Print composer provides growing layout and printing capabilities in QGIS.

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Label size changes when exporting or printing WMTS layers

I am using QGIS2.4.0 on a Windows computer. When I export a map containing OSM landscape, the labels in the output map are smaller then in the view in the composer. (even if the view in the composer ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Labels with buffers creates bloated PDF file in Composer

I know this question has appeared before, but the earlier questions appear to be linked to the old labeling engine. I'm running qgis 2.0, which I thought uses the new-generation labeling engine. In my ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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 ...