map labels

How to Change the Label Language When Using Natural Earth’s Quick Start QGIS Files

Caitlin Dempsey

One quirk with the version 3 of the Natural Earth quick start kit .qgs file is that when you load it in to a session of QGIS, it can display labels in a language you weren't expecting.

A screenshot of a cartography software package with a map of the United States.

Ten Things to Consider When Making a Map

Caitlin Dempsey

Here are ten common considerations that all cartographers should incorporate as part of their map making process.