Pin/unpin labels, move labels and diagrams, resize labels of layer using QGIS 3.2.1



Pin/unpin labels, move labels and diagrams, resize labels of layer using QGIS 3.2.1

In the previous article Layer labeling in QGIS we learn about the basic labeling of layer. Today in this session we touch Pin/unpin labels, move labels and diagrams, resize labels of layer using QGIS 3.2.1

Resize labels of layer

In the map you find find that the labels are not appropriately formatted and either overlap or are too far away from their point markers. You can change label font size in points/mm/pixels.

Pin/unpin labels, move labels and diagrams, resize labels of layer using QGIS 3.2.1

  • Go to the Layer styling

You can reach layer styling dialog box by three ways:

Choosing layer icon on label toolbar or by choosing labeling from layer menu and third by right click on layer.

  • Increase and decrease font size.

Pin/unpin labels, move labels and diagrams, resize labels of layer using QGIS 3.2.1Move labels and Diagrams

Choose Move label icon from layer styling panel. Before this make sure toggle editing is activated. Pin/unpin labels, move labels and diagrams, resize labels of layer using QGIS 3.2.1

After choosing, you are able to move label or diagram on canvas of QGIS. By this method you can move labels individually. Its quite time consuming if we want to shift or move labels.

For all the labels go to Labels > Placement

Pin/unpin labels, move labels and diagrams, resize labels of layer using QGIS 3.2.1

You can change the value of distance and click apply.

Change Labels or Rename

  • Select change label icon from label toolbar

Pin/unpin labels, move labels and diagrams, resize labels of layer using QGIS 3.2.1

  • After activating go to the label and drag

Pin/unpin labels, move labels and diagrams, resize labels of layer using QGIS 3.2.1

  • Change the label and click on apply.

Print your labelled Map 

Pin/unpin Label in Qgis

Pinning means label at its current position.  You can choose pin and unpin from icon from label tool bar. You can highlight the pinned label.Pin/unpin labels, move labels and diagrams, resize labels of layer using QGIS 3.2.1

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QGIS 3.2.1 for beginners

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