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GIS Cookbook: Glossary
  • 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. (graduated color, graduated symbol, single symbol, unique value, or chart). It also allows you to change the font, style, fill color, thickness of the points, lines or areas of your theme

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