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legend - [symbology] The description of the types of features included in a map, usually displayed in the map layout.

1. The reference area on a map that lists and explains the colours, symbols, line patterns, shadings, and annotation used on the map.
The legend often includes the scale, origin, orientation, and other map information.

Legend patch shapes are the geometric shape of either a line or a polygon that is used to represent a specific kind of feature in a legend or in the table of contents. You can choose to use any of a variety of predefined legend patch shapes in ArcMap.

Legends placed with the mouse are not saved to the display window's history for automatic redraw. By setting the Debug level to 1 (see g.gisenv) the corresponding at setting can be determined.

Creating a Default Legend
When you add a theme to a view, ArcView searches the data's folder for a legend file with the same name as the shapefile.

Legend elements
Any layers that are turned on in the Table of Contents will be displayed in legend elements.

M = Manufacturer's standard
N = National standard
Table B-3. Observation and Reduction Requirements ...

Legend - The description of the symbology representing features on a map.
Map - A graphic representation of geographically distributed phenomena. The information displayed may be in the form of symbols or signs.

Legend and Title are the two elements of a map which are fundamental to a map being understood and used in the way intended by the map maker. This map is an example of what can go wrong if a map does not have a Title and/or a Legend.

Legend: The part of the drawn map explaining the meaning of the symbols used to code the depicted geographical elements.

An explanatory table or list of the symbols appearing on a map or chart. In ArcGIS a legend defines which features of a theme are displayed in the view map.
Magnetic Disk ...

legend: The map element that allows the map user to translate graphic map symbols into ideas, usually by the use of text.

Legend: An explanation of the symbols, codes, names given to variables and other information appearing on a map drawing or chart.

A legend explaining the symbols used is provided on the back of a National Topographic System (NTS) map for easy reference.

The Legend Frame Properties dialog box appears. Select for the category "View Frame:" the choice for "View1" (This could be either "ViewFrame1:View1" or "ViewFrame2:View1").

The Legend Tab
According to cartographic standards, all maps must have a legend. This is a key or reference area which shows what all of the different symbols on the map represent.

The map legend is the key linking the attributes to the geographic features. Attributes, e.g. such as the species for a forest stand, are typically represented graphically by use of different symbology and/or color.

A legend is an explanation of the symbols, codes, names given variables and other information appearing on a map drawing or chart.

Legend. Use the default settings. Drag the legend into a decent location on your layout. In the Table of Contents rename parcels_lu to Parcel Value, then rename total_val to blank.

Legend has it that Marco Polo introduced to Italy some products from China, like ice cream, piñata and pasta, especially spaghetti. Probably, this was just a means of adding a bit of prestige to a rather anonymous history.

The legend of a map (also called the key) is a small table accompanying the map that explains the symbols that are used on the map.

The description of the types of features included in a map, usually displayed in the map layout. Legends often use graphics of symbols or examples of features from the map with a written description of what each symbol or graphic represents.

A legend, sometimes known as a key, is the part of a map or atlas that depicts and explains the meanings of the cartographic symbols used.
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Legendre, L., and Demers, S. 1984. Towards dynamic biological oceanography and limnology. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 41: 2-19.

The Legend Editor is a complex dialog providing access to almost all ArcView's capabilities to classify and modify the display of features. Every feature has a geographic location.

The legend and margins of topographic quadrangles contain a myriad of other useful information. Township and range designations, UTM coordinates, and minute and second subdivisions are printed along the margins of the map.

In the legend, you see the name of a number of VDCs under VDC theme. You see different colours for different VDCs, and the same colour for different VDCs.

"MM" - a legendary quality seal for the most exclusive form of motion shines in its new coat of polish. The letters woven into a curved triangle are the logo of the Maybach finished product, the new high-end, automobile, luxury model from Daimler.

Whenever your legend involves quantities of any type, your legend title or labels should explicitly state the units! When normalizing for density, please use an areial unit that has an evocative scale.

Legend - Translates the symbols on the map into words by locating text and the symbols close to each other in the page coordinate space. (Clarke, 2001)
Legend Editor - A menu that allows you to choose the legend type for a specific theme.

there should be a legend explaining the meaning of each color
the system should generate the legend automatically based on the descriptions of each value stored with the data layer
overhead - Simple display (IDRISI) ...

Now you will add a legend to your Layout. Use the Legend Frame tool by choosing it in the button menu bar. Click and hold down on the "View Frame" button to get a button pull down menu. Choose the second button - the "Legend Frame.

Learn how to place legends, logos, and other map elements to create compelling page layouts during this free live training seminar on layout design on December 6, 2012. Subscribe to receive reminders.

Definition: Titles, Legends, Scale Bars, and North Arrows are the simplest forms of depicting information concerning the map.

In a broad sense, the term also applies to all names, other identification, and legends o-n a map.
datum (pl. datums) In surveying, a reference system for computing or correlating the results of surveys.

Celtic Legend. Retrieved on 2006-05-22.
^ Geography of Northern Ireland. University of Ulster. Retrieved on 2006-05-22.
^ UK population approaches 60 million. Office for National Statistics (2005-08-25). Retrieved on 2006-05-14.

Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1357x628, 23 KB) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ...

avl - legend template file (ODB format)
avp - palette file (ODB format)
ave - Avenue script
avx - ArcView extension file (ODB format)
ai - Adobe Illlustrator picture file
bat - DOS batch file
bil - image file (band interleaved by line) ...

National Topographic Series (NTS) Canada's map series at a variety of map scales Neatline A border line commonly drawn around the extent of a map to enclose the map, legend, scale, title, and other information, ...

To do this, click once on the legend element named "County Boundaries". Notice that the Theme becomes "raised" or "highlighted."
Click on the Find button (looks like a pair of binoculars), located on the View Button bar.

[map design] The arrangement of elements on a map, possibly including a title, legend, north arrow, scale bar, and geographic data.
[ESRI software] In ArcGIS, a presentation document incorporating maps, charts, tables, text, and images.

The updated macro is automatically time-stamped and integrated into the legend of the new modeled map. This provides an intuitive interface to investigating "what if…" scenarios.

Continuous Thematic Shading (GRID technology) - Enhanced Cartographic Legends
Live ODBC Access to Data Sources - Seagate Crystal Reports ...

Open the legend editor for this theme and press the classify button. Reduce the number of classes to two. Then edit the Value and Label columns. Value 0, label No change for the first class, value 0.001 - 10, label Changed for the second class.

If No, indicate Title and Legend Placement below
Number of Copies
Map Description: (Identify area of interest using WSSC grid, ADC map, or other references.

The UTM zone for the map will be reported in the map legend. The UTM system is just one example of a map projection. Often data within a GIS will be from various map projections. Snyder (1987) created an excellent reference to map projections.

raster object) data manipulations - (illegal overlays) DATA PRESENTATION STANDARDS cartographic design - map layout, legends, graphic quality feature placement - annotation, completeness, ...

11. Other basic map information including a map number, title block, revision block, legend, map key, north arrow, and key to adjoining maps
12. Abstract information, such as vesting document numbers and dates ...

cartographic design - map layout, legends, graphic quality
feature placement - annotation, completeness, accuracy ...

select access all features in the warehouse
let the wizard open as read-only
To view select Legend/Add FeatureClass County_area (county area features) ...

This scale of measurement is usually depicted and explained in the map legend. A rainfall map indicating the number of millimeters per year in different locations would illustrate interval data.

by man that are under, on, or above the ground which are delineated on a map. These include roads, trails, buildings, canals, sewer systems, and boundary lines. In a broad sense, the term also applies to all names, other identification, and legends ...

See also: See also: Map, Information, Feature, Area, Class

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