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Generating Scale Bar for GeoServer? [on hold]

I am new to use geoserver. I have recently generated legend for my Map. Is there a way to generate a alternating scale bar in geoserver? My code for generating Legend was http://localhost:8080/...
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Associating Inset Map with Layer using ArcPy?

I'd like to only display an inset map, inset map scale bar, frame and leader if an associated layer is displayed. Similar to Associate Point Layer, Annotation Group and Line Layer in Map Legend but ...
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Numeric Scalebar round

The numeric scalebar in the map composer shows too detailed information on the output. Moving the Map canvas changes the scale depending on the moved distance on the map. We use EPSG 4258 (ETRS89) ...
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Associating Inset Map with Layer?

I'd like to only display an inset map, inset map scale bar, frame and leader if an associated layer is displayed. Similar to Associate Point Layer, Annotation Group and Line Layer in Map Legend but ...
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Making Scale Bar end in zeros for Data Driven Pages?

This is related to Making Scale Bar in ArcMap end in zeros? I want the scale bar to end in round numbers continually in data driven pages without overrunning the data frame. With the Adjust width ...
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Custom scalebar with half-segments in QGIS

I am trying to recreate a scalebar thats part of a norwegian standard (NS3039) in QGIS. QGIS makes these half-segments for negative values (highlighted in red in the picture below 1, but I want ...
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How is scale for print composer calculated?

Not really an issue, more of a theoretical/technical question. I'm doing regional maps with over 1500 km difference (~10 degrees of latitude) between lower/upper border of the map, and I noticed ...
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Formatting scale bar text with thousands separator in QGIS

I wonder if this is possible. I want to show the text (numbers) of the scale bar in Print Composer with a thousand separator in order to make the labels more readable. All I can do for now is change ...
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Saving an image with PyQgis while adding a scalebar on it

I'm basically making a script to save an image in .png from Qgis with a script and I would like to add a scale bar on it. I'm using this code : size = self.iface.mapCanvas().size() image = ...
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Setting map up to print to scale in QGIS?

I am having a problem trying to get maps to print to a specified scale. Goal: to print a map to scale so that an engineer's scale (ruler) can be used to measure features on the printed map. Problem:...
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The scale of layers is changing in the print composer between different project in QGIS

I am working on a project which have to layers of the word. In this project the world state are displayed as polygons with point and line layers. All the layers are display on raster from Natural ...
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Dual-unit scale bar using QGIS?

I would like to create a scale bar for a map displaying a coral atoll. Ideally, showing two different measurements with kilometers being on the top division and nautical miles on the bottom division ...
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Putting scale bar labels below scale bar in QGIS?

I added two scale elements to my map composition. For layout harmonisation, I want the ticks and the label text below the scale bar. Standard is this: What I want is this (manually changed in the ...
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Adding scalebar in ArcMap?

I am trying to insert a scale bar that when printed, will equal to an exact amount in inches when a ruler is brought onto the paper. I have set my projected scale to 1:12,650 so 1 inch will equal 0.2 ...
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Increasing Offset Y for Units and Numbers of ArcGIS Pro scale bar does nothing?

Using ArcGIS Pro 1.3.1 I have created a scale bar using the Scale Line 1 Metric template with a few modifications like: Show one division before zero Divisons: 11 Subdivisions: 10 Label Position: ...
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Reducing length of division and subdivision tics on ArcGIS Pro scale bar?

Using ArcGIS Pro 1.3.1 I have created a scale bar using the Scale Line 1 Metric template with a few modifications like: Show one division before zero Divisons: 11 Subdivisions: 10 Label Position: ...
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Removing mid-division label on subdivisions before zero on ArcGIS Pro scale bar?

Using ArcGIS Pro 1.3.1 I have created a scale bar using the Scale Line 1 Metric template with a few modifications like: Show one division before zero Divisons: 11 Subdivisions: 10 Label Position: ...
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Adding scale bar in ArcMap data view?

How to add a dynamic scale bar in (or close to) map extent while data view is turned on? I'm panning a lot (raster images) and I need to get more precise "feel" of distances just in one glance since ...
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Use arcmap layout for profiles or Vertical ortho-images (walls) instead of horizontal

I have designed an Arcmap layout and use it within an arcpy script to generate lots of pages of a pdf report, one page per polygon I have drawn (changing title, scalebar, polygon being highlighted in ...
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GIS scale bar in ArcMap [closed]

I want add scale like google 500km until 5m and convert scale to mile in my map I use scale setting and load in their for add GIS scale bar But I don't know which standard scale and scale format ...
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Making Scale Bar in ArcMap end in zeros?

I need my the last scale number to show as 900 instead of 870, but can't find the right way to achieve this in ArcMap. I've tried many of the options in the Properties of my scale bar in ArcMap to ...
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OpenLayers 3: Center ScaleLine in target DIV

I am displaying a scale in a DIV: I would like to display the scale in the center of that DIV. There does not seem to be an option for that so I am trying to use CSS. The following, however, does ...
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Scale bar in ENVI

How does one add a scale bar in ENVI 5.3? So far it seems to be impossible and I find this absurd that a 8000$ software cannot do this.
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How to change spelling of scalebar label using arcpy?

I have come to realise that hundreds of my MXD files have the scalebar units label spelled as "Meters" instead of "Metres". I suspect this is something I am going to have to do manually (I don't know ...
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Scale bar default location in QGIS 2.18

When adding a scale bar in the print composer, by default there is a gap between the scale bar and it's frame : How can I move the sacle bar (blue circle) to the Lower left corner (red circle) ? ...
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QGIS Atlas Scale Bar in Miles with Round Numbers

I am working in QGIS 2.16.2 on an atlas comprising approximately 60 locations in 7 states from Texas to Florida to Ohio. Each location has a different coverage area that scales based on the size of ...
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Is it appropriate to create vertical scale bars?

I'm working on a map where the main theme is a railway line which runs vertically down the page. I've been wondering how to approach creating a scale bar for this map. To my eye a horizontal scale bar ...
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Scalebar doesn't match up with actual dimensions

Every time I make a map, the scalebar doesn't match with what the real dimensions of my map should be. I've been doing maps of Chicago in CRS: NAD83 and every time I put the map in the print composer ...
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How to set the default values for the ScaleBar in QGIS?

I often insert scalebars (that's quite common) in my maps, but the one set by default doesn't suit me at all. Example : Reference point : default is up and left i need it down and right Segments are ...
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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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Creating a customized scale bar in QGIS

I want to create a scale bar in QGIS that also includes the scale written out as text - like 1:20 000 or 1:10 000. I would like it to appear just under the scale bar itself. Can this be done ...
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How can I prevent the scale bar in print composer from bunching up in QGIS?

I'm creating a series of maps in print composer from the same basemap (from the quickmapservices plugin) in QGIS 2.12.2. Sometimes this works, though it only allows the scale to be in metres, feet or ...
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Measuring in Print composer and main layer window in QGIS 2.12.3 does not match

I work on the municipality level and I am composing print maps with scalebar. I noticed, that length (or scale of my maps) is presented different when items are measured in my main QGIS 2.12.3 layer ...
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How to georeference a .jpg image with only a scale bar and no basemap

I have a building blueprint image that I need to calculate the sq ft for. However I have no reference or basemap to manually georeference in ArcMap. There is a scale bar on the image. How can I use ...
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QGIS Map Composer Label Unit Multiplier - Feet and miles?

I have a map in the WGS84 (EPS:4326) coordinate system and I am putting a scale bar on the map with Scalebar units of Feet and label in miles. When I select Feet from the Scalebar units dropdown ...
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Scale and density values in density map appear wrong when in projected coordinate system?

I'm making a series of maps illustrating different aspects (road density, location of dams, elevation etc...) of a single watershed in California. In most of my maps, I've had the projection set to ...
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Is there a way to change the scale bar interval and other settings on individual Data-Driven Pages?

Sometimes I'll have a MXD set up as a mapbook using Data Driven Pages, but I'd like to display certain pages at a different scale than others in the same mapbook. I can do that using the Data Driven ...
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Add scaleline control to OpenLayers 3 map with unknown projection

I've a MapGuide map display with OpenLayers 3 like this: var options = { "minZoom": 0, "maxZoom": 100, "center": [mapInfos.center.x, mapInfos.center.y], "extent": [mapInfos.extent.minX, mapInfos....
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Frames from CAD to frames in Qgis

I'm trying to use some frames from Autocad (DXF / DWG) as a frame in Qgis (*.qpt??) but I don't know how to do it or if it's possible.
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QGis / Scale & scalebar wrong [closed]

First, I would like to apologize for the mistakes. My English is not very good. I read a lot but I don´t find the answer. I'm trying to put a scalebar in a very simple map but the measurement is not ...
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How to change a Esri Scale Bar's font color

I'm working on my first ESRI web map project. In the Default.Aspx page the scale bar is initiated as shown below : dojo.require("esri.dijit.Scalebar"); map.on('load', function () { //resize ...
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Using scale bar in QGIS Atlas? [closed]

I'm working with qgis 2.8 (windows). I am able to generate maps using qgis atlas. But i have a problem with the scale bar. When i generate atlas with "fix scale" setting (1:35.000 for instance), ...
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How to identify data frame which scale bar corresponds to in ArcMap?

I need help to identify the data frame (from several data frames) that corresponds to a scale bar in ArcMap?
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Is it possible to display irregular values in the scale bar in QGIS 2.8?

Is it possible to display irregular - increasing values in scale bar in print composer? For example: 5, 20, 100, 250.
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QGIS Scalebar Font Outline

Is there a way to add a text buffer or stroke the text on the scale bar? Its impossible to read the scale when its set on a map with dark colours.
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Scalebar gives error in measurement in Qgis: Different measurements of distance on OSM tiles and GoogleEarth

I've created a map of Bordeaux using the QGIS map compositor by following this procedure: Used the OSM plugin to display an OSM map and zoomed to Bordeaux Used the print composer to create a map of ...
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Wrong Scale Bar in Map Composer

I am attempting to add a scale bar into QGIS Map Composer for a single layer showing a map of Jervis Bay, NSW Australia. I have changed both the project and layer CRS to 'MGA56 (EPSG:28356)' and have ...
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Spelling of Kilometres on ArcGIS Pro scale bar?

Being in Australia I like to see the spelling of "Kilometres" used on my maps in preference to "Kilometers". In ArcGIS Pro 1.0 I have not been able to find an option to change the text used for units ...
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Getting Scale Bar, WebMap with GeoExt?

I tried to make a WebMap with GeoExt and everything is working, but I don't see a scalebar. var mapPanel, tree; Ext.application({ name: 'test', launch: function() { ...
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Creating a distance overlay that is computed by the distance of points/lines and recalculated on zooming

I created a fictional map and visualized it with d3. Now I would like to show a scale/rule so that the user can see which distance (kilometers,meters) he is currently using. I was thinking about ...