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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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Preventing ArcMap from labeling when creating grids?

I am using the Create Polygon Grid Wizard to make a large number of grids. Is there anyway I can stop ArcMap from drawing the grid labels as they are created? It seems to take much much longer to ...
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Geonetwork overlapping labels

the labels in GeoNetwork are defined as: <element name="gmd:codeSpace" context="gmd:RD_Identifier"> <label>Namespace</label> </element> but the problem is we also have a ...
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Labelling features only once and not repetetive [on hold]

I am on this mapo I want the labels to appear only once but they are repetetive. How do I do it?
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Creating second map without labels using QGIS?

I want to remove the labels in the second, smaller map. So far when I switch off all the labels and refresh only the smaller map, of course, the labels are not shown. But it seems like QGIS updates ...
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Remove Unwanted Character from Expression Dialog Label [on hold]

The following: if( LAYER='New', concat( ENDCODE2,' x ', round( SLOPE_LEN,0),'m'),'') Results in the correct label except the character ">" is added to the end. How do I get rid of the last ...
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Labeling Graduated Symbols in ArcMap?

I am looking to place labels showing the exact number associated with a graduated symbol. I have the labels, and the symbols, but cannot seem to get them placed in the same location. Can someone shed ...
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Why are the labels not showing when I load a .qml file in a standalone pyqgis script?

The first image is the final output that I have when I run my standalone script. The second Image shows the grid that I made and the sample labels that I want to put on my final output. I saved the ...
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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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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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Force all labels visible in GeoServer

How can I force all labels to be visible in GeoServer I have tried with both <VendorOption name="conflictResolution">false</VendorOption> and <VendorOption name="spaceAround">-1&...
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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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Quickest method to show/hide labels in QGIS 2.8

In order to show or hide labels in QGIS 2.8, I currently right click a layer, select Properties, then Labels, then click the checkbox to show/hide, then click OK. This seems like quite a long-winded ...
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one label for two-lane roads (osm, qgis, postgis)

I labeled my osm-lines-layer (PostGIS) with symbols for primary roads and motorways. While the symbols for the primary roads are well placed - with enough distance between each - the two-lane motorway ...
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How can I remove all the labels in a KML file but leaving the placemarks

I have around 4000 placemarks on Google Earth and have colored them red or green according to whether they qualify for a particular criterion or not. I have also given names to the placemarks ...
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How to show labels in curved pattern in QGIS?

When I am trying to show label of these roads parallel almost all roads are showing, but in curved type visibility of labels are getting reduced. How I can show all roads names curved to road? Using ...
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Placing data-defined labels both by expression and manually

In my project layers (QGIS 3.6.2) I use data-defined label placement. I am trying to set up the placement as follows: By default, the placement chosen in Label Settings is used (in my case, "around ...
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Prevent labels being cut off / clipped at edge of map

I've read a few other issues about trying to prevent labels from rendering if they run off the edge of the map canvas. This is particularly a problem in Composer, where I get lots of country labels ...
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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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Line to feature from label in ArcGIS Pro?

I want to have a line from each label to the features it labels. I am trying to a label a lot of features in a small space and need it to be clear which label coresponds to which feaure. How can I ...
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Are easements normally marked on county property maps? [closed]

There is a main gas line easement on the edge of our land, but the gas company is concerned about where the garden is. Would the line be marked well enough on a county map to say where the easement is?...
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Move label in QGIS?

I cannot figure it out to move Labels in an QGis-Layer. I added two columns (x,y) and set these columns as Data-defined-Position in the layer-properties as descriped in some (older) threads (e.g. How ...
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Stacking labels in ArcMap without Maplex?

I do not see any obvious setting for stacking labels in ArcMap (ArcView license). Am I missing something or do i have to write a complex expression to stack my labels?
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Placing image inside of Label using ArcGIS Desktop?

In ArcView, can I add an image to a label? Assume I have the photograph path as an attribute.
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Labeling Ortolines with GeoTools

I want to add labels with geocoordinates on the grid of the map. I have previously asked you this question and you have shared some code with me (How can I label the coordinate position of the grid ...
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Move Label Not Working

I'm using QGIS 3.2 and want to manually move a few labels on a layer but when I try to use the move labels tool I can't move them. I can however rotate and change them using those tools. I looked in ...
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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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Difference between Priority in the Positioning dialog and Z-Index in the Rendering dialog in QGIS

I studying the layer labeling options in QGIS and encountered two options which seem to be the same. If I understand the QGIS documentation correctly, the option "priority" within "Positioning" ...
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1:n relations in label expressions & general syntax

I've got a colleague who wants to create a (concatenated) label based on a 1:n relation between some shapes and related tables. They asked me if this was possible in QGIS - and I think it should. I ...
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Capitalizing and changing font/color in Label Expression using Python Parser of ArcGIS Pro?

Currently Using ArcGIS Pro 2.3.2 and Python. I am currently trying to label Road names, which are all uppercase in the database. I'm unable to edit the database but would like to Capitalize the road ...
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Import labels into QGIS

In ArcGIS, when I want to Label my layer, there are a number of label styles I can choose from. I would like to have that Feature in QGIS as well. For example, when I label my layer in a certain ...
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OpenLayers: Keep text style label in visible polygon area

I have a feature with a polygon and a text attribute. The text attribute is displayed via a text-style above the polygons center. Nothing special and so far so good. The current behavior: I can move ...
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Including rotated label alongside stacked label in ArcMap?

I am trying to replicate the label that I have attached an image of. Is this possible in ArcMap? So far I have stacked 3 labels but am unsure how to: Create 3 individual boxes around the stacked ...
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How can I extract the coordinates from one layer and import them in a diferent layer when key field is the same?

I'm working with 2 different layers. First one is a csv file with 3 fields. Name, longitude and latitude. Second is a text file with the field name. I want to assign the longitude and latitude ...
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QGIS 2.18 label by expression concatenate field strings

For a building layer I have an attribute table with several fields for the building type where data was entered with a manually created form using checkboxes. Example: Production: 1 = (yes), 0 = (no) ...
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Setting X/Y shadow offset values to 1 and -1 in advanced text window using ArcPy?

I'm trying to use a label expression with ArcGIS formatting tags to create a shadow on my text. I've 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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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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Aligning font when rotated using QGIS?

I added a label in the print composer of QGIS (3.6). I rotated the label, but then the font is no longer aligned to a common line. I think it is stair-stepping where the letters go, perhaps snapping ...
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Issues with atlas generator and labelling across maps/images

I have a lot of layers in my project and I am trying to use the atlas generator in the print composer to create a tiled map. Some of the layers have labels which have different configurations with ...
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Using alternate glyphs/stylistic set with label font in QGIS?

I am using a non-standard font for my labeling in QGIS (the font is jost*, modeled on Futura), and would like to use one of the alternate stylistic sets. It's easy to do this in Word. Is there a way ...
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Adjusting symbology in layer file?

I have a layer file for a geology layer containing attributes for "Age", "Rock Type" and "L_Code". The layer has symbology defined using the "L_Code" attribute. But I want the same symbology applied ...
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QGIS globe map - label distortion [duplicate]

I have created an azimuth orthographic projection map (basically a globe, I've used this custom CRS: +proj=ortho +lat_0=51.470129 +lon_0=-0.452751 +x_0=0 +y_0=0 +a=6371000 +b=6371000 +units=m +no_defs ...
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Automatic sheet size in text label in QGIS

I'm in Print Composer and want to develop a template. In that template, I would like to add a text Label which automatically represents the size of the sheet in the format "Sheet size: 841x1189". ...
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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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QGIS to .DXF export: labels do not appear

I have been trying to export a shp layer in QGIS 2.18 to dxf with some labels using the export to DXF tool included in QGIS, but somehow, the labels won't appear on the export. I have tried changing ...
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Regular expression to extract road labels from OSM other_tags ref

Extended question to the issue: Regular expression substring for labelling The answers I've found on the link above were fine for "simple" road labels. Unfortunately, I don't have a big SQL-...
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QGIS 3.6 - Label layers turning black

I have a project where I am making a lot of rule based labels from a polygon layer. The layer is saved as a shapefile (like the other label-layers (point and linestrings). All other layers in the ...
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Label callout lines to the closest point on the label

I am trying to improve callout lines on maps I'm making. I'm currently using the method in this link to make my callout lines. That works fine, bu I'd like the lines to always go to the closest point ...
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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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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 ...