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Using Python Dictionary to label subscript formatting ArcMap 10.6 [duplicate]

*Updated Question at bottom Update #3 I need to label chemical formulas out of the attribute table but the attribute table doesn't recognize anything but plain text. Therefore I have built a ...
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Pretty-printing WKT strings?

Is there a tool that will pretty-print well-known-text strings? One that would accept for instance MULTIPOLYGON (((40 40, 20 45, 45 30, 40 40)), ((20 35, 45 20, 30 5, 20 35))) and output something ...
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Can QGIS generate custom formatted, nice looking maps? [closed]

I just finished a long trip, and with the gpx/kml track, I want to generate a nice looking map of our route. I only want to do some basic things like overlay the route over a basemap with significant ...
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Size bands now showing correctly in QGIS 3

I'm trying to rank some points in QGIS 3 by size. In the map, they display correctly, but in the layer properties and in the legend the symbols do not display. Is this a bug? Does anybody have any ...
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Align text within TEXT_ELEMENT with arcpy

I'm having a tough time aligning text in my text box using arcpy in ArcGIS 10.3. This is my initial text: Now I want to insert some more text to each line and align them vertically. Normally, I would ...
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On 4 of 74 Data Driven Pages dynamic text box prints out the codes instead of implementing them? [closed]

I am using Data Driven Pages in ArcGIS Desktop. Here's the text box entry: <UND>PWS Well Identification</UND> <BOL>PWS Name:</BOL> <dyn type="page" property="attribute" ...
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Conditional Filling Polygons in QGIS?

Is it possible to conditionally fill in county polygon of a state based on a date field? Example: ABCD County has a plan that was approved by FEMA on 10/01/2015 and expires on 09/30/2020. For ABCD ...
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Has MapInfo text objects formatting tags as ArcMap annotations?

Esri ArcMap allows you to set annotation formatting via formatting tags, eg: <FNT name="Arial" size="12">Text size = 12</FNT> <FNT name="Arial" scale="200">Text scale = 200</FNT&...
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Reading feature class attributes with or without quotes in ArcPy?

I'm working on a script that clips a batch of feature classes by a selection made in another feature class. The way it works is by reading the clip feature fields, then allowing the user to select the ...
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How to remove selected elements from a QGIS legend?

I'm working with a QGIS project with a number of layers. When assembling a printout all visible layers are automatically added to the legend: I would like to exercise some control over the legend ...
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Text wrapping on tables in ArcMap?

I currently have a table (not a text box) that I'd like to have overlaid on the map in layout view of ArcMap 10.3. It, unfortunately, has a long title in the column. So, when I go to put the table on ...
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QGIS 2.6. How to move labels with “easy label engine” tool

In fact I'm looking for an similar tool like "converting label to annotation" as you can find it in ArcGIS. The "easy custom labeling" Tool in QGIS seems to come close to the ArcGIS solution. However, ...
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Date field formatting as number in ESRI popup window

We are using the Park and Recreation Locator from ArcGIS for State Government and trying to put a date field into the popup info window. The field is pulling the correct data, but it's formatting it ...
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How to set symbology type and color based on data?

I have a point vector layer with several attributes in QGIS Dufour. One of them is satellite name, and the other is date. I want to display different dates with different colors (using some gradient) ...
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ArcGIS - Table columns lose formatting when I make a new copy of shapefile (Decimals, Thousands separator, Highlighting)

When I make a copy of a shapefile or I join two shapefiles and then create a subsequent shapefile, my number type columns (in the attribute table) will default back to numbers with many decimals and ...
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Changing border thickness QGIS

Does any one know how to stylish a map using QGIS? Im working on some maps but when I project them in Stat Planet Plus the lines look very pointy, not curvy at all and it looks really unprofessional. ...
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Help with formatting ArcGIS text elements with Python

I'm struggling with a formatting issue that comes from inserting text into a Text Element object in ArcGIS using Python. I want to print a table of values of which all but the last column are numbers. ...
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Why is ArcGIS for Desktop not joining records when values have dot (.) in text string?

ArcGIS is not joining records from a table that have a dot (.) in the text string. Has anyone else come across this problem? Is it a known issue?
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What traits identify 2D, 2.5D, 3D geometries, and how can you convert downward, such as from 2.5D to 2D? [closed]

In answering OGR - Weird GeomType -2147483645 on polygon shapefile, posed by @Burton449, I came to realize I don't have a definitive grasp on what distinguishes 2D, 2.5D, and 3D geometries. I ...
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How do you format the legend in Geoserver when using GetLegendGraphic?

I'm new to the world of GIS and geoserver so sorry if I'm asking an obvious or simple question. I'm using GetLegendGraphic to create a legend for a raster layer on the server, as it stands it looks ...
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Display the outline of many polygons

I need help formatting an outline on a layer. The problem is that i have a layer with this attribute table: And the aspect of this layer is like that: What I need is to show an outline not around ...
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What is the origin of the Degrees, Decimal Minutes format?

In my experience, for most non-GIS folks, the most commonly used and understood coordinate system is good old Latitude and Longitude, displayed as degrees, minutes, and seconds (DDMMSS.ss). In GIS, it'...
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Prevent formatting of label text in OpenLayers

I have a vector layer in OpenLayers containing a few point features. Each of my features have an attribute tag which contains a short text identifying the feature. Example: tag: '1e-1' Applied ...