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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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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?
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Creating Pie Chart in Legend with Varying Representations of Percentage using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to create a pie chart within a legend in ArcGIS that reflects differences in percentage (ie: male vs female). An example of what I want to create is below. How do I create something like this ...
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Sort legend items up and down with arcpy

I work with arcmap 10.2.2 and I have 10 mxd's in one folder. I try to sort the legend items with a python code by moving the legend items up\down and i want that the layers in the TOC stay as is. I ...
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How to reclassify to make sense of the percent slope map

I managed to make my slope map for a school project, in what is supposed to be percent, but how do I make the values make any sense? I need a legend where I classify the different values in 0-5%, 5-10%...
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Deleting legend entries on QGIS? [duplicate]

In QGIS I have deleted features from the attribute table and the map but the labels still remain in the legend. How can I remove them?
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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.