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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 alignment is off when map is exported from Print Composer [duplicate]

I have alignment issues in QGIS when exporting my map (made using Bing). When I export it to pdf my layers show up in a different place to where I put them. It looks fine in print composer, but not on ...
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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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QGIS Print Composer not exporting [on hold]

When I try to export from print composer the mapper goes blank and nothing happens. This happens when I try to export an image Jpeg etc, if I try to export a PDF I get a file but it has 0kbs. Any help ...
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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. ...
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QGIS web client - ERROR generating pdf

If I push the print Button at the toolbar, i will get the menu which works fine. But then i want to print the map the pdf doesn't generate. That's why i look into firebug and i get following ...
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Getting weird lines in Print Composer QGIS

I am working with QGis 2.8 and want to use the print composer to create a jpg image. I used this PlugIn (https://github.com/jdugge/ClipToHemisphere) to create the globe. The graticules I created the ...
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How to create several maps showing different layers but the same area?

I know about the print composer's atlas generation tool, which allows users to create multiple maps that show the same layers/features but different geographical areas. What I am looking for is a ...
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QGIS 2.8 PrintComposer, no coordinates shown

I tested under MacOS 10.10.3 and 10.9.5 now: In the QGIS v2.8 Print Composer I don´t get coordinates shown when I want to create a map sheet and activate "Draw coordinates". I can do all settings ...
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Scalebar gives error in measurement in Qgis: Different measurements of distance on OSM tiles and GoogleEarth

I've created a map of Bordeaux using the QGIS map compositor by following this procedure: Used the OSM plugin to display an OSM map and zoomed to Bordeaux Used the print composer to create a map of ...
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Wrong Scale Bar in Map Composer

I am attempting to add a scale bar into QGIS Map Composer for a single layer showing a map of Jervis Bay, NSW Australia. I have changed both the project and layer CRS to 'MGA56 (EPSG:28356)' and have ...
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Print boundaries of one layer over another [closed]

i am new to QGIS. I have a base map from google, openstreet map over which i want to show the boundaries of another layer. How can i do that? While trying to edit, is it possible that QGIS allows to ...
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How to loop through the raster layers and create a PNG for each?

In QGIS 2.8.1 I have a number of raster layers covering the same extent, but for each year 1975-2014 (times three categories). I am creating one print composer for the extent, but I need to print ...
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Go through items in a composer legend (QGIS 2.6)

I'm trying to develop a plugin in QGIS 2.6, which opens a composer, add a map and a legend, and (among other things) adjusts the legend. Is there a way to go through items in a composer legend with ...
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Is it possible to have a locked/different first page with QGIS Atlas printing?

It is possible set the first page of a QGIS Atlas different to the other pages? For example I want to create an Atlas document where the first page has a text introduction and a general map (not ...
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What are the wider capabilities of the QGIS atlas functionality?

Given that it is already understood that the QGIS composer atlas function makes it possible to print separate pages based on a 'coverage' layer, what basic range of functions/outputs can be achieved ...
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How can I get 3 different maps in one print composer?

Im using 2.6 and am struggling to get 3 different maps in one print composer. Better explained, 1 map with the county, the 2nd closer viewed with the town and the 3rd with the actual woodland. Its for ...
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How to export a high resolution .tif of a map with QGIS Print Composer

I have an high resolution image of a map in QGIS using the print composer. It has 300dpi and the final map would be near 12gB big. The system is a virtual server with 128gb RAM, means there are no ...
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How to insert QGIS project properties “Project Title” as field or token using an expression?

Using QGIS, the "General" project properties dialogue includes a "Project Title" area. Is it possible to use the information inserted in this dialogue in an expression (specifically including within ...
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print composer title from attribute table field in qgis

I have a point layer with several fields (pollutants values). I've created a point layer for the atlas composition (a mean coordinate point layer, 5 points, 1 for each areas). I've used a graduated ...
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QGIS Print Composer grid - curved latitude lines

QGIS 2.8.1 I am preparing a map of the North Atlantic and Arctic Regions in EPSG:3996 IBCAO North Polar Stereographic to display the geometries closer to their shape and size. In Print Composer, I ...
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QGIS 2.8.1 print composer wont export all OpenCycleMap base layer tiles

My set-up is Linux Mint 17.1, 32- bit system, QGIS 2.8.1-Wien. I have a map with 5 layers. In Print Composer the extent of the map is 32.5km x 22km square and the print page size is A1. I am ...
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Current field of view specific legends in QGIS

Is it possible to make QGIS generate a legend that is based only on the field visible in composer? There was a ticket marked as resolved 5months ago with this question but it doesnt divulge the ...
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Unable to change the fonts of the legend in QGIS 2.8

I'm running QGIS 2.8.0-Wien on my Ubuntu box and came across odd behaviour of print composer. When adding a legend - I'm unable to change the font size of the title and items. Bizarrely - in the ...
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Qgis 2.8 problem with font size

I'm using Debian 7 and yesterday i had an update of Qgis 2.8. Since then I can't change font size and type, at labeling and print composer, whatever i pick it returns to the default "Free sans" size ...
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Mask plugin, Atlas composer and Legend

I'm tryin' to use the mask plugin associated with atlas composer (QGIS 2.7 dev). I'd like to have in the legend of map composer only the features that belong to mask instance (inside the mask). if I ...
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print composer and atlas feature on large dataset

this question could be very complicated, so I'll try to be as clear as I can. I have a polygon (hundreds of cells) that has a quite rich attribute table (more than 30 fields). Each field contains ...
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How to export only labels as svg in QGIS 2.6?

I'm working with a big big data set in QGIS 2.6 (but also in QGIS 2.7). I have many line layers styled with the rule rendering tool. What I want to do is to export only the labels of all these line ...
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Why is QGis 2.6 compozer frozen?

I've been working on a project on QGis 2.6. I saved it and when I have opened it again to continue working it seems frozen, none of the tools works. Also, it shows nothing on the Item Properties tab. ...
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QGIS Composer Big Red X

I am working with QGIS version 2.01. I created a print composer to export the map with legend, scale bar and title to an image or pdf. When I opened my QGIS project again and went to my print ...
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Integrating numeric scales into a text or HTML box in QGIS print composer.

I am trying to embed the scale of a map in the print composer expression builder or HTML frame. Effectively the value of the scale in the map item properties would come through into the text and be ...
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Importing ArcGIS and/or CAD template into QGIS print composer…Can it be done?

ArcGIS is used very widely in Environmental consultancy and the print/map templates used for reports are usually passed around in an MXD or CAD file format. Unfortunately we cannot afford ArcGIS and ...
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QGIS print composer export excludes one layer

I am trying to export a map from QGIS print composer but the resulting files (I've tried all image, .svg, and .pdf formats) do not appear as the map did in the composer. It is as if one of the raster ...
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How do you add North Arrow which adjusts to the map rotation in QGIS?

How do you add a working North Arrow into QGIS. One that will rotate if the map is rotated? I'm aware that in QGIS the North Arrow icon is just an image (Layout->Add Image/Arrow), what I need to know ...
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How to remove layer names from the print composer legend?

I'm creating a map in QGIS Composer that is the result of two merged layers. The legend (screenshot below) is adding two rows with the titles of the layers. The edit property sheet does not give me an ...
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Why do pdf/image exports fail with OpenLayers Bing layers?

When I try to export a print composition it generates a 0kb file. Is not possible to open this file. It happened the same with export as image option. The print composition model is coming from a ...
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How to rotate labels by the same angle as the map in the composer?

Does someone know if it is possible to make the labels rotate the same angle as the map in the composer? I'm trying using the expression attribute( $map, rotation) in the data defining placement, but ...
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How to customize the visibility of buttons in QGIS?

The built-in toolbar named "Composer" has an icon "Duplicate Composer". I wish to toggle the visibility of this button in the toolbar. How do I achieve this using pyqgis?
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Print large land area using QGIS 2.6.1 Brighton

I have a rectangular area of approximately 10km x 20km and I wish to print this to A0. (I will select a scaled portion of this area - most of it - that matches the A0 page size) I have a few layers ...
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How to align QGIS legend items to the right?

Is there a way to align QGIS map composer legend items to the right, for right-to-left languages? There is only a title alignment option. Furthermore, I found this ticket from 4 years ago regarding ...