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 EASILY add a map legend to a map in Geoserver?

I'm new to Geoserver and Neatline and somewhat to HTML coding! But, I am clueless as how to 'EASILY & Cheaply " include a simple legend on a map using a WMS statement. I have been able to use ...
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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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Create a common scale for different raster layers in GRASS, SAGA or QGIS

I have a number of layers that represent the temperature variability of the water in a lake. They have been generated trough interpolation and have different values as they represent temperatures ...
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How do I symbol numbers into groups?

I am working on creating soils map and need to group symbolize into greater numbers and within between numbers.. Here is an example of what I am talking about ...
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How to use map service legend on ArcGIS Online?

How can I use the legend of a mapservice as part of a AGOL generated webmap? This is the map I have created which does not have a legend And this is the map service in use [code]https://203.177.0....
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How to create leaflet legend for points

I have points like this in a leaflet map. The points come originally from a GeoJSON file and I used L.circleMarker to convert them to circles. How can I create a legend for these points? Based on ...
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What would be a good symbol for the map legend itself?

I am reformatting a mobile web map. Many of our users are equipped with mobile phones rather than large tablets, so screen real estate is at a premium. I've decided to remove the legend from default ...
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QGIS print composer: Transparency in legend symbols

Is there a way to make the legend in the QGIS (v2.0.1) print composer reflect the same degree of transparency as set in the Style box in the main window? The legend symbol colours are shown with no ...
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Semi-circle representation in legend - ArcGIS!

I have a little problem that needs solving. How to represent the legend in ArcMap as in the picture above? Or as semi-circle instead of complete circles?
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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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How to use PyQGIS ( Python QGIS API ) to open/close Update Drawing Order checkbox in QGIS2's Layers (Legend Interface)

Thanks qgis 2, the Legend Interface (layers dockwidget) now has Update Drawing Order check box on right-click mouse context menu. I think this feature can let user temporally closes rendering, then ...
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When will QGIS use the WMS supplied legend images ? is there a workaround?

I use a lot of wms services with complicated maps : a legend is essential. Qgis displays none of those legends. The URL is quoted in the metadata. example WMS http://geo.agiv.be/ogc/wms/product/ANB?...
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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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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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QGIS 2.0 have a Legend Limiter feature? [duplicate]

I found this old post (concerning QGIS 1.x) Is there a Legend Limiter in QGIS? and was wondering whether this had been solved in QGIS 2.0. Is there a way of only showing the attributes in the legend ...
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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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Legend of a raster map with categorical data

I would like to plot a raster containing 4 different values (1) with a categorical text legend describing the categories such as 2 but with colour boxes. I've tried using legend such as : legend( 1,-...
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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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Alternative layperson-friendly names for 'Legend'?

I am making a mobile mapping app that has a button that displays a legend. Because my legend is initially hidden from view, it is really important the text I put in the button that displays the legend,...
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ArcMap: How to create legend for specific data frame?

I'm coming up a problem in map production where I have two data frames, but it seems like I can only create a legend using the items in the original data frame (the order doesn't seem to matter as I ...
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SDK GXP Legend OpenGeo Suite Scroll?

Is it possible to have the legend scroll using the OpenGeo Suite SDK and GXP. Following this tutorial Tutorial LinkIt is possible to have it any size if external as the height and width can be changed ...
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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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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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Different legend properties with ArcGIS API for JavaScript

I have a map template that I use to display a variety of feature layers and dynamic layers. I have found a snippet of code to add the legend to my map: //add the legend dojo.connect(myMap, '...
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GetLegendGraphic with WMS layers in QGIS Server

I've created a project in QGIS where I've loaded some WMS layers. Now when I look at legends in QGIS Web Client, it just displays the label but not the associated color. Is it possible to have the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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Changing Names in TOC Doesn't Update Legend Properly

This is related to an ArcMap add-in I coded up this past week. I'm trying to rename a layer in ArcMap and have the legend refresh properly. The renaming part is working fine, however I cannot get the ...
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What is the point of standard symbology?

There are several questions on the site asking for standard symbology to represent markers of specific types of objects (i.e. Power Distribution, Crime Mapping, Emergency Symbols, Lakes). What is the ...
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featureclass legend

Is there any way to specify a legend before I attribute a featureclass in ARCMAP 10? I have a featureclass layer that has many thousands of polygons, I have to go through and individually attribute ...

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