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Questions tagged [labeling]

Rendering values from attribute tables as text on maps near their feature. For questions about legend labels use the [legend] tag instead.

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Moving point labels on vertices inside of polygon

What I'm trying to do is to label vertices of a polygon with a number and plot that number inside the polygon. So far I extracted the vertices to a 2nd point layer. Named them correctly and plotted ...
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Rule for labeling ways not being part of OSM relation in QGIS

A brief overview of what I want to achieve: Create a map showing all cross-country ski trails in a specific region with some customizations/styling on them. The data come from OpenStreetMap ...
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Calculate geographic location of point display offset in QGIS

I have a point layer in which some symbols are displayed offset from the feature's true location by a given number of millimetres. As the map's zoom changes the offset symbol's geographic location ...
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Adjust label/symbol size in print composer automatically when choosing different scale for atlas

I am having trouble with my labels/symbols in the print composer and didn't find a solution here so far. I have a project with a certain area from which I have to create several layouts in the print ...
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Automatically change the labelling style depending on the visibility of each label on a layer?

I would like to show as many street name/label as possible on the print composer map, without overlapping, automatically change each label’s style, if it is necessary, depending on what is possible ...
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Saving original label position in QGIS?

Figure A Figure B If I am generating line geometry with a marker to label parcels when I use a label call-out, (attached images) how can I use the automatically defined label placement point for my ...
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Basing an 'ELSIF' expression on several fields

I am still fairly new to coding so please excuse what may be simple mistakes. I am working in ArcMap 10.5 and have an Overhead Conductor feature layer that I need to label based on what field (...
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How to hide individual labels in QGIS?

I enabled labels for a streets layer in my QGIS 3.6.0 project via Properties > Labels > Single labels. The following screenshot shows an example of such labeling: How can I hide individual labels if ...
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Label point layer with attribute of surrounding line features (QGIS 3.x)

I would like to label the points of my point layer with the name attributes of the surrounding line features. The result should be a list, with the names of all lines next to the point (f.e. 10 map ...
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Dynamically color labels in color of features (QGIS 3.x) [duplicate]

How do I dynamically color labels in the color of the labeled feature? As you can see in the screenshot, the lines are in different colors, but the labels are just in black. As I know, I have to set ...
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QGIS Duplicate Labels still appearing despite suggested changes. Do i need to do an expression?

I have one field called Streets. In Streets there are road beds with suffix as Pkwy, Street, Avenue, Expressway and so on. I also want to label some of these road beds. In Layer styling under ...
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Combining two arrows with one arrow that has same label name?

I have Label Manager turned on and I am working on some of the polygons that need to be shown clearly. If you have a polygon that has two labels that are the same name: Look at the word "Cincinnati"....
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Using “Elseif” “OR” “And” statement to create label from two fields

I'm an admittedly novice when it comes to scripting but I have been able to create a basic 'else if' with 'OR' expression to create a label for a fuse feature class I have constructed. I am now trying ...
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Label layer as symbol colors with QGIS 3

Is it possible to label a layer using same colors as the categorized symbology of that layer? It is possible using the Rule-based labeling, but it can be difficult for a layer with many categories ...
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Removing labels for deleted point features in ArcGIS Pro?

I am new to ArcGIS pro. I have a number of points on a map that have been inputted into ArcPro from a KML file. I have deleted some of the points as they aren't required but the labels for the deleted ...
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“No module named numpy” Python Error in ArcGIS Label Expression?

I have developed code to label points that pull formatting from a dictionary. I developed this code and it was working fine two weeks ago, today I try to open my map and I am now met with an error ...
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GeoServer 2.10.1 Center Justify Polygon Label Style File .xml

The Title kind of says it all. Trying to Center Justify a label of a polygon using a sld style file on Geoserver 2.10.1. Here is the code snippet followed by a screenshot of the label now. ...
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Advanced/label classes in gvSIG 2.4

New to gvSIG and trying to get SQL filters to work. I can get labels to draw for all features the same way, but when I try to define label classes with filters nothing will draw. I'm trying to label ...
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Changing legend labels in ArcGIS Desktop?

I don't know how to change legend labels using attribute table. I want to use values from "litologia" field instead of "kod". Is this even possible or do i have to switch value field in symbology ...
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Adding Label Classes to Polyline in MapInfo Pro

I want to add 2 label classes to one polyline shapefile using x,y coords. I need to add the arrival time along the line from the start (x_start & y_start) & the finishing time along the line ...
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Converts label to annotations

I would like to create, in ModelBuilder, a model that converts labels to annotations (for a future export to DXF/DWG). It works with polygon layers, I use tiled label to annotation but I have a ...
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How to write subscript or superscript labels in QGIS 3.4? [duplicate]

How to write subscript or superscript labels in QGIS 3.4? Is there any function to do it without any external involvement like Character Map or etc? I'm EXPLAINING that this is not a duplicate ...
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How to create a label containing values from different layers in QGIS

I have several layers which are stagged on each other. I need to create a label (or text-window / description, doesn't matter) which should contain values from different layers. Creating a regular ...
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Font size in DXF export QGIS

I am trying to export our Property layer to DXF but am running into issues with labels. I have tried each of the three ways that I have seen described about DXF export, and none of them work for me. ...
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Labels with leaders in QGIS

I used the following link to create labels with leaders, but since I have a polyline layer I used a different expression for the Geometry Generator: make_line( centroid($geometry), make_point("...
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Set zoom level for display features in OpenStreetMap [closed]

I´m using OpenStreetMap to show data of a specific region in Brasil. I would like to show the county names as soon I show the map, instead of in a higher level of zoom.
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Python Expression for Labeling Addresses

I am trying to create a python label expression where only the first word of the address is labeled. Additionally I only want a label to appear if it is a number not a word. I have used this script ...
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Labels overlapping annotations in ArcMap 10.6

I came across this issue regarding labels overlapping annotations in ArcMap 10.6 (picture left) where they don't overlap in 10.5 (picture right)... What am I missing? I simply opened the mxd in the ...
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In QGIS for Type Case in Labels, Rule Based Rule, the Capitalize first letter option does not work

Here are my labels untouched Now when i change to all lowercase You see that it changes However for type case i want to capitalize first letter It shows that it made it everything capitalized ...
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Problems with layer labeling QGIS standalone C++ application

mypLayer->setCustomProperty("labeling", "pal"); mypLayer->setCustomProperty("labeling/enabled", "True"); mypLayer->setCustomProperty("labeling/fontFamily", "Cantarell"); mypLayer-&...
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How to place labels for varying projects? [duplicate]

I have a data set of features in a historic landscape. So if I make a map of it at a certain scale, I then need to move the feature labels around a bit—tweak them—to make it look nice. But then if I ...
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Labeling expressions on AGOL with Arcade for certain features

I am working on a web map in AGOL for the indoor office map. I have some issues writing custom expressions with Arcade in order to label the types of rooms (office rooms) based on another attribute ...
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Create label from different fields in ArcGIS Desktop?

I want to create label like this one in ArcGIS Desktop 10.3.1. Is there anyway to create label like this? Each data come from different field. I can create a label with box or a number with degree....
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Concatenating labels with some NULL values in QGIS? [duplicate]

I am trying to concatenate two fields into one label, where the second field sometimes has a NULL value. The first field is a numerical street address (ADR_NO) the second field is a text string (...
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Displaying of lake names similar to Google or OSM maps

This is a lake in Netherlands. Right side of the image : Points contains names of the lake (red label). I performed a spatial join between the point and polygon in order that the polygon get names ...
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How to prevent labels from a vector file to overlap the raster file?

I have vector file of say Sewer lines with diameter as their labels. Against some of the sewer, georef. images are placed. While displaying all together, line labels do appear over the raster file. I ...
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Annotation label symbols: How to manipulate the size of the symbols themselves?

I need to change the size of my annotation label symbol in ArcMap. Upon creating the annotation feature class from my line feature class, I realized that the line feature class' Reference Scale for ...
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Google Earth Engine: Labeling polygons according to their attributes

I went through different websites and GEE Guides to find a way to label polygons. But, I could not find a solution for it. Is there anyone who knows how to label polygons based on their attribute data ...
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QGIS 2.18 QuickMapServices basemap labels shrink when exported to PDF from Print Composer

For the love of all that is good on this Earth does anyone have a fix for this? When I export my print composer map in anything greater than 120 DPI the street labels from the ESRI Transportation ...
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QGIS - How to differently colorize labels from two separate fields using color expression script?

I have 2 fields, I concatenate them [concat(to_string(field1), ' ', to_string(field2))] to show their labels side-by-side. Is it possible to colorize from "text color expression" (using some scripts) ...
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Aligning road names in a row in QGIS

I am trying to align road names in a row, or column as much as possible in QGIS. I know it can be done in Adobe Illustrator with a mapping plugin, but I don't have the $$ for that. I tried something ...
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How to maintain OpenStreetMap labels/details (from QuickMapServices) when exporting from QGIS? [duplicate]

My question is about OpenStreetMap place labels in QGIS, and how to keep them at a similar size when exported to as they appear in the software. I realise variations of this question have been asked ...
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Values on top of each bar of a histogram in QGIS

Is it possible to show the values on top of each bar of a histogram created with QGIS? (I am using QGIS 2.18) I know this post [Is it possible to label bar charts? addressed a similar question years ...
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Label Position Changed In VectorTile Service

I made a map of boundies in ArcGIS Pro, labeled the polygon geometry by it's name. Everything is okay in ArcGIS Pro, but When I publish it to the ArcGIS Portal as a VectorTile Layer some of the label ...
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Creating label coordinates in a virtual columns in QGIS 2.18

I'm working from a database (PostgreSQL/ PostGIS). I created a view in QGIS of joined polylines from one table with the ST_union function. I want to label this polylines in QGIS. So, I created 2 ...
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Export vector layer with labels to Google Earth as kmz

I have a vector file with contours which i am interested to export it as kmz to google earth with labels similar to the ones QGIS labeling function produces. However I read that Google earth does not ...
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Creating different label styles for different attribute in layer using QGIS?

I would like to create labels with different shapes in the same layer (like ellipse and triangle). Is it possible? I just read Creating different label styles for different polygon classes using ...
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Multi line rule based labels in QGIS [duplicate]

I have created rule based categories for my symbology, and I would like to have multi line labels to go along with these. At the moment, I have written some expressions for specific cases, in which a ...
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Preventing labels from overlapping in ArcMap?

Im trying to prevent a mxd that has cluster of lables from overlapping these labels. What options do i need to select to ensure this? Labels have a prefered offset with a 500% Max offset. I have set ...
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Problems with latitude/longitude grid in QGIS 2

I try to produce a thematic map in QGIS, like this one done in MapInfo: I want to do this in QGIS. I work in projection "Albers-Siberia" projection ( PROJ.4: +proj=aea +lat_1=52 +lat_2=64 +lat_0=0 +...