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I've read a few other issues about trying to prevent labels from rendering if they run off the edge of the map canvas. This is particularly a problem in Composer, where I get lots of country labels which are only half on the page.

https://hub.qgis.org/issues/10314

In the above post in the QGIS issue queue, Nyall Dawson says "There's an option in the global label settings to prevent clipped labels at the edge of maps".

I can't find this setting. Does anyone know where it is? Or any other solution for this problem?

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Here's how to access that setting. First open the layer properties by double clicking a layer, then go to the labeling tab. Look for the button in the top-right of the window (shown below):

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Then, switch off "show partial labels":

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This setting applies to all labelled layers in your project.

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Thanks for that! –  Jon Scrut Aug 29 at 4:39

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