Tag Archives: symbology

Towards gvSIG 2.4: Marker clustering legend

We present another novelty for the next gvSIG Desktop version, especially useful when we want to visualize a certain element whose quantity can’t be determined only visually. For that, this legend represents the element by means of a symbol as … Continue reading

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Towards gvSIG 2.4: Heat map symbology

In gvSIG Desktop 2.4 we are going to find legends that will increase, even more, the possibilities of information visualization of the application. One of these novelties is the heatmap legend, also known as hot spots.

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Towards gvSIG 2.4: Changing gvSIG interface. A new set of icons

gvSIG has used the same set of icons for a good number of years. Therefore, we have made the decision to give the user the opportunity to change themes or icons set easily. To do that, we have created a … Continue reading

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Learning GIS with Game of Thrones (XV and last): Add-ons installing

We are going to dedicate this last post to the “Add-ons manager”, a tool that every gvSIG Desktop user should know. The add-ons manager is a tool that allows to customize gvSIG, installing new extensions, functional ones as well as … Continue reading

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Learn GIS for free. Module 2: Working with Views

We continue with the second module of the free GIS course, where we are going to show you how to work with Views. Through four video-tutorials you will be able to learn to load all type of geographic information in … Continue reading

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Towards gvSIG 2.4: ISO-7010 symbol library, safety pictograms

ISO-7010 defines a series of safety pictograms or symbols. This ISO compliant tries to coordinate graphic symbols and colours of safety signs in an international level. A global coordination that allows more coherence and a universal acknowledgement of signs.

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Towards gvSIG 2.4: Emoji symbol library

Emoji is a Japanese term for ideograph or characters used in electronic messages and websites that has been popularized as one of the better known set of symbols. More over its popularity, they are symbols that can be very useful … Continue reading

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Learning GIS with Game of Thrones (X): Legends

Today we are going to learn about how to change the symbology of a layer, reviewing different types of legends that are available in gvSIG Desktop. The symbology is one of the most important properties of a layer. gvSIG includes … Continue reading

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How to solve the problem about label and symbol size when exporting to PDF file in gvSIG

When we create a layout in gvSIG, and we export it to PDF format or we print it, we sometimes can see that labels that we had added to the different elements of the map appear in a different size … Continue reading

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New extension: Create legends by scale

English translation of the article by Álvaro Anguix. We carry on moving towards gvSIG 2.2 with a new add-on that allows working with legends by scale (also with labels, but we’ll see that in another post). The plugin is called … Continue reading

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