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Questions tagged [thematic-map]

A thematic map is a type of map or chart especially designed to show a particular theme connected with a specific geographic area.

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Filling or splitting polygons proportionally based on variables using QGIS?

I want to divide each country into three separately coloured areas, like this: The proportions of the three coloured areas must based on three columns of attribute data in the country shapefile's ...
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Remove Theme from MapInfo TAB file

I have been supplied with a MapInfo TAB file and when opened in MapInfo 15.2 (64bit) the layer is displayed along with a Thematic Theme Layer. The symbology generated by the Thematic Theme no longer ...
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Scholarly articles that compare and contrast different thematic map types or discusses what thematic map types are better in certain situations? [closed]

I'm writing a paper that involves some GIS work that I've done and as part of that I need to analyse an existing cluster map and explain why a heat map would be a better solution. I can provide plenty ...
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How to display Values as Labels in Thematic Map - Mapinfo

I was able to produce the Thematic Map for Agricultural Production for the various boundaries. How can I display the production value associated with each polygon as a label (to make it look like the ...
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Thematic Map from a STATCAN Shapefile [closed]

I want to create a thematic map of my data. I downloaded a shapefile from Statistics Canada website displaying the various agricultural regions. I have data in Excel How do I add this data and match ...
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Attribute table shows histogram/pixel count for a thematic raster image, but on enquiring, every pixel's value is zero

I have a thematic raster image containing 18 land use classes (like built-up, water bodies, plantations, forest, etc.). When I display this image in a GIS application (Arcmap/Erdas IMAGINE), the map ...
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Using map theme on qfield?

I created two presets on qgis and they work very well when switching from one to another, yet on qfield and when I choose a map theme some layers are not displayed especially those that have a ruled ...
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Using excel info to create thematic map

So, I have an excel spreadsheet with information regarding people within a certain zip code. I basically need to make a map that shows the amount of people within each zip code either using dots or ...
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Placing value on top of bar chart thematic map using MapInfo?

Is it possible to place the value on top of each bar in a bar chart thematic map in Mapinfo? This is how I did it so far: I wanted to show a value per zone (the amount of trips generated in one area) ...
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Is there a “clone view” functionality in Qgis like in MapInfo

I am currently working in Qgis (2.18.11) and I would like to view mi map window duplicated so I can represent a thematic map with different values in each window and compare both. I usually do this ...
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Rules within thematic maps in MapInfo

Is there a way to set specific rules when creating a thematic map in MapInfo? I would like to exclude the polygons that have too many of the items I want to represent from the thematic map (something ...
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Identify only visible features in QGIS

I have a thematic map layer Rekryterare in QGIS. The layer is defined as identifiable. The question is how can I make the thematic categories of this map layer unidentifiable when they are invisible ...
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Any way to join multiple categorical rasters, and retain their individual attributes?

I need to combine several different thematic rasters who's values code for their specific attributes. The rasters are spatially extensive (a whole continent) and in some cases have quite a few unique ...
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How to use thematic layer for supervised classification in eCognition

I'm classifying vegetation in eCognition. From ArcMap I already have a shapefile with training polygons that I would like to use for this but so far I was only able to insert this as a thematic layer ...
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Thematic Graduated Bar Chart from polyline

I have a road broken into 10m sections, each section has a road condition score, I was hoping to create a bar coming of each section based on that condition and also color them based on a categories e....
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Proportional Coloring within polygon for multiple variables

I'm new to QGIS and I am doing some demographic analysis of Ethiopia. I have a vector map with each of the country's administrative zones: Within the attribute table, I have data for religious ...
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How to show labels exactly around a circle in QGIS?

I found an interesting way of proportional symbol mapping and labeling, I think this was made by Adobe Illustrator but I couldn't find out if it can be done in QGIS. What I am interested in the most ...
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How to access to the underlying grid table behind Mapinfo's Grid Thematic map?

I created a grid thematic map using "Mapinfo - Map - Create Thematic Map" function. Now I want to know the distribution of the data from the grids. But the "Browse Table" option is not functioning ...
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Using grid cells and point data to calculate encounter rates across surveying area?

I am fairly new to GIS. I am currently evaluating wildlife sightings across transect lines and want to calculate the occurrence of encounters, per area surveyed. So essentially look at encounter ...
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Georeferencing postcodes into bubble map with Cartodb

I have recently discovered Cartodb and I am trying to create a bubble/thematic map of postcodes. I have a csv document with one column of postcodes from around the UK. I have uploaded the dataset and ...
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Is there an automatic way to create a diverging colour scale centered around zero?

I'm trying to plot a map of the residuals of a linear model. My residuals centre around zero and can obviously go in either direction. Is there an easy way to apply a graduated colour scale to these ...
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Grid thematic map in Mapinfo

I have a tab file with the contour lines for an area, and also a tab file with the land polygon. Now, I'm following a tutorial written by a colleague a couple years ago, where a thematic map is ...
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Color ramp resources other than Color Brewer?

I am looking for more resources on color theory in cartography. When to de-saturate a color? Or if you start with one color, how do you create a ramp from it? RGB or HSV? I can hack at it and come up ...
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Tweaking some aspects of OpenLayers 3 output using QGIS2Web

I have made a thematic map in QGIS and exported it to OpenLayers 3 format using QGIS2Web plugin containing 4 layers. I need to tweak the following things if possible: I want to remove check boxes and ...
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Representing data on thematic map in only two colors in qgis

I am very new to qgis, and i am doing a project on representing child immunization on thematic maps. I want to represent the data which is even number in one color and odd number data in another ...
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Locating and adding state layers to a QGIS map

If I wanted to add layers for a state (Indiana) in a program like QGIS so I could produce several maps (Infrastructure, Water Resources, Mineral Resources, and HAZMAT concerns), how would I locate and ...
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Dashes instead of “to” in mapinfo thematic legend

The thematic legends for ranges are automatically set to the word "to", for example "10 to 20" "20 to 30" etc. I need to write it with a dash instead: "10-20", "20-30". Can I change the default ...
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Free tool to make choropleth map with administrative borders

I have a numeric table for some administrative division like county, state, province, oblast. Is there a free tool that I can supply with my table and get a choropleth map?
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Creating thematic map where individual points are basically grid in MapInfo?

I want to plot a heat map which shows the different usage in different areas. But the thing is, in my original dataset, the data got truncated, which means that each point represents a small area ...
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Creating fishnet from thematic polygon data?

I need to create a regular grid containing attributes from other thematic data from ecological data. I am in effect creating a homogenous polygon raster and adding information from another dataset ...
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Creating disease risk map in QGIS? [closed]

I would like to create a risk map using RFE Data and Tiffs but now I realised that I actually have no idea how. I have dowloaded .Tiff(Region), .hdr and .bil(Rainfall/RFE) files from the USGS page, ...
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Thematic map using date field in ArcGIS [duplicate]

I need to create a thematic map for time intervals (ex. 1/1/1920-31/12/1929). To every polygon corresponds a date (from a date field) and I need them to be coloured depending in which interval they ...
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Creating thematic map in ArcMap?

I want to create a thematic map in arcmap using the fields NAME and NOTES for 3 categories of polygons: where the name cell is null where the name cell is filled where the name cell is null, but it ...
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Overviews for thematic raster maps

I have a landuse raster map with integer classes (1:agricultura, 2:pasture, etc). I'm trying to publish it through GeoServer and I'd like to use image overviews to speed things up. I tried gdaladdo ...
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openlayers 2 coloring a polygon layer based on a database ( postgresql ) table that is different from the attribute table of the layer

I have trouble coloring the polygons in my layer based on the values in a certain field in another table in my postgresql database that is different from the attribute table of the layer itself. Is ...
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Making thematic layer 50% translucent in MapBasic?

I'm trying to make this enhancement to an old program written by another author. I was able to make the layer translucent prior to Shade Window command, but its not working. Here is the code: Add Map ...
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Displaying directional bandwidths in QGIS

I have a traffic model and want to display the results in QGIS. I have a shapefile for the road network and can easily annotate the flows onto this. However, I want to display the information as ...
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Creating thematic map where individual values are displayed as colors and range values are displayed as shades of those colors?

I am trying to create the following thematic map using Mapinfo professional: I have point data that is displayed as a grid. I need to create a thematic map where I show two fields - one representing ...
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QGIS Print Composer - Display Symbols for Empty Classes?

I am working on a map of mortality rates for several racial/ethnic groups and I have created custom classes to encompass the rates instead of the QGIS classes created through its various modes. This ...
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Custom range value and colour thematic in mapbasic

I'm working on a tool to help my work. I managed to make a thematic, but the range of values and colors appear automatically. Here is the code: Dim fRangeLimitsArray() As Float Dim bBrushStylesArray()...
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PostGIS Unknown colormap keyword

I'm working with thematic maps with ST_ColorMap function smoothly until I try to create my own thematic map(colormap). WITH canvas AS ( SELECT ST_Raster( ST_SetSRID(ST_Extent(...
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Appropriate reference system for small-scale mapping of the Middle East [duplicate]

I want to create a thematic map of the Middle East that displays certain historic places and regions on a small-scale map (between 1:6.000.0000 and 1:12.000.000). The map has to center the boundary ...
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Thematics in Mapinfo - multiple intervals from same table?

I´ve got a table where I want to thematize intervals of values like between 0.1 - 1.0, 1.0 - 2.0 and etc., but I´m almost sure that´s not possible, whithout splitting up the table to multiple tables, ...
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How to create QGIS theme map?

I need to make theme map using diagrams like in MapInfo, can I do it in QGIS? Or can I create a surface using attributes?
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Graphically depict statistical difference between thematic rasters

The graph shows a regression between two raster datasets with classified tree canopy cover: class 1 = 0-10%, class 2 = 10 - 20% ...class 6 = >60% (Figure 1, Figure 2). The spatial resolution for ...
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Thematic mapping [closed]

What is the best way to develop thematic maps? I would like to generate pie charts and fill polygons with different colors depending on a parameter value. I'm working with ExtJS 4.2 and OpenLayers.
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Flannery compensation in Leaflet JS

I'm creating a bubble map using Leaflet JS. Everything is working smoothly (LeafletJS is awesome!) but now I'd like to try flannery compensation on the bubbles. I can't find the math anywhere though. ...
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MapInfo Thematic mapping - line width based on a field

I want to apply thematic mapping to a layer in MapInfo with varying line thicknesses based on a float column. Is this possible?
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How to display raster attributes by default in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a 4-bit thematic raster image with a color map from white to dark blue (Figure 1). The values 1 - 6 represent tree canopy cover at various breakpoints. I also created a raster attribute table ...
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Map Info: Thematic Mapping Symbols part printing

I have produced a series of thematic maps for graduated housing figures, using a symbol which I customized, in three different tables displayed in a layout. This looks fine in the map window, ...