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Excellent answer by @Martin but it seems you have 2 attributes you want to have a colour gradient (Plantation Cover and Forest Harvesting Intensity). If I'm mistaken then I will remove this post. You could set up a Rule-based style, create a new rule, edit the symbol layer from a Simple Fill to a Gradient Fill. Create a filter for your attribute column and ...


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In QGIS 2.6 you can create a two color color ramp this way: Double click on the layer (or right click > Properties) > Style > Change from "Single Symbol" to "Categroized" > Color Ramp > Random colors> Select Gradient > Choose the colors and safe > Choose the column with the values > Classify > Apply In the "Column" field ...


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I recommend you reading Paralysis of Choice by Brian Timoney for a nice introduction to the cognitive problem a large ToC entails. He demonstrates with numbers that single topic maps are more frequently visited that all-purpose maps. Timoney has named this usability problem as Layerrhea. He concludes: Cures for Layerrhea: a) break out most important ...


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Easting and Northing are the terms I typically hear when not specifically saying lat/lon(g). While the words imply a direction, west 90 degrees would simply be an Easting of -90. Note it is understood with lat/lon you're starting from the Prime Meridian and equator. An Easting/Northing can start from any baseline, so if that's not specified you don't really ...


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I found this definition for Cartesian Coordinates at Dictionary.com: Cartesian coordinates in Technology mathematics, graphics (After Renee Descartes, French philosopher and mathematician) A pair of numbers, (x, y), defining the position of a point in a two-dimensional space by its perpendicular projection onto two axes which are at right ...


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I think it depends on your target audience, but ideally you'd refer to them as the latitude or longitude as appropriate (i.e. say what you mean). If you really need a generic term (e.g. you can't fix the user interface), then perhaps you could use one of: "number of degrees" "coordinate part" "coordinate element", or "coordinate angle".



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