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QGIS 3.30 organize labels with callouts for point-features in a circle around the map center

My hope is to get labels with callouts for a point-layer spreading towards the edges of the canvas. I thought about make_line ( $geometry, closest_point ( overlay_nearest (make_circle( ...
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Existing Algorithms for label placement with callouts

I am thinking to answer the question here: Label placement with callouts in QGIS. I want to implement a kind of algorithm in python that will create 2 different columns [X and Y] that will be the ...
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Label placement with callouts in QGIS

If I create point data and label them with callouts, I have the following problems: The callouts will cross each other The Text is over the points It seems quite messy I want to automate this ...
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Using Python to change Callout Outline color in ArcGIS Pro

I am using ArcGIS pro to create some maps. There is a polyline feature layer where all of the important data comes from, which is determined by the fields "Direction" with domain of North, ...
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Callouts/annotation showing in map layout but not in map canvas

I need to modify a map layout to remove a couple of callouts. They appear in the Layout but are not showing in the main canvas. I'm not sure who or how they were created. Any ideas on what's going on ...
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QGIS issue with label callouts

I am using QGIS 3.26.1. I am having difficulty with label callouts. I have used this feature many times over the past few years. At this time when I adjust a label with a callout, only the callout ...
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QGIS - how to display callouts only for labels offset more than a specified distance?

I'd like to achieve the following: Offset all labels for a point layer by a specified amount in general settings (I already know how to do this). Only show callouts for the labels that I move ...
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Placing labels for points outside of separate polygon layer's boundary

Is there a way to place all labels from three different point based vector layers outside of a boundaries of a separate polygon? I have three layers of projects sites and want to have them all display ...
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Making callout lines follow feature offset with line direction as offset parameter

I have a problem. I'm offsetting lines with the attribute field "offset". In the image the blue line is the original geometry. I was able to retrieve the offset value the attribute. (The ...
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Looking for QGIS equivalent of ArcGIS "Go to XY" tool

I am wondering if there is a way to quickly add coordinates on the map as a callout (without the need of creating a shapefile). For example, ArcMap has a nice feature (Go to XY) where you can simple ...
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Can't set label background nor callouts color to the the variable @symbol_color

Working with QGIS 3.22.8 you can set a data defined override for label color to match that of the associated feature using the variable @symbol_color, but it does not work for label background fill/...
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Overlay callout to empty space on map

Is it possible to make a callout on the Overlay / box to place on map it outside the coordinates, so that we use an empty space to place the overlay. This is because if we have several overlay ...
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Callout lines drawn under other layer's labels

I'm using QGIS 3.22.4 and struggling with labels. I'm having quite a headache trying to avoid callout lines to cross each other but now a new problem arise and it is that they are drawn as any other ...
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Adding call out lines for symbols using QGIS

I am making a hiking map and there are usually a few poi’s at one single spot. Let’s say there is a market, atm and a guesthouse at the same spot. I managed to bring these different symbols together ...
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QGIS Text Layer Diagrams - Callout Lines

I've created a set of Text Layer Diagrams as below. Is there a way of giving them callout lines as with labels?
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Resetting Label and Callout positioning for a single Label in QGIS

I accidentally altered the endpoints for a callout and cannot figure out how to reset them. I tried a number of key combinations while clicking the endpoints but nothing seems to help. Is there a way ...
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QGIS copy style from one layer to another

I created callouts for line layer with geometry generator with expression: make_line ( make_point ("auxiliary_storage_labeling_positionx", "...
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QGIS with callouts with offset from feature

I created callouts with expression below, because I need to have anchor dropdown at the half of a line. make_line ( make_point ( "auxiliary_storage_labeling_positionx", "...
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QGIS callouts label anchor point missing

I have QGIS 3.16.3. According to the QGIS documentation in label-callouts setting is option anchor point. However I don´t have this option (picture below). Where is the problem?
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QGIS leader line at centre of line feature

I am using leader lines for line labels of vector line. I need to connect leader line with the centre of chosen lines (to have anchor point dropdown at the centre of a lines). Leader lines are now ...
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Making callout lines follow feature offset

I'm looking for a solution to the following problem: Using QGIS 3.16 I'd like to display two point features with the same coordinates. So I set an offset to the symbology of one of them (see attached ...
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Displaying icon callout when no text in data field using QGIS [duplicate]

I am using QGIS. On my maps, I have SVG Parking symbols. I need to use callouts to move them away. I have also a reference number beside many of these icons, but not all. How best to set this up? I ...
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How to make multipart feature call outs start at the same point from the annotation text in QGIS3

I have a map showing multipart features and map text. The text is too large for the features so I want to use call outs but the call out lines extend from the text in what appears to be the shortest ...
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How to add Callouts to labels with PyQGIS?

My goal is to add Callouts (Manhattan type) to labels in a point layer with PyQGIS. Here is what I got so far, which basically renders the labels without the callouts: font = QgsTextFormat() font....
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Callout text not respecting space(s) between words in ArcGIS Pro Layout [closed]

I suspect that I may have inadvertently changed a setting somewhere in ArcGIS Pro 2.6.2 because when I use Callout (Sans Serif) as my Default Text Symbol any space(s) I use between words in the text I ...
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Draw label outside polygon, if it not fit's inside (MultiPolygon, QGIS)

I would like to label polygons (parts of multipolygons) inside IF the label fits completely inside, else the label should be outside with a call out. I tryed that, as you can see in the screenshot: I ...
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Can you use data defined override for QGIS label callouts to make the callout line start at the origin if map feature is moved

I love the QGIS callouts feature for labels but wanted to know if it was possible to anchor the label callout to the original feature position so that when the feature is moved the label callout is ...
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Callout lines grouping on Labels with the same name

I am using callout lines to take the label away from the point to make my maps easier to read. Running QGIS 3.4.11 I am using this expression: make_line( make_point($x, $y), make_point( "...
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Displaying dart (leader) on Callout text symbol inserted into ArcGIS Pro Layout

This procedure can be followed to see where I am stuck when trying to use the Callout (San Serif) text symbol of ArcGIS Pro: Start ArcGIS Pro 2.5.0 and create a new Project using any Template (I used ...
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Improving Maplex placement when ArcMap callouts cluttered

I use ArcMap 10.2 to produce map document containing a lot of label boxes with line callout. Sometimes, I have so many labels that leaders come very matted. Then I use Illustrator to unravel. Is it ...
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Doing Tabular Labels (Chemboxes) [closed]

I have a project manager who really wants "chemboxes", basically labels/callouts with tabular data. I've been using an older vbscript labeling expression, but they want something that is ...
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