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Can we display degrees, minutes, seconds in QGIS Print Composer window instead of decimal degrees?

Is there any plugins available for that?

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For reference, this setting is found under the map item properties panel, "show grid" -> "draw coordinates" -> "format":

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You will be able to do that in a future version, as it has just been implemented:

commit d0b4fc17ea5d8a4a8006e2bc2bc6bd222a505f1d
Author: Marco Hugentobler <>
Date:   Thu Aug 9 17:23:35 2012 +0200

    [FEATURE]: possibility to show composer map grid coordinates in degree/minute/seconds

I doubt there is any c++ plugin out there already extending it.

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