I am trying to map three counties in QGIS with a layer of census tracts on top. The county border is in white and the census tracts are in green. Is there a way to not show the county border but leave the county names? It appears the census tract body of land matches what I see on California maps. It appears these three counties have borders that go into the water. enter image description here


You can change the style of the county layer to either have transparent borders (and eventually a transparent fill), or to be 100% transparent.

Both settings affect the rendering but preserve the labels.

Transparent with label

  • Not sure why I didn't think of that. Thank you Aug 29 '18 at 20:26
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    It's more efficient to set the pen style to "no pen" rather than make it transparent
    – Ian Turton
    Aug 30 '18 at 17:59
  • @BarrySmith, please take a look at gis.stackexchange.com/help/someone-answers to learn what to do when someone answers your question. Tks. Aug 31 '18 at 20:03

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