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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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Using Legend properties in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to input acress right next to values in the Legend; however, I was not able to . See here Even though I know how to do the Legend Properties. See here Can you point me where can I point ...
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How to set proportional value in legend?

I have a GIS table with traffic flows.The thickness is proportional to the traffic value and I'd like to have a little legend with 3 links proportional to setted value (eg: link1 proportional to 100 ...
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Moving legend items up and down in QGIS

How can I change sort order in layer properties styles tab? The only way I've found is to change their labels and order by it.
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Duplicate items in the legend

I have recently created a web map that uses the legend snippet from the ESRI JavaScript API website. https://developers.arcgis.com/en/jav...et_legend.html It works great for the most part, but has ...
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GeoExt: Turning off layer title in legend

I am using GeoExt for my web mapping project. My web map includes a legend generated by GeoExt. Is it possible to turn off the layer title for a specific layer in legend? I am aware that there is a ...
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GeoExt: Excluding some of the layers from the legend

Openlayers and GeoExt for producing a web map. The map has a legend panel generated by GeoExt. By default, GeoExt grabs the details of every layers from the map and create a legend for all the layers. ...
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Creating legend with new data defined symbols functionality in QGIS?

I have a large geology data set that I need to display using an industry standard set of symbols and colours. The symbols and colours are attributes of the data. I have been using the data defined ...
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Removing white gap in ArcMap Legend?

I have a legend created in ArcMap 10.1 which appears to be generating an abnormal white gap to the right of the legend content. How can I remove this?
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Legend is stuck on startup()

All my layer URLs and Feature Layers are stored in an array. with an foreach loop, I am creating the FeatureLayers from the URLs, dojo.forEach(window.layerUrls, function (info, idx) { ...
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ArcGIS Javascript Legend Is not Showing

I am trying to add a legend, and it gets to the console.log, but it fails at on the line after it. It does not show any errors saying it failed, but it wont continue past that line. map[map_div_id] ...
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Legend showing info for world map

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 API for JavaScript. I'm showing dynamic map service layer containing 8 layers and I want to show legend for the currently visible layer (only 1 layer is visible at a time). The ...
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Using multiple LayerIDs in a Legend

This should be simple, but I cannot find any documentation on how to do it. I have a legend that is bound to my map that contains several layers. I do not want all of the layers to appear on my Legend ...
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Is there any way to have the legend text above the symbol and beside it, not just above?

Is there any way to have the legend text above the symbol and beside it, not just above? What i do at present is to cut the end of the text off and insert a label then group them, however i want to ...
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Legend not scaling with the map in Mapinfo

I have a problem with the legend designer, when I produce an A0 plot the legend does not scale up with the map.
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How do you format the legend in Geoserver when using GetLegendGraphic?

I'm new to the world of GIS and geoserver so sorry if I'm asking an obvious or simple question. I'm using GetLegendGraphic to create a legend for a raster layer on the server, as it stands it looks ...
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Legend labels for Vector layer symbols - how to name them (GeoEXT)

I'm coding with GeoExt and I have some problems trying to display the names of diferent features in a vector layer. This is my code: mapPanel = new GeoExt.MapPanel({ map: map }); legendPanel = ...
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Make Graph (Data Management), Changing item names in legend [closed]

I'm having python produce a multi-series graph. How do you change the series name in the legend, the default being Vertical Bar, Vertical Bar1, Vertical Bar2.... arcpy.MakeGraph_management(...
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How to remove empty classes from legend in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a classification image with only 12 classes. I'm preparing layout using this image. when I add legend into layout page, a lot of empty classes loaded together with these 12 classes. Totally 255 ...
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How to save space in the legend and write the layer name besides the symbol?

I'm starting using QGIS to make a project for university and I am with a problem on configuring legends on Print Composer. The thing is I want the text of my legend to appear after the symbols/...
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How to extract numbers from each vectors?

I'm trying to create custom legend for a layer where OpenLayers.Rule objects are created dynamically and added to a layer. new OpenLayers.Rule({ symbolizer: { ...
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Annoying little line in color ramp legends - how do I remove it?

This was never a problem with ArcGIS 9 but it appears that in 10.0 Esri has added small horizontal lines as the default when including color ramps in legends. I want to get rid of these annoying ...
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How to move the QGIS Layerpanel/Dockwidget programmatically

i'm working on a QGIS-plugin and want to move the default LayerPanel/Dockwidget to somewhere else programmatically. More specific: i want to move it into a tab of my tabwidget. Is this possible? How ...
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How to automatically format the legend labels? in QGIS

I have to do 10 maps (for a start) with "style" -> "graduate" with quantile mode. I need to format the label of the different ranges so that the legend looks comprehensible: Instead of having 1.0000 ...
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Segmentation Violation in ArcView 3.1 while performing UpdateLegend?

I am loading a ".avl" legend file into ArcView 3.1 and I am plagued with a recurring Segmentation Violation Error when I execute the updatelegend command in the theme. It looks like the legend file ...
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Making a Map with a Legend as a .pdf Without a White Background

I have a shapefile of United States counties. I also have an Excel file of the share of the black population in each county. I'd like to make a map of this using GIS. (Before you say that there are ...
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Map Package is not showing points on map

I am fairly new to GIS, but I am working on an interactive legend and I need to just be able to add a map package to the xaml and it place the points on the map. The legend seems to be working. All of ...
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Working with legend patches/symbology in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am working with a legend in a map from ArcGIS 10.1. The map is used as a template and will be used many times to create different maps. The legend is used to show a soil type and its descriptor: So,...
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How to do bivariate or multicriteria line symbolization in QGIS?

Bonjour, je cherche à faire sur Qgis un tracé d'un itinéraire avec comme légende une couleur pour le type de route et la largeur du trait pour la fréquentation de cette route. J'ai vu qu'il était ...
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Displaying dynamic table in Data Driven Pages environment?

I am creating a map series that has many polygons per sheet. There is annotation for the polygons however some polygons are very small with no annotation for them (annotation would completely hide a ...
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Is there a Legend Limiter in QGIS?

Is there in QGIS a function or a plugin that works similar to Legend Limiter in ArcGIS? The attribute I want to show in my legend has many possible values, I want my legend to only show those values ...
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MapInfo 11.5 - Legend Designer - problem with symbols

First of all I must say I love new legend designer. It is great to have finally better tool for positioning and even some changing the size of lines and region symbols, hooray. Big step for MapInfo to ...
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How to create complex legends in Mapserver?

I want to create a color legend on mapserver. It is working but now I have to group several classes together like a heading with a group of color in it and so on. I have 10 such groups of classes. I ...
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How to group elements in QGIS legend side by side?

I would like to edit the legend in my map so that the entries of two polygons will appear together, i.e. the two entries in the legend should be displayed appear as "Study area and possible study area"...
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How to create a vertical scale bar in ArcMap?

Wondering if anyone out there knows how to create a vertical scale bar in ArcMap? With text I can adjust the angle. Is this possible with a scale bar as well?
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QgsLegend link error when building

I'm developing a software using QGIS. When building my software there is a LINK error. 1>mainwindow.obj : error LNK2019: symbole externe non résolu "public: __thiscall QgsLegend::QgsLegend(...
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How do you make map styles NOT appear in a legend?

I am using GeoServer to serve up OSM data. I am making use of the GetLegendGraphic command, but I do not want some of my styles to appear in the legend (for example, the styles that are ONLY for text ...
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Can I create a legend of a map that I had get from a WMS?

Can I create a legend of a map that I had get from a WMS? Can I create a legend of a raster map with Qgis version 1.7.4, or only with the 1.8 version?
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Create a color scale/legend for choropleth map using geotools (or other open source Java library)?

I'm experimenting with choropleth maps using geotools. Is there an easy way to add a color scale to the map (using geotools itself or some other os library)? By a color scale I mean a bar that shows ...
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1-band raster colour table workaround in QGIS

Does anyone know what the workarounds are for the 1-band raster colour table plugin in QGIS? Currently I find it will run once, then crash on the second iteration. The workaround I use is to delete ...
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Forcing long layer names to multiple lines based on specified legend width in ArcGIS Desktop?

Do to various limitations I almost always create static (graphic) legends but I do have the occasional map where impeccable cartography is secondary to functionality hence a dynamic legend is ...
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Creating snapshot in ArcMap of layer to use for legend?

I am trying to create a snapshot using FastStone Capture version 5.3 to be use for the legend because it is diffcult to match their color especially is you are using raster or transparent ? How do I ...
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How to save and reload legend settings using Python?

I know how to change settings of a legend individually by arcpy (like: Patch, Title, Items, Columns, Frame, Element Size&Position, etc.), but now I would like to use the exact legend settings ...
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Loading legend of MapServer in ArcGIS Server with ArcGIS API for Silverlight?

I have published a mapserver on my ArcGIS Server 9.3. I am developing a silverlight application using ArcGIS Silverlight API. Now I can load my map into my application and also the list of my layers ...
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Raster legend in R: how to colour specific values?

I have an elevation model plotted in R r <- raster("example.dem") plot(r, col = topo.colors(20)) Some of the values are below sea level (0), and I'd like to have those display in red. How can I ...
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How to sort entries in raster legend?

How do I reorder the Value field in a raster? There is no up or down button in it.
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Mapserver + NDVI styling

I'm serving a NDVI coverage via Mapserver. So, one band, float32 values, [-1.0, 1.0]. I want to display the NDVI in greyscale, and generate a legend. I've tried 2 things: Create two dummy classes, ...
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Label legend interval with number of elements in ArcMap?

I have made a series of choropleth maps in ArcMap 10. When I classify the interval the bottom of the dialogue tells how many elements are in the class. Is it possible to have this number ...
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Creating map legend in ArcMap? [closed]

Finished all my analysis and would like to make a legend to display the data in the map I have.
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Using the excludelayer tag in Flex 2.3.1 with a cached service

I'm working on our first Flex server page using the Flex Viewer 2.3.1. The Legend widget works, but I cannot get the excludelayer tag to work. Here's where the problem probably is - it's a cached map ...
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Automate export of ArcMap legends

I've been building legends for my javascript websites that use 9.3.1 services. I know there's the ESRI legend tool for older services but I don't feel that it does a good job of producing legend ...