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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Restricting label/line drawing to 45 deg. lines?

I've followed this tutorial to be able to move label positions and draw lines to connect them to the label dots, but I'd like to restrict the line drawing to 45˚ angles. Is there a way to do that? I ...
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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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Saving custom labelling (template) so it can applied to other feature classes?

I sometimes work with large NTDB datasets, and was just wondering the best way to go about saving all of my custom labelling. Is there a way I can save all of my custom label classes so I can apply ...
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Labels not loading using Arcpy

Has anyone every had any issues with ArcGIS not loading the labels that are set via ArcPy? I've only inserted the code that labels two created layers that are made earlier in the script. # uses the ...
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The same labels show up on different points across a layer

I am making a map of a bicycle tour I took on ArcGIS. I have created a layer called "Sleep Stops". Furthermore, I have created 3 label classes called "Name", "Favors", and "NotableFacts" I have ...
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Label polyline with vertex numbers

In QGIS 3.4.8 I can label vertices with their vertex number by using the following expression for a Font marker symbol: @geometry_point_num But, the expression only seems to count the vertices ...
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Adding label to map layer by clicking feature or similar action in QGIS?

I have searched the web (including stack exchange) quite extensively and haven't found anything. I've tweaked the 'repeat' setting on the label position tab on a line layer to where it labels enough ...
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Connect multipart polygon with lines to one label

I have several one-part and multipart polygons that I want to label. I Set X and Y values to move the label to a certain position and want to connect the label to the polygon using the following ...
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Clustering only if name attribute is same using QGIS?

I have a point layer on a world map with several attributes. Each point marks the position of a berth at a terminal in a port in a certain country. When I zoom out, it's getting too crowed so I ...
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Creating segmentation masks for high resolution images?

I have some very high resolution satellite 30cmx30cm images. I am trying to label some things in the images using polygons or masks. How do I go about creating segmentation masks for this images. ...
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Definition Queries for most recent date in ArcGIS Pro

I have a feature class containing sample results for locations that includes thousands of records. Many of these are overlapping and have the same location ID. I need to label each sample based on the ...
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Labelling using PyQGIS? [closed]

i want to label a point layer with those values exceeding a set of variables attribute table as follows 'loc field'(text),'a'(float),'b'(float),'c'(float) variables as follows vara = 5, varb = 3, ...
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Exporting shapefile to KML with labels

In QGIS, When exporting my point shapefile to KML, points label are not visible in Google Earth Pro. I follow these steps: In QGIS, my point shapefile has a name attribute Right click on the shape ...
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Labeling map logically? [closed]

How would you label this map logically? I will preempt the question, with the statement it is for a fire truck, so we really have to worry about seeing the address numbers at 3 am with one contact ...
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Multiple labels [closed]

I have followed tutorial for labelling from multiple columns, e.g. name and also grade. Looks correct in expression but nothing shows in output preview. Any idea where I am going wrong?
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Rounding labels of raster values in QGIS 3.8

In QGIS 3.4 raster values were in label form rounded to 2 decimal places regardless of exact values of the given raster. Is there a possibility to reduce labelling of raster values in QGIS 3.8 to 2 ...
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Creating conditional stacked labeling in ArcGIS Pro?

I found a code example for what I'm looking to accomplish at Creating conditional stacked labeling in ArcGIS Pro? I want to display filter quantity and sizes for a school district per building in a ...
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Filter diagrams with atlas coverage layer in QGIS

Please advise how I can hide diagrams outside of the coverage layer when using QGIS atlas function. I can do this for polygons,rasters etc without problem but whatever I do I cannot hide diagrams from ...
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pyqgis 3 vector layer labeling settings dialog

I am working on a pyqgis standalone application with the latest QGIS 3 libraries and in python 3.7. I would like to allow users to modify any vector layer's labeling style, I know in QGIS program, one ...
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Using Arcade in ArcGIS Online to customize labeling?

I am trying to clean up the labeling for a city zoning map using ArcGIS Online. To do this I need to trim the property address to only the numeric values, which has been accomplished, but due to ...
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Setting OpenLayers line labels by angle?

I want to write labels near linestring features on my map. I calculated but it works wrong. My layer style function is like following: layerFeatures = new ol.layer.Vector({ source: ...
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Labeling roads independent of the scale

I have the problem, that my labelled roads (name of the roads) changes when I also change my scale by zooming in or out. But I want a fixed size and position of the street names independent from the ...
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Fit Label to length of line feature at all scales

I have a shapefile with line features and an attribute table with placenames. Most lines are horizontal and they all represent label positions (orientation, length, location) on older, printed maps. ...
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Creating stacked Python label expression in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.3. I have a number of polygons representing exploration licences and a series of attributes including licence name, operator, partners and associated interests (%) ...
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QGIS Opacity issue with polygons and labels

I have a layer with a number of polygons. I can happily adjust the opacity of the polygons using the normal slider, but when I add labels to the polygons from the Attributes table the labels do not ...
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Colliding labels for point features in QGIS

I have a layer (point features) containing various points of interest (POIs), some of them have the exact same location. I would like to map these POIs and add a label showing their names. However, ...
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Labeling a GeoJSON with OpenLayers 5

I'm trying to put a label over a polygons. My polygons cames from a GeoJSON serialized by GeoDjango. I'm be able to categorize this polygons using the attribute "type" but I wanto to see the height as ...
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Designing circle label with many attributes in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Without using ArcPy, how can I create a circle label show many pieces of information from an attribute table in ArcGIS? I have image about planning zone map, with specific label on top of objects, ...
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Label Formatting in ArcGIS Pro using Backgrounds?

I am formatting labels in ArcGIS Pro using the background tag . I'd like to simply increase the padding around my text(black area around my font in example) to improve legibility and spacing. Is ...
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Rule based coloured background for labeling in QGIS

I am a newbie working on QGIS 3.6 / Windows 10. I need to label a polygon layer which is categorised by colour. (pls refer to attached pic as a graphical reference) The labels need to have a ...
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Show/mark not visible labels (colliding labels)

If "show all labels, also colliding" is not active, some colliding labels will not show up. So far so good, but I would like to know, how often and where this happens and maybe why. Something like a ...
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QGIS 3.8 labels placement

On my layer the setting of the labels is: But all the labels do not appear, as if there was a limit on the number. Sample with some features Sample with all features: some labels have disappeared ...
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How to create relative hyperlinks in QGIS PDF output

I am attempting to add text labels in the composer that will result in clickable relative hyperlinks in the PDF output. Adding a text label, ticking "Render as HTML" and adding www.google.com results ...
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Rule for labeling ways not being part of OSM relation in QGIS

A brief overview of what I want to achieve: Create a map showing all cross-country ski trails in a specific region with some customizations/styling on them. The data come from OpenStreetMap ...
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Setting a scale range for labels in KML files

Is there a way for labels to be displayed in KML only when zoomed in (or out) beyond a certain scale range, just as it is possible in ArcGIS? If exporting to KML from ArcGIS, I guess the first step ...
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Automatically wrapping labels to fit in print composer window of QGIS?

I am creating a set of hiking maps for the Continental Divide Trail. The trail is nearly 3000 miles, so I have about 200 individual maps and over 1000 information labels. I have a shapefile of ...
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Omitting certain style string labels in QGIS 3 rule-based labeling

I’m labeling airport taxiways. The taxiway labels are all strings but they tend to be one of three varieties and I would only like to show one of those. I’ve been trying to mess around with Rule-Based ...
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Add leading zeros to data frame label

This is in ArcMap 10.0. When using data frames to label UTM coordinates, I'm sometimes asked to add leading zeros (e.g., 590 would become 00590) to the tick or line labels of the data frame. I'd ...
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Labeling features in a given order within QGIS?

I want to sort the address numbers where would show only the bigger number and smaller value should be suppressed away. I have used earlier ORDER BY -method when using PostGIS but now it isn't ...
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Easy Custom Labelling Error Code

I'm getting the following error - only on one of the vectory layers in my project. Can anyone help? Have tried a restart and reloading the layer and neither worked! An error has occured while ...
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ArcGIS Pro Key Numbering in Legend?

I'm creating a map layout. One of the layers is a point layer of villages, and because of the scale of the map and the clustering of the villages, I think the easiest way to provide the name of the ...
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Advanced street name labeling QGIS 3?

I have problem where the street text elements overlapping place text elements in QGIS. Both elements are in separate layers. How to express in QGIS 3 that street name layer wont overlapping place name ...
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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 ...
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Labeling reference grid at centroid in ArcGIS Pro?

In ArcGIS Pro 2.3, is there a way to label the centre of the new reference grids with the grids name (as in picture below), or if there is no way to directly label, is there any method of turning the ...
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Stationing Callouts using VBScript Labeling in ArcMap?

I have a shapefile that I'm trying to produce a specific label for using VBScript. I'm using the values in the [MEASURE] field. "PI: " & INT([MEASURE]/100) & "+" & (ROUND(([MEASURE] - INT(...
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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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Defining area not to show labels in using QGIS?

In a QGIS 3 layout is it possible to define an area (that's being used as an inset) where labels should not be shown? So I have I'd assume that Position -- Above Map labels would work but the ...
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Changing vertical and horizontal position for specific label in QGIS?

I want to to change vertical and/or horizontal position of a specific label by editing the label properties. For that I put the desired layer into edit modus and clicked on the "change label" button, ...
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Labels overlapping annotations in ArcMap 10.6

I came across this issue regarding labels overlapping annotations in ArcMap 10.6 (picture left) where they don't overlap in 10.5 (picture right)... What am I missing? I simply opened the mxd in the ...
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Labeling with two decimal places (rounded) even when second is zero in ArcMap?

I have a benchmark data that need to label. The data where in the field has attribute height like 12.340, 12.400, 13.690. I have to label the height for examples 12.34, 12.40, 13.69.I already used ...