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Is there free GIS reader that supports transparency of JPEG layers? [on hold]

I need to make from my ArcMap layers (which are georeferenced JPEG files) a file that can work on a free and easy to use program. The program needs to be able to open multiple layers so we can put ...
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How to make background of EMF symbol transparent in ArcGIS? [duplicate]

I have been sent a collection of PNG and SVG images with which I should symbolize my points in ArcGIS 10.0. Unfortunately ArcGIS 10.0 doesn´t support PNG when symbolizing points, so I have converted ...
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Can I make tiles with all countries but one transparent?

I would like to have one country in a given style and all other countries in another grayed out one. But styles should be changeable in the production webmap, so I need them to be independent of each ...
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How to set the transparency for multiple layers or add a global transparancy preference?

How can I set the transparency to 27 % for all 245 layers in QGIS? The only way I know of is by right clicking on the layer name, selecting Properties, then Transparency and then moving the ...
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QGIS 2.01 - raster transparency not working properly

I have loaded a color raster image (aerial orthoimagery) into a QGIS project. The layer is visible but very transparent (in the enclosed image the vector polygons are below the imagery), but when I ...
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Replace google map MARKER with HTML element

I want to add a custom HTML element (that can become transparent dynamically) instead of a marker. Basically my html object would be a cirle (or rounded pin) with a picture of users in the middle. ...
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How to control opacity for kmz files in google maps api

I need to load several kmz files at one time via Google Maps API, and want to control the opacity for some of the kmz files. Is there a way to do it? I checked ...
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How to change layer transparency without changing border lines?

I have a raster image of elevations. I have added a vector shapefile that contains local political divisions. I want to keep the elevation colors, but I want to keep the black lines representing the ...
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How do I draw transparent polygons with ArcObjects?

How do I draw transparent polygons in ArcObjects? I mean is it possible to set alpha channel?
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Transparency in Labels/annotations

I am trying to get my labels transparent. I have converted them into annotation and unable to make the annotations transparent. I have kept annotation in the map. My annotation layer does not appear ...
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How to set opacity for GRASS layers using command line?

In the process of learning GRASS, I am finding that I can learn many of the command-line methods that I need for scripting tasks from using the wxGUI, as it conveniently shows most of the underlying ...
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How to set partial transparency for GRASS layer?

I am trying to style layers in a GRASS monitor such that they are partially transparent. I'm guessing that there's a module for that (d.shadedmap seems close), but I haven't found it. I need a ...
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Change Values of Georeferenced Raster

I am using QGIS to georeference B&W images. I have now done this and would like to set the black surround of the image (as a result of the georeferencing) to transparent but this does not work as ...
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How to render a transparent raster layer on top of one or more vector layers with PyQgis?

I been trying to render a map with a 3 vector layers and one raster layer. The idea is that the raster layer should be on top of the other 3 vector layers. The problem is that even when I add the ...
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In ArcMap how do I print to an image (jpg or pdf) with a transparent background?

I am trying to print a contour shapefile to an image (jpg) with a transparent background instead of white. What I want to do is add this into powerpoint as a layer over the top of a basemap so I can ...
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Graphic with transparency in ArcGIS 10.1 layout does not export properly in PDF Export

I am trying to export a pretty simple map to PDF and finding the results are not what I expect. I have inserted two graphics on top in Layout. One is just a rectangle that has a custom user style ...
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QGIS: “No data” raster value for missing rows conflicts with data?

I’m having a problem with specifying “no data” in a raster dataset in QGIS 1.8.0-Lisboa. QGIS does fine in interpreting pixels I don’t have rows for as “no data” if I set Layer Properties -> ...
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How do I adjust transparency on heatmap so that I can see background raster map? QGIS 1.8.0

I have created a raster heatmap for the first time, but I cant seem to adjust the transparency settings to let me see another background OS raster map beneath it. I have attempted to swap the ...
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How to correctly create virtual catalog from rasters with overlapping alpha band in QGIS?

I'm trying to make a mosaic (and then a pyramid) of historic map tiles. Every map tile has a border, I got rid of it with gdalwarp (adding an alpha band and specifying the border, as I stated here). ...
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Maps with Clipping on ArcGIS Server

We are publishing raster layers (computed via kriging) to ArcGIS server 10.1. A significant feature of our local geography is a large body of water, in our case, Lake Michigan. Although I can clip ...
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Scanned Transparent Map Overlay

We have a flat file of 50 Geology maps that have a transparent overlay with faults and drill holes. I have them scanned and georeferenced as TIF images and they will be used in ArcGIS 10.0, 10.1 and ...
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How do I add a field that determines the feature's transparency in ArcMap?

I have a feature layer that has points. I want these points to be transparent depending on a field that I've created. Here are references to being able to actually do this (I do understand that these ...
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ArcMap10: Changing transparency of a polygon affects symbol in table of contents but not in the map

I am working with polygon shapefiles both that I have created and that colleagues have sent me. When I try to change the transparency of the polygon through Layer Properties > Display >"Transparent: ...
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How to make transparent the background of a topographic map in QGis 1.8.0?

I'm starting to use QGis 1.8.0. I have a raster topographic map, i.e. white background and black contour lines, houses, roads and so on. I want to make transparent the white background, so if I ...
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How to surround a clipped raster with transparency? (gdalwarp)

I am trying to perform the following task, but it does not seem to work: I have got a raster file (raster.tif) containing an aerial photo, which I want to clip using a Shape file (clip.shp) that ...
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Why is transparancy of GRASS rasters missing when imported into QGIS?

I have a raster map in QGIS imported from a GRASS mapset with the QGIS GRASS plugin. The problem is that I have null() cells in the GRASS map that appear "colored" in QGIS. How can I set the ...
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QGis problem with raster transparent

I am new to QGIS. I found the problem impossible to solve the parts of raster data that are in TIFF format should be made transparent. What do I do?
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Show transparency after adding transparent MapBox layer to Open Layers (Openlayers)

I'm new to tile set maps. I am trying to add MapBox layers that I made in TileMill (and have sitting in my MapBox Hosting account) into Open Layers. I have successfully added a non-transparent layer. ...
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Overlaying a mbtiles tile layer produced with tilemill over another layer maintaining transperency

So using leaflet, I'm overlaying my base tile layer as google satellite imagery. I want to overlay another layer (Mbtiles layer) produced with tilemill over this satellite layer. I was successful in ...
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How to reduce transparency for Openlayers using Map Composer?

Increasing transparency of Openlayers will increase the contrast of others layers. For sure, it will increase the esthetical aspect of maps.
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GDAL: Convert specific RGB (GeoTIFF) color to transparent

I have an RGB GeoTIFF file and I want to convert a specific RGB colour to transparent. I would like to use GDAL for doing this, but external Python scripts are also an option (though I haven't learned ...
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How to alter transparency by spatial location

I'm trying to create a map that has a all layers within a subject area having 0% transparency (full opaque), while features outside that area (defined by a polygon shapefile) having a reduced ...
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Transparency for PDFs in Arc

Trying to generate a vector-based PDF map, which includes transparencies, for quality purposes. However, I'm finding that transparencies get rasterized instead and is lower quality. Is there any ...
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How to make a transparent background image using r.out.png?

Can the white background of the r.out.png of GRASS be changed to transparent?
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ArcObjects - Create and Draw a Transparent Polygon

I'm trying to create a transparent Polygon in ArcMap; however, it's never transparent. Here's the code I have. // Create polygon IPolygon polygon = new PolygonClass(); // create & add ...
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How can I create a transparent marker/symbol in ARCGIS 10?

I am trying to do this by setting up the transparency of the layer, but the markers seem unaffected by this change. Any ideas?