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If I have a print composer called "ABC", I would like to "tell" its composer that I would like to

  1. update "Map 0" to simulate the "set to map canvas extent" button activation
  2. update certain text labels
  3. activate "export to image"

Thank you.

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On the topic of print output from pyQGIS: http://www.qgis.org/pyqgis-cookbook/composer.html (Note: master has QgsComposition::loadFromTemplate method, which 1.8 has not).

Basically, in 1.8, you have to create the composition (with map, labels, etc.) from scratch in code anyway. So no updates are needed.

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Thank you @underdark –  n1kn0k Mar 12 '13 at 12:31

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