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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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Cannot save map from composer as image or pdf

I have created a map and made a nice lay-out in the printer composer (in QGIS 2.4), the weird thing is, that if I try to save my map as an image or as a pdf immediately after entering the name in the ...
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Are there any options/plugins to allow labels in busy screens to be visible in QGIS?

I have quite a busy screen, showing a large number of polygons in a small area. I would like each of these to be labelled neatly, without the 'crowded' feel of overlapping labels, as suggested in the ...
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How to add dashed line in QGIS print composer

I want to display two maps in the print composer: a main one, and another showing a zoomed in section of the main map. I've drawn a rectangle over the original region and want to add two dashed lines ...
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How to create a customizabe table in QGIS Print Composer?

I would like to add a custom table to a map layout created in QGIS. I would like a fair bit of control over the look of the table (borders, background colours of the cells, etc.), and it appears that ...
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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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In QGis, why do parts of the OpenLayers layer export in a different scale and position?

I have a problem printing with google satellite maps in QGIS. In the composer it's all right, but in the pdf file some portions of the image are in a different scale and in a different position. An ...
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QGIS API - Print Composer Template produces empty map?

I have a print composer template which I'm trying to populate with different subset queries from a CSV-derived vector layer using the Python API. However, all the output PDFs contain everything except ...
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How do I set the composer layout units to inches?

I open an new composer and select ANSI A for my paper. The notation after the name is "Letter; 8.5inx11in", but the width and height are displayed in mm, and the units selection is grayed out, so I ...
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Problems printing OpenLayers Pluggin Maps To Scale

It the print composer I can print all maps to scale and satisfactory. However, when I add the OpenLayer, usually Bing Aerial, to the project I cannot print it out to scale. I click the scale box, ...
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Can you set a QGIS print composer to render the map as default?

I have set up a number of templates for the print composer in QGIS. In the Print Composer, there is the option to have the map image displayed in 3 ways: as a blank rectangle with no updates until ...
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How do I show the file path on a map?

Can anyone tell me how to show the file path of a map when I'm composing my final map figure. Kinda of like in excel in the headers and footers options where you can show the file path of the excel ...
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Print composer in QGIS 2.4: Grid interval settings crash before changing values

I am using QGIS 2.4 in Mac OS 10.10 Yosemite. Just trying to produce a map with cartographic symbology in the print composer. Map data: polygon and line shapefiles projected in SAD69 / UTM zone 23S/ ...
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Problem with print composer when exporting a map with Google Maps Plugin in the background

Whenever I try to export a map with the Google Maps plugin in the background, it exports but just exports to a blank document. When I turn the Plugin off so it is not in the background, it prints ...
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QGIS atlas generation to make company expansion slideshow/video

I need to create ~98 maps each showing the locations of customers as a company expands over a time series. These will be made into a slideshow/video showcase so all maps need to have the exact same ...
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QGIS view selected layers, manage views

I have a QGIS project with a large number of layers. Is it (without using Postgis) possible to define "Views" which include different subsets of the layers? For example: View 1: Layers WMS ...
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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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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 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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QGIS Composer Prints Blank Page

I am trying to print a map that I have made in QGIS print Composer. When I try to print the map or export it to a PDF (or any other format) as a raster all I get is a blank page. When I try to print ...
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Why I cannot export OSM map as a .pdf/.jpeg in QGIS 2.4?

I have installed on my Mac OSX 10.9.5 the version QGIS 2.4. My problem is that I cannot export any Open Street Map with the Composer and I do not understand why? The thing is that I imported the OSM ...
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How can I programmatically remove a layer from the QGIS composer legend without removing it from the map canvas?

I am working on a QGIS Python plugin which includes automated map production. I use a series of map templates, each of which has a main map, an overview map (with a layer set different to the main ...
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QGIS 2.4 Print Composer Will Not Export Image

I am running QGIS 2.4 on a Macbook Pro (Mavericks) and am having problems with the print composer. Recently, my composer window goes totally white when trying to export images or pdfs and nothing ...
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QGIS 2.6 Where did “Open from template” go?

In QGIS 2.4 there was a menu-point in "Composer" (Composer > Open template) where I could open a saved template, see the map I was printing and move the map in the frame to the exact position that I ...
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QGIS print composer won't export map with base layer

I have a map that when I try and export it from the print composer to a jpeg, I get the map but the base layer has tiles with "map data not yet available". If I print from composer, it prints ...
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How can I configure composer to update all the elements when the project is opened?

I have designed standard layout to display a map, multiple tables, images, etc. Every time I open this project I have to update/refresh all the elements in the composer even if the layers have the ...
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Is it possible in QGIS print composer to include a numeric scale in an html box?

For work I always have to create a table with my name, project name, date etc. into my map layouts. I also need to include the scale like "1:150000" in that table. So far I am solving that by ...
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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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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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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 print composer error due to Java script problem!

I've been experiencing a problem with the QGIS print composer. I am working on a Linux Ubuntu platform (Release 12.04 (precise) 64-bit) and I am using QGIS 2.0.1 Dufour. I need to export a number of ...
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How many Print Composers in a project before its too slow

We are using Print Composer in QGIS 2.6 to print map insets at specific locations, these have all been created and saved in the project. The project now takes a long time to just open, has anyone ...
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Using attributes in the label of print composer

In QGIS 2.6 I have a problem similar to this post How to set field values as labels in QGIS2 Print Composer in that I want a label box in print composer to display the attributes of the first feature ...
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Print Composer QGIS 2.6, how to expot image?

When i finish map in print composer and click on Export to an image format and after i go to folder where i saved it there is no image. If do same with Export as PDF i get PDF file but cant open it ...
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How to create a macro-localization in print composer (QGIS)

Is there a way to do a macro-localization in Qgis 2.6. I am currently working in a map of the Baja peninsula so I need a macro-loc of Mexico or North america...
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QGIS Atlas web layer rendering - how can I slow it down?

I cannot get Atlas to export maps with web layers correctly. When I look at the preview within composer everything works fine. When I export an atlas the first page renders ok but for subsequent ...
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Exported QGIS composer map using Openlayers base map has city labels shrunken

I've created a map in QGIS composer and I'm using the Google physical base map via the openlayers plugin. When working with the map in QGIS canvas & the composer view, I see city names with ...
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UPDATE: QGIS print composer creates a map with gaps for WMS layers

I want to create some maps with qgis, unfortunately i cannot get good exports from print composer. The exported images (i tried many formats) contains gaps, it looks like a tiled wall mosaic with ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Why does QGIS 2.0 print composer not render the legend names?

I made a map using the print composer in QGIS 2.0. However, in the legend it does not display the name of all the items listed. I have updated the legend items, removed the items and added them again ...
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Can I set the units for item properties scale field in composer?

This question is about the scale field in item properties, it's NOT about scalebars on a map. I'd like to be able to set the scale to something that is readable without using a calculator. So let's ...
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Vector layer and google map do not line up in PDF

I'm using qgis 1.8 with windows 7. When I use print composer to export as PDF, the google map does not line up with the vector layers. Please help.