Digital Geography

Labels in QGIS: selective labelling

Because the function „label selected features only“ does not exist anymore in QGIS, a workaround should just label specific features of the shapefile without exporting a new one. For this only the shapefile, which should be labelled, is needed. Possibility 1 – label certain values with an expression In QGIS 2.0 you find the setting “data defined/show labels” at Labels -> Rendering -> Label options. For this the labelling must be activated with the certain attribute. With a click on “Edit…” the expression string editor opens, which some of you should know from the field calculator for example. There you can…