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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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Showing positive and negative values in legend of ArcMap?

I want to draw this Legend by ArcGIS 10.2. This legend starts with a big blue circle and decreases in size till 0, then in 6 its bigger and red. I know its related to symbology and multiple attributes ...
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Continuous raster legend in QGIS map composer [duplicate]

Is it possible to make continuous raster legend in QGIS? Something like in ArcGIS???
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Is it valid to adjust quantile buckets to “nice” numbers for better readability?

I'm making a map about terrorist attacks and fatalities in CartoDB. For data clustering I'm using quantiles. The calculated buckets are 16, 32, 50, 97, 700. Is it okay to adjust the quantiles to make ...
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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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Converting from ArcGIS layout into Google Earth as kmz with legend?

How to display an ArcGIS legend in kmz or kml file? I am trying to do so in conversion tool of ArcGIS but while exporting it to Google Earth it is not showing the legend.
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Add legend from raster catalog? ArcGis 10.1

Does anyone have a solution on how to add the legend from a raster catalog? It does not show up, either in version 10.1 or 10.2.1. It only shows the name "Legend".
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Create a color scale/legend for choropleth map using geotools (or other open source Java library)?

I'm experimenting with choropleth maps using geotools. Is there an easy way to add a color scale to the map (using geotools itself or some other os library)? By a color scale I mean a bar that shows ...
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Creating snapshot in ArcMap of layer to use for legend?

I am trying to create a snapshot using FastStone Capture version 5.3 to be use for the legend because it is diffcult to match their color especially is you are using raster or transparent ? How do I ...
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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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Customize how R tmap legend values are printed

Is there a way to customize how R tmap legend values are printed? Instead of: ...I want to achieve the following classification in order to avoid printing two times the same value: 248-500 501-1000 ...
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Making informative legend for Kernel Density Estimate in QGIS?

I have used heatmap (kernel density estimation) in QGIS 3.0.1 to make a heatmap of boat counts. In my point data-each point is one boat. Then, in my kernel, I have used a 500m radius, with 500m pixel ...
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Create right to left legend in GeoServer

Can I create right to left legend like this?
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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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Managing space in columns in QGIS legend

Is there a way to set up a legend so the group name spans multiple columns in QGIS print composer? Trying to set up a legend where one of the items is split into columns, but the group spans the ...
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Resolution/displaying issue with legend item in QGIS

I'm having an issue in QGIS print composer. I am using QGIS 2.18. Some of my legend items are displayed in low resolution or are partially cut off. The strange thing is that some groups of the legend ...
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Hiding single class in ArcGIS Pro legend?

How do I hide a specific feature in my legend? The feature River is shown on the map but should be hidden in the legend. The other features are in the same layer. The only way I can think of is to ...
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Add basemap copyright in QGIS?

I am using the QuickMapServices plugin for basemap imagery and was wondering if I can add a QGIS legend that includes default copyright information? I know this can be done in ArcMap...!
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QGIS - Legend Columns - Uneven distribution of legend items

I'm working on a legend in QGIS 3.2 but cannot figure out how to get a set of legend items to distribute across 3 columns, but with an uneven number of rows. For example I have 9 items that display ...
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How to filter legend by map content in composer with raster layers?

Does the "Filter Legend by Map Content" button in composer of QGIs 3.2 version work only for vector layers? It seems it's a bug reported in 2.18.x version and should be fixed for 3.x versions (https://...
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How to show label styles in map legend?

In a QGIS map legend, what methods can be used to show examples of a feature's label, in addition to its symbol? For example, a single point symbol might be used to show all cities, but the label ...
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Is ArcGIS Pro truncating of some legend titles documented? [closed]

To understand what was causing a legend title to be truncated from "What's on the map?" to "What's on the" in an ArcGIS Pro 2.1.3 layout I developed the test below: Start ArcGIS Pro Create a new ...
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QGIS Composer Legend Filter by Map Content Not Showing Item

I'm trying to filter a composer using the Filter by Map Content Button. It works for the most part. There is a line layer that doesn't fit completely in the map window that gets filtered out, I'm ...
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Legend is not displaying all active features/layers in ArcGIS Pro using ArcPy? [closed]

I created a script tool that positions the north arrow, legend, scale bar, and title in a layout; and then zooms to a bookmark and exports the layout as a PDF. But when I go and look at the PDF, the ...
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Need to Add/Remove .png Legend with Leaflet Layers Control?

Supporting Links Website Location: http://bit.ly/2fXCiTH .JS File Location: http://bit.ly/2g56W0U Trying to accomplish I would like to have a specific .png legend associated to each individual ...
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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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Making legend appear using arcpy.mp? [closed]

New to programming here. My legend (bottom left corner) keeps showing up blank even though there is technically a legend element there. Am I missing something in my code? I've included the relevant ...
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How to use filter legend by map content for more maps [closed]

I have QGIS 2.10.1. I have 31 maps in print composer. Each maps is vector layer which involves a lot of polygons with ID. The problem is when I want to use legend and need to show only polygons ID ...
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Creating a Legend with arcpy and comtypes [duplicate]

I am relatively new working with python and arcobjects. Under normal limitations I know that you cannot create a Legend or any arcobject with arcpy.mapping. Is there a generic example of creating a ...
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Approach to controlling which layers display in a QgsComposerLegend

I've tried 2 approaches to control what shows up in print legends. Neither of them work which is troubling because other than pruning the layerRootTree in advance of composer.addItem(legend), there ...
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Editing stretched raster legend labels using ArcPy?

I'm trying to edit a stretched raster legend item to only show values instead of the "High : " and "Low : " that are standard. I've created a layer template that doesn't include the high/low in the ...
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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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qgis legend with calculated field symbol

I am making a map with a bunch of features plotted on it, each with a two-letter combination used as the symbol and a color. The letters are unique for each feature, drawn from a column containing the ...
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How to show overlay in layout legend [closed]

I am displaying three different layers on a map, essentially three separate habitat types. Each have their own colour. In cases, 2 or 3 of the layers overlap in part (essentially showing where ...
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QGIS Set Composer Legend to shrink the font size to fit

QGIS 2.10.1. I have read that it is "impossible to make the legend smaller then its contents". Is there a way to set the legend to shrink the font size when re-sizing the bounding box? Or when you ...
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How to create a legend for quantitative visualization with increasing icon size?

I am trying to find a way to do a map and legend like this: I am using QGIS 2.6 Brighton. The only way was to do a pie chart but I think it's not possible to create classes. I can create circles with ...
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Is there a limit of the number of legend labels passed to ArcGIS server print service?

Is there any limit on the ArcGIS print service for the number of legend labels? I am using ArcGIS server 10.2 and ArcGIS Javascript version 3.10 and am able to print with legend labels (item ...
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Using QGIS legendInterface from standalone

In Python console from within QGIS, we use qgis.utils.iface.legendInterface().moveLayer( layer1, 1 ) to make modifications to the legend. What is the equivalent in a standalone python script ?In ...
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Legend not removed when layer changed [closed]

I made this webpage with JavaScript and CartoDB. The layer selector works like I expected it to but I noticed that the legend are stacking on top of each other and not being removed when the layer is ...
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how to display the legend when the map contains external icons in R

I haven't found anything about the legend when the map contains icons external R (in png), is't possible to use the legend function or another function in R.
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Inverting color ramp in legend

I have inverted the color ramp to display land surface elevation, now when I add a legend in print composer it shows the lowest value at the top and the highest at the bottom. See below: It is more ...
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Low quality legend symbols in QGIS [closed]

The legend symbols in my QGIS map composition render very pixelated, like this: However, they render fine for actual point data. They appear this way within map composer, when printing, and when ...
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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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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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GlobCover 2009 dataset - importing legend and colormap values into R

Does anyone know how to import a legend for a raster layer (loaded as a .tif) into R such that it can be attached to the raster file itself and used in plotting? In this case, I am using the GLC2009 ...
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Renaming ArcMap Legend item titles

My legend is currently displaying both the layer name and indented data name underneath the layer name. How to display just its name shown in the table of contents?
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Geoserver legend spacing

I want to know if is possible to change spacing of a normal (not raster) legend in Geoserver: I need to add more space between the squares and the text. There are dx,dy,mx,my parameters but they ...
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How to remove subgroup labels from legend?

In print composer legend is it possible to turn off the display of the group name in the legend? So it shouldn't show the DSC_Roads and other items marked with X
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ArcMap legend column formatting

I'm trying to spread my ArcMap legend across 3 columns. Ideally column #2 and #3 should have their symbology header / layer name above them (see picture). ArcMap however is of the opinion that either ...
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Headings in legends

Is there a way, in the legend, to get the headings to stretch across multiple columns? For instance I have a layer with multiple attributes that are being displayed (in the example... fire hazard ...
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Symbology using multiple attributes in QGIS 2.18

Within a single polygon shapefile, describing the geological regions of Canada, I have 5 attributes I am hoping to combine to present a cohesive symbology. For the Legend I would like to display data ...