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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Why are labels visible through a basemap?

I'm working with a custom basemap I created as a vector-tile and published it to AGOL, but I noticed labels are visible through it in both AGOL and ArcGIS Pro. Can anyone explain why this behavior ...
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In Tilemill, is there a way to prevent overlapping labels or “hide” labels very near eachother aside from “text-allow-overlap:false”?

I want to style in Tilemill some labels. In the original shapefill there are some points which are near to eachother, which causes in Tilemill to make labels also very near eachother. I was wondering ...
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Image Segmentation tiff files for Object Detection

I have tiff files generated fro 12 bands of sentinel-2a data. I want to label each pixel of the tiff files as belonging to copper mine or normal. After labelling I want the image format to stay as it ...
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Labeling 2 different fields, stacked, with different fonts and colors

I'm using ArcGIS 10.6 I'm wanting to label some points features with the landing number and corresponding number of loads (I work in forest restoration). I want them to be stacked and have different ...
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When adding new features in QField 1.7.4, the label doesn't show up in the mobile project

Strange problem when working in the field on a mobile project: when I add a new feature in a point layer, the point is visible but the predefined label in the QGIS project doesn't show up in the ...
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Labelling point elevations of raster (DEM) using QGIS

I'm trying to create a map with spot levels using an underlying 1m resolution DEM TIFF file. My thought process so far is to create a grid of points with a height value field over the area of interest ...
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Multiple Text rows in QGIS divided by lines

My Problem seems rather simple but I had no sucess for over a day now. Basically I have multiple (polygon) shape files that need text information in them (or if the shape is to small outside of it ...
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Is there an OpenStreetMap label layer?

Is there an OSM label layer available? This same question was asked 7 years ago. I neither see such a layer in the OpenLayers plugin nor QuickMapServices. I'm working on a project with a 50% ...
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Failing to have visible features in ArcMap 10.5

How do I increase visibility of my map? Feature labels are too tiny and features are too blurred. I am using ArcMap 10.5. I tried to change the resolution to 3000 dpi but still didn't work out. I also ...
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Label data points in Leapfrog Geothermal [closed]

I have UTM coordinates for various geothermal spring locations. All of the springs have labels (1,2,3 etc) in the CSV file but I can't figure out how to display the spring# on my map. I have the ...
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Label not showing in QGIS 3

I created a line by importing a delimited CSV file and the line appears fine. I can add a label on the line by using the "begin" or "end" attributes but not the "Name" ...
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Unable to join double type data into a label expression

I'm struggling to include the field data from a double type attribute in a label. I've managed fine to pull in the data from the "Code" and "Features & Remarks" columns... I ...
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How do I prevent labeling outside of the current atlas feature polygon?

I want to create an atlas which is based on region polygons. I use inverted polygons and rule based styles (inverted polygons) for the polygon layer with the rule $id = @atlas_featureid which works ...
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QGIS 3x label wrap line expression for individual record

I want to set the text wrap for the one label only. I prepared formula such this: CASE when "fid" = 12 then wordwrap (6) End based on the thread here: Labeling using 'wordwrap'...
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QGIS 3x setting scale-based label opacity

I would like to decrease the opacity of my layer when zooming out. I prepared something like this: Case When @map_scale>1750 Then (1 - transparency) * 255 End It doesn't work. The similar ...
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QGIS label text break in data attribute table

I would like to have my visible label text broken, which is too long. I found some solution here: How to split text attribute by characters in QGIS? but applying the expression to my example: left( ...
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QGIS 3x setting scale-based label color

I want to have a different color for my label when zooming out. I've prepared an expression, which is not valid CASE if(@map_scale>1750, (color rgb 128,128,128)) else "...
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QGIS auxiliary rotation of the label not working properly

I am using the rotation feature from the main panel at the top. Unfortunately it doesn't work properly for all the labels. I've categorized my labels, so now I have the "Black" category and ...
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Displaying label outside canvas/map extend in QGIS

The first picture shows my map with cadastre (black lines), points with label (orange squares/ red numbers) and a printframe (blue rectangle). The second picture shows what I want in print layout. It ...
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QGIS print layout labels size respective to polygon shape

I am working with a tax lot shapefile with attributes such as ownership, addresses, account numbers, etc. I am trying to create a map with the ownership name of each polygon. My problem is that some ...
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QGIS 3x combining auxiliuary label rotation with the expresion

How can I combine these 2 features in the expression box? "auxiliary_storage_labeling_labeldistance" and CASE WHEN "fid" = 31 Then 34.0 WHEN "fid" = 54 Then -62.0 ...
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Label appears completely different in Layout-view than in exported image in QGIS using maptiler plugin

I'm using the maptiler vector tiles plugin in QGIS to have a base map that I can style a bit. There is a problem however. I'm seeing this in the layout-view: I don't like that the line to the ...
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QGIS 3x Label doesn't move when moving the point feature

I want to move my label and basically set some expressions for it. Unfortunately since I started to use the data attribute table auxiliary columns for location and movement, my layer is not really ...
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Prevent marker from moving in QGIS when zooming

I was wondering how I can prevent the movement of my markers when zooming out in QGIS. I have this sample image of Auckland on a larger scale where everything seems to be ok: Then I zoom out a little ...
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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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Elevation lines label positions (select manually?) in QGIS

I have a layer of elevation lines in QGIS. Now I want to create a map that shows a certain extent of this layer and shows the labels for certain lines (ideally once for every line). So far, this isn't ...
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QGIS 3x switching off label callouts

I need my label callouts switching off. Basically I know how to do it. I am clicking on the label info ("Change label properties" I the main toolbar, then just switching off "Show ...
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Label properties not switching to selected layer for labelling

In ArcGIS Pro my labelling properties is "stuck" on one layer i.e. not switching to allow other layers, fields and classes to be manipulated (the field do not change based on the selected ...
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Set rule-based label then blocking

In QGIS I have a rule-based label. I ALSO want to set the blocking (prevent the label from being overlapped by other features / labels). However, when I try to do this, my rule-based labeling is ...
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Manually placed label still moving

I'm working with QGIS 3.14. First I created my two fields "x" and "y", then I activate them on the label/placement window and I begin to work on the map: I found that labels who ...
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Using Label Expression with multiple fields and assign different colors

I'm trying to use an expression to label a layer by using multiple fields, and assign different colors using QGIS 2.16. In ArcGIS I am able to achieve this using the following expression: def ...
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QGIS: Export labels from layer to shapefile / Geojson

I am having trouble finding a way to export only the labels of a layer in QGIS to either shapefile or geojson format. I also tried to find a way to export both the geographic feature plus the label ...
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Exporting labels from QGIS shapefiles to AutoCAD with labels

I have shapefiles in QGIS. I want to import labels also in AutoCAD drawing. I tried to export DXF and open with autocad but labels not visible. How to import labels in AutoCAD?
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QGIS expression for setting label visibility by scale

I am using QGIS 3.x and struggling with the labels and I would like to have some expression for setting the visibility of some layers based by scale. How can I make some of them disappear? I tried: ...
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Labeling many Raster Tiles at once

I got this 42 tiles that I'm trying to show each tiles layer name on top of it like a label. So I can know each tiles name, any Ideas on how to do that? I have searched the web and found nothing
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How to correctly set the zIndex of features within an OpenLayers vector layer? [closed]

I initially add a vector layer from a GeoJSON file and label each feature: var layer1 = new ol.layer.Vector({ source: new ol.source.Vector({ url: './json_3573/country_names.geojson', ...
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How to make labels be center justified in an OpenLayers Web Map? [closed]

I am trying to set the justification for some labels to be centered on the point. I am using Qgis2web to create a web map. Below is the relevant output code: var size = 0; var placement = '...
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Labels disappear when moved!

I have following problem: I created a polygon shapefile. Now I want to label the polygons according to a certain column in the attribute table. No problem so far. When I manually move the labels some ...
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Problems while Text Label Rotation (angle field) in QGIS 3.8

I encountered a problem when exporting webmap using qgis2web. It turned out not rendering the angle field set in the shapefile for those specific text labels (as Points). I used OpenLayers to export ...
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QGIS 3x rotation of the label, when another expression has been set

Following this query: QGIS 3x conditional rotation of the label I would like to rotate one label, which already has been assigned to one expression. The previous expression looks like this: CASE ...
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QGIS 3x label is gone when zoom out

I am fighting with the following issue: I have two labels quite close to each other. When I zoom in everything is alright, but when I zoom out one of them is gone. See the situation below: Is there ...
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QGIS - Use one layer to block another layers labels

I have two layers, one with points that I have set a label on and another with polygons which I would like to use to block the labeling of the points. According to this old answer to Avoiding labeling ...
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QGIS 3x conditional rotation of the label

I need to rotate only one label from three seen below I found some solutions here: How to rotate labels by the same angle as the map in the composer? QGIS Labels Rotation and also here: Using ...
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How to prioritise drawing labels?

I frequently check point coordinates for features against mapping and elevation data, which as a workflow is as simple as applying labels to the points and then using Go 2 next feature to cycle ...
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PyQGIS data defined property for label orientation

I have a QgsVectorLayer object with field Direction which determines orientation of the symbol of the layer. I use setDataDefinedproperty method to adjust the orientation of the symbol like: symbol = ...
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Save the array labels in a new array [closed]

I have several arrays obtained from K means, each array contains a variable number of classes, e.g. from -1 to 3, from 0 to 4, from -1 to n. I would like to be able to save each class of an array as a ...
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How to label point features with alphanumeric labels. Only allowing numbers?

New to QGIS. Using point features as markers on a map imported from Google Earth. In my first shapefile layer the alphanumeric labelling worked fine. Added in a second layer and it is only allowing ...
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Prevent labeling outside of a an inverted styled polygon

I have this situation: All layers are filtered to the region except the layer "bahnstrecken" who is missing that attribute. Instead I use the polygon "bundeslaender" (inverted ...
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Expression for labeling line start and end points [closed]

I have a multi line string vector layer, on the map they display as straight horizontal lines and I want to display the label at the start and end point of the lines on the map. What’s the best ...
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How can I add a symbol to a callout label in QGIS?

I want to achieve something like this Barnett Bridge callout with a National Park Symbol underneath it. I realize these maps are done using Illustrator, but I'm trying to stay in the realm of QGIS as ...

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