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

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QGIS raster symbology problem in 2.6

With the new 2.6 QGIS version I often have problems with raster colors. For some reason certain pixels do not display initially, but if I move the raster a little spatially they show up.
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QGIS 2.6 Brighton - Graduated Symbols

I can't get graduated symbols to show in QGIS 2.6. This is what I have done. I have two fields of type integer, saved as a shape file which I have tried to import as a shape file and as a secondary ...
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Apply Symbology to Rasters using Arcpy Script

I have an ArcPy script to apply the symbology of one raster layer to all of the raster layers in the table of contents. I have used this script before with feature layers instead of raster layers, and ...
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QGIS - assign different colors for SVG markers also in categorial / graduated symbols?

I understand it is possible to customize the color of an SVG marker via param(fill) However, I have to set the color manually, and cannot automatically assign it through categorical or graduated ...
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How to portray symbology with multiple attributes?

I have four columns, (A, B, C, D) and each can be ranked 1, 2, or 3 (point data). I would like to portray each category at once based on colors assigned to the rankings (1 = green, 2 = yellow, 3 = ...
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QGIS symbols using “advanced — size scale field” aborts rendering if encounters negative [closed]

Not sure if this is new in QGIS 2.6 Brighton, but I was struggling to get my points (small area centroids) to properly scale in size based on attribute values (population growth). Only a few dots ...
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arrow-symbols won't rotate

I created my own marker symbols (arrows) for point features. Now I want to rotate them with the Rotation-Tool from the Editor-Toolbar, but the Arrows always snap back to their original horizontal ...
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ArcGis Join Data CSV Problem [duplicate]

I have been trying to use ArcGis Desktop and ran into some problems while joining the data from a csv file with the shp file. I can see the attributes that have been added in the attribute table but ...
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ESRI Javascript - Print Task GP Service - Symbology Issue

I am using the ESRI js API, and using a python GP service to run a print task to PDF with custom layouts. This works great, except when i have any map service enabled in the map. The layer in the ...
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Apply graduated symbology renderer works in Python console but not in standalone script

I use the following PyQGIS script to load a vector layer from a shapefile and apply graduated symbology to it (tried to make it as minimalistic as possible). This works well in the QGIS 2.4 Chugiak ...
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Can not load Arcmap 10.1 styles

I'm having a problem applying existing styles and loading new ones. I go to customize > Style manager and i see that it is empty. After, i click on Styles tab and i select from the list the ...
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Error Applying Symbology to Shapefiles

I'm trying to apply symbology to my dataset after it is populated to the map display, but I am getting the following error. Have I placed the ApplySymbologyFromLayer code incorrectly? Traceback ...
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Add Layers to Map Display from script with default symbology

I have a script that runs IDW iterations and I'd like for the files to be automatically added to the map display after they are produced and contain the default symbology that ArcMap generates when ...
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Symbology tab in Layer properties

I want to symbolise based on the values, so for example I have many value fields (see pic) The map is drawn so that all these values have the same symbology and are not distinct. I tried to add all ...
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Unable to rotate Marker Line Symbols

I have a line feature class that I am trying to symbolize with a Marker Line Symbol type. I have my symbology set up but I am having a problem with the rotation angle. When I enter an angle in the ...
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Zigzag Line Symbol in QGIS

I'm looking for a zigzag line symbol in QGIS. Is there perhaps an easy way to do this that I'm missing? I have tried creating a marker line using a simple triangle marker (^) and adjusting the size of ...
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unable to plot the values for the individual fields in my table

I'm having problems adding tabular data to an ArcGIS project and need some help! Example of my table is below (please note that the fields have been edited since the capture was taken to remove any ...
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Changing individual symbol [closed]

How can I change an individual symbol on my map without changing all the other symbols? I can't click on an specific point to specify the picture.
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Disappearing attribute values

Using ArcMap 10.1, I’m editing values in a feature class which was sent to me from within my organization. I realized I had a problem when trying to change the symbology of this feature class- the ...
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Creating custom polygon symbol using ArcGIS Desktop?

How can I create a custom polygon symbol? I already played with layering the symbol levels to no avail. I think that I need something a little more advanced than that. I'd Like to get something that ...
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How to change color ramp in graduated classification with standard deviation using pyqgis

I'm using graduated clasiffication with standard deviation to style my shapefile (see code below). But I need to use different color ramp for classes below mean (-1std, -2std etc.).I'm thinking of ...
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ArcMap - Display direction of points

I imported a few geotagged images and created a points shape showing their locations (or more accurately, the location of the camera) with the "Geotagged Photos to Points" tools. The attribute table ...
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Categorizing polygons instead of using default single symbol in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Is there any way to change display polygon from single symbol (default setting) to categorize? So far, when I added a feature polygon into the table of contain, it will be displayed as only one ...
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Are there any geology symbol libraries for QGIS?

are there any structural-geology symbols libraries (and geology in general) for QGIS? Many thanks
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Wrong Display in Line Symbol and Gradient Color

I create a line symbol with specific gradient color and below control template: <ControlTemplate> <Path x:Name='Element' StrokeThickness='10' UseLayoutRounding='False' ...
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Standard deviation classification in QGIS

Is it possible to implement Standard deviation classification in QGIS symbology of a layer like in ArcGIS: http://webhelp.esri.com/arcgisdesktop/9.3/index.cfm?TopicName=Standard_deviation I need to ...
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Splitting overlapping points with same symbology in ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I'm using a Basic license of ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop. I have a point feature class layer and I uploaded it twice for representing 2 features. first is a type of person & second is the ...
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SLD specification for a vertical line on every line turning point

You can define a vertical line in SLD like this: <LineSymbolizer> <Stroke> <GraphicStroke> <Graphic> <Mark> ...
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OpenLayers, symbol every 100 pixel on line symbolizer

First: the above banner links this to How to use a sld file with Openlayers using OSM data? , but look update2. I would like to add rail-road hatching to my OpenLayers map with a Symbolizer. Example ...
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Using SVG from Wikipedia to fill polygon?

I'm trying to use the flag of each region in Italy to fill each region's polygon. I have downloaded the shapefile of Administrative areas for Italy from diva-gis and am now attempting to fill each of ...
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Can I export the RGB values from an ArcGIS layer symbology?

I've got a point layer in ArcGIS that has 100 specific color codes based on the name of the store. I'm trying to export the RGB values for these colors (along with the name value it's tied to) so I ...
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ArcMap Symbology: Assign colors based on a column value in attribute table

I am very new to ArcMap and I am still learning the basics and terms. If I am not explaining things enough please ask me. This is what I am trying to do: I have a soils dataset and the Soil map units ...
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Multiple classitems in a mapfile

I would like to get a symbology using several columns. I have read that it was not possible to set up several fields within the CLASSITEM option in the mapfile. I have tried to do this in a different ...
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ArcGIS Model Builder - Loading Tab Reader Parameter

In our office, we got a large set of MapInfo TAB files, and are planning to migrate those data to ArcGIS GDB with the same symbology available in the TAB file. On a individual TAB file to GDB, we can ...
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Stretched raster symbology not working in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have some DEM rasters (from the same data source so I think they're uniform in all file specifications) that I'm symbolizing using the same stretched color ramp. I set the stretch type to min-max, ...
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Displaying adjacent polygon lines beside each other instead of overlapping

I would like to display adjacent polygons with the line work beside each other, not one on top of the other for that shared boundary. I do not want to edit the polygon boundaries - only want to ...
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How to create a stretched symbology with labels for each 1 meter in ArcMap

Can anybody help me with this problem. I want to create a stretched symbology with hard colour breaks and label for each 1 metre in ArcMap. I know how to create a symbology with hard colour breaks ...
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How to use bold text in QGIS font marker symbol?

Is it possible to use bold text with the Font marker symbol in a QGIS (point) layer?
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directional line symbol ArcGIS vs ArcView 3

Is this possible in ArcGIS to have variable number of arrows on the line to show direction? This is an ArcGIS example, where I can have fixed (1,2,3,4,5...) number of arrows and it stays the same ...
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Symbolizing multiple polygons as one by dropping internal boundaries?

Using ArcMap (ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop), is there a way to symbolize two features within the same feature class as one feature without editing the feature and merging them? For example, if I have a ...
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Creating symbology by category in python?

I'm trying to create a python script that creates color-coded symbology by county for multiple maps with different data. I've never created a layer file for the purposes of symbology before, but I ...
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Is there another way to acces the histogram in ArcGis 10

i need the histogram of the frequency to heights distribution like in the attached picture. Is there another toolkit to access this data? A screenshot is not suitable :) The attribute table is not ...
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Openlayers text symbology is not being shown

I have a Vector Layer in a .json file: { "type" : "FeatureCollection", "features": [ { "type": "Feature", "properties": { "Station_Id":107, "NAME":"ARDEBIL(F)","ELEVATION":"1314.3"}, ...
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Data defines symbology in QGIS

I have to make a symbology based on a unique color value so I add a plus column to the attribute table with the number of color values. I went to the layer properties - style - data defined properties ...
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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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create symbology categories automatically

I am using ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop. I'm creating a model that takes an Excel file with coordinates. input = Table input excel make XY event copy feature output = Shapefile Now I want to ...
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Making Map with Color Ramp Using SQL Database Intergration?

This could be a trivial question, but I've been kind of stuck on it for awhile. I'm trying to construct multiple maps that reflect aggregated data showing overall risk by county in a SQL Database ...
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How to symbolize based on feature class and assign a unique value per point?

I am trying to produce a map in ArcGIS 10.1 that symbolizes by feature class but also assigns a unique number (as part of the symbol) to each location that will relate to a table embedded in the map ...
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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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How to create and export complex symbology? [duplicate]

I've got punctual geometries that I'd like to represent in a desktop and a web application, using complex symbology, like this : My idea is to use a symbology editor to create a SLD file that ...