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I'm presuming you have a PostGIS layer added in QGIS, and you've labeled the layer features using an expression. I'm going further and I'm using some color for the label and even a shadow: Now, the question is how to relate all this with PostGIS. Well, you may save the style of the layer into the database: The style includes every custom setting you've ...
To label each class by different size of fonts you may need to go to Layer Properties > Labels > Text and choose to override the size value, using an expression based on the Population field: And here's the result:
Here's one way (the simple way): Right click layer in "Layers" box (table of contents), go to properties, go to labels, check the box "Label this layer with..." and choose the field you want to label it by from the drop down menu. You can also play with text formatting here. So: Right click layer > Properties > Labels > Label this layer with [field]
The placement is not incorrect, just your understanding of what alignment does. The alignment in the labeling engine sets the justification of multiline labels. The label is however still placed at the label point individually for each feature. Alignment (justification) only works per feature and does not justify all labels for all features against each ...
In QGIS 2x the labeling engine can do everything that the 1.8 version could and is more advanced. Note the loads of little drop down menus all over the tabs of the labeling dialog. These allow you to set the fields for data-dependent rendering (Font, size, coordinates etc). Also, if you converted some of your symbols (namely the backgrounds - can you ...
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