Print composer provides growing layout and printing capabilities in QGIS.

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Metric grid annotation truncation In QGIS Print Composer

I'm recreating a map using an old x/y meter grid. I need to truncate the grid cooridinates annotations to the thousands. So that 200000 will be displayed as 200. 220000 as 220 etc. Is there a way to ...
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Map Atlas switching orientation in QGIS

I am trying to generate a series of maps suburb-wise for my municipality. All these years I've been doing it manually by panning around the municipality layer and zooming into the suburbs to create ...
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QGIS Print Composer does not change from landscape to portrait orientation

Using 2.10.1, I open a new Print Composer and immediately change the Page Setup Orientation from Landscape to Portrait. But the orientation of the screen does not change; it continues to display ...
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QGIS problem with exporting from print composer

I am using QGIS (version 2.10.1-Pisa) on a Mac (Yosemite). I am trying to export a map in the print composer as jpg or pdf and whenever I do try, the page in the print composer goes blank. when trying ...
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QGIS Map Composer goes blank, outputs corrupt PDF

I am using 64bit 2.10.1-Pisa on Windows 10. When I set up my composer to print, everything looks fine until I try to print or export. The composer goes completely blank and outputs a corrupted PDF ...
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Removing item text from a layer in a legend in the print composer

I am a new user of QGIS and I am having a problem configuring a legend on the Print Composer. I am trying to remove the item text from a layer and then alter the text below hoping that this would ...
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Exporting to PDF from print composer in QGIS with two maps on layout?

I'm using QGIS Desktop 2.10.1, and I created a print composer with two different maps. The maps are based on the same shapefile, but each has a different variable and thus a different color scheme ...
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Align in print composer not working in QGIS?

When i try to use the Align tool in Print composer to align either labels, arrows or maps, nothing happens. I've tried restarting QGIS, but it seems to be the same issue in every project. What am I ...
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QGIS suddenly very slow generating atlas on PC?

I have been using happily QGIS for about 6 months, in the last week it has suddenly got much slower when generating an atlas using print composer. I am running QGIS 2.10.1 on a PC laptop (Windows 7, ...
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Adding label to QGIS map composer through Python script?

I need help in adding a label to QGIS map composer through python script. I could add a label but it is incomplete. The label is like this: 27-02-15 11-25. It only shows the first part: 27-02-15. I ...
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Graticule padding in QGIS map copmposer

I am trying to print a map like the image below. And I have a problem with grid and graticule. I understand that the best way to have a grid (in UTM, meters) and a graticule (in GMS) is by adding both ...
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Using Multiple maps and Legends in a single Print Composer

I keep running into this problem when I inlay a second map and legend into the print composer. For example when I plot my first map and legend I can lock the map and then I prepare my inlay map. ...
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How to capture coordinates of map extents in a QGIS print composer atlas?

First question; be kind. Here's what I have done so far: In QGIS 2.10.1 Pisa on Windows 10, I have a set of polygons overlaid onto Google Maps using the OpenLayers plugin in QGIS. Using print ...
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Export qGIS Print Composer PDF with searchable text labels

I have point features with text labels on my map. When I export as PDF, I can search elements that were constructed in the print composer, like the legend, scale bar, etc. However, labels of features ...
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pyqgis add a picture

I am looking for a way to add a picture to my map using pyqgis. Are there any examples of how to do this. I know it can be done using the classQgsComposerPicture. I am not much of a programmer so I ...
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Can I get rid of the borders around the colour boxes in QGIS Print Composer Legends?

If you look closely at a legend in the QGIS Print Composer, you'll see that each colour box has a hairline (1 px) border. How can I remove these borders? By playing around with the settings, I've ...
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Expression geomnearest not found

I have been making some new printer composers in a project I am working on in QGIS. I had implemented the use of expressions to create content for the title block, one of these is the geomnearest ...
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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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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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QGIS Print composer Label Icon in Legend

In a legend of a map I want to label the icon with a number, just as it appears in the map. As example, I have different parcels and every parcel has a number. In the map, the parcels are labelled. In ...
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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 ...