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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Display /Label number values of change in QGIS?

So i have this map view with the difference of crime from one year to another. I created it using the Field Calculator. Now my question is how can i add Values of change Labels to each part? 53% , 17% ...
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Performance problem with labels on query layer in ArcMap 10.7

I have a project in ArcMap 10.7. In this project I defined a query layer that join a polygon feature class (SDE) with an Oracle view (non spatial). For each polygon I have many (7) records in the ...
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QGIS displaying incorrect feature labels using perimeter

Using Qgis 3.16, I'm trying to correctly label buffers around an area with their radius in metres. I would like the labels to be located along each buffer's perimeter. All buffers are saved as a ...
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How to make multipart feature call outs start at the same point from the annotation text in QGIS3

I have a map showing multipart features and map text. The text is too large for the features so I want to use call outs but the call out lines extend from the text in what appears to be the shortest ...
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Adding labels after meeting a zoom threshold in Leaflet

I'm making a map in Leaflet and I have up to two labels per marker: var redIcon = new L.Icon({ iconUrl: 'https://raw.githubusercontent.com/pointhi/leaflet-color-markers/master/img/marker-icon-2x-red....
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Representing clustered points above 80,000 in map using ArcGIS 10.2.1 in such a way that their labels and points themselves are clearly visible?

I have places of Pakistan which are 85949 in number, I want to display them on a static map in such a way that points and their labels are readable and they don't overlap or map doesn't look messy. I ...
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Get feature value to use in print composer label

I'm trying to get the value of a feature (the area) to use as label in the print composer, but I'm not getting much success. This is the expression I'm using in the text label in composer: attribute(...
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Creating layer for text labels in QGIS 3.10

How can I create a layer to hold individually placed text labels in 3.10? I can do it in print composer, but would like to have it as a layer for repeated use. The labels are simple text such as &...
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Data Plotly plugin in QGIS 3.16 print layout

Is there a possibility to increase the size of the label on the diagram in this plugin? When I resize the pie chart, the label stays the same size, and then it doesn't look good.
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Label for Annotation feature class

I am trying to label from the Annotation feature for specific fields but in the ArcMap TOC, right-click on the layer the option "Label Feature" has disabled, the requirement here I want to ...
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“Scale range” vs “Scale dependent visibility” when labeling features using QGIS

What is the difference between "Scale range" vs "Scale dependent visibility" settings when labeling features using QGIS? From my perspective they are identical.
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How to change placement for label of a polygon in mapserver with SLD

I want to change the placement of the label of special polygon by sending SLD to WMS of Mapserver. But it seems as it has no effect. Is label placement in polygons support by mapserver? <...
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QGIS Change Grid labels and scale

I create a map in QGIS, in which I added Grids with labels and Scale. So in the map the scale is not equal to interline grids. I know it is related to projection system and location. but how do I fix ...
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How to add Callouts to labels with PyQGIS?

My goal is to add Callouts (Manhattan type) to labels in a point layer with PyQGIS. Here is what I got so far, which basically renders the labels without the callouts: font = QgsTextFormat() font....
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Preventing labels from lower layers showing through layers that are on top - QGIS

I am creating a sequence of layers and layer groups - of geological units. Layers and groups higher up the sequence cover - partially or completely - lower layers or groups in the sequence, as they ...
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How to format latitude and Longitude labels to show only degrees with suffix without any decimal or minutes?

I am setting my latitude and longitude labels in the QGIS map > map grid properties > draw coordinates > format but this only has decimal, decimal with suffix, degree minutes (w and w/o ...
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How to follow oneway directions using sld?

I want to show oneway directions of streets using SLD in geoserver. I follow this instruction but i still have a problem with directions of arrows. Most of all arrows get south to north and west to ...
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Show Image in Callout Label

I have a layer of point data that includes fields for an ID number and an image file path. I would like to display the ID number for each point by default and be able to display the image in a callout ...
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Enabling “Show all labels for this layer (including colliding labels)” in PyQGIS

I am using PyQGIS 3.10. I am working on a project that will display about 30 cities and their forecast weather variables (temperatures, winds, etc.), and some of the labels are a bit close together ...
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Populate legend items with values from another layer

I'm using QGIS 3.10. I'm trying to label my map with values taken from a different layer (meaning not my atlas coverage layer), which is intersecting the atlas cover layer. This layer named "...
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Count specific value in label expression by QGIS

I have successfully count total features of Parcel layer by count aggregate function, next challenge with me is how to count all "5" or "4" values from "lut_zone" field ...
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Python label script [closed]

I'm trying to make a label expression using Python (open to using VBscript or Jscript as well) and I just cannot get the result I want... I have 2 columns within my attribute table and I want them ...
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QGIS labels moving after saving layer

I am using QGIS 2.18.20 on Win10. I am trying to manually move my labels, and I've followed the protocol from How can I connect label and point with a line/arrow?. I've used this protocol in another ...
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Adding labels to contours created with the rendering option of rasters in QGIS 3.16

Is it possible to add labels to raster contours created using this option in the "Render Type" under "Raster symbology"?
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Callout line positioning to polyline

I want to label multiple lines (segments) of a bike path. Every segment represents a part of the bike path which has a number and a specific measure assigned to it to meet the quality standards one ...
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Labeling every polygon in shapefile except for one in ArcMap

I am using ArcMap 10.8.1. I am trying to create a map of a county which does not need to be labeled since it is for a report concerning that county, but every surrounding county does need a label for ...
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What is the maximum number of characters for a label in QGIS 3?

I am trying to determine the maximum number of characters for a label in QGIS 3. I am at over 1,000 characters and it does not display. Is there another way to display text on a map with a large ...
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Changing individual text colour in Label Expression using Python in ArcGIS

I'm basic at Python and I would like to change a single value colour to red, in this case the 6.36 value. I'm using this code: [Nazwa] + "/" + [PPW] + "/" + [DPW] So I wanted to ...
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Stretch label all along line length

I need to know if in QGIS 3.16 there is a method to stretch a label all along line length. My layer has lines with different length and I want to know if is possible to stretch automatically labels ...
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How to use label maximum line length for word wrapping in QGIS 3

I am confused on how to use the maximum line length for word wrapping a label in QGIS 3. The dialog and documentation show an option to "Wrap lines to" and then allow selecting "Maximum ...
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QGIS - Labels on print layout move or don't appear on exported PDF

QGIS 3.16.1 on Windows 10 Pro. I often manage to get a print layout with label placement just the way I want it, but when I export to PDF, some labels either don't appear or appear in a less ...
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QGIS expression for label text to display vertex coordinates of polygons

This question is inspired by Displaying vertex coordinates of a polygon or line without creating a new layer and especially by the answer by @JGH: https://gis.stackexchange.com/a/381130/88814 The ...
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Deleting Custom Label Placements in ArcGIS Pro

I was doing some trial and error by creating Custom Label styles and placements and have achieved what I set out for. Problem is, I've got a few 'bad' custom label placements I want to delete and only ...
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Displaying vertex coordinates of a polygon or line without creating a new layer

I am wondering if there is a way to display coordinates for each vertex of a polygon by only using expressions, without creating a new layer. So this question is basically inspired by Displaying ...
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Displaying vertex coordinates of a polygon on a map in QGIS

I have a polygon shape loaded in QGIS, and I'd like to display every vertex' coordinates on the map in a label or popup next to it, how can I do that?
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SLD polygon styling + labeling in Geoserver [closed]

I'm trying to label a polygon alongside its boundary. I found out how to do it but the stroke color of the polygon looks wear because of a black line above it. I think that the step I use to label the ...
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QGIS Labels with HTML formating

For complex labels, it would be useful to be able to use HTML formatting when different fields should be shown, on multiple lines and with different font sizes. Is this possible with QGIS? Or is there ...
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Use multiple colors in the same OpenLayers label

I made the following code that assigns a style to the field labels. Now I would like each word or group of words in the label to be a different color previously selected by the user. For example if we ...
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How to export labels from QGIS to CAD?

When using the export function via Project -> Import/Export my labels do not appear in CAD afterwards. I checked the "Export as MTEXT" box and tried using different scales. But I cannot ...
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Label sums of surfaces grouped by common attribute values

I want to label the sums of surfaces ("Groesse") grouped by common attribute values ("Block") in QGIS 3.16. I need one label for each group. The following pictures help to describe ...
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Move labels with rules generate overlap

If I move the layer's labels with the move label tool my label is overlapping. The labels are categorized by rule My rule are based on two field "column1" and "column2" I can't ...
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Expression labeling

My problem is with expression labeling in ArcMap (ArcGIS Desktop 10.5.1). I have a layer named 'Figure location'. The layer has a field- named 'Figure name' with values for instance- Fig. 1, Fig. 2, ...
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Extract symbology labels to attribute table

In Arcmap 10.5, I have a feature layer with soil types where there has been made labels under symbology. These labels do not appear in the attribute table of the feature layer although they are based ...
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Shifting multipart labels for an entire layer results into disappearing labels

When I attempt to move a multipart label, all of the labels asides the one I am moving disappear. How can I manually move a label and preserve all of the corresponding multipart labels using QGIS 3.60?...
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QGIS point label expression - using a value from another layer

I have a point data with depth values in CSV format as well as a polygon layer with a 'Critical_Depth' attribute. I'm trying to use the label rule expression to change the colour of the text depending ...
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Format multiple values in a label with different colors in QGIS

I need to create complex labels for sites that contain multiple values in each. These values are colored depending on their value (ex. in range = green, out of range = red). I need to do this from an ...
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Left to right labels disappearing in ArcMap

I try to write this word 'אזוה"ת' (Left to right label) with the value from field "nam" in the Label Expression with no success (the label expression dissapear): u'אזוה"ת ' + [nam] ...
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Preventing labels from overlapping certain features using QGIS

I have two layers in my QGIS Project (QGIS 3.4.8). One in the foreground, which contains surfaces, and one in the background, which contains a point with labels, see image below: The problem is that ...
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Display label attributes created in the GUI in QGIS Python Console for later use within PyQGIS

I want to define a label for a layer created dynamically in a Plugin with PyQGIS. I managed this, as there is a big amount of good examples you can find in the internet. When creating the symbology ...
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QGIS2WEb Leaflet file structure

After exporting from QGIS2Web into the different formats available, I am going for Leaflet. I want to change the order of information displayed in the popup, to fix the position of the label above the ...

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