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 convert layout elements to graphics

I have many projects (mxd) and I´d like to convert ANY "live" elements like legends, scale bars, scale texts etc. into graphic automatically using arcpy. Is there a way? In questions and answers I ...
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Legend hangs with large featurelayers at startup of ArcGIS API for JavaScript? [closed]

My problem is that I created an app with a lot of services that the user can use. The problem is that when I implement the legend widget and the code goes over startup(), the app becomes stuck and it ...
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Creating legends on fly in Mapserver

I've got a spatial table in Oracle and a WMS-T in Mapserver, defined in a layer that query that table. The table has several columns and I pass the column to select as a parameter in OpenLayers, so ...
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evt.layers undefined while trying to display Legend widget in Javascript API

I cannot get an ArcGIS Javascript API Legend widget to show up. An excerpt of my code is as follows. I believe I'm failing somewhere near the console.log that I call...undefined comes up in the ...
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How to make pen style show up correct in QGIS map composer legend?

As far as I can tell, yes I've updated the legend. See new screenshot. It's like the field width is cutting them, they all begin with one long and then one short line.. I have a several different ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Creating graduated legend for rasters using QGIS? [duplicate]

I have see a few posts about the difficulties of generating nice looking legends for rasters but they all seem to relate to older versions of QGIS (Las Palmas and older). I'm on 3.4.4 and want to know ...
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Point Cluster in QGIS and Legend

I am using the point cluster symbology in QGIS and have defined the size of each point based on the cluster size using @cluster_size in the size assistant. It looks great on my map, but I cannot ...
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Legend shows items not in visible extent

I have a layer which I have set the primary symbology to 'Unique Values'. I have then used an expression which combines the values from two fields: $feature.code + ' ' + $feature.name The code and ...
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Show/hide layers (not sublayers) via selector in legend - carto.js v4

I am trying to build a layer selector using carts.js.v4, similar to the one provided in Carto Builder. Examples of layer selectors that I have found utilize sublayers and my maps are using separate ...
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Map size, change the language of the legend plus get rid of the islands

I was able to build this map with data from the Eurostat As I am working in Spanish, the legend should be in this language nevertheless, in the legend still appears two words in English (under and ...
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Map Automation: Auto Sort Legend Items by Quanity

Using ArcMap 10.6.1, I have a python script to automate the production of 10 maps, each representing a State. For each state, I have 4 point layers. The number of points in each layer differs by state....
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Formatting numbers coming from dataset to include commas for thousands in Carto map legend?

I'm using carto.js v4 to build my map. The legend I've put together displays some of the data as numbers next to value scaled markers As example I have: document.getElementById('gasDistmax')....
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Can GDAL give the scale of a raster?

I have a GeoTIFF and I am trying to overlay a scale (miles or km) using GDAL. Is there a function in GDAL that will do this? I believe ArcPy has this functionality, but I am guessing GDAL does ...
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Copy legend from ArcMap A to ArcMap B with different scales and/or paper size?

I have a question for you and what is the best practice for me to copy the legend from another ArcMap A to ArcMap B. They are in the Layout View. it has different scale like in 1: 77,000 to 1:55,000 ...
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How to change Legend labels in ArcGIS

I am preparing layout in ArcGIS 10. I have duplicated data frame to have 2 images of the same area on single page. When I enter the legend, labels are in too small digits (24). I want it to bigger ...
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Print Service legend display null for polygon features

the print service of application works well, but after converting the map area to pdf , the legend shows null filled values for polygon features(as in figure for Build up area,Forest dense area). I ...
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Force Legend to Always display in ArcGIS Online Web App

Is it possible to force the legend in ArcGIS Online Web App (Web App Builder, not developer edition) to always display the legend. Perhaps in the JSON file somewhere?
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ArcMap bookmarks for legends, scale bar etc

I am exporting several GIS dataset maps from a set of several files I have. My images show always the same geographic area. My problem is that, moving from one image to the other one, the legend, ...
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Showing one feature with two unique values as one symbol in ArcMap legend?

I am working in ArcMap 10.4. I have one feature that has two unique values, one is "simple fill" blue the other value is "10% simple hatch". I need to show the 2 values in the map but would like to ...
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Arcmap - add an image to a legend that is not part of layer symbology

I am making a simple map, showing store locations on a background. Each store brand is displayed with an image (a coloured square with a letter e.g. Aldi might be a blue square with the letter "A" ...
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QGIS Server: how to get WMS GetLegendGraphic in HTML?

On MapServer you can get HTML content based legend graphic with WMS GetLegendGraphic. On QGIS we can have only PNGs. It would be nice to have the same behaviour on QGIS Server, with an HTML Template ...
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Apply and keep advanced labeling settings in ArcMap

I want to do a map in ArcMap and keep the labeling that I set in the layer properties for the map legend. Somehow, when i click 'apply' the values of the advanced labeling appear in the legend, but ...
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browser crashes when loading legends at startup

After much perusing for solutions, I've decided to post my problem as a question. I'm trying to load the legends that are built into the ArcGIS Service Layers I'm using. I'm loading about 7 Dynamic ...
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Showing multiple attributes in legend of ArcMap?

I have two questions regarding creating the legend in ArcMap 10.2.2: In the attribute table of my shapefile I change the number of decimals from 6 to 2; I can see the changes in the attribute table ...
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Long description layer in legend of ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I work with arcview 10.3 and i have layer with long description (green),hence the legend spread throw out the map: I have to use a singel symbol for the layer and not use the unique value as ...
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Is there a way to customize the zoom button and legend in cartodb js?

I am following this tutorial, http://docs.cartodb.com/tutorials/toggle_map_view.html, and have been successful in developing an application with similar functionality, currently I am working on ...
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Removing/excluding items from legend in an ArcFM Silverlight viewer

I'm customizing an ArcFM Silverlight viewer (which is essentially an ArcGIS Silverlight viewer in a different package and with some additional tools). I managed to make a legend via the Legend Class ...
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Moving legend items up and down with arcpy [duplicate]

How can I move a layer up/down in the legend using arcpy? I work with ArcMap 10.2.2
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Why does QGIS 2.0 print composer not render the legend names?

I made a map using the print composer in QGIS 2.0. However, in the legend it does not display the name of all the items listed. I have updated the legend items, removed the items and added them again ...
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Multiple Legends the same for ArcMap?

I'm trying to create a single legend for multiple maps. Each map is for a different year, and has the same set of polygons. The polygons on each map display a different range of values. For example ...
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GRASS GIS - Plot Legend using Text Only Version

If a person uses the text only version of grass on a remote system, how do you output the legend as a graphics file? such as: r.out.tiff input=mymap output=file.tiff but have it print the legend ...
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Custom symbols not showing up in Symbol Selector of ArcGIS Desktop?

How do you get Petroleum symbols into the Map legend box (not the content table) instead of the standard "circle or square"? I am looking to use the Unkown (black symbol) and Active / Producing ...
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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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Second page with legend in ArcGIS Pro?

I would like to illustrate the following: on page 1 of my layout I need the map content on page 2 the legend only and nothing else. How to proceed?