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Label properties Field and Function will not populate

I am fully updated on ArcGIS Pro, but for some reason, label properties will not open drop-down menus for Field or Function. Has anyone encountered this?
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Changing font size of all labels in annotated attribute table in ArcGIS Pro to be one size

I am using ArcGIS Pro. I converted a large group of labels to annotation (every road of a city) but when annotated, the size of the labels are a little too large for the map size I want. I can change ...
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Forcing labels to fit inside polygons

I would like to fit labels inside polygons, but when I export the map, because of the small size of some polygons, the labels don't fit or they overlap. Is it possible to automate the size of the ...
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Labels in ArcGIS Pro overlap although there is enough space

I have two separate label classes which I want to display in my map without overlapping. There is enough space to place the labels under each other but ArcGIS Pro still places them overlapping. I ...
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Specific label layout

Currently, I have this basic label layout : But I would like this kind of layout : I did not find how to do this (and if it's possible). Please help me if you know how to do it.
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Why create relationship class if still need to make join to see related attributes in layer using ArcGIS Pro

What is the point of creating a relationship class in ArcGIS Pro i.e. how can I "actually" make use of this relation? When I add a layer to the map, suppose I want its label to show a field ...
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Disable labeling of OSM in QGIS

Is there a way to disable the labeling of OSM in QGIS ? If I try to create a map the labels interfere sometimes with my lines I like to depict.
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Need the attributes labels to show on different lines for SLD

My SLD is the one below and I need the attributes comp_id to show above auto_area within a circle. Currently they are appearing next to each other and I can't work out how to change it. <?xml ...
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Display number in stationing format in QGIS

I have a shapefile made of points. One of its field is PROGR_TRAC, which represents the station of the feature along a path. For example I have in the field PROGR_TRAC the value 21519.70. This value ...
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How do I get rid of stray points with box labels in QGIS 3.22? [duplicate]

I'm working on a project on QGIS 3.22.1 with isochrone maps. There are two red points with captionless labels that I can't find a way to get rid of, even after I've unselected all my data layers. FYI, ...
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Using if/else statement with unplaced labels in ArcGIS Pro

I am using ArcGIS Pro 3.0.1. I am planning on using maplex engine for labeling of tens of thousands of polygons. I would like to keep from transferring to annotation until absolutely necessary. I have ...
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Rule-based labelling in QGIS not working

I have a map of the Isles of Scilly, I have geopackage data such as 'points of interest' that show me the island names and other places on the islands. I am trying to change the labels so that the ...
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Adding OpenStreetMap copyright label

I have looked up Crediting OpenStreetMap maps in QGIS. For QGIS 3.22 LTR this seems to be missing or moved somewhere else. How do I add the copyight label for OSM data ? I know View -> Decorations -...
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Why is QGIS now storing label locations in the project, instead of the attribute table?

BACKGROUND: When I have moved labels in the past (using the Move Label... button) QGIS has automatically edited the layer's attribute table by adding two fields, auxiliary_storage_labeling_positionx ...
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Remove labels from top

Is it possible to send labels beyond a polygon feature in QGIS? I have some polygons with transparency and want the labels to go beyond the polygons. For now all the labels appear on top.
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QGIS: it is possible to add labels to a polygon?

My QGIS version is 3.22.5 I have a multiline string shapefile. If I give a different attribute to each polygon of the shape (e.g. increasing ordinal numbers), is it possible to show these numbers as ...
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Rule-based symbology label to map labelling

How to import values from 'label' in symbology window to showing them as particular labels (QGIS 3.22)? I suppose it can be done with some short, clever expression in labelling window.
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QGIS auxiliary label locations: determining their storage locations

Background: Using 3.26.3, I have a Geopackage point layer that I can successfully move the label locations using the Move Label button (below). In the past, this process has automatically added two ...
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Is there a specific arcade expression to remove duplicate labels?

I am working within ArcGIS Online to create a web map. I am trying to remove some labels that have duplicate labels to only show one. I have two fields that I am labelling. One is called "...
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Extract QGIS text label position as polygon feature

Using the built-in labeling engine in QGIS, I am able to place multiple labels within my mapframe according to defined styles and a placement hierarchy. I would like to extract these placed labels (...
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Using CIM Maplex to include feature weights and never remove unplaced labels [closed]

I'm using ArcGIS Pro 2.9. I've been trying to add feature weights and to include unplaced labels to a feature class, yet my understanding of the CIM engine seems to be lacking. My code below doesn't ...
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QGIS label formula

I have the formula below to make my labels: "operator" || '\n' || "well_name" || ' ' || "well_num" || '\n' || "footagens" || ' ' || 'F' || "ns" || ...
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MapServer: Labels with auto position and leader lines

I want to label points with MapServer like this: LABEL MAXSCALEDENOM 5001 MINSCALEDENOM 1 ALIGN right BUFFER 1 COLOR 0 0 0 OUTLINECOLOR 255 255 255 ...
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Toggle on/off rule based labeling in PyQGIS

I have a vector layer. It's defined with rule based labeling. I need to control the rules to turn on / off programmatically. How to do it?
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Rotating labels based on custom CRS QGIS 3

I'm trying to rotate labels based on CRS of a Europe map EPSG:3035 ETRS89-extended / LAEA Europe but with Longitude of origin 18° and Latitude origin 49°. According to the question Parameters of the ...
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QGIS - Label masks breaks layer on PDF export

I have a contour lines layer with index labels, which uses masks, it works correctly on the editor and composer as seen below When exported the layer goes past map boundaries and it's style breaks. ...
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Can't set label background nor callouts color to the the variable @symbol_color

Working with QGIS 3.22.8 you can set a data defined override for label color to match that of the associated feature using the variable @symbol_color, but it does not work for label background fill/...
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Why do my complex QGIS labels display fine in Odense 3.20.0 but not in Bialowieza 3.22.10 or 3.26 Buenos Aires?

Here is a link to the layers & project. The project is located in the folder Demonstration Farm Data (V2). I am a real amateur at this stuff. Will study up on custom variables. I have developed 3 ...
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QGIS doesn't truncate labels of point features in print layout

I'm trying to create a map that is separated into two pages (say, a A3 layout). I want them to be exactly the same except of the range they cover, so I can later combine them into one larger map (A2). ...
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Display all labels without collisions in OpenLayers

OpenLayers 6, Mapserver 7 As a beginner, I display polygons like this : const presc = new ol.source.Vector({ format: new ol.format.GeoJSON(), loader: function(extent, resolution, projection, ...
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ArcMap avoid labels overlap themselves without removing any label

How can I avoid overlapping the labels from the same layer? I tried using "Feature Weight", and didn't work. Also tried "Never Remove (place overlapping)" which works, but I need ...
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Mapbox GL JS max-text-width trick with labels with line symbol placement

I have rich text line labels, what already have '/n' linebreak between primary and secondary label. The primary label is generated into one field. Example: ['get', 'name'] //"Neque porro quisquam ...
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Labeling line with cumulative distance

Regarding one line, lets think on a road, how can you label that line with cumulative distance, starting from first vertex? QGIS v3.26.2
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Curved labels along parallels in different CRS / map projection (QGIS 3.4)

I'm trying to make curved labels based on map projection. As in these examples, I would like labels for point layers to follow parallels. Is that possible in QGIS 3? Or a labeling style like this: ...
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Wrap text in a line vector layer QGIS 3.24

I need to wrap labels of a line vector layer. Is there a way to do this in QGIS 3.24 ? I want my labels look like this:
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Histogram with labels using earthpy

I got a few classified maps in tiff format that I'd like to generate a histogram of each one and compare the area for each classified region over a period of time. So far, I managed to plot the ...
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Conditional labeling in ArcMap

Is it possible to create labels based on the value of certain fields in my data? For example, I only want to label a column 'name' when 'age' was a certain value etc or a certain field was a given ...
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How to visualize the labels from a Point Cloud in QGIS?

I have a point Cloud (Las file) and I wolud like to see/visualize the labels (Z values). There´s a way to do it in QGIS? (I´m using QGIS version = 3.24)
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Changing label (wrong reverse) direction using QGIS

I use QGIS 3.22.2 and I want to have nice curved labels (along lines): Llyn Brenig Reservoir (currently there are two different labels: Llyn Brenig and Reservoir). Problem is that label Reservoir is ...
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Symbology lettertype

Does anyone know how to increase the lettertype when I am working in the print layout to export it as an image? My symbology in my normal working mode I have lettertype 10 (which is big enough to read)...
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Using Arcade to label polylines with X coordinates of last vertices in ArcGIS Pro

I am using ArcGIS Pro 3.0.0 and a File Geodatabase. I have a requirement to use Arcade for configuring some Attribute Rules related to the geometry of the features involved which has led me to realize ...
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Displaying both numeric and text values in Label using Arcade?

I am using ArcGIS Online. I had created this label using Arcade because I had to customize the wind speed outcome from km/h to mph. I wanted to add "mph" to label after the wind speed value, ...
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How do I add a label to a fill layer using Mapbox?

I have a layer of jurisdictions, and am trying to label them at a certain extent (about 1:750000) but I can't get labels to show up at all. I've got the following code: "layerStyle": [ ...
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Making label values display fully automatically

The photo below is what I am trying to achieve. The labels are fully displaying the correct information. To do this I need to manually move each label till it is fully displayed. There is a lot of ...
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Some labels disappear when exported from QGIS to DXF

I'm using QGIS 3.14. I have two layers with labels in QGIS, set up to map units. In "rendering" section of label properties I have set up to show all labels for these layers. I want to ...
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Generating horizontally ordered ids for irregular grid

How can I generate ids for an irregular shaped grid that increase from west to east and north to south (left to right, top to bottom)? I've tried using this example and it almost works, but it does ...
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QGIS: Adjust line for labels at the feature end (Easy Custom Labeling)

I work on a map of overlapping public transport fare areas, e.g., Frankfurt(Oder) AB/BC, which imply different fares for using the bus. By utilising the Plugin Easy Custom Labeling I was able to ...
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Copy all styles from one layer to another [duplicate]

I have a layer, which I made multiple symbology/label-styles for: When I use geometry tools that have to create a new layer, I have to copy all these styles to the new layer. Most times, I don't need ...
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Labelling / symbolizing layers using QGIS [closed]

I'm realizing the same analysis on specific layers on QGIS. I need to display a specific information (like showing code "xxx", then "yyy", then "zzz" etc.) and export ...
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Create reference number based on direction of line

I'm looking to label a series of lines based on a direction of the trail rather than any cardinal direction (east to west, north to south, etc.) in QGIS 3.4 for Windows 11. For example, let's say I ...
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