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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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Changing Legend Arrangement/Style in ArcGIS Pro?

In ArcMap 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 ...
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Why are size-scaled symbols missing from map layout legend?

I have a designed a map using a scaled simple marker symbol. It is a rule-based design and symbol scaling is done by the siye assistant based on a field value for any of the rules in the same way. ...
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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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QGIS Legend multiple name for one shapefile using styles

I am using styles and presets in QGIS to display the same shapefile on various composers. The shapefile is representing townships with several fields such as population density, length of water supply ...
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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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Rounding numbers in QGIS raster legend?

Is it possible to have the numbers in the raster legend automatically rounded off? In the example below I'd like the labels to be 8, 29, 51 and so on. I know I can manually edit the labels, but is ...
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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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Print composer - legend - graduated

I have a map with graduated symbology, with 328 unique values. I would like add a legend to my map (as in the picture), illustrating that light blue indicates low values and dark blue high values. I ...
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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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Altering legend labels in Matplotlib

I have a choropleth map which displays crime percentage change. It is plotted from a geodataframe and the choropleth intervals are determined in the background by Python. Unfortunately, the first ...
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How to remove single class from ArcGIS legend for graduated polygons?

I have the following legend item: I would like to remove the class in the red circle from the legend. In QGIS you can simply delete or remove it. How can one do this in ArcGIS without affecting the ...
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Keep the symbol in the Layout Map but do not show it on the Legend?

I am trying to find a solution to not display the name and the symbol on the Legend on my ArcMap Layout but I do want to keep the symbol in the Layout . Here is the screenshot I have ArcGIS Desktop ...
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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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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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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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Freezing legend on map composer so that it stops updating when changing symbols on map?

This seems like a counter intuitive question, but is there a way to freeze the legend so that it stops updating itself in the print composer? My auto-update box is unticked for the legend, but the ...
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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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Issue with QGIS 3.4.4 Atlas legend not showing all map items

I have a layer within my project that has been filtered to show the associated point with the associated Atlas feature: But when in composer view and there are both point types within an Atlas ...
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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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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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Identifying based on legend items visibility in ArcGIS WPF app? [closed]

I have built a WPF app that has a dynamic legend that is refreshed as a user toggles on/off a layers visibility. I would like the identify task to only identify layers that are visible in the legend ...
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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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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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Geoserver : how to use getlegendgraphic to avoid duplicate symbols in legend because of rules

I am currently doing a master's internship in a town hall. I am working on improving the interactive map of the municipality where I work; it uses the Geoserver platform to host the layers and their ...
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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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Performing Dynamic Legend Classifications with Data Driven Pages?

I am creating choropleth maps for quantified data. Each DDP will focus on a new county, which is shown by using a clip of the data frame (by the county boundary). I want to define quantified legend ...
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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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Preventing Symbols offset in map from being offset in legend of QGIS?

I've been searching for a solution to this, but cannot seem to find an answer. I have a map where some stacked markers have been offset to be visible on the map. This makes their symbol offset in the ...
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Labelling pie chart legend entries by alias in ArcGIS 10.1

When generating pie charts in ArcGIS, it appears that the legend entries generated for the different slices are named based on field name, rather than the field alias. I've done some research, and ...
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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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Spplot labels in R how to change

Can anyone tell me how to change the labels in a legend created by spplot in R? It is a typical vertical ribbon legend automatically generated by spplot. Based on color, it is labelled 1-7 but I ...
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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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Legend label failed to send to print service using ArcGIS javascript?

I am try to print my map with legend to PDF format; however, the legend label in the PDF is saying Override 1 instead of the label I specified in class breaks. There are other maps I can print ...
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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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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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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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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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Programmatically adding folders & layers to QgsComposerLegend

I've been building up QgsLayerTree object with a directory structure that reflects the desired legend. Specifically, I'd like the Group(s) to be titles and their contained layers to legend items. ...
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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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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, ...