Print composer provides growing layout and printing capabilities in QGIS.

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QGIS Generating a Lat/Long Degree Grid in Composer

I made a map in WGS84, which is positioned and referenced correctly. Now I loaded the map into the Composer and added a grid, with horizontal and vertical lines each 500 world units (m). When I ...
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Text box with automated coordinate reference system in use on Qgis

Using an expression, is it possible to automatically fill a text box placed on the map (in the composer) showing the reference coordinate system of the project? If possible, how would that expression ...
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QGIS 2.8 printcomposer show image dynanic

I have a table with photo's, i now want to make dynamic map with discription en showthe photo. In the composer with atlas, so i can produce about 1000 pdf files Is this possible? The photo's are ...
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problem with view of open layer plugin map and swiss national coordinate system in print composer

Mi projects are in the swiss coordinate system (CH0193+ / LV95) and I use Open Layers Plugin for the base map (google streets). In the normal window, this seems to work fine: As soon as I open ...
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qgis print composer fails on Mac (Mavericks)

For the last few versions of qgis, including the current 2.10, I have been unable to use the Print Composer to output maps. After choosing Print Composer from the menu, a tiny window pops up, with ...
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Problem in export as a imagefeat in QGIS print composer [duplicate]

I am trying to overlay the sluice map with background of google satellite. Everything working fine when I do it in Print composer. But when I export as a image, the whole map gets shifted and it is ...
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PYQGIS Refresh map composer

I have the same problem as this How to set up QGIS print composer options from the python console? I have a composer template called "Template", I can open it with the python console but not edit the ...
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How to get a legend label on multiple lines in QGIS

This question was posted in 2011, and someone has said that QGIS now allows multiple lines for legend entries, but no one mentioned how to do this. I am running wein 2.8.1 and I cannot figure out how ...
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QGIS print composer atlas shortcut next feature

I have 25 features in the atlas of the print composer and I need to check every feature before exporting. It's quite annoying to click always the field in the status bar, so I wanted to use the ...
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Programmatically import new composer from template to project using pyQgis

I am trying to find information about how to programmatically import new composer from template, but it is impossible. There is a lot of information how to print the composer to image, but not save ...
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QGIS Print composer dynamic labels

I have created an Atlas. One of my layer contain height restriction for bridges. I wish to create a label that show the lowest height restriction. I need to get the height values from my table that ...
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Inserting image in an attribute table in QGIS Composer?

I'm trying to create second page of map atlas. In this page I need to show all records in the range of current atlas page. I've used Insert Attribute Table tool in composer and it worked. But I need ...
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QGIS use item id in print composer for relations

i'm trying to use the item id in the print composer of QGIS to build relations. for example: i have a label with the text "test" in it and it has the ID=label1 -> now i have a second label in my print ...
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How to insert composer file name and path in QGIS print composer

Can you automatically insert the print composer name and project file path as text in print composers in QGIS (v2.8) without copying and pasting the path? e.g. equivalent functionality to inserting ...
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QGIS printing shift on WGS 84 Pseudo Mercator base

I've had this problem before but I'm not succeeding in fixing it using what I thought worked before. This has been brought up as an issue previously, but I'm stuck when I apply the previous answers. ...
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How to create a zoomed in portion of a map in print composer?

I posted a question yesterday about troubles I was having with labeling (which are still plaguing me), but it hit me today that it would probably be easier for me to just create zoomed in sections of ...
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Printing a 1" scale from 2.8.2 Print Composer

I'm working on a small-scale site survey in qGIS, and for engineering purposes I need to print physical copies of the map that can be used with an engineering ruler. Basically, I need a way to print ...
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Toggle layers on print composition

I want to use QGIS to make several views of bold colors for one same map. I've been using the layers in order to keep one on top of another. How could i make a composition on the print composition ...
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Print composer - legend - graduated

I have a map with graduated symbology, with 328 unique values. I would like add a legend to my map (as in the picture), illustrating that light blue indicates low values and dark blue high values. I ...
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Vector data getting misaligned in final print in QGIS [duplicate]

My printcomposer view shows the data correctly aligned with background OSM/Google/Bing data but the final print makes it all misaligned. Data is in 3857 What can I do?
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How to format the labels of a UTM Grid in a map Layout/Print Composer

I am doing a map in for a small area (1.5km by 1.5km on UTM zone 14N). I want to know if it is possible (and how to do it) to format the labels of a UTM grid. This is exactly what I want to show a) ...
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How to count points within the current Print composer atlas feature in QGIS 2.8?

In the print composer when generating an atlas, does anyone know how to show he feature count per each atlas coverage feature? For example, I have generated an atlas where each map is a different ...
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Change page setup in composer window using the QGIS API

Is it possible to use the QGIS API to change the orientation within page setup in the composer window. We have a plugin that builds a map template based on user defined options. When they choose to ...
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How to change font color in one column of attribute table in Composer reports?

How do you change the font color in just one column of the attribute table included in QGIS's Composer? I would like to have the numbers listed in color red just for one column out of four columns in ...
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How to define map extents based on a feature's geometry?

There is a polygon geometry in my QGIS project which represents the extents of my map. Does anybody know how to use the data defined override to get the X/Y min and X/Y max coordinates of the polygon ...
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How to “output to a raster file” in a standalone app based on a composition?

In a standalone app I want to create a print composer with the map, a legend and a scale bar. I try with different codes but without success. I search in several foruns but I didn't find an answer. ...
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Why is the vector style in the PDF export different than in print composer? [closed]

I'm exporting a map to PDF in the print composer. See the map in the print composer As you can see, the top map is different from the bottom; the top has 10 tracts shaded in, the bottom has 6. Now ...
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Legend disappears in QGIS 2.8 composer

I would like to keep my legend on as I export a multipage map set to PDF, but the legend appears to lose any layer items and just keep the title ("Legend"), which is what appears in my PDF document. ...
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Are there limitations for QGIS Composer images larger than 32768 pixels?

We are outputting a map file with composer : size 45,312 pixels width and 4,352 pixels height in TIFF and PNG format. The map is calculated but in the file we have only 32,768 pixels width show, the ...
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Is it possible to display irregular values in the scale bar in QGIS 2.8?

Is it possible to display irregular - increasing values in scale bar in print composer? For example: 5, 20, 100, 250.
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Masking Labeles in the Compositor in QGIS 2.8.1

I am looking for a way to remove/mask out Labels that are under a composer Element (Overview Map), which I moved in front of my main map. Is there no way to do this? Maybe using the ItemID? I tried ...
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QGIS 2.8 (openSuse 13.1) pdf export with print composer not working

I'm using QGIS 2.8 with a openSuse 13.1 system. If I try to export a map (with openlayers-plugin active) with 120 dpi it works fine, but if I change the dpi setting to something higher (like 130 dpi) ...
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Problem to create composer with open layer plugin in QGIS

Creating layout in composer I am facing a problem of dislocation of shp file and google earth image ( which I am using from "open layer plugin") Version 2.4.0 Chugiak (Mac) In the first image shows ...
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How to reuse a layout in the QGIS print composer layout on different pages?

I've got a map template that I've created in the QGIS print composer on page 1. It includes various objects like text boxes, images (north arrow), scalebar and legend. I want to use the same template ...
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Adding active content to the Atlas in composer $scale

I have an Atlas of 178 pages that centers on different size villages, its all well organised through the composer and all works well. However, I can't use the scale bar as the differences between ...
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Making an overview with linked detailed maps in QGIS 2.8?

i want to create 4-5 detailed maps, and then an overview map that has rectangles that markes the locations of the detailed maps. Best case would be if the rectangles were links to the detailed map. ...
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I can't print a map with QGIS 2.8.1 and Mac OS X

I'm using Mac OS X 10.7.5 and QGis 2.8.1. I want to print a map with Print Composer. But the Buttons "Print" or "Export as PDF" don't work for me. If I use these buttons, the window for choosing a ...
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Different scale of basemap after exporting to PDF/Image

After creating and exporting my map to pdf/tif obviously there are different scales of the basemap in the exported file compared to the map I created in the printcomposer. See pictures... I am using ...
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Multiple ComposerMap items not rendering properly Pyqgis

I am currently trying to put together compositions using inputs from two different map canvases. One is from a canvas built and controlled via a plugin, the other is the the main QGIS canvas (accessed ...
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Save Print/Map QGIS composer view as PNG/PDF using Python (without changing anything in visible layout)?

I have a QGIS composer/print view opened with all elements adjusted as I wish. Now I need to print/save/export this as a PNG or PDF file from Python console/Python script. I do not want to change ...
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Is it possible to create print templates in 2.6 and 2.8?

Is this possible? I can only find the option to 'Add items from template'. When using this option, the page setup defaults to A4 landscape and you must manually change these settings using the ...
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Print composer dislocation when export to pdf or png [duplicate]

I am working in QGIS 2.8.1 and I finished the map at print composer, but when I export to a PDF or PNG file the final output shows a dislocation of polygons over a openlayer (Google earth image). I ...
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QGIS Map Export in PDF / PNG format - overlapping layers - not printing

I am using map composer in QGIS 2.8 (Wien) where the legend layer overlaps the Map layer without any transparency. While I export the map to PDF or a PNG, the legend layer is not printed. What ...
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Grid and Graticule in QGIS Print Composer in QGIS 2.8

I'd like to add a grid in the print composer. The problem is there is no visible option like it was in previous version. I mean I'm looking for an option "Show grid?" like in the picture below. I ...
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QGIS print composer and label with svg background error

I have a problem with labels in QGIS. I'm using a background svg for some labels (street numbers). In QGIS, it's all ok but when I use the composer there is a bug (I suppose), because I see some ...
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Is it possible to hide icons in the QGIS print composer?

Is it possible to hide icons in the QGIS print composer? I have used the Customization page in QGIS to create an ini file to simplify the QGIS interface for my users, but I can't see how to do the ...
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QGIS : exported PDF resulting in misaligned Bing Aerial and vector layer [duplicate]

I'm working with QGIS 2.8.1. I have a project with CRS: 3947 (Central-Western France) and several layers in the same CRS. I have not activated the 'On the fly' CRS transformation. I add the Bing ...
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qgis 2.8 - composer: lock layer styles into the legend?

Using qgis 2.8 there is now the opportunity to lock layer styles for map items. Is there a way to lock the same layer style into the legend that correspondent with the same map item? I tried both, ...
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QGIS 2.8 Composer - extent overview not shown

I have a print composition with three maps: a general map (1), a medium scale map (2) and my detailed map (0). I want a box showing the extend of map0, in map2. For doing that I block the layer in ...
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Parts of geometry disappearing in QGIS export to Illustrator PDF

I'm having this issue with certain polygons when I export to PDF. Everything looks fine in QGIS, everything fine in print composer, everything fine in the PDF as viewed in Preview or Adobe Reader. ...