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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Issue export shape with labes from QIS to DXF

I've go an issue when I try to export to DXF some vetors with labels on QGIS 3.16. In particular, after the CAD file as been generated, I try to open it and the label are not located in currect ...
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Separately move label in a “multi-label” object situation using QGIS 3.16

I am using QGIS in order to show countries of the world with both their names and a number. I use rule-based labeling to place each one of them. The position of the countries' name is predetermined ...
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Vertical alignment option of label greyed out in QGIS print composer

After checking the “render as html”, the vertical alignment was disable. How do I control the vertical alignment by html or other methods?
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Exporting annotations using ArcMap

I am using ArcMap. I have created a label with yellow text and a blue background. When exporting the whole map composition to PDF, the blue background of the labels doesn't appear. I've tried many ...
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Adjusting text style in multiline label in QGIS

In QGIS 3.16 I have a 3 lined label "Projekt" || '\n' || "Art" || '\n' || "Bearb" How can I make only the text of the first line ("Projekt") bold or a bigger ...
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Removing symbols from area that is also shown on inset map with QGIS

I have a layer with locations. I want to display this on a layout that has a map at a small scale (main map) and an inset map at a bigger scale. I do not want to show on the main map the symbols that ...
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QGIS map window rotation shutting off callout labels

I have a QGIS map layout showing some callout labels. If I apply a map rotation in the properties it inexplicably shuts off SOME of the callouts. Does anyone know why it is doing this and if it is ...
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Removing labels from area that is also shown on inset map with QGIS

I am making a map of a continent on QGIS and I have marked some locations. Some of them are very close (making it difficult to read the labels) while some parts of the continent are empty. I have ...
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How to create a US map in R with separation between states, when using albersusa & plotly?

Does anyone have know how to access the longitude and latitude in albersusa? Currently, I'm working with a choropleth U.S. map in R using albersusa and the plot_geo() function from the plotly package (...
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Getting labeling field in variable and changing labeling field with PyQGIS

I working with QGIS 3.20. I want to write a PyQGIS script to automate switching the field used for labeling in numerous layers. Currently the layers are labeled from values of a field that is ...
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Adding scaled location labels in QGIS

I currently am working on creating a choropleth map of population redistribution data, and would like to stack three layers on top of each other. First, a simple basemap-- I chose to use a Cartro ...
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Manually moving labels in rule-based labeling in QGIS 3.10.8

I have a layer with Name and pop_2020 fields. Using the rule-based labeling option, I need to manually move labels for the more fancy-look position. But when I move one label from one field, the other ...
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Point data still showing duplicate labels after setting Maplex rules in ArcGIS

Using ArcMap 10.7, the map is displaying data from a query feature class which is tied to an SQL Server. The data consists of surface location points (houses), which all contain an alpha numeric label ...
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Resetting Label and Callout positioning for a single Label in QGIS

I accidentally altered the endpoints for a callout and cannot figure out how to reset them. I tried a number of key combinations while clicking the endpoints but nothing seems to help. Is there a way ...
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QGIS / PostgreSQL : label a layer with the value from an other layer linked through a foreign key

I have 2 PostGIS layers linked through a foreign key. Layer 1 : Primary key Layer 2 : Primary key / Foreign key I want to label the Layer 1 with the value of an attribute of Layer 2 through his ...
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Setting specific labels options by expression in QGIS

I have a layer with all countries in the world but I need to label only six of them. I tried this expression: "NAME" = 'Russia' AND 'Canada' AND 'China' AND 'USA' AND 'Brazil' AND '...
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How to add a label into my constructed polygon using PyQGIS and QgsRubberBand

I have already create my polygon and now I want to add a name on each polygon. Now I don't know how I could do it. My polygons look like that (image below) and I already have the names into a landXML ...
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QGIS - label points

I am fighting with a proper displaying of fraction line in label of point. I use expression of label concat ( "ID" , '\n' ,' ',' ', '\n', "up" , '\n' ,'⏤⏤⏤', '\n', "down&...
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QGIS Map Atlas sub-region label names highlight

In QGIS Atlas, I can use $id = @atlas_featureid and $id <> @atlas_featureid to highlight the label names of my main region (Fig.1: more clear name in the AOI than the outside ones). How can we ...
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Multi-Label by one big polygon

In QGIS I can label a polygon in different ways (Figure 01). But how could I put several labels distributed inside a single complex polygon (Figure 02)?
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QGIS labels aren't controlled by themes

I love themes in QGIS. I also love how I can create multiple symbologies for a layer and that these can be controlled by themes. Even better is the fact that layouts can follow themes. Unless I am ...
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Labeling polygons using different field values in ArcMap

I have a data set with 5 polygons. I would like to label each polygon with different values from different attribute columns. See screen shot. The first box on the left should pull its label from the ...
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Setting different font color types from the same field in rule-based labeling in QGIS

Trying to set different font color types from the same field in rule-based labeling in QGIS. I have a "C°" field with only 2 values: +56.7 C° and -89.2 C°. Trying this expression to have it: ...
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Repeat label along line in MapServer

I'm new in MapServer and want to create a labeling for line geometry. The label should be repeated multiple times alone the line geometry. I tried the command REPEATDISTANCE, but it doesn't work as I ...
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QGIS label expression to print “key:value” from a list of dictionaries (coming from an http vector source) in the print layout

Context In a QGIS 3.16 project, I have a vector data source defined as a connection to a REST API (Python backend): From the /authors endpoint of the API, I fetch this nested JSON object: '[{ "...
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Polygons getting named multiple times using ArcMap

I was looking at a dataset of votes in California and wanted to get a normalized map of voting trend. The dataset I had was of precinct votes in county and polygons of the counties. I completed the ...
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Showing intervals as Range rather than Upper Value using ArcGIS Pro

I'm trying to show my point data with intervals but in ArcGIS Pro I only get "Upper value" which I don't want. In ArcMap it looks like this: but in ArcGIS Pro it looks like this: How can I ...
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Capturing Date using Date and Time from Expression builder

I have a string that includes date and time like in this format: '23/02/2021 09:03', '24/02/2021 09:10' etc. I would like to use Rule based filtering to colour symbols that has date=23/02/2021. So ...
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AGOL Published Service - Changing Label Decimals

I published a service from ArcGIS Pro and would like to change layer decimal places for the label in AGOL. Option A is to republish and correct the labels in ArcGIS Pro but wanted to see if there is ...
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Giving grid cells unique ID of numbers and letters by rows and columns

In QGIS 3.16 I have a grid made up of c.900 squares and I want to give each square in the grid an individual name. I want rows to be numbers and columns to have letters so when they meet that is our ...
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Display all labelling name roads QGIS3.16

I am trying to set an optimal scale to display all road names in order to make an atlas. I have already defined labelling rules (e.g. position: curved..., increase rotation, reduce the size...) in the ...
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QGIS Edge Labeling Grid

I'm looking for a way put a series of labels along the edge of a map like the blue numbers in the example. The numbers/data I want to use as labels are in a polygon layer that is displayed in the map ...
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QGIS copy style from one layer to another

I created callouts for line layer with geometry generator with expression: make_line ( make_point ("auxiliary_storage_labeling_positionx", "...
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QGIS - label color setting

I use rule-based labeling with geometry generator on line layer. I use expression @symbol_color, because I want to have color of labels the same as color of lines. However, @symbol_color doesn't work ...
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QGIS rule-based labeling with callouts

I have line layer with callouts created in geometry generator. Then I create labels created by expressions rule-based labeling. How can I create expression refering to labels with callouts ? I want ...
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Replacing labels when overlapping with another line layer

I have a line feature layer with the name of streets. I want to render labels parallel on the line (the line has transparent color). I have another line feature layer often going parallel to the ...
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Changing 'NULL' value to '0' in label formula

I have a label formula in QGIS that shows the name of a polygon and the remaining km of survey left to do: "Name" || '\n' || round("Length_km_sum", 2) But when I have an area ...
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How to make a photo as a label on a point feature using ArcGIS/Arcmap

How to make a photo as a label on a point feature using ArcGIS/Arcmap. In this case each point feature will display a different photo. Someone has discussed this before, it can be seen at the ...
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QGIS with callouts with offset from feature

I created callouts with expression below, because I need to have anchor dropdown at the half of a line. make_line ( make_point ( "auxiliary_storage_labeling_positionx", "...
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QGIS callouts label anchor point missing

I have QGIS 3.16.3. According to the QGIS documentation in label-callouts setting is option anchor point. However I don´t have this option (picture below). Where is the problem?
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QGIS leader line at centre of line feature

I am using leader lines for line labels of vector line. I need to connect leader line with the centre of chosen lines (to have anchor point dropdown at the centre of a lines). Leader lines are now ...
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Underline labels in different color using QGIS

Is it possible to underline a label in a different color than the one used to write the said label using QGIS? In my case, I would like to underline some countries' names, which are in black, in red. ...
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How to place a label below a symbol in QGIS 3.18.3

I have an airport symbol and below that I want to show the label for the airport identifier. Because I want to keep a proportional distance between the label and the symbol at different zoom levels, I ...
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Place label in the center of line

How to force a label to be positioned in the center of a line? In QGIS the project I'm working on has this river line that crosses the polygon. I tried all kinds os settings to make the label be in ...
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Only label visible attributes using ArcGIS Pro

I have a huge polygon dataset of land boundaries of which I only have 40 land boundaries visible. Is there a way to only label these visible polygons in ArcGIS Pro?
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Setting a label color of zoom extent in QGIS

I set a frame color of zoom extent at print layout-properties-overview when I use atlas. How can I set a label color of the number this particular zoom extent to be the same as zoom extent frame?
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Diameter Symbol not appearing in Layer Labels

I'm trying to label a pipelines layer with Diameter information. I'm using following expression: u"\u2300" + [Diameter_cm] + "cm" But Unicode (u2300) appears as a box rather than ...
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QGIS use the exact defined color for text labels and get rid of unused color when exporting as png

When I export QGIS layer as PNG images, I notice that the edges of the text labels are not clean. There's always a zig-zag effect on the edge. And this in turn introduces a lot of unused colors that ...
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How to label points with gradient-colored data-defined rectangles in QGIS 3.18?

I am trying to symbolize a point layer with rectangles shaped and colored by gradient according to attribute values. I am trying to do this via label backgrounds rendered as "Geometry generator&...
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QGIS labels change their position as map is dragged

I spent a while fixing all the labels across my map. Unfortunately, they tend to change their position, as the map is dragged. I need a bigger map than displayed in the QGIS map canvas. See the ...

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