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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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Want to underline some part of label in QGIS

I try to create lable and underline only the second line. By using this link method. Using Expressions to underline part of a label and the result is but the problem is when I use "Move lable and ...
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Draw line to next feature with distance as label (dynamic)

I would like to dynamically draw the shortest line to the next object (Geometry Generator?). Example: I have a network-layer (streets) and a point-layer. I know the distance from every point to the ...
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How do I edit an individual label in QGIS that has data from two columns on two lines, but also needs a word wrap?

So I have a complex question. Initially I needed to know how to do a word wrap on a single label in QGIS because I have a county name that is too long for the county it belongs to. I was told how to ...
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QGIS Put a label only on selected polygons

I'd like to labelling only some polygons of a layer which are inside another polygon from another layer. Have you an idea how to do this? May be with a label rule?
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Displaying icon name next to icon using OpenLayers? [on hold]

I have this working and displays icons but need to add display name next to it. Working script <!doctype html> <html> <head> <title></title> <link rel="...
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Using VB label expression in ArcMap?

I have an expression for labeling in ArcMap. In this file it has this line; FindLabel = "<FNT name=""Arial Narrow"" size=""10"">"&"<LIN leading='-3'>"& s2 &space(8) & ...
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How do I edit a single label in QGIS 3.4 (Madeira)?

I'm making a map of North Dakota and trying to label the counties, but one of the names (Golden Valley) is extremely long in a very tall county. I don't want to turn the label vertically, but would ...
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Labeling geocoded locations with location specific information?

I have geocoded a list of over a 100 locations using MMQGIS. However, only the location specific information (address, city, state, country) are allowed in the csv source file. If I add more columns ...
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QGIS vector layer labels are not showing from python script

I have a python module, where a QGIS memory vector layer is created, within the same method that creates this layer I have constructed labels using: text_format = QgsTextFormat() label = ...
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Geometry Generator - make line to polygon perimiter

I would like to improve the way arrows point to polygons when moving labels. I have some fields with unique numbers associated with each one. When the centroid of a polygon is outside the physical ...
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Using Python Dictionary to label subscript formatting ArcMap 10.6

*Question updates at bottom 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 dictionary ...
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Setting label settings in PyQGIS 3 to mapUnits?

I am converting several Plugins from QGIS 3 and I am struggling heavily with symbology and labeling. The straightforwart QGIS 2 approach seems to be totally gone. I found some help here: Reading and ...
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Italic fonts in QGIS 3.4

How can I apply italic fonts for labels and print composer in QGIS 3.4? The option seems to be disabled.
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Labelling contour lines in QGIS?

I need to label contour lines in QGIS 2.14. I've tried a few things, including Choosing only one contour line to label in QGIS? but it labels with the IDs instead of altitude. EDIT: I've created the ...
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Labeling cells in fishnet using equivalent (“southeast”) vertices in grid using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a large grid of 0.001-degree fishnet cells. I want to label each cell using the coordinates of its own southeast vertex. I have the coordinates for all the vertices in the entire grid, but I ...
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Automating ArcGIS Online Shortlist Story Map description customization?

Is it possible to automate the descriptions under each image/event in the Shortlist Story Map? I want the word "Year:" to appear before every yyyy. I want this type of label and colon to be bold and ...
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How to make the coordinates of point appears as labels?

I am working on a school project that requires us to have a map with the points indicating different station with its coordinates appearing as a label. I just don't know how to do it? I think it ...
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How to label two different layers that overlap (Tilemill)

I am trying to label two layers that are actually overlapping. One of the label only appears when I zoom >15. Th problem is that when the second label appears (zoom>15), the first one just disappears....
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Labelling contours within polygon using QGIS?

I have two layers, one which contains a polygon, and one which contains contours. Unfortunately, they have different projections. I want to label the contours with their elevations BUT I only want ...
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Arcade expression to see if current date is within two dates?

I am new to building expressions in Arcade and I am having trouble writing an expression that can be used to check start and end times of different areas and evaluate if the current date is within the ...
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Labeling multiple lines or polygons in KML?

I am trying to label multiple lines in Google Earth by editing a KML file. I know that I can add <Point> <coordinates> x, y </coordinates> </Point> where x and y ...
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Labeling vertical lines with Shape Length = 0 in ArcMap?

I am trying to add labels to my linear feature class. Some of my lines are vertical (i.e. I only see a point representing the start or end node of the line, because they have the same XY coordinates ...
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Why might text formatting tag for bold not work in ArcGIS Pro labeling expression?

Someone told me recently that, when they used the text formatting tag for bold text in an ArcGIS Pro labelling expression: <BOL>Bold</BOL> test the label appeared as: Bold test ...
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Making labels stay at some defined position in QGIS?

I am using QGIS 3.2 Bonn. If I add a label (and I have a lot of labels, for every field, river, path, etc...) and if I zoom out all labels are crossing each other and it is hard to know what is ...
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Labeling on ArcGIS Tile Package Output?

Using ArcGIS Desktop 10.6, I have created a Tile Package (TPK) on County level (Camp - Texas) with custom style using OSM data. Everything looks good but the Labels changes to very small on TPK. I ...
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Updating Font and Color of Label in ArcMap using ArcPy?

I am adding a layer to map document through and stand alone ArcPy snippet like this MXD = arcpy.mapping.MapDocument(r"C:\\arcgis\\ArcTutor\\AAA\\MXDs\\map.mxd") df = arcpy.mapping.ListDataFrames(MXD)[...
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Specifying Resource Field For Labeling in ArcPy?

How do I specify which field acts as resource for labeling a layer using ArcPy? Following code is some settings that I am doing on a stand alone ArcPy snippet and as you can see I added layer....
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How to create a universal labeling rule for areas using different projections

I want to create a universal map style for osm water areas. The data can be in different projections like EPSG:4326 or a metric projection. To avoid reprojecting them all the time as well as too many ...
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How to label only one feature in QGIS without editing layers when several have the same value

The issue: I have several points (bus stops) in one area. They all belong to the same station, so they all have the same "name" attribute. To avoid a mess of lables showing all the same name i only ...
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Geoserver polygon labeling Arabic numbers using SLD

I've used SLD to label polygon features with their parcel Ids. The problem is for Ids include '.' and '-' marks, the ordering of character is messed up. For example 39.1 changes to 139. I've checked ...
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How to export a map in lower size (11*17 inch) with all the parameters set up for higher map size but still looking good?

I am working with ESRI ArcMap (10.2) and have set up a map page size for 40*60 inch. I created a pdf and printed, it looks good. Next I printed with lower size 11*17 but the place labels does not ...
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Using Python nested if statement for labels in ArcMap?

I am trying to use python to write a label expression that will display a specific set of labels based on nested if statments. The expression should result in a 4 line label if the value is greater ...
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Creating label with number circle and field “1v” in ArcMap?

How to create a label which combines a circle number and field "1v" in ArcMap? For example: I need, a line the labels. My code label expression is: Function FindLabel ( [TOTAL_VIV] ) FindLabel = "&...
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How to change the font size of labels in google maps?

I'm using google my maps application and have produced a custom map. I wonder whether it is possible to change the size of labels attached to icons, and also colour of text, placement of labels etc.
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How to get area labels from GML file?

I would like to know how to create labels in polygons. The loaded areas are empty. I have to patch the names of these areas from the file.
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Placing Label in QGIS with EasyCustomLabeling?

I've converted the labels for a feature class I have using the EasyCustomLabeling tool in QGIS 3.2. Other labels within the layer are not having the same problem. I'm trying to place the label in an ...
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Add "inch: symbol to label

I'm using QGIS 3.23-Bonn on a Win 7 machine. I'm trying to add the "inch" symbol to a label, but can't figure it out. I've tried using (Diameter) || '\' " but it doesn't work. However for length in ...
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Adding label to whole group of drainage features using QGIS?

I am using QGIS 3.2 Bonn and have a lot stuff imported from Google Earth. Am I able to create a group of all drainages and label them with one click, or do I need to choose/select a new one each time?...
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QGIS Labels Rotation

I have imported some OS MasterMap data into QGIS 3.2 and have labelled the Cartographic Text dataset. This dataset has a rotation field, populated with various angles of rotation depending where they ...
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Using Label Leader line in QGIS?

I am using QGIS 3.2. I am trying and trying to get a line from my points to my labels! I have not moved the labels manually, but they are offset using the "offset from point" choice for placement. ...
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Adjusting Transparency of Labels on ArcMap?

I am pretty new to GIS, and I am trying to figure out how to adjust the transparency of my labels. I know you have to convert the labels to annotations, but I can't seem to do that. I right click ...
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Create point label LiDAR [duplicate]

Is there an easy way to add label/classes on every point of a LiDAR file (I can convert the file to ptx / LAS /LAZ)? I'm looking for a small "paint" program were I could easily apply labels with a ...
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Labeling multiple points with coordinates?

I am working on a bridge project. I have point location of all the bridges with multiple years of project. Through ArcMap (10.3.1) I want to label (for years). Since same bridges have multiple years ...
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Weird effect on labeling when WMS layer is hidden in Layerswitcher (Openlayers 2)

I have a WMS layer published with Geoserver. When I try to hide it from the Layerswitcher, by adding the line "{displayInLayerSwitcher:false},", the layer doesn't appear in the Layerswitcher anymore, ...
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Text wrap labels in QGIS 3.2 [duplicate]

In QGIS 3.2, I want to show text labels on a map that are coming from a polygon attribute - easy enough. But I want to have the flexibility to set the wrap text position in a certain space, not just ...
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Repeated labeling of random points within polygon? [duplicate]

I have created 3 random points within each of 27k polygons. I now want to label each of those 3 points as "A", "B", "C" within each polygon. Is there a quick/automated way to do this?
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Adding text in integer field for label using QGIS?

I am labeling mile points along several different lines in QGIS 3.2. For the labels I am using a field that is just integers so the labels are 1, 2, 3, etc but I would like to add some text so that ...
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Writing labeling expression in ArcGIS Pro using ArcPy?

I'm having some serious trouble working with arcpy and labels in ArcGIS pro right now, and was hoping anyone could assist. I'm currently working on a script that should take data from a point feature ...
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Sorting grid cells in fishnet grid by location and number using QGIS?

I am using QGIS 3.2.0 on a Mac (and also have QGIS 2), and I have a fishnet grid (probably created in Arc) that comprises of nearly 2 million grid cells. As a result, every change I make to the ...
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QGis Server labels encoding

I have a PostgreSQL database with "UTF-8" encoding which contains data in russian language. Each table of database loaded in QGis as a PostGIS layer. I want to show labels of objects on a map. When I ...