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

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Styling map and generating tiles for Mapnik and/or GeoServer?

I have almost 5 shapefile layers(contains point,line,polygon), now I want to style different layers, for example, different layers, different attributes of the same layer will rendered with different ...
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Rotation of polygon fill symbol using ArcGIS for Desktop?

In ArcMap (ArcGis 10.1) I'm trying to find a way to fill a polygon with a symbol in different orientations. Is it possible? Example: look at the red semicircles, I would like to do something like ...
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Changing colours in GeoPandas?

I have a very simple map (http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcp/download/bytes/nybb_15b.zip) and I have never before worked with shapefiles in any way. Can someone tell me what I need to do in order to change ...
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How do I get a non-circle marker in a category map on CartoDB?

I have a CartoDB map which has two layers. I want both to display, and I want both to be category maps — there are 3 categories in each which display as three different colors. But I want to ...
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Automatically changing the angle of a symbol in QGIS?

I am working with an iron age cemetery in QGIS. I marked every grave in a point layer with several columns; amongst others, burial rite (inhumation, cremation etc.). I inserted a second column for the ...
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How to Exclude Null or Zero Values from Graduated Colors Classification? ArcGIS 10.3

I have a layer that is classified using graduated colors. I have set it to a manual classification with 7 levels. My 1st value of 0 is not needed anymore. How do I remove the 1st level of ...
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How to shade or add grey overlay to non-selected features in ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

I have an application showing cadastral parcels. When a parcel is clicked, the applications makes zoom to the extent of this feature and prepares a floating pane where it is possible to load some ...
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Why can't ArcMap, the benchmark cartography tool, create 4 color maps? [closed]

With 4 colors you can create a map in which adjacent polygons never have the same color. It's a technique that has been known for at least 100 years. But ArcMap doesn't have the ability built in to ...
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Saving vector layer with specific symbology using QGIS?

I am creating a polygon feature layer with soil classes in QGIS. I need to share this layer with some colleagues and I need the layer to maintain the color ramp I have created. Is there any ...
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Common class range for different attributes in a same polygon shapefile

I have a polygon shapefile which has population attributes pop90,pop91 and so on for 10 years. They have different minimum and maximum value for each of the years. Now I need to do classification for ...
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Apply Symbology from a Layer

I am trying to update the symbology of a layer with another layer with a python script. I have written a code for this. But I am getting the following error message : ERROR 000732: Input Layer: ...
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Display different symbols in QGIS using Point Displacement renderer

How to display different symbols (not different in size, different in shape and color) on the same point in QGIS 2.8 using Point Displacement renderer? I want my layout with symbols around the ...
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Applying symbology to a layer with python, How to only have symbology in TOC that the sub layer has

i am trying to apply a symbology to multiply layers that i have created from one feature class. The original feature class is used to create several sub layers see layer loop this involves using ...
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OSM data Symbolization

I cannot change "Layer display level" of category in OSM Data. I would like to have "tertiary" roads under the "primary" roads. There is also a problem with displaying second level of line symbol. ...
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how to apply same color ramp to two line symbols?

Working in 10.2. I want to show two different line feature classes, one with just plain lines and the other with arrow-headed lines. The feature classes have the same categorical field I use to ...
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How to analyze census data and display on map (shape file) in ArcGIS

I have shapefiles representing a country, states of that country or towns etc... For each shapefile there is associated data with them. The country shapefile has 100 rows and maps to .csv files with ...
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How can I apply a color ramp to a shape file layer in QGIS 2.8?

How can I apply a color ramp to a shape file layer to show something simple like population variance? If this was ArcGIS, I would do it by using the Quantities tab in Symbology but I have been unable ...
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Append triangular symbols along polyline in ArcMap?

I have a polyline that needs to have triangles placed along the inside of the line as shown in the sample picture below. I've searched through ArcMap's symbology set and thought I could just add a ...
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Export to CAD from Arcgis while preserving the symbology

Is there a way or tool that you can export layers (feature classes - points, lines and polygons) from Arcgis desktop 10.1 into a DWG/DXF, while still preserving the symbol (basic symbol - colours and ...
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Mapfile SYMBOLSCALEDENOM and SIZEUNITS (miles) 200: Keep SIZEUNITS while circles change size based on zoom

I've been trying to understand how to keep the SIZEUNITS at 200 while the circles appropriately adjust based on zoom level. Thought I had this working properly but turns out I did not. You can see ...
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Copying representation symbology from one ArcSDE version to another?

We are having problems with our representations when copying from an ArcGIS 9.3 database to a 10.0. Representation symbologies with dash patterns (dots, dotted lines etc.) are reset to default ...
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Keeping color of shapefile constant in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 when I use a color for the shapefile it changes everytime when I close and open ArcMap. How I can constantly keep the color of the shapefile that I work with?
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QGIS symbology to ESRI

Does anybody know how to export the layer symbology from QGIS into a format that can be used by with ESRI products? I have been successful in exporting an XML but it quotes the file type as: !DOCTYPE ...
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Add Point Symbol and Zoom to Address using Geocoder Widget

I'm following the tutorial here and it's not working: https://developers.arcgis.com/javascript/jstutorials/tutorial_geocoder.html Issue: I just want to add a point symbol and zoom in for the address ...
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Is it possible to represent points as sparklines in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a point dataset with a number of attributes that I would like represent as sparklines (or simple line charts). This is similar to the bar chart symbology found within ArcGIS for Desktop. For ...
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in a single vector layer I have a three of polygons with different field values (e.g1,2,3). How Can I color each field value polygon differently?

In a single vector layer I have a three of polygons with different field values (e.g1,2,3). How Can I color each field value polygon differently? To explain a bit more my three polygons are showing ...
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draw Distributions Maps (double circles) in ArcGIS 10.1

How can I draw Distributions Maps (double circles) in ArcGIS 10.1 ? like this: This map drawn in CorelDraw,it is shows the number of schools and the number of students in each Province (the circle ...
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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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How to auto-add new values to unique values classification values range?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.1, ArcGIS Server 10.1 & SQL Server 2008 software. I am adding the query layer and directly publishing to ArcGIS Server and accessing the map in a JavaScript ...
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Extracting color values from layer to build index using ArcPy/ArcMap?

My university wants the maps we create to become more standardized and so we're changing all the colors on our base vector map. The new standard needs to be indexed and I have the task of creating ...
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How do I change graduated color class values with python?

I am trying to use python to adjust my graduated color symbols' class breaks and labels. The layer is a query layer tied to an SQL DB and I want to be able to execute my python (after the database has ...
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Showing top 5 through pie charts/graphs using ArcGIS for Desktop?

With ArcGIS, I have to display pie graphs for each community district. These pie graphs must show the top 5 cars for each district. I already have the spread sheet and the shapefile, where I can join ...
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Importing ArcGIS colour scheme into QGIS [duplicate]

I've just imported a soil map of Ireland into QGIS. However, all soil associations are displaying in one colour. The associated zip file includes a 'layer file' containing the colour scheme for the ...
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Where can I find ArcGIS/ESRI sample graphics?

I am looking for sample graphics/pictures that I can use in my program for pinpoints and other markers. Does ArcGIS/ESRI have any that are available to the public? I'm trying to use ...
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Converting symbology from ArcInfo Workstation to ArcGIS Desktop?

I was using UNIX based ArcInfo Workstation software and I have many Data in a coverage file. I need this files to change to shapes to use in ArcGIS Desktop software. By exporting it brings only ...
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How to change features to have unique symbology color? [duplicate]

Say I have many features which need to have unique symbology color, how can I do this in ArcGIS 10.1. Possible using Python script? or Just simple tool in ArcToolBox.
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How to show street direction on map?

I am using sharpmap to render my OPEN STREET MAPS (osm) maps. i need to show the direction of one way streets on my map. How can i do that?! After googling i found SharpMap.Rendering.Symbolizer and ...
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Getting Default symbology in a feature class with subtypes

I was wondering if there was a way to get default symbology in a GDB feature class with subtypes? I don't want to create a layer file for each feature class. Is there a way to have the symbology ...
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Load and View Layers with Specific Symbology in QGIS form

I want to create a form to access my desired layers with defined symbology through some push Buttons in QGIS. when you click a button, specific layer with a defined symbology will be shown, Could you ...
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Offsetting symbology position in ArcGIS Desktop?

My data of polylines has lots of attributes to be rendered with a symbology, I made it such that each attribute of interest would be a layer. I would like to display each of these layers at the same ...
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10.3 Symbol Selector

I upgraded to 10.3 from 10.2. I tried to SAVE a symbol but the SAVE AS button is grayed out, rendering saving as not possible. I've tried rebooting, re-opening the mxd... What solutions are ...
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ArcGIS - possible to set the drawing order of polygon features [duplicate]

I have a table with polygons that I wish to display in a map. I would like the smaller polygons to appear on top of larger polygons. Is there a way to set the drawing order such that the larger ...
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In the Symbology Properties of an ArcGIS layer, why is the count sometimes not shown?

Sometimes the count column does populate for me, but most times it does not seem to. I haven't been able to figure out a rhyme or reason to it. There is no definition query or anything out of the ...
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How to publish a single (standardized) QGIS symbology which relates to different datasets of same schema?

Given a specific (locally extended/stored) symbology and styling in QGIS which refers to several different shapefiles or tables (GeoPackage/Spatialite), how can I easily move or share this with ...
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Is there a way to turn on labels with ModelBuilder?

I have a model that creates a feature class and adds it to the map. The properties of the feature class reference a layer file for the symbology. However, I can't seem to find a good way to pass the ...
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Using different symbols and colors for each row in a shapefile attribute table

I have a shapefile where I have a column of individual locations (ID field below), and then a column of yes/no data for each location. Some locations were visited twice and got different results. I ...
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Legend of CORINE land cover in ArcGIS 10.x layer file

I am looking for the legend of Land Cover (Corine Land Cover) for ArcsGIS 10.x. as a layer (.lyr) file. I want to symbolize the classes without setting the RGB color values one by one; especially for ...
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How to symbolize null values in ArcGIS using Quantities symbology?

One numeric field in my data involves null values (missing data). When I specify it as quantities in symbology, it turns out that the polygons associated with null values are taken out of the map. How ...
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Change label next to symbol in TOC

I'm trying to write a script to change the label next to the symbol in the TOC so it appears in the legend. Arcpy has a way to change the name of the layer, but I can't seem to find a way to change ...
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How to create symbol with size and color based on two variables in ArcMap?

In arcmap 10.2 i have a layer that has two attributes: depth and magnitude. Depth should be represented by color: deeper points being lighter and shallower being darker. Magnitude represented by ...