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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How to fill composer map with canvas data and export composition as png using Python script in QGIS

I'd like to create a Python script in QGIS that will take some data (shp + tif, in my example), use tamplate Map Composer (from a file) and export created composition to a png image. With almost no ...
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How to show only selected features from a a layer in the QgsComposerLegend?

I have developed a custom qgis plugin. I have a button to export the map canvas in the form of image along with the legend. I came up with the following code for the legend: legend = ...
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PyQgis: Print Composer using input from several Spatialite-tables

How can I create PDFs out of QGIS using the Print Composer Templates that include a lot of text (from a text-template) and within the text several information comes out of my spatiallite-database. A ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to filter the legend according to the current Atlas page?

I filter the legend by map in the map composer. Some symbols must be used for two legend entries, as you can see below. When I start the atlas tool, the legend displays - if the symbol contained by ...
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QGIS 2.12 map composer issue with vectors

i am making a map that includes all kinds of vector layers; the map looks perfect in QGIS 2.12 Lyon as well as in map composer. None of the layers have scale-dipendent visibility; i have the following ...
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QGIS Nautical Chart Symbols for sector lights

This is I know going to be of limited interest to many of you but I teach navigation and I am working on producing test questions and charts for assessing learners knowledge. My problem is solvable ...
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How to set more than one font sizes for a legend item in a QGIS?

I am looking for a possibility to set a second font size for one legend item in QGIS (2.8.1) Printcomposer. For every item (name of a plant) I need a smaler expression in brackets (name in latin). Is ...
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Drawing coordinates next to grid crossings in QGIS map composer

In the QGIS map composer, the options to draw coordinates along the grid are great. But is it possible to draw the coordinates to the grid crosses in the map? I can only see options to draw them along ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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How do you create either a geotiff or a .tfw in QGIS using python?

Probably I just don't understand the API documentation, I don't use object oriented programming to its full capability. I do see this has to be done from a composer object in order to automatically ...
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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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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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Measuring in Print composer and main layer window in QGIS 2.12.3 does not match

I work on the municipality level and I am composing print maps with scalebar. I noticed, that length (or scale of my maps) is presented different when items are measured in my main QGIS 2.12.3 layer ...
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Creating an Atlas where polygons have the same attribute

I am struggling to create the following Atlas : I have a coverage layer containing polygons. I want to create an atlas where each map contains polygons that have the same attribute vale (blockname). ...
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How to change a point of an arrow on Print Composer?

To create an arrow on the Print Composer I've used this: qC = QgsComposition(iface.mapCanvas().mapRenderer()) arw = QgsComposerArrow(QPointF(0, 0),QPointF(10,10),qC) However, I can't find an ...
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Distributing maps at same distante in one axe

I have many maps to put into print composer. I would like to align them at the same distance each other throw vertical axe. Is there tool that align them at the same distance automatically?
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python - Composer plugin menu catch-22

a plugin for the Print Composer checks if the current project has at least one Composer when loading to avoid the error when creating the menu on a Composer that doesn't exist. However, once the ...
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Pyqgis : how to close composer window?

I would like to load new composers from template files (*.pqt) when I open my plugin. I managed to do it using this helpfull post Programmatically import new composer from template to project using ...
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Duplicate print composer or use template?

I want to duplicate a print composer in a project to use with a different atlas coverage layer but I am having problems generating the atlas. I have tried to both duplicate the print composer in the ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...