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How can I create a label expression to put parentheses around an attribute value I need labeled on a map?

I'm using ArcGIS version 10.3.

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    what GIS software are you using? – Midavalo Apr 5 '16 at 18:17
  • I'm using ArcGIS version 10.3. I tried the recommendations listed below and it work:) Thanks for your assistance. – andrew2016 Apr 5 '16 at 19:02
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In your label expression enter:

"(" & FieldName & ")"

where FieldName is the name of the field you're trying to label. Double-click the field from the fieldlist to ensure it enters the field name in the correct format.

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In QGIS:

 '(' || "FIELDNAME" || ')'
  • @andrew2016 great! please mark that as your answer if you can! have fun! – DPSSpatial Apr 5 '16 at 19:02
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    To the down-voters - this answer was provided before we were told of the GIS software used, so was appropriate in the circumstance. – Midavalo Apr 6 '16 at 8:32

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