Questions tagged [legend]

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

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How to create text buffer in the legend- QGIS 2.18?

I work with this polygon layer and this is my map composer: I used the labels with Text Buffer (yellow and red), and I try to find how I can make the same text buffer in the layer name in the legend. ...
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Print Composer with semi-transparent raster but full opacity in legend

I am trying to make a map with a semi-transparent (60%) raster layer overlying an areal photo (raster) base map. This works fine and looks good but when I add a legend to display the values of the ...
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Bring a single point forward for display

I am attempting to display various shellfish species on a map. The shellfish layer is organized so that the species display in the desired order on the legend. However, the result is that one point is ...
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Making legends in Carto Builder reflect custom class breaks for graduated symbols?

I am trying to build a map using Carto Builder that compares the average price of single family housing and multi-family housing by neighborhood. The data are offset centroids for each neighborhood, ...
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Adding Leaflet legend based on symbology? [closed]

I have a question related to legend. I have a series of layers as the picture below. I want to add legend (symbology) base on categories on that map. For example, if I select layer land use, the ...
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Legend Arrangement options in ArcGIS Pro

In 10.3 you were able to change the vertical/horizontal arrangement of patch, label, description in the legend via the Style button on the Legend Properties Items tab. I cannot locate something ...
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Unknown grey areas

There is no legend and I cannot find any help to tell me what the gray patches represent on geojson.io maps: e.g. http://bl.ocks.org/d/77e214b9936fd7f1d29d9641f0248988 This is especially curious as ...
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Updating Layer tree after changing symbology with PyQGIS

When I change symbology for a given QgsVectorLayer (QGIS 2.14.16 LTR) by r=iface.activeLayer().rendererV2() r.symbol().symbolLayers()[0].setColor(0,0,255,255) as shown here: and refreshing the map ...
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Is it possible to make a copy of legend in ArcGIS without losing properties?

I want to make duplicates of my legend in ArcGIS 10.0 that have identical formatting/properties. Is there a way to copy+paste while preserving properties or a way to save legend properties as a model ...
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Legend disappears when printing to PDF using QGIS?

I have a figure made in the print composer, but when I "Export as pdf, both the legend and our company logo disappear. Any idea why? I have not had this problem before. Using QGIS 2.18.10
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Show labels in legend in QGIS

Is there a way to report a point layer's labels from the map to the legend in the Print-Composer ? I have a quite dense point layer for which I need to display names. They wont fit on the map, so I ...
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QGIS WMS Layer - Returned legend image is flawed

I succeed in connecting to the following WMS in QGIS (2.14.15 LTR): https://secure.erlangen.de/arcgiser/services/Luftbild2016/MapServer/WMSServer?SERVICE=WMS&REQUEST=GetCapabilities ... with the ...
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Adding a legend to points in the tmap package

I am trying to create a map with several points (about 20), where each point will be represented by a number, and where a legend will have these numbers and names of my points. Is it possible to do ...
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QGIS Composer Legend not showing all map items

I have 4 focus areas on a map... They are categorized by name, but the symbology is the same for all 4. When I add them to the print composer only the first 3 focus areas show up in the legend... I'...
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How to interpret the legend using the Flannery method with the size assistant in QGIS?

I've tried to use the data defined override with the Size Assistant as follows Scale Method Flannery. I'd like to know how this method is working and how can we read the legend generated automatically ...
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Export the legend into its 100% size using Print Composer

I am trying to export the legend into an image using Print Composer into its 100% size as it is in the composer window. To be sure it is the intended size I want, I clicked Zoom to 100%: But upon ...
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Line pattern fill in legend symbology- QGIS 2.18

I work with "line pattern fill" in polygon layer with distance value: 5 and the legend is: My problem is when i choose value 20 in the distance option- the green line disappear from the symbology ...
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Feature Count in Legend (QGIS 2.18.2)

Below is a screen shot of my Layers Panel showing two Graduated Category layers. One set of category features (Change in Small Firms (2015-2010)) are accompanied by counts, while the other (Change in ...
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Changing title on legend in order for them to be in row and not in column of QGIS print composer?

The generic order of the layers in the print composer are in a column. I need them to be in a row. How do I it?
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Having CARTO legend items act as Radio Button?

Currently, I have a web map with multiple layers. I would like the final user to be able to select one layer can be turned on at a time. Currently, multiple layers can be turned on, but only the ...
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Corine Land Cover Codes

I'm working with Corine Land Cover Map 2012 in QGIS. I can't find any information about the color code. Values range from 0 to 255 but there's no indication which value stands for which land cover ...
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Change symbology in the legend- QGIS 2.14

I work with a point layer. When i create a buffer for the point layer, i get this result: My problem is that instead of circle buffer in the legend, i get a rectangle. I red this in order, maybe, to ...
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QGIS Natural Breaks with raster file

I know it is possible to use natural Breaks legends with vector files in QGIS. Is this possible also with raster files? Actually I want to reclassify raster files by using Natural Breaks.
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Legend and Attribute Table change throughout map composer

I'm using QGIS 2.18.3 (Las Palmas) For a project I have about 15 maps with the same extent, where each map displays a different attribute. I have followed Automating Atlas to create maps for all ...
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QGIS Print Composer Legend: Polygon symbol not closed

The legend of my map doesnt't match the symbology of my polygon layer, the polygons are not closed. Here a screenshot of the layer windows: And here one of the legend from the print composer: If I ...
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Include map overview details in a legend?

I'm creating a map to show BRUV sites in different marine zones. There are 6 zones (created an overview for each - please see attached image). The zones are individually displayed in smaller map ...
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Adding group in Legend in QGIS Map composer?

There is a Map composer with created map. I want to "Add group" to Legend - it appears in the Legend Properties, but not in Legend on the map. I am using QGIS 2.18.8. This problem was also in 2.16 ...
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Make part of legend label italics either for layer header or items in QGIS Print Composer

I am using QGIS 2.18. I want to make PART of a legend label/heading italic within print composer when creating a map layout (for example make part of my label italic if its a botanical name and keep ...
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How to assign colors to specific raster values using R

I am using the levelplot function of the awesome rasterVis package to create a map whose values diverge around zero. I am plotting a raster file using a red to blue palette, but I am trying to assign ...
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Fine-tuning horizontal legends in QGIS

I made a map with a horizontal legend to show 10 categories in QGIS 2.18.6 (see below), and here comes some questions. Hopefully I can have some suggestions here: First, I indeed create the legend ...
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ArcGIS Online Print Template Legend Override

I have question that some of us in the forum raised in Stack Exchange in regards to the appearance word override in the legend (map). It seems the the map issued the legend (ArcGIS Online Basic Viewer)...
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Interpreting raster values generated by QGIS Heatmap plugin?

I have generated a nice heatmap (point density) based on a point layer using the QGIS Heatmap plugin, set up as follows: I calculated both outputs as shown in the screenshot below: 'Scaled by Kernel ...
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How can I flip over the values in my raster legend

I want to flip over the values in my legend so that I have Low : 0 at the top, and High : 199998 at the bottom. I have manually edited the text in the table of contents, however this doesn't change ...
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A simple label for an entire MapServer mapfile?

I want to incorporate a simple text label into a mapfile-based map, such that the file's resulting images always display a specific text string (ideally in white over a black background) along the top ...
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How to create a bubble legend in Carto?

I have generated a 'bubble' map in Carto: Custom CSS: #layer { [capacity >= 70000] {marker-width: 90; } [capacity >= 60000][capacity < 70000] {marker-width: 80;} ...
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Reordering different feature classes fom different layers in ArcMap Legend

I have 6 layers in my TOC. 2 are polygon, 2 are line, and 2 are point feature classes. TOC looks like this: Well (water) - point Pump (Gas) - point Pipes (Water) - line Gaspipes (Gas) - line Gas ...
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Manually sorting features in ArcGIS according to field other than what is being symbolized?

I have a hexagon grid with the dominant species of tree listed in each cell. I want to symbolize the tree type but put them in order of percentage of dominance in the legend. So a table like this: ...
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Categorizing multiple entries in QGIS?

I am trying to categorize a polygon layer with several buildings, by the number of floors. I want to aggregate by classes like this way: 1 floor = 1 to 2 floors; 2 floors = 1 to 2 floors; 3 floors = ...
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Making legend items start in new column in ArcGIS Pro?

In ArcGIS Pro 1.3.1, I have just looked for the ability to start legend items in a new column. This functionality is present in ArcMap's Legend Properties on the Items tab which appears below: Has ...
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Adding a Layer Control Legend based on geoJson properties

I have a Leaflet map app in which I am having difficulty getting the L.Control to function properly. The app pulls points based on data from a geoJson file. The geoJson data has a property "Type" (...
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Unwanted changes in layout of data-driven pages during export to JPG by ArcPy? [closed]

I'm using a python script to export a set of maps created with ArcMap's Data Driven Pages (DDP). Everything was working well until I added a new layer to the map - it automatically added to the legend,...
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Make a legend of connected attributes in ArcGIS Pro

I am having some trouble with ArcGIS Pro to create a legend. I have some x-y data plotted, with colours according to "unique values" and the size of the symbol as a "connected" attribute to another ...
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QGIS: Displaying total length of lines in print composer legend

In the print composer (also in the layer selector) I can choose to automatically display the amount of objects in that category in square brackets. That is useful for point features/layers. But in the ...
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show/hide button for leaflet legend

Is it possible to add a simple show/hide button on the leaflet map which will allow the user to see the legend on choice? Here is my code for the legend: var legend0 = L.control({}); ...
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Geoserver raster legend in reverse order

If you get a legend from a geoserver raster the minimum value will be on top, the maximum at the bottom. <sld:ColorMapEntry color="#FFFFFF" quantity="0" opacity="0" label="0 mm"/> <sld:...
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Control legends from multiple data frames simulataneously

Is it possible to control the symbology of all legends contained in multiple data-frames (but on a single layout) simultaneously? I want them to all have the same style, font etc.
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Is there a way to control the legends of cartographic representations with Python?

I have a ArcGIS feature class with 3 cartographic representations. Two of them represent the features with line offsets. These representations are determined based on multiple fields. One field ...
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Strange symbol in style file

I have a geological style file Biblioteca_CPRM_v2. But when I open it it appears like this Should look like with this I guess it may be something in style fonts. Any idea?
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Legend widget not loading all layers on inital load esri javascript api 3.20

When using the legend widget (esri JAPI 3.20), not all the layers show up when my map loads. I have to zoom a level first then they all show up. Any fixes?
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Manage space in legend print composer QGIS

I am struggling to figure out how to manage space in the legend. I have extra space between some items in my legend, which I would like to remove: How can I manage these spaces? I built my legend ...