Questions tagged [north-arrow]

A North Arrow is a graphical representation on a map which indicates the direction to North.

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How to put North Arrow and Scale on map in COMPOSER in QGIS 2.2.0

I am new to QGIS and the questions asked and answered here about the North Arrow do not seem to help me solve my problem below. In the main mapping pane of QGIS 2.2.0 Valmiera, I can add the scale ...
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How do you add North Arrow which adjusts to the map rotation in QGIS?

How do you add a working North Arrow into QGIS. One that will rotate if the map is rotated? I'm aware that in QGIS the North Arrow icon is just an image (Layout->Add Image/Arrow), what I need to know ...
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Meridian convergence. True north, magnetic north and grid north

I'm having difficulty wrapping my mind around meridian convergence, the horizontal angular distance between true north and grid north. Say I want to determine if a feature lies to the east or west ...
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How to add north arrow to the project frame in QGIS

I search for a way to add a north arrow to the project frame (and not in the composer frame- that i know how to do), in the blue mark place:
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Adding North Arrow in ArcGIS Online web application/map?

I would like to add a north arrow for online applications/maps in the ArcGIS Online platform. I can't seem to find if this is possible and/or how?
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Changing style of north arrow “ESRI North 4” to “ESRI North 1” using ArcPy?

I have a Python assignment where I have to write a script to change the style of the north arrow from “ESRI North 4” to “ESRI North 1”. I wrote the following code: import arcpy mxd = arcpy.mapping....
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Using true north bearing in label expression

In QGIS there is an option to rotate the north arrow as grid north or true north. For my case I need the true north angle. The rotation works just fine but now I also wanted to add the image rotation ...
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Add complex north arrow to ArcMap?

How do you add this type of north arrow to ArcMap?
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Arcmap 10.4 new north arrow?

I update from ArcMap 10.3 to 10.4. When I export a map, I always used the "normal" north arrow, i.e. the first arrow on the top-left in the image shown here: After I update to ArcMap 10.4 is that ...
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Preventing North Arrow from jumping around in ArcPy?

I am using a python script, which opens an mxd, loads a feature class, exports the map to a png. That script produces a few hundreds of maps. After my update to 10.4 (maybe that is a coincidence) the ...
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North arrow not syncing with map QGIS 2.18

I read about clicking on the 'sync with map' option after adding a north arrow (Layout -add image)(in Print composer), and I've done that, but when I rotate the map, the north arrow does not rotate ...
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Alternative North Arrow using R GIStools package?

I'm really digging the R package GISTools for making some basic maps. The default north arrow, created with north.arrow looks ok, but I'm wondering if it would be possible to use a different north ...
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Syncing north arrow with polygon centerpoint

I am using the QGIS 3.2.1 atlas functionality to create a series of maps. The maps are of polygons from 60 degrees north to 78 degrees north. The north arrow seem to be aligned based on its position ...
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Displaying NorthArrow on ArcObjects axSceneControl?

I have standalone application (ArcObjects C# 10.3) uses axSceneControl. How to display on the scene NorthArrow or Directional Arrow or something like that? I found an example for NorthArrow http://...
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Seeking equation/algorithm for angle between straight line and grid north?

I have a cylindrical equidistant projection map containing climate data(equal angle and equal distances). On this projection I have a straight line connecting two latitude and longitude points. How ...
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How to add north arrow to map using ArcGIS silverlight API?

I think it's a simple question but i don't answer it. I want to add North arrow in my webgis using silverlight API. How can I do it? Is there any sample code to add north arrow using silverlight api ?
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Using pop-up dialog to change properties of northarrow in ArcObjects? [closed]

In ArcMap, users could double-click on elements like north arrow and then change its properties in a pop-up dialog. I was wondering how to accomplish this using ArcObjects?
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How to insert “Topo North Arrow” using ArcObject

Does anyone know how to insert "Topo NorthArrow" using ArcObject C# SDK? There is no example or snippet. I am not sure if it is even available through SDK.
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Why did N letter of north arrow disappear during 2D export of image in ArcScene?

In ArcScene I add an arrow to the model. But when I export 2d, the arrow remained but the N letter on it lost. How to fix it?