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

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Using SVG file to fill polygon using QGIS- problem

I try to fulfill polygon with SVG file (which created with inkscape) but when i load the file into QGIS by this way: i get polygon layer with no symbology: Now, i red Using SVG from Wikipedia ...
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ArcGIS python toolbox: GPFeatureLayer parameter “loses” symbology type [on hold]

I'm pretty new at ArcGIS python toolboxes. Here is one problem I've been fighting with for a while. I want to create an output layer (GPFeatureLayer) with a specific symbology (GRADUATED_COLORS) and ...
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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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SVG symbol colors differences in QGIS 2.12?

I don't understand why SVG symbols, which are colors changeable in the symbol default installation like this airplane: whereas there symbols like the transport bus station, and lighting symbol (...
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Importing representations from 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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Width of a dual-line based on values out of the attribute table in ArcGIS

Is it possible to symbolize the width of a dual-line automatically by a value out of the attribute table in ArcGIS for Desktop 10.4.1? In my case, i have hundreds of different entries with the width ...
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Can I save the symbology of all the layers in my mxd so that I can quickly revert back to a certain “look”

I am using ArcMap 10.2 and would like to set multiple variations of the layers symbologies. In autocad this would be the equivalent of setting the layer state.
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QGIS Symbol Categorisation

layer = iface.activeLayer() # get unique values for 'severity' field fni = layer.fieldNameIndex('severity') unique_vals = layer.dataProvider().uniqueValues(fni) # define categories to use in ...
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Explaining what number (highlighted location) represents in watershed basin?

Can anybody explain whats this number(highlighted location) represents in watershed basin?
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Imitating symbology for DEM / Hillshading in ArcMap?

I am using ArcMap 10.2 and I am looking to copy the basemap styling from this map but I'm not sure how to go about doing that. I have a DEM of the area and the hillshading layer used but I'm not sure ...
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Importing CAD polyline symbology into same polyline but converted to feature class?

I'm working with a CAD drawing (DWG), and I've exported the polyline layer into a file geodatabase. When I add the exported polyline layer to ArcMap, and try to import the symbology from the original ...
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Where the folder of new symbol saved in the computer ?- QGIS 2.12

I created new polygon symbol called "476" and saved it in the Layer properties in one computer (with the "save" button under the symbology ): I seeking the symbology folder where this new symbol ...
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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 cartographically represent active faults, without using geological symbols

i would like to ask how to cartographically represent active faults, without using geological symbols. I dont want to make a geological map, thats why i dont use that kind of symbology. I dont have ...
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Using external images on geoserver with dynamic url

I'm trying to get dynamic icon loading based on an attribute in GeoServer 2.9 My SLD: <sld:ExternalGraphic> <sld:OnlineResource xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink" xlink:type="...
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Chart symbology not drawing?

I am trying to symbolize some polygons with charts, 3 columns each, from the attribute table that has all the fields and rows populated. I have checked for exclusions and queries and there are none. I ...
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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 OpenLayers.Renderer....
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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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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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Saving Symbology from MXD as Image File

I was given an .mxd that contained icons I need to save and reuse in a webmap. Is there any way to save these icons as .png or .jpegs instead of .style files?
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ArcGIS 10.1: How to remove layer symbology with no object?

I have a layer named 'Landuse' in TOC. Symbology type is 'Unique value" for the field 'Landuse', for example: Residential Commercial Public Recreational Etc. Is there any way to automatically ...
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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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Generating detailed layer properties report [duplicate]

Would anyone advise me how to generate detailed layer information report in ArcGIS 10.3. I mean the details described by layer properties window for a layer like Source, Display, Definition Query, ...
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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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How can I apply symbology from two layers to one feature class with common features using ArcMap 10?

Say I have two layer files. Layer file 1 has symbology for feature types A, B & C. Layer file 2 has symbology for feature types B, C & D. In these two layer files, feature types B & C are ...
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Line width proportional to value in attribute table in QGIS

I am visualizing trade flows in QGIS. I am trying to make the line width of approximately 100 polylines be proportional to the associated value listed for each in the attribute table. Several posts ...
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One attribute category defines colour, another attribute category defines shape

I want to set the point colour to be defined by one attribute (Lithology), and the shape to be defined by another attribute (Qualifier). For example, Lithology (RH) = Yellow, Qualifier (CR) = Square,...
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How to apply symbology from another layer in arcpy

I'm trying to add symbology to a group of feature classes. Listed below is one example. The field names are the same, but the symbology isn't working in arcpy. It does however work when I used the ...
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Symbology Collector app with related tables

I’m trying to make a collector layer with related tables. The symbology of feature class must be someting like: if {relatedtable.waarnemingen}date + 30 = Current_date() green dot, else red dot. I ...
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QGIS: How to change symbology of a continuous raster to discrete with unequal intervals?

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 will ...
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I want to orient point arrow symbols with lines segments in a hydro network, as the line symbol “ArrowRight Middle” does

I am working in ArcMap 10.1. I have to represent the flow direction of a line Feature Class in a FGDB and to convert it in KML format. I have used the "Arrow Right Middle" and it works fine, as my ...
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Exporting graduated symbology to pdf [closed]

I'm creating a mapbook(PDF) of all California's counties with its population centroid. The code runs, but the graduated symbology for the centroid is not displaying on the pdf. # Imports import os, ...
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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 Contents....
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Displaying symbols correctly in legend in ArcGIS Desktop after PDF Export? [closed]

I am trying to create some maps in which have some point symbols. when I export the layout to pdf, the symbols are not appear. I have read some similar questions in the group but were not helpful for ...
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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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Manually classifying graduated data outside of range in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have two shapefiles representing grids with values that are symbolized with graduated colors, shown below: You can see that the two shapefiles encompass similar ranges of data, but assign ...
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Semi, third, quarter circle and other compound style symbols in QGIS?

I think I used quarter (and other) circles in QGIS in the past. But it might be as well that it was only in different software. Anyway now I am not able to find in symbols any option for compound (...
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Is there a standard way to show navigability of waterways?

Is there a standard (or common) way to indicate whether a river is navigable? Even better, are there standard ways of showing various grades of navigability (accessible to small craft only, ...
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Converting an image into a font to label point features

How do you convert an image (ex: company logo) into a font and store it within arcmap so that it can be called upon to label point features with?
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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.