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Questions tagged [display]

Visual representation of data

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Displaying XY coordinates CSV file but not showing correct location on basemap of ArcMap?

I uploaded a CSV file to ArcMap with longitude and latitude value. The values were obtained from Google Maps and verified in Google Earth. I used display XY with X(longitude) and Y(latitude) and I ...
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ArcMap layout display issues

I'm struggling to get the layout to display normally. In the past, the layout has displayed the paper with an adjustable data frame which I can resize freely. Currently, when I switch to layout, the ...
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Problem with dialog boxes being too large for a small laptop screen

I'm relatively new to the GIS world having just started a course in QGIS. I've been relatively successfully using QGIS for a couple of weeks on my desktop (large display), but have just switched to ...
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Decimal places after converting from point to raster ArcMap

When using "Point to Raster"-Tool in ArcMap I noticed that my point with the elevation of e.g. 128.436m will be converted to a cell with a value of 128.435997. Is it only a display problem with the ...
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Interactive trigger for external image viewer?

Is it possible to navigate from point to point with a shortcut on the keyboard and interactively (tracking) display the embedded photos at the point locations in an external image viewer? I could do ...
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Understanding projection, extent and scale in QGIS?

I am creating a map using QGIS that has shapefiles in different projections. I was able to reproject them to the correct ESPG code that I need, however they do not line up. My base layer "illinois ...
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How to keep QGIS plugins always on top of the main window?

When writing a simple QGIS 3 plugin via Plugin Builder 3, is there a simple way to tell QGIS not to hide the dialog box when the mouse clicks outside it? I have tried a few options without luck, How ...
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Graduated color display of overlapping polygons in ArcMap

Is there a way to display overlapping polygons in a graduated color symbology based on the level of overlap within the same feature layer? For example, in one area of the map there are two polygons ...
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QGIS Joined Layer not displaying points visible on pre-join layer (No Extent)

I have a shp file which is the output of the Toolbox Check validity tool in QGIS 3.4.3 The points display for me correctly but if I then join the layer with a csv attribute using the toolbox Join ...
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How can I get an HTML output on GRASS GIS?

I'm using GRASS GIS to create a simple map with some text (d.text) and vector maps (d.vect) and I can have a .png output with the PNG Display Driver (which I looked it up on https://grass.osgeo.org/...
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Error on simple standalone script

I want to develop a PyQGIS standalone script only using Ubuntu terminal, so to start I use: from qgis.core import * QgsApplication.setPrefixPath("/path/to/qgis/installation", True) qgs = ...
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GIS software that can work only on Ubuntu Terminal? [closed]

Recently, I tried to open a QGIS project on Ubuntu, but I can only use Ubuntu's terminal for that which gives me the following error: QGIS starting in non-interactive mode not supported. You are ...
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Disperse markers - trouble with input file?

I had an excel sheet listing addresses that I imported into ArcGIS and geocoded which created a File Geodatabase Feature Class of all the points. I am trying to display the map where it disperses ...
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QGIS Display features by attribute value

I have a layer called "streets". It has an attribute called "traveled". The values are either "yes" or "no". If the value is "no", I would like to display those streets in a different color (than ...
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Display multiple lines as one line in QGIS

I am working with the OSM Dataset and can´t find a way to display rails in a proper way. In a big scale the rails are displaying fine but as soon the lines begin to overlap in a smaller scale I don´t ...
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Display Multiple Symbols for a single point feature by field attribute vale

I want to create a point feature layer and add points. Around the point I'd like to add icons/symbols and labels based on data in fields of an attribute table.
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TIFF image from R displaying only white in ArcMap?

I cannot get this TIFF image, which was exported from R to display in ArcMap 10.5. I would like to georeference the nodes, but the image only displays as all white. Can someone help me with this? ...
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QGIS - How to display item info on popup with a click

I have many items on different shapefile (parks, railways, buses...). Every shape as a join with an attribute table and each table contains data by line. How can I generate a pop-up by clicking on ...
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QGIS: I can barely see the labels in layer panel

So, I finally bit the bullet and upgraded to QGIS 3.2.3 Bonn. However, for layers that are not turned on the font is a super light grey in the layer panel and I can barely read it. How can I change ...
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QGIS rendering TIFF color with wrong color

When I try to display a GeoTIFF image with single band pseudocolor, the style seems to be wrong for values out of the range 255. The legend is shown as The green pixels have a value larger than 255....
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How do you create a text-buffer in QGIS' print composer? [duplicate]

When creating a label you can create a buffer of another color around your text. Is there any way to do so in the print composer?
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Raster displaying correctly, but incorrect values

I have a raster dataset created from the pixel classification of a satellite image. The pixels have 4 possible values, representing different land cover classes : 1, 2, 3 and 4. Using ArcMap 10,4, The ...
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How to display names from KML file in google-earth?

I exported via QGIS a .shp file in .kml. Labels are displayed without any problem in QGIS from a field "REG_NAMES". Now I want to display these names on GGearth from the .kml, but it does not work. ...
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Toggling Leaflet map on click?

I have created a Leaflet map on my web page and I would like to show/hide it when I click on a button. When I first load the page, I'd like the map to be hidden. HTML code: <div class="dropdown" ...
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Polygon shapefile doesn't render certain polygons at full extent

This is a snapshot of a polygon in arc catalog, in preview mode. Even when brought into ArcMap, it won't display the polygons that are in the white space until you zoom in to an extent of 50,000 or ...
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Shapefile not displaying in ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

I don't manage to display both my shapefile of countries and points in ArcGIS. I have a shapefile of countries in the world, at a rather precise level (with sub-divisions) that is apparently ...
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Why will my raster only display at certain extents?

I have a large raster image which contains the florida keys and has 1 meter by 1 meter resolution. When I change the extent and zoom in from 1:6,000 and closer, the image is displayed. When I change ...
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Needing to pan screen for graphics to update in ArcMap?

Every time I add or change a layer or zoom in/out, I need to use the pan tool to move the screen a little bit before the screen updates. Is there a setting that should be changed to fix this? I ...
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Shapefile Layer display filtering in QGIS?

I use QGis 3.0, created several layers, each with multiple attributes. I want to display only objects which have f.e. "123456789" as value in a specific attribute to print it and repeat with the next ...
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Display XY Data points not displaying correctly?

I added a csv file with lat and long coordinates, and am trying to display the XY data. The X field is set to longitude, and Y field to latitude, the coordinate system and projection match the data ...
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Displaying different attributes within layer with individual colors in QGIS 3? [duplicate]

I am trying to display different soil types within a geological soil layer with individual colors per each type of soil. As of now it is displaying all as the same color.
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Inconsistent raster image display in ArcMap

I loaded a WorldView 2 satellite image into ArcMap 10.5, however the tiles display in an inconsistent color and shade. All 9 tiles are from the same WorldView image. How can I get them to display ...
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Polygon getting clipped in export to PDF at one scale but not another using ArcGIS Desktop?

This is what the screen view looks like when scale is set to 120 (1"=10') This is what comes out in the PDF. Note the clipping in the upper left portion of the curved "path" at the 1:120 scale. This ...
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Disappearing Field Boundaries in ArcMap?

I am creating some polygon features that map farm field boundaries. After creating about 3-4 of them, I noticed that the first one I created disappears from the Map View. If I look at the attributes ...
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Displaying x,y coordinates not working correctly in ArcGIS Desktop?

My issue is similar to Displaying X, Y coordinates on ArcGIS not working but the solution there did not work for me. I am importing Excel data into ArcMap, and have already saved it as a CSV. When I ...
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geoTIFF raster // random display errors only in QGIS

Sometimes I experience display issues with geoTIFF in QGIS (also had this once in TatukGIS). Now i have a situation in latest QGIS running on Linux KDE. The image is kind of disturbed (s. example). ...
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Randomly limiting number of features QGIS displays for specific point layer?

I have a map with various point layers (e. g. shops, bars, hotels). Some of these contain many features and the map is overcrowded – particularly in urban areas. Hence, I would like to (randomly) ...
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Speeding up ArcGIS Desktop, arcpy code

Each time I run the a code, see below, the ArcGIS window updates the results and the process is extremely slow. Is there a way to let python know that it doesnot have to update the results each time ...
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Change a raster from longitude display (-180, 180) to (0, 360)

Using R software, I want to modify the attached raster in order to visualize it centered on the Pacific Ocean. Indeed, I need to show the entire Oceania: in my opinion I have to shift from (-180,180) ...
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Removing select rows from display without removing from layer?

I have a layer with a field of image_quality that is marked either good, fine or poor. I also have 4 fields for sediment type: mud, gravel, boulder, outcrop. I want to display the sediment types ...
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Using less parameters for Python script tool?

I am looking to create a user-input script for finding surrounding features of a given point. However, the parameters for it are very sensitive and I would like for it not to have to be such a process ...
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Unfolding polygons and other feature classes in Antarctica-like fashion using ArcGIS Desktop?

Is there a way in ArcGIS Desktop 10.4 to 'unfold' (reshape/modify) feature classes, e.g. a polygon of a circular city, to make them look similar to a Mercator or plate carrée projection of Antarctica, ...
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What does “faceting” mean in a geo/map context?

I saw some folks talking about "faceting" in relation to a map data display, what does this mean in general terms? Examples?
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ArcGIS 10.2 Custom Geocoder outputs results with no geometry

I have a custom general single field geocoder that reads a meter number field attached to premise points. This meter number field is the only link between our premise points and corrosion data tables ...
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.xml missing in shapefile, problems with displaying in arcgis

This morning when I opened my .mxd (ArcGIS version 10.2.2) several shapefiles were not showing in the data view window or selectable. Zoom to layer also did not work. The attributes of the shapefile ...
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Layer Order in Pop-up information - ArcGIS Online

Is there a way that I can choose the priority on how the pop-up window shows on ArcGIS Online? For example, I have 2 layers named Active Country and Inactive Country. In my current data, I have 2 ...
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WFS layers disappear when zooming out, does not appear back when zooming in

I work with a wfs layer. Because they are lots of features in this layer and wfs visualization can not handle them all, I unchecked the "cache" box. It works all fine except that some entities ...
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Displaying huge geotiffs (or vrts) with QGIS?

I am manipulating and processing global rasters at 30m resolution. The total raster sizes are usually [1,440,000 560,000]. I have access to a supercomputer, so I have written code that allows me to ...
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Unable to adjust raster symbology in ArcGIS

I am bringing in raster (tif) data (ocean pH) into ArcGIS (exported from QGIS). I expected it to come in in a way that I could adjust the colours. However, it is coming in as RGB colour bands (three ...
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Bring a single point forward for display

I am attempting to display various shellfish species on a map. The shellfish layer is organized so that the species display in the desired order on the legend. However, the result is that one point is ...