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The description of the types of features included in a map, usually displayed in the map layout.

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Size Legend for Carto VL

I am trying to construct a legend based on size using Carto VL, and am struggling to implement the solution posed in this Github thread. https://github.com/CartoDB/carto-vl/issues/1260 I built a ...
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Horizontal Raster Stretch Legend

Using this page I have displayed my legend of a raster legend horizontally. However I have not been able to format the labels to align directly beneath the tick marks as shown below. The second label ...
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Create right to left legend in GeoServer

Can I create right to left legend like this?
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Using Custom Legend Symbol in ArcGIS Online?

I am currently creating an ArcGIS Online Journal story map. In one of the web maps, I have a point feature class, where the points are transparent and they provide labels for regions (with no clear ...
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QGIS styling a legend

I am a newbie working on QGIS 3.6 / Windows 10 I need to style a legend for map with headings and sub headings The main divisions of the legend item need to be subdivided into sub-classes i.e. The ...
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QGIS map legend rendering problem

The maps look good, and the legend symbols match the maps. Once converted to .pdf the map legend symbols degrade to basically nothing. Horizontal red line patterns, or any colored line patterns for ...
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Custom legend with concatenated fields on QGIS 3.8.1

I prepared a map with a custom legend on QGIS 3.8.1, combining a classification of several concatenated fields. However, when creating the layout compouser and including the legend, the descriptive ...
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Getting lines across Legend symbol in ArcMap export to PDF?

I am encountering an issue with an item in the legend when I use a page size of 36x48 for exported PDFs. The item, a library symbol, appears to have lines going through it. It looks fine with smaller ...
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QGIS spacing of individual labels

I'd like to increase the space between the symbol and the text for only one item in my legend; I can only seem to increases for all the items. Specifically, I want to combine the two screen shots ...
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Reorder legend in ggplot object [closed]

I met some trouble when dealing with the order of ggplot legend. I plotted three lines in one graph, and I tried to use 'scale_colour_mannual' to change the order as the line from top to bottom, but ...
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Adding legend for World Ocean Base map in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am using World Ocean Base as a background for a map I created in ArcGIS Desktop 10.6. I have been asked by a reviewer to include the meaning of the shading in the legend. I know the shading on the ...
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Manipulating ArcMap Legend Graphics

Is there a way to manipulate and edit ArcMap graphic legend items? From what I found researching, one way is to convert the legend into graphics, ungrouping all the elements and editing each graphic ...
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Stretched raster legend badly displayed ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a stretched raster in ArcGIS Desktop 10.3 with this symbology: But when I put the layer in the legend, it's showed like this: I've tried to change the styles, showing and hiding headers, ...
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Merging a legend and a table

I'm using QGIS 3.4 for this, and am creating a map that will see quite a lot of use. It will show plant species, and the area of the plants in question. For this, we have a main "plant" table. This ...
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Remove legend nodes of a categorized layer in a layout legend using PyQgis

I am trying to find a way to remove specific legend nodes in a layout legend for a vector layer styled with categorized symbology using the PyQgis-3 API. For example, in a QGIS project I have one ...
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Problems with legend in DEM raster

This is a follow up question to this one: Addressing just the outermost cells in a raster? In this question you can find all the code and the data. To summarize: I have a DEM raster masked to the ...
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How to sort legend values by an index item in QGIS?

Using categorized classification method for creating a legend on QGIS permits to create an automatic legend based on the values or categories defined in on item or a combination of items, or a ...
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Displaying a legend for a centroid, simple marker with size overwrite?

I am new to QGIS and can't figure out how to display a legend for the dot size of a centroid, simple marker. The size of the dot is dependent on a value from a CSV linked to a layer map of Europe. I ...
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Formatting legend item and feature count text in ArcGIS Pro?

In ArcGIS Pro you can turn on the option "Show feature counts" in Format legend item -> Feature Display Options to show the number of features for each legend item. When turned on however the number ...
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Adding legend title in plot function of R

I use plot function to plot a raster in R. The plot function adds a legend as default. However, the default legend added does not have a title. For instance I need to add the unit such as meters. I ...
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Creating a horizontal legend with labels in GeoServer

Im am trying to ask GeoServer for a horizontally orientated colorbar legend for my raster layer. I prepared an SLD style for the layer and asked for the legend with the GetLegendGraphic method, ...
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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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Landcover Legend

When I download landcover, the legend for pseudocolouring is always a number rather than the actual legend which was shown where I downloaded the data. How would I go about getting the actual land use ...
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Changing aspect ratio of legend in ArcMap?

I'm making some good ol' maps at work (Using 10.x) and I'm having difficulty getting my legend to fit with the amount of descriptive text I have and the amount of space available to me (as well as to ...
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Is it possible to get a dynamic legend in QGIS 3.6?

I need to send a GetPrint request for a map with a dynamic legend that only shows layers/items/symbols relevant for the current map frame. In QGIS 2.14 one can select "Filter Legend by Map Content" ...
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Adding scale bar to raster overlayed on ggmap Google Maps object

I am trying to plot a predicted surface (raster layer) over a ggmap object that contains base imagery from Google Earth. I have produced the map that I want however, I am struggling to add the legend ...
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Where can I find the legend?

I have downloaded the following two tiff files from here: pnv_biome.type_biome00k_c_1km_s0..0cm_2000..2017_v0.1 pnv_biome.type_biome00k_sse_1km_s0..0cm_2000..2017_v0.1 Using r.report in QGIS 3.6 I ...
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Keeping Styles when changing Legend entries

I have edited the styles for a categorised column that was originally set to random colour. Now I want to add another descriptor to the legend (from another column) using the Concatenate function, ...
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Writing italic form scientific name in map legend?

I am trying to use Italic scientific name in my legend, I am using QGIS 3.4. I can not figure out how to do only two-word italic without having the rest of the description being italic. Is it ...
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Split a tmap legend and display in two locations

I would like to split the legend of a tmap object, so that one of the two elements is in the top left, and one in the top right. I have been through the documentation of tm_legend, but could not find ...
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KML title and description to generate lettered legend on map

Let's say I've exported a KML (from My Google Maps) with a list of waypoints like: <Placemark> <name>Bachledzki Wierch 8a</name> <description>tel: , 606 426 336</...
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Multiple break levels in color legend

Please look at the color legend of the image: This image was plotted in ferret program, which has different breaks, like 0-3 with 0.5 interval, 3-9 with 3 interval, 9-10 with 1 interval, 10-20 with ...
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Managing space in columns in QGIS legend

Is there a way to set up a legend so the group name spans multiple columns in QGIS print composer? Trying to set up a legend where one of the items is split into columns, but the group spans the ...
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QGIS Legend from WMS

I use QGIS 3.4.5 and want to create a map from a WMS. The problem is the legend, which is created automatically from the WMS. The quality is very bad and the writing is barely legible. How can I ...
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Resolution/displaying issue with legend item in QGIS

I'm having an issue in QGIS print composer. I am using QGIS 2.18. Some of my legend items are displayed in low resolution or are partially cut off. The strange thing is that some groups of the legend ...
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Showing feature count for layout extent on legend using QGIS?

I'm using QGIS 3.6.1 on Win10. I have a print layout with a map of an area within my total work data set. I add an item to the print layout legend with the summation button on for "Show feature ...
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removeGroup() in QGIS 3

I am updating a plugin from QGIS 2 to 3. I need to iterate through the groups (the names are dynamic) and remove them with their respective child layers. I need to get a list of groups and then ...
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Displaying Legend for Variable Width Line in QGIS

I am using QGIS v3.4 to display a simple line as a line of varying width using the variable line width attribute facility of QGIS (please see screenshot below). The layer displays correctly within ...
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QGIS print composer - Legend columns not aligning when title is deleted

I want a simple legend without a title and with 2 items side by side. I can't find an option to turn the legend off so have just deleted text from the Legend title box. I select Columns (2) - Equal ...
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Can't select/remove automatic legend in layout view

Every time I start a new map and go into layout view it automatically generates a legend, scale bar, and north arrow. I can select the scale bar and north arrow and remove them, but for some reason I ...
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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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Hiding single class in ArcGIS Pro legend?

How do I hide a specific feature in my legend? The feature River is shown on the map but should be hidden in the legend. The other features are in the same layer. The only way I can think of is to ...
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Border Legend Same As Map Backgorund

How create legend border same as map background like in the image? I'm just can get the border white like the rest of legend frame. I'm trying in Arcmap and ArcGIS Pro.
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How can I summarize the values of a raster to make a clear legend? [closed]

I produced a relief map out of a ASTER Satellite Picture by using a colour ramp (Symbology -> band rendering). I want to make a map out of that in the Print Composer but the Legend is very confusing ...
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Use expression to only keep 1 layer in the legend

When I print my project, that includes different layers, I always end up with all the layers in the legend. What I want when printing is to only show 1 layer, that always has the same name "Werken". ...
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GeoServer legend fails when using Graphic Symbology

Using the graphic symbology to fill a polygon in GeoServer I can successfully display a polygon with a 'slash' overlay using the CSS below. { stroke: #999999; stroke-width: 0.5; fill: #...
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ArcGIS Online Custom Print - Printing Legend

I created a custom print service using ArcPy. It is hosted as GPServer on my test server. The print service uses a JSON configuration file to pull the data from the mxd. The JSON passed from the web ...
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Changing legend labels in ArcGIS Desktop?

I don't know how to change legend labels using attribute table. I want to use values from "litologia" field instead of "kod". Is this even possible or do i have to switch value field in symbology ...
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Showing size of pie chart in legend of QGIS?

I'm using a pie chart map in which the size of the pie chart convey an attribute value (scaled size). Is it possible to show this classification in the legend of QGIS 3?
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Bar Chart Legend

I am trying to add legend to a map with bar charts which would be meaningful. The default legend doesn't explain the size of bars on the map. I have tried this one: https://www.esri.com/arcgis-blog/...