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

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Can I automate the transfer of symbology information of a raster to a polygon feature?

I have a raster dataset that is symbolized using Natural Breaks (Jenks) classification (9 classes). To reduce file size for web service display and download, I used the Reclassify tool to remap pixel ...
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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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Renaming layer with chart pie symbology in TOC of ArcMap?

I work with ArcGIS 10.3 and when i try rename layers point1 point2 in the TOC but i can't. I using chart pie symbology: This is the symbology tab:
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QGIS- Categorized symbol styling

I work with this polygon shape file: I can see the values 0,1 color but i can't see where the purple polygon location. In the attribute table there no more than two values, so i don't ...
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Symbolise multiple layers in Arcmap with a Symbology Manager?

Is there a way to change or edit or copy the symbology of layers in Arcmap TOC? What Im thinking of is a solution similar to Maplex but for symbology. Maplex has a label manager where you can ...
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Changing Symbology of Multiple Layers using ArcMap/ArcPy?

Is there a way to change symbology for multiple layers in ArcMap or ArcCatalog. I want to change the symbology of multiple layers at once.
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Arcpy ApplySymbologyFromLayer color problems with extent

I am batch automating PDF maps with many overlapping layers and many different symbology colors. When the map is zoomed far out- two of the layers, lets call it line1 (the only blue layer) and line2 ...
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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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ArcGIS crashes when trying category symbology?

I'm facing an issue with ArcGIS 10.3. When I try to use symbology type "category" the program crashes. It seems that is not a matter of data because I used the data before and nothing happened. The ...
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Creating symbology for polygon layer which has opaque outlines but transparent colored fills using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am working in ArcGIS 10.2 and I run a Basic license. Is there a way to make the outlines/borders of a polygon layer 0% transparent, while having the fields themselves show up at around 20% ...
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Changing polygon boundary thickness/color

How can I make the polygon boundaries of admin 1 thicker than thous admin 2? I. e. I want to make the province boundaries thicker than its district boundaries.
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Is there an ArcGIS Pro Style Manager like ArcMap's?

Is there a way to manage all your styles within ArcGIS Pro? I tried looking under Symbology and Options but cannot seem to find a place to manage my custom styles so that I can reuse them in other ...
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Accessing advanced symbol levels with python in ArcMap

Does anyone know if it is possible to access the symbolgy levels in ArcGIS10 with python? I have a layer "temp" that I print to a pdf. The symbology is printed correctly but is drawn in the wrong ...
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How to convert a layer with a symbology using multiple attributes to a KML file using ArcGIS Desktop?

I could use some advice to convert a point feature layer with a symbology that uses multiple attributes (a color-scheme attributed to the percentage of positive malaria cases and a symbol size ...
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ArcGIS Javascript Legend widget does not show full color ramp

Has anyone used the legend widget with raster map services? I have created a GP service that returns raster maps, but the legend is incomplete. The ArcGIS layer properties are shown here, and below ...
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ArcGIS Serious Application Error [closed]

I'm a complete novice to GIS and just began an Introductory course. I am having an issue when I try to access the Symbology tab on a layer. Specifically, when I click on the 'Categories' field and ...
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OpenLayers.Renderer.Symbols custom named by function

Is there any approach to define custom OpenLayers.Renderer.symbol by a function? For example, instead of making a symbol for each 3-pointed, 4-pointed, 5-pointed etc. star ...
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Drawing selection custom selection box using ArcObjects?

I have some code that I'm using to selecting features in a certain extent. I already rigged the tool properly, so it selected the objects as needed, but I want to draw interactively the selection box ...
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QGIS interactive gradient editor - already available?

i have found several links on the "new interactive gradient editor" - which seems pretty interesting and comfortable !!! the features shown in a youtube video are promising, but i didn't find any ...
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Mapserver WMS, features clipped and positioned

How can I prevent features being clipped at tile boundaries in an WMS layer as per the picture The arrow and line segments are being clipped when viewed in openlayers as a WMS layer. The map file ...
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Changing color of symbol in UniqueValuesSymbology object using ArcPy?

I have an template mxd I reference with several pre-defined layers. The only variable I need to modify is the color of certain symbols in the layer. I have tried to modify and dig around the Symbology ...
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QGIS 2:14 - Border show-through on small Simple Markers

On small Simple Markers, 2.20000 mm or less, there is border show-through which I have been unable to eliminate with no pen or transparent border style. This is shown in the group of large and small ...
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Rotating charts in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have just drawn a set of bar charts over a layer in ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop. How can I manage rotate the charts keeping my dataframe with the same rotation? The options offered in Symbology ...
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Set picture marker symbol for a layer with arcpy (ArcGIS)

I have an ArcGIS map document with one layer symbolized with Categories > Unique values. I want to update symbology for this layer by specifying a path to a picture marker symbol for every unique ...
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Styles in WMTS layers

Served through GeoServer 2.4.1. This behavior has been observed trying to view the layer both through OpenLayers and in QGIS. I can display multiple styles on the same layer using WMS, but only get ...
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Will symbol size impact buffer size?

I'm using ArcMap 10.1. I want to create buffers that represent CO2 equivalent from landfills. I used graduated symbols to label each landfill site, based on amount on incoming waste per year. Will ...
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Symbolize a layer based on it's related table (1:M relationship class)

I have a layer of polygons joined by a relationship class to a table by Field = DistrictIDNumber The Table has multiple entries for each polygon so it is a one to many relationship. Is there any way ...
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How to use custom marker symbols in CartoDB?

I am new to CartoDB and haven't found a suitable answer to my search. I have a point layer uploaded to CartoDB and want to change the symbology to my own custom symbol - is this possible, and if so, ...
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QGIS: How to modify the appearence of selected attributes [duplicate]

I am using QGIS version 2.14.1 (Essen). When I open the attributes table of a layer, I select some data which is then highlighted in yellow on the map. I was wondering if it is possible to change the ...
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Graduated symbols drawing order not displayed correctly

When I use graduated symbols for a polygon layer to display population density, the layer is always displayed on top of all the other layers even if I dragged it to the bottom of the Table of ...
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GeoServer - Multiple symbology on single layer

I'm trying to show multiple symbologies on a single GeoServer layer. I'm also using the CSS extension, but an SLD example would be fine. My GeoServer version is 2.8.2 For example: A yellow rectangle ...
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Specifying rectangle symbol with height/length based on attributes values in mapfile?

I need to specify a rectangle symbol in a mapfile. The symbols should be of varying dimensions based on height/width values stored in a table's attributes. Is it possible to do something as with the ...
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MapServer square symbol composed of 4 internal squares

I need to create simple square symbol composed of 4 internal squares. SYMBOL NAME 'SQUARE_TL' TYPE vector FILLED true POINTS 0 0 0 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0 ...
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How to change color ramp interval size in QGIS 2.12?

I'm working on elevation data and I'm trying to change the interval size to 50 meters in the layer's style. I created a color ramp color interpolation on the elevation layer. The values are between ...
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How to create custom line symbol with text in it using ArcGIS?

I have some layers for which I have to use special symbology. Most of these symbols are lines (continous, dashed, dotted, etc.) but they have different text in them for example: ...
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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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Symbology for different years

I have an attribute field which contains Date data. The data is broken down like "3/14/2016". I would like to have different symbology for different years. When I go into the symbology tab within the ...
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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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How to place only one symbol on the centroid of a multipart polygon?

I am using QGIS version 2.14.1 (Essen). I would like to place symbols on the centroids of my data. The problem is that some of my data has multi-part polygons, which means it places the symbol at the ...
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Is it better to use a single layer with symbol classes or multiple layers with definition queries?

I use symbology classes to display my data most of the time. I think I have noticed a performance hit when using symbol classes on large datasets, although it might just be in my mind. That got me to ...
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Changing QGIS Symbology

I'm trying to change the symbol from 'marker' to 'fill' in layer properties. Is it possible to change that so I can fill the entire property instead of having points for each property?
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Symbols not Rendering if more than 100 records

I have a link in the infowindow that displays all sale records in a particular area. The link work fine if there are less than 100 records. If there are more than 100 records then nothing happens ...
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Automatically style raster using unique values in QGIS?

In ArcMap, it is possible to automatically calculate the unique values for a raster and then apply a different style to each unique value (see 1st image). However, in QGIS, I have to manually add ...
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Double classification for symbols in QGIS

I am using QGIS version 2.14.1 (Essen). I have symbols that I have classified according to certain value from one of the columns in my shapefile. Furthermore, I was wondering if it is possible to do ...
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Importing SVG symbols into QGIS

I've downloaded the SVG icon pack here: https://www.mapbox.com/maki/ How do I import these symbols into QGIS? As far as I can tell I need an .XML defining each symbol. Also using the Import from ...
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QGIS individual symbol rotation

I've digitised some symbols in QGIS (2.14.1) as a new Shapefile point layer. I want the symbols to be rotated to different angles. I've worked out that I can have a data defined rotation field in my ...
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Changing colours in SVG symbol using QGIS?

I am using QGIS version 2.14.1 (Essen), and I have imported a traffic cone symbol in SVG format to represent some of my data. I was wondering if it was possible to change the color of this symbol ...
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How to set style for features within atlas feature

I have a vector layer with property parcels, and another vector layer separating them into regions. I have the regions layer controlling an atlas. I would like to have only the parcels within the ...
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QGIS crashes when selecting symbols

I am using QGIS version 2.14.1 (Essen). I can open it no problem and load shapefiles correctly. However, when I go in the file properties and select "style"/ "unique symbols", the system crashes and ...
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Symbology/points not showing on ArcGIS Online web map but data is present

I have a layer that has been symbolized in an ArcDesktop project. The project was saved and Shared As --> Publish Service up to our ArcGIS Online account. All layers and their symbology have ...