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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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QGIS 3.8 label disappearance during XYZ Tiles generation

I make my own basemap with QGIS 3.8. On the map there are labels with X,Y coordinates. When I create XYZ export with QGIS processing tool, on the result some labels disappear. What is the reason for ...
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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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Turning one column to multiple columns in Attribute Table?

This is kind of a two-part question to see which route would be more efficient. I'm trying to display a label in a shortened version, but the info is all in one column: Township 1 South Range 20 ...
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Adding labels in Google Earth Pro?

I am preparing the map of Nepal with 75 districts using the KMZ file downloaded from global admin. I opened the KMZ file (NPL_admin3.kmz) in google earth pro. I produced the map, and also worked ...
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Using print composer name in a label

I want the title (a label) of my map in print composer to automatically contain the name I've given the print composer and also the date that it was created. For example I want it to say 'Really cool ...
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Showing contour line elevation labels in QGIS? [closed]

I have a contour map in DXF imported to QGIS. How do I turn on the elevation labels for each contour so they are visible. I thought I had done it by clicking on the layer and selecting properties > ...
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Rule-based labeling moved and overlapped

When I move my labels with the move label tool my double rule-based label is overlapping. I have tried to change the settings of its position but it is not possible to affect it once its moved. Any ...
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Labeling expressions on AGOL with Arcade for certain features

I am working on a web map in AGOL for the indoor office map. I have some issues writing custom expressions with Arcade in order to label the types of rooms (office rooms) based on another attribute ...
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Setting X/Y shadow offset values to 1 and -1 in advanced text window using ArcPy?

I am trying to use a label expression with ArcGIS formatting tags to create a shadow on my text. I have done everything I need except assigning a value of 1 to X offset, and a value of -1 to Y offset. ...
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Some labels disappear depending on zoom (scale dependent vis is turned off)

for one layer I have an issue with a very few select labels disappearing depending on zoom level. See label "3" on the right in below screenshots. "Scale dependency" is inactive and "Show all labels" ...
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Making curved labels for polygons in QGIS?

I have been able to find answers on how to do this in older versions of QGIS, but can't seem to come across anything that deals with the latest installment. I need a way to make labels curve to ...
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Spplot labels in R how to change

Can anyone tell me how to change the labels in a legend created by spplot in R? It is a typical vertical ribbon legend automatically generated by spplot. Based on color, it is labelled 1-7 but I ...
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How to add text on top of symbols for vector layers in QGIS

I read the QGIS 3.2 Changelog and saw a new feature to add text on top of symbols for vector layers. Does anyone knows how to do this?
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If-Then Label Expression

I'm trying to create a VB label expression on streets such that streets with an alternate name (ACS_ALIAS) will be labeled with the LABEL name and the alternate name in parentheses; streets with no ...
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Converting Python to Arcade in ArcGIS Online?

The following python expression can trim street addresses for labeling in ArcMap. I need to convert the expression to Arcade so I can retain the same labeling scheme when pushing my feature layer ...
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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 standalone ArcPy snippet and as you can see I added layer....
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Adding labels to a Carto VL visualization?

It was possible to add labels to polygon visualizations in Carto.js 3.x via the CartoCSS; is there a way to add them in Carto VL visualizations? From what I can tell, Carto VL doesn't have the ...
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QGIS Label Expressions [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a label that will show the following: MP 23.6 The "23.6" is a double type column in my table, the "MP" is the text I want to add in front of it of the number (milepost). I am new ...
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Setting a Background Color with RVBT field with python

I'm trying to set the color of a background of a layer. To do this i created an attribute "Color" with the RVBT numbers associate to each feature. As in the picture, i want to set the color with those ...
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Pixelated result using SVG as label background?

I have points that are labelled with a 2-digit numeric attribute, shown by default with a circle background (white fill, coloured outline of 1 map unit, buffer of 1 map unit beyond the label). I have ...
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Moving individual labels & rule-based labelling in QGIS

I have been playing around with labels and came to a problem. Hopefully someone can pinpoint whether I'm doing something wrong or there is a systemic hurdle in Qgis. Are you allowed to move labels ...
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Multi-field labeling of shapefile with PyQGIS?

I wrote the following code in order to draw the line labels with multiple fields. However, the label do not appear automatically in QGIS and I have to switch the "Layer Properties/Labels", and toggle ...
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Positioning multiple attributes separately in a label

I'm using QGIS I've got a basemap with the Texas landgrid for all of the counties in the Permian Basin. There are various attributes associated with the sections in the grid, but I only need 2 to ...