Print composer provides growing layout and printing capabilities in QGIS.

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Draw Vertical Line QGIS Composer

Is there a way to draw a perfectly vertical line in QGIS's Composer. I wanted to created a visual separator between two elements for aesthetic reasons. I've tried the arrow tool, removing the arrow ...
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How to programmatically export a composition as image?

QGIS Print Composer has tool "Save As Image" and I found appropriate function in QGIS source code exportCompositionAsImage. Is it possible to get access to existing Print Composer from Python console ...
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draw extend of print composer map as rectangle in canvas

After defining the extend of my printed map in the printcomposer I can show the map center in the canvas by hitting "view extend in map canvas". So far so good. But is it also possible to show the ...
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How to use a .qpt made in another project?

I'm trying to make maps in print composer of several different projects. I would like the maps to look the same, just for different areas, so I tried to use the .qpt that I made in the first project ...
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QGIS 2.2 Print Composer - pointer will not select or move items [duplicate]

I refer to the questions at QGIS 2.0 - can't select items in Print Composer and QGIS 2.2 Print Composer is not working My question may be a duplicate, but the answer given in the first of those ...
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Attribute table in map composer is limited to 99 rows. How to change it?

I am using Qgis 2.2. I am about to create a cadastral index map, which are showing the parcels in specific gridcells, also there is an attribute table connected controlled by an atlas function. So by ...
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Graduated symbols not appearing in legend in QGIS print composer

When I add a legend in QGIS version 2.2 print composer, the symbols of a layer containing graduated symbols does not appear. Does anyone know how to make the symbols visible? Thanks.
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How to add a large inset svg or pdf in QGIS 2.3 print composer?

I have a 48x36 wall map that will include 5 large inset maps, the largest of which is almost 11x17. Due to a bug with html annotations, I need to export each inset individually then include them as ...
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Why do text boxes and arrows shift position when exported from print composer to jpeg QGIS 2.2

I have created a map using a 1:20000 WMS layer. On top of this I created a shapefile layer tracing a mapped stream. In print composer I added a couple of text boxes with arrows pointing to certain ...
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QGIS : launch Atlas composer generation from command line

I am using QGIS 2.2 and have configured a composer with atlas generation. I would like to launch this atlas generation every day. The idea is to write a batch and launch it with a cron. Is it ...
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Labels disappear zooming IN in Qgis 2.2 Composer?

I have a simple map with a polygon Layer of 2 Polygons. Labeling is turned on, so is the option of "Show all labels for this layer, even if they collide". In the print composer the labels keep ...
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QGIS Print Composer with ESPG:32615

I have imported a PostGIS layer as the only object into my project and set the project and layer CRS to EPSG:32615 (UTM Zone 15N). My layer appears just fine in the work area. When I try to create a ...
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Coordinate grid not showing in Composer

I went through every answer that I found here, but am either missing something in them or the question has not been asked. I have a very simple map consisting of four layers, namely contour lines, ...
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Where do I find additional instructions for QGIS print composer?

QGIS Print Composer has numerous complex interacting features. Scale vs paper size vs map extent vs QGIS main window map extent - locked layers - resolution - map rendering level (i.e. the scale used ...
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How to put North Arrow and Scale on map in COMPOSER in QGIS 2.2.0

I am new to QGIS and the questions asked and answered here about the North Arrow do not seem to help me solve my problem below. In the main mapping pane of QGIS 2.2.0 Valmiera, I can add the scale ...
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QGIS labels are different on canvas, composer and from PDF

I am running QGIS v2.2 off a 64 bit Windows server. I have created a map with a number of local government area polygons, road polygons (to which I have applied a Layer Source to limit the labelling ...
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Part of layer cut/disappears after exporting to pdf in QGIS

This is driving me crazy. The picture says it all: [ http://oi60.tinypic.com/2m5fbd1.jpg ]. You can see whole layer in QGIS browser and Composer, but when i export to pdf some layers are cut. I have ...
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qgis2 composer - non-rectangular inset map?

I'd like to have a near-full-page rectangular map object, then add a non-rectangular inset map object with 6 vertices. Any suggestions on how to accomplish this, other than making two actual maps ...
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How to bring feature selection into Printing Composer?

I'd like to make maps of Finland's municipalities. Our National Land Survey provides data I can make into a Shapefile, and when a municipality is selected in QGIS/Identify Features, three different ...
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Alternating ESRI scale bars in QGIS

I'm a recent convert to QGIS from arc and think it's amazing, so much more efficient and usable. It also doesn't crash constantly which helps me keep some of my sanity. I was having issues finding ...
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How to define the symbology used in QGIS print composer without using separate styles for screen and print

I use scale-dependent symbols for mapping (rendering Openstreetmap vectors as it happens). For instance paths show up when zoomed closer than 1:50000, but only roads show when zoomed out. The rules ...
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Bing Open layer shows ok in QGIS and Composer Preview, but is misaligned after exporting to PDF

I have QGIS 2.2 running on a Mac with iOS Maverick. I have prepared a map with layers with different CRS, including a Bing Open Layer as base layer. The project has the 'On the fly coordinate ...
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Including two different maps in one QGIS Print Composer

How do I use print composer in QGIS 2.0.1 to produce a final product with two different maps on the same sheet? I can't figure out how to use the 'add a map' button to add anything other than a ...
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Layers change position when saving to another data format

When I save my map after using the composer, the layers move a little bit on the images of the OpenLayers plugin. It is like they ignore the CRS option. Do you have an idea?
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how to put a cropped selection of a map into the composer

I have a map canvas and I want to have a portion of that canvas printed. I adjust the canvas window in QGIS to show what I want to print and then add the map to the composer. The results are very ...
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Techniques for Filtering the Attribute Table in QGIS's Print Composer

For the legend of a trail map I'm working on I'd like to show the trails and their lengths. I have this data in the table. The problem is that not all of the features (lines) have a name or length. ...
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QGIS - Atlas. Outputs missing

This really teases me. Somehow the Atlas-function in Print Composer are missing some of my polygons from my layer, when doing a print. I´ve looked at them once again,- they are there, and the geometry ...
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Continuous color band for a raster legend in QGIS composer legend

I'm looking for a way to insert continuous colour legend for a raster layer. I managed to create discrete symbols with values along the bar, but I would like to have a continuous bar with some values ...
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Highlight specific area in a box in print composer

My problem can be easily illustrated by the first picture on this site: http://bitmedia.dk/rentegning-af-kommunekort-til-faktaillustration/ I already have the overall map, but I want to make a box in ...
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QGIS 2.2.0 Bug in the composer

I am working on several QGIS projects, created with Qgis 2.2.0 (and, by the way, the changes from the latest version are awesome!!), and , each time, the composer stops working correctly after a ...
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Atlas - How to set in rows from table linked to polygonlayer?

I have polygonlayer and a textlayer. The polygons have unique ID´numbers. The textfile also have unique ID-numbers (and therefore possible to join together, yes), but it contains several rows with the ...
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How to Lock Grid and Scalebar in QGIS Atlas

Have just started using Valmeira and I am looking at generating an Atlas. I am using irregularly sized features as the index. The challenge I have, is when I set up the template page and scalebar ...
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How to save QGIS composer template with image - e.g. company logo?

I can't figure out how to save QGIS Print composer template with image. In our map compositions we always have company logo in one place. It is easy to add image (logo) to composer and place it to ...
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Why my annotation markers are printed smaller?

I annotated one of my maps, for every annotation I set an svg marker whose dimension is either 6 or 8 mm. Everything looks fine in the main window. The problem arises when I try to print my map using ...
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How to display a layer's label source column?

I have a CSV layer that displays points on the map. I use one of the columns as the Label. In Print Composer I would like to display the name of the column used to generate layer Labels. Is this ...
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QGIS Labels: letter or word spacing ignored after export

My line label have letter spacing of 3px (Layer Properties -> Labels -> Text -> Spacing -> Letter). In print composer everything is drawn like I want it but after export to svg, pdf, or image the ...
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How do I control rendering order of items in composer?

Alternative formulation of the question is: Is there any other way apart from the order of adding items to the canvas of setting the rendering order> The problem is that I want to change the map ...
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How to add pages in print composer

Is it possible to add more than one page to one QGIS print composer Project? For example one sheet for the map and another sheet for the legend ans some other informations. Thanks in advance, Patrick
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QGIS 2.0 - can't select items in Print Composer

I am having an issue where I can create a print Layout in Print Composer, but once I have clicked away from an item (like map, legend, arrow, etc) I cannot select it again. Any pointers would be ...
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Print composer layout

I am new to QGIS and am using print composer. My questions are a) how to I change from vertical to horizontal orientation b) how do I zoom in on a map that I've added and 3) how do I stop a black box ...
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QGIS PrintComposer operation speed

I am using QGIS 2.0.1 Dufour for making 900 x 600 mm maps with fairly big number of layers. I have made 20 print composer sheets with different places of a bigger map. The problem: Everytime i need to ...
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Exporting a QGIS layout with Addition on layers

I've been playing around with an approach in QGIS that uses Addition between the layers I'm mapping to build a tri-variate composite colour map - an example is here in the QGIS Flickr pool: ...
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Why is the map content not displayed when I reopen Print Composer?

I just updated from QGIS 1.7 to 2.0 on Mac. When I now open a project and create a map in the print composer the content of the map is lost when I open the project again later. The settings of the ...
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Modifications to labeling engine is not supported in the QGIS composer?

I' using QGIS 2.0 but this problem was also present in Qgis 1.8. I have a truetype font of freeway symbols that I use to label polylines. Each symbol requires between 3 font characters to display ...
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Map scale vs. map extent vs. map canvas size in Print Map Composer

Please help! I am so beyond frustrated. I am using QGIS 2.0 and when I try to create my map in the print composer, I cannot make the scale and the extent the way that I need it. I need my map to be ...
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How can i add a north arrow in QgsComposition?

I'm trying to add an svg image of north arrow in QgsComposition using this code: mapRenderer = iface.mapCanvas().mapRenderer() theComposition = QgsComposition(mapRenderer) ...
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How to convert WMS layers to raster layers QGIS 1.8.0

I need to export a series of maps for a report. The layers imported into QGIS are all WMS files provided by the GeoBC website. As I have now discovered, I cannot export these maps using the print ...
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How can I set a specific meter scale in the print map composer?

I am making a map for an orienteering class at the environmental education center that I work at. In order for us to easily calculate the distance between orienteering points, I need the scale to be ...
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Printing/exporting WMTS tile layer with desired resolution / zoom level in QGIS

I have a project which uses WMTS and some vector layers in QGIS. I can freely zoom in and out, and tiles are refreshed with appropriate zoom level, just as expected. Now I would like to export part ...
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QGIS pixel/square cms using scale, dpi

The data (vectors) I'm using are 5cm in resolution. I think that resolution refers to accuracy of the data and not the image resolution. I've produced maps using the QGIS print composer and exported ...