Manager Listing? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a PDF or on ESRI website that shows all the symbol selector. I need to look for something....like a county boundary in either polygon or lines.
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ArcGIS - missing old lyr file

I have some mxds from a few years back that I have been tasked with re-purposing. I need to recreate the original symbology, now missing, which was apparently done by loading a lyr file from parts ...
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How can I display points with points displacement renderer without circleoutline

I understand the point displacement, but I would like to display the circle without the circleoutline. Even when I change the "circle pen width" to 0,00 it displays a fine line. And there is no ...
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Setting up layer file template/design for lots of different data in ArcGIS for Desktop?

So I've started working for a company where people use background data like rivers, buildings, roads and so on a lot. The data is used all over the country, so I have to download a lot of data for ...
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When is it best to use a Proportional Symbol Map or a Graduated Symbol Map?

I am having trouble understanding the difference between the two, or why it matters. How do these two differ from each other?
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Fully symbolize a vector field marker in PyQGIS

I'm designing a symbol for an external application that needs to be a vector field marker combined with a simple point marker, displaying a line at a certain angle around the center point. In PyQGIS, ...
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Possible to create AutoCAD-like grading lines in ArcMap?

I often need to show grading for roads and ditches. This is what the map readers require and what the standard symbology for grading is. These 3D lines can be easily created in AutoCAD civil 3d and ...
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JSON To Features tool does not obey symbology?

I am using the JSON to features tool in the ArcMap conversion toolbox and i cannot seem to get the symbology right. This JSON i am using is a GPFeatureRecordSetLayer which i have written to a .json ...
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Using python to change vector style

I am trying to change a qml style using pyqgis. The style is rule based with 12 rules each with different symbology. All the symbols are two layers (one is 3 layers). In two of the rules, I would like ...
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How to label Highways with Canadian Data

QGIS - I've been working with 1:50,000 topo. data from a couple of provinces in Canada. There is attribute data for the highway numbers but how do label them with a circle around the highway number in ...
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QGIS kml export with symbols

I'm new in qgis and I need some help. I'm trying to export a specific layer with defined some points using different symbols. The exported kml file will discard the symbol type layout. This is the ...
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Symbol levels not working with Illustrator export

I use symbol levels to represent different overlaying lines by importance from a field value. The red lines are more important and yellow less. That's what I get in ArcMap: And now that's what I ...
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Exporting map containing raster layer with vector field symbology ends up with partially rendered symbology from ArcMap?

After exporting a map in ArcMap (ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop) which contains several raster and vector layers including one raster layer resembling flow direction of ice, the output file (tried JPG, PNG ...
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How to bulk load Picture Marker Symbols into .style for ArcMap

I have close to 1000 PNG files that I want to make Picture Marker Symbols stored in a .style file. I am very familiar with Microsoft Access, Python and ArcGIS and I know some C# and .NET. When I ...
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ArcObjects Style of a symbol chosen with the ISymbolSelector interface

I am trying to store the properties of a SimpleMarkerSymbol symbol selected by the user using the ISymbolSelector interface. I plan to store the size, colour and style number in a file. I can get ...
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How to add multiple png in style file in Arcmap

I want to create a new .style file in ArcMap. Under the Style Manager windows, I create a new empty "Style". Then, in the "Symbol Property Editor", I can add a "Picture Marker Symbol". But I can only ...
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how to stop symbols from rotating with the mapview in arcgis for android?

I am using arcgis android sdk and I enabled the rotation in my mapview. I added picture marker symbols and I want them to rotate with the mapview the problem is that when the mapview rotates the ...
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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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QGIS 2.10- symbology - Using BOTH size and colour to represent 2 pieces of information on single point

I want the colour of the point to represent value from data column x (eg. rating from 1-5) and SIMULTANEOUSLY the size of the point to represent value from data column y (eg. Number of ratings ...
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Calculate proportions of point counts per polygon based on threshold values

I have an attribute table containing "Joint_Count" and Raster ID (A1, A2, etc), where Join_Count refers to the sum of points per raster ID. If the sum of all Join_Count represents 100%, how do I ...
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Symbolize Flow Direction on Line Feature in ArcGIS Online

I seems that ESRI has a serious limitation as it seems you can't symbolize the direction on water lines in ArcGIS Online. With server you can. From the reading on Esri forums this is a known ...
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stylizing/symbolize openlayers based off GML

I am completely new to OpenLayers. I created a GML using QGIS and would like to call data from it. It isn't stylized (specific icons per attribute). I would like to stylize/symbolize the data using ...
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Differences between APP-6A and APP-6B in LuciadMap?

I'm using luciadmap 2013.1 and, from what I understood, one can switch between APP-6A and APP-6B symbology like this: new TLcdEditableAPP6AObject(ELcdAPP6Standard.APP_6A) new ...
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ArcPy script using 'symbology.addAllValues()' failing [closed]

I'm having a problem trying to use symbology.addAllValues() on a layer with Unique Values Symbology. Unfortunately, I can't paste in actual code here since the machine I'm working on is classified, ...
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Create points symbology with more than one parameter

In QGIS i would like to create symbology for points layer where the symbology will take into account more than one parameter (currently two). i.e.: My points layer has street names and house numbers ...
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Rotating symbols around two axes in ArcScene

Using ArcGIS 10.3.1 I want to visualise the strike and dip (essentially the same as aspect and slope) of measured rock faces in ArcScene: the idea is to have a coloured DEM of the field area, with an ...
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Map symbolization - style file: compute change for the Label?

Situation: How to get the attributes/values of a field COD in an Attributes Table of a Feature Class (picture attached - attr_table) using another field COD_SYMB (which acts as a key-field) in that ...
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how to rotate a symbol

I am working in c++/python/QT 4.5 with the api qgis 2.8.2 My application receive data from a communication port that indicate the change of position of an object diplayed on the map and represented ...
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Change Symbology with different Column Value

I am using ArcMap 10.0. I am trying to change Cadastre colours when the values of the box EXTRA is set to 0,1 or 2. So basically, I need the default values set to 0 (already completed). Properties ...
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What is the color standard for roads or Transportation for USA?

Are there color standards for US Transportation roads such as Interstate, County,, Interstate, local, private, state highway and other roads out there ?
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Graduated symbols not appearing for all polygons

I'm using ArcGIS 10.2.2. Trying to map some city populations using graduated symbols. Should be simple, but while most of the polygons are being assigned symbols, some aren't. For example, in the ...
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Plotting points into segments on roads exactly with ArcMap?

I have a set of data (see the table below) which has an origin lat and long and destination lat and long with speed. I just want to plot lines between the origin and destination, and color code them ...
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Does the display size of a map object in Google Maps affect the [% repeat] value for a symbol on a polyline?

I have two Google map objects on my page: 1) height: 121px; width: auto; (This is the smaller map). 2) height: 770px; width: auto; (This is the larger map). Both of these maps have the same ...
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Seismic 2D shot points in ArcGIS 10.1

Which is the available Seismic 2D shot point renderer to be used in ArcGIS 10.1? In ArcGIS 10 I know of Exprodat’s plugin ...
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Use multiple double attributes to symbolize a line shape in ArcGIS

I need to represent multiple attributes to a line shape. The attribute table already have the fields I need to represent. One of the attributes is the total number of commuters between cities; this ...
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Exporting map to PDF, fix polygon bleed

I'm trying to export my map. But ArcGIS generates PDF (or other) maps that is not the same as in the layout view. I have polygons that is filled with a pattern, and this pattern is drawn over the ...
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Style Sheets: Setting up a style sheet to change only styles, no other fields

I'm trying to create style sheets for my projects. I only wish to change the Style, without affecting labelling or the Fields. And I can't, for the life of me, get it to work. I'm using .qml files and ...
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Assigning Arrow Symbology on Point-to-Point Connections

I have an excel file containing points of departure and arrival places and their lat/long. I have lat/long for both arrival and departure cities in spreadsheet. I have created seperate point feature ...
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QGIS just installed on MAC OSX - vector layer styles do not work properly

I am a newbie with QGIS - I have just installed QGIS 2.10.1-Pisa. I am following a youtube tutorial by Steven Bernard and I just found that the styles do not work properly (I run Mac OS X Lion 7.5.1. ...
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QGIS: How to change symbology of a continuous raster to discrete with unequal intervals?

so I'm new in QGIS and currently trying to convert my ArcGIS-layers into QGIS. One of these layers is a slope gradient raster. I want to change the symbology so that a specific rang of gradients ...
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Importing representations from a Layer File

I'm trying to incorporate representations as part of my data model. I have set up representation rule for my feature class, which is part of a feature dataset. The way I have the data categorized is ...
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Need help on how to move a symbol over a map

I'm working in c++/qt and the c++ api qgis 2.8.2 In my application i load a map with a s57 file, this part works perfectly, now i need to make some plot representing different object like boat, plane, ...
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QGIS expression builder include relation attributes

I have a set of symbols based on a table in postgis such as this id|type|action_1|action_2|geom In QGIS I have this table symbolised using a rule expression which works effectively. However this ...
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How do I classify my counties to color the bottom / top 25% in area?

I have a map of my state with county boundaries. What settings should I use to color the counties based on their area but only if its area falls in the bottom or top 25% of county area? For example, ...