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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QGIS forcing labels for separate feature parts into the same part

I have noticed that if there is a feature that has very small parts in addition to a "main" part, and you have checked the boxes for both 1) "label every part of multi-part features&...
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Automatically draw/place labels with photos in ArcGIS Pro [closed]

A question in two (related) parts: Part one: is there a way to automate the drawing and placing of 'labels' for points, consisting of a caption and an image? The caption would be taken from an ...
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Labeling numerical data with thousands separator

I am running QGIS 3.18. I have successfully joined a .csv file to a shapefile and am now wanting to show some of the numerical data as labels on the map. Upon joining the .csv to the shapefile, the ...
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SLD style - grid labeling

I have grid, every part of grid have label with date. What I want is to put labels at polygon top. I tried to use displacement, but I have specific situation when parts of two polygons are visible. ...
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Stop label callouts from crossing the polygon

Can you stop the label callouts from unnecessary crossing the polygons and just go outwards. Picture below is with the suggested change
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Changing a layer's label font size using ArcPy

I'd like to increase the font size of my layer "Grid". The field is "MAPSHEET" on Grid's attribute table. I've tried all sorts of ways to write it out in code to no avail. I'm ...
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QGIS: group labels from different lines below each other instead side by side

I have the following problem. I have a Linestring layer in QGIS. There are multiple lines drawn, sometimes overlapping each other. QGIS shows the label of the different lines next to each other. (...
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QGIS enhanced table labels

I would like to know how I can save enhanced labels of the attribute table. I got a QGIS Project from a third person. Within a layer of this project, I can see enhanced table labels. I already found ...
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Creating new shapefile layer using multi line geometry but not accepting label using QGIS

I am using QGIS. I created a new shapefile layer using multi-line geometry, which won't accept a label. I highlight the layer, toggle the edit button, open the properties box, open labels, activate ...
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KML File - Placemark Point - only the name, no icon

I have generated a KML file (see below). My question is: how do I add definitions etc. in the file in order to remove the icons? I only want to display the name, for example A, B etc. I know this can ...
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How can I adjust the visibility range of a basemap's labels in ArcGIS Pro?

I have created a map in ArcGIS Pro using an OpenStreetMap basemap. However, in the zoomed out layout that I wish to export, the labels of most towns and cities not visible. For better context, I ...
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Where is the "Display file name" option for a LAS dataset in ArcGIS Pro?

In ArcMap, I can easily label the file name for a LAS dataset through the layer properties. In ArcGIS Pro I can only see limited options. Is there any way of labeling the file name?
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Converting labels in line shapefile to annotation using ArcPy with ArcMap

I need to convert labels on multiple shapefiles containing streets, to annotations. I browsed for some time and almost every post refers to Tiled Labels To Annotation (Cartography) function (...
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Replacing text in label through expression in ArcMap

I am using ArcMap. In the labels I want to alter the text that is displayed, I do not want to change the data in the attribute table. In the label expression I add the following after checking the ...
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QGIS Print Layout doesn't show elevation labels

I'm trying to export a topographic map with elevation labels, but the Print Layout on QGIS is not showing the labels, only the lines. Why??? EDIT: I thought that was clear enough, but here are some ...
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Converting numerical categories to text label in QGIS

In QGIS I have a smallish dataset with around 8k cells in. Each cell has a number of attributes including a code for land surface cover (an integer between 0 and 12). I have a list of labels that go ...
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QGis Value Map attributes : display description instead of value as label?

Is it possible to label features with the Description of a Value Map type field, instead of its Value ? I have a shape file layer with one of the fields defined as "Value Map" (Widget Type ...
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ArcGIS Pro Python Labelling Expression does not update labels

I am trying to alter the size of labels around a point layer using a python if/elif expression. The expression is valid but nothing changes when I apply the expression. Below I have included the code ...
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How can I avoid labels on short lines?

I have a road map in QGIS (v 3.22.1). I want to put labels on the roads, but since I get a label on each line segment there will be too many labels when there are many short segments, for example on ...
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Duplicated labeling when QGIS server serves WMTS [duplicate]

For a roleplay project based in the Star Wars Universe I am currently mapping the Star Wars Galaxy in QGIS using a custom projection. At the end I want to serve the map as a basic WM(T)S output. Thus, ...
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Labelling with first letter taken from each word in string using QGIS

I have a field called "Species" which is composed by two words (e.g. 'Robinia pseudoacacia') and I would like to extract the first letter of both the words in order to get two letters (e.g. '...
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Label size relative to atlas in QGIS

In QGIS 3.16 I have prepared an atlas of a city, based on a UTM 500x500 m grid. When displaying each cell in the atlas, I want its label to have a larger font size than its neighbours: In the string ...
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Changing placement of label to be underneath curved line ArcMap Maplex label manger?

I'm working on a labeling rivers in an ArcMap project. For rivers but one the standard river placement works but I need a way to place the label of one river below the river not above like the ...
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MapServer: Render labels anchored outside tile

I'm using MapServer 7.6 to render a tiled map using a custom tile grid. Therefore I cannot use MapServer's "tile mode". I'm rendering a WMS layer that has a text label centerd on each point ...
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Labeling only one object in layout using ArcGIS Desktop

I have a layout map in ArcGIS. I would like to show the center Object label in layout ArcGIS. if you see sample layout in below. All the objects are labeled. How can I delete all labeling, unlike ...
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Show point label on focus or selection

I'm trying to show label over points only when it's mouse focused or clicked, is there any way to do this?
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Hiding symbol if labels not displayed due to overlap using QGIS

I have a trouble hiding points that don't have a label due to label overlap. In my example below, there are some points where the label is not shown. How do I hide the points that don't display a ...
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Add date annoation for GIF images in Earth Engine

I want to visualize the annual changes on satellite images in Google Earth Engine. I wrote code like this: var geometry = ee.Geometry.Polygon( [[[30.0014347527015, 37.57084315925745], ...
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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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QGIS: label only if more than 1 polygon visible in map extent?

I am working on a series of maps in QGIS. I am creating an atlas, not generated on a grid of regular size, but instead based on polygon features of variable size. Everything working well so far, ...
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GEE ui.thumbnail legend with date labels

I want to make a ui.thumbnail legend with date labels to Sentinel-1 time series. How do I add specific date labels to legend? Here is my code: var date2='2019-08-01'; var date1='2016-10-01'; var orbit=...
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Showing feature label in Layout Legend using QGIS

I am using QGIS 3.18.2. I have a polygon layer, with labels, as in the following image. When I create a layout, the legend contains the layers feature, but no label, as in the following image. How ...
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Displaying multiple labels of point using QGIS

I work with a stitch layer under QGIS. For each point, a variable containing 4 labels. Using point group symbology, I can display the value of a cluster for a label. To display the 4 values, I need to ...
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Label containing multiple fields

I found this question and the anwser did help me somewhat. But my ''code'' for the label seems to have some sort of error. It won't show any label when I apply it. I've tried the following examples to ...
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Labelling minor and major streets for entire city on layout using ArcMap

I've been trying to create an ArcMap layout which shows intersections in a given city alongside the names of minor and major streets. Currently, I have the intersections properly placed and I have a ...
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Turning labels off within polygon in QGIS Atlas

Is there a setting to turn off labels within a polygon in an Atlas? In the example below I don't want labels to show in the grey inset area. I have tried the new clipping functionality All the label ...
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After converting ArcMap shapefiles to KML files Google Earth display labels wrong

I've been using Google Earth to display my data for many years, but the past few months I have noticed reoccurring problems. I set up my table to display certain columns, select the correct labels. ...
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Block labels from another layer to cover points

I have these road map labels generated from a table and they are overlapping with my points from another table or layer. How do I stop that from happening? I want to see the points clearly. If I ...
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Labeling features according to count in attribute table using ArcGIS Pro

I have some difficulties labeling the count values from the feature class's attribute tables. The issue is that I have a field with repeated values, and I want to display how many times these values ...
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Pushing Symbology and Labeling from Layer Properties in QGIS to features on Map and TOC with Python

I'm using QGIS 3.20.3-Odense. I have written a script that changes the symbology and labeling of layers in QGIS. Everything looks great when I double click on layers in the TOC to view the Symbology ...
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Preventing labels from covering symbols in QGIS 3

In a single point dataset is it possible to get the labels to stop covering the symbols and be placed in a position that has white space automatically (i.e. without using data defined xy positions)? ...
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Forcing point inside of polygon using QGIS with Python [duplicate]

How do I check the "Force point inside polygon" box found in the Labels -> Placement tab for polygon layers using Python?
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QGIS inconsistent label positions in PNG / PDF layout exports

As part of my QGIS project's Continuous Integration workflow I have a process that generates "before" and "after" images from project Layouts, to visually show what has changed ...
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Adding coordinate labels to vector grid lines using QGIS

I would like to know how I can add coordinate labels to the gridlines, created by the "Create Grid" function in the "Vector->Research Tools" menu, in QGIS 3.18? My goal here is ...
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Label Street Names on Layout at City Level

Just wanted to rephrase my question. What I'd like is to have all labels for cross-streets that meet at an intersection in a city visible when I export a layout from ArcMap. Really all I need is the ...
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GeoServer, Label rotation based on attribute value using CSS

I am using GeoServer to produce various layers including points, line and polygons etc. For the map styling CSS code has been used instead of SLD, everything has worked perfectly up until the last ...
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Labelling lines with multiple fields in QGIS

I need on the linear value such an effect as on the point. That is, that the three labels should be next to each other and decrease and grow dynamically. On the screenshots you can see that this is ...
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Applying labelling with obstacles in QGIS

I'm working with QGIS 3.16 Hannover and I'm quite confused with the option Features act as obstacles. According to QGIS documentation (13. The Style Library » 13.3. Setting a label » 13.3.2.3.4.4. ...
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Applying conditional label opacity in QGIS

I'm working with QGIS 3.16 Hannover. I've got one layer with all Spanish provinces (provincias) and, on top of it, several layers with the regions (AND, ARA, AST...). Each province pertains to one ...
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Getting Eval Error while trying get values from JSON

I've got a point layer GeoJSON from OpenStreetMap for tram routes. In @relations field there is JSON. I want to get numbers of tram routes as a list (3, 10, 21, 6...so on) for points labeling. Using ...

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