Print composer provides growing layout and printing capabilities in QGIS.

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Grid and Graticule in QGIS Print Composer

Is there any other option to display DMS grid and graticule in QGIS Print Composer, since there is no plugins available yet?
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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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Continuous color band for a raster legend in QGIS composer legend

I'm looking for a way to insert continuous colour legend for a raster layer. I managed to create discrete symbols with values along the bar, but I would like to have a continuous bar with some values ...
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How to access and/or manipulate table data in QGIS composer label?

When setting up a map to print using the QGIS Composer, how can I insert a label linked to a specific table record? I have been using the latest development build (1.9.0) which has the new Expression ...
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How to center a map in Print Composer to the same center as in map window?

I can't figure out how can I center the map in Print Composer to layer/object/map center in the same way as in map window in QGIS 1.8. Let's say I have layer which I want have in the center of the ...
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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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Centrally stored QGIS print templates

In my organisation we would like to have a set of organisation configured print templates. It would be convinient to stores these at some central location so we only have one copy of the templates. ...
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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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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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Adding Multiple Maps in QGIS Composer?

I am working with QGIS Composer 2.0 and I would like to add a second map. What I would like to do is to have a main map that takes up the majority of the print area. This map, Main Map, will have ...
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How to refresh the view in QGIS Print Composer using Python?

I am trying to automate the printing of maps based on different attribute classifications using Python in QGIS. Everything is okay except for when I open the printed image, the labels are blurry. ...
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QGIS - Changing Legend Size with Python

In QGIS, I use the python console to generate image files through the composer. In particular, I am creating a map with a legend. The legend is too big. It occupies about 1/8 of the image. I would ...
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Programmatically load composer from template and generate atlas using pyQgis

I Am trying to build a plugin to load a print composer from file, generate an atlas and export to image. So far I have been successful in loading the template and exporting it to image. I have been ...
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QQIS composer: Using bold and normal text styling in a label at the same time?

I am writing text explanations for map symbols and need to write three lines for each symbol - basically explaining the same thing in three different languages. I'd like to bold the main language - ...
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How to import a Composer Template into QGIS Print Composer?

How can I import a .qpt file into Print Composer (Composer Manager) in QGIS. I've tried saving it in the composer_templates folder but to no avail.
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How to create an extent indicator in QGIS 1.8 print composer?

I'm looking to put an inset map for my main map frame onto my map layout in QGIS print composer. I would like it to indicate the extent and location of the main map on a larger regional map. This ...
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How to position a guide at a specific point in the Print Composer?

Rather than drag guides onto a print composer, I would like to type in a number to set them at a specific point. Is it possible to do this? E.g. I want to make sure I snap objects to margin guides at ...
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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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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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I am looking for an alternative solution to openlayers for satellite imagery in QGIS? [closed]

Does anyone have any other suggestions for sources of satellite imagery on QGIS? Openlayers is becoming extremely temperamental in QGIS 2.6 (Google imagery not bothering to work anymore, Can't zoom in ...
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How to import or incorporate formated Excel tab into QGIS print composer

I would like to know if there's a way to import formated Excel Tab into QGIS print composer. Below is an attachment of formatted Excel tab example I has been asked to display on qgis map composer. ...
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Is it possible to create dynamic print templates in Composer? (QGIS 2.8)

I'm trying to create a universal template for different map sizes. Typically, our maps have to fold up to A4 size, which means that the page size is a multiple of A4 in lots of different ...
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QGIS Composer thematic map : one (png, pdf, etc.) map per feature type

I've got a shapefile that contains thousands of features that can be group by categories. These features are sometime located in the same place so they overlap. An example of the content of my ...
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The scale in Qgis is not setting to feet

I am working in QGIS 2.4. I have changed the CRS of all the layers and in the project properties to EPSG:102739 - NAD_1983_StatePlane_Texas_Central_FIPS_4203_Feet. I am in print composer trying to ...
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Is there a maximum length of pdf file QGIS composer can plot?

In QGIS 2.4 is there a maximum dimension in milimeters composer can produce while exporting to pdf? Trying to produce a 3000 x 900 mm or 2800 x 900 mm map. The QGIS composer displays all the map area ...
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How can I add grid lines to a print composition using pyqgis?

I'm writing a qgis plugin to create an image in the print composer of the current map. I can get the map rendered in the proper place with a frame of the right width, and I can get grid annotations ...
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How to print selected features in QGIS?

I have a detailed map in qgis (vector, .shp) and I would like to split the map in four parts based on attributes to print each part of the map separately. Unfortunately, I didn't figure out how to do ...
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How to resize the map item in QGIS print composer without changing scale?

Is it possible to lock the scale in the QGIS 2.0.1 print composer? Every time I resize the map, the scale is adjusted. This makes trying out different map layouts really annoying.
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How to divide attribute table in map composer between 2 or more pages?

Does anyone know how to divide attribute table between 2 or more pages? In exported PDF it's unfortunately clipped.
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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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Creating a custom attribute table in qgis print composer

is it possible to arrange header and content of an inserted attribute table in qgis print composer? I want to create a custom datasheet with a small map and listed feature information as follows: I ...
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how to add grid coordinates in QGIS 2.12.0-Lyon in the print composer canvas?

The attached image is the municipal basmap created using QGIS. I was not able to add the grid coordinates in the print composer canvas. How do I add those coordinates?
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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 Map Composer has wrong coordinates

I've been using QGIS 2.10 for a few weeks and have just started trying to export maps using Map Composer. This might be a very common question with a trivial solution but I just can't figure it out. ...
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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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Draw Vertical Line QGIS Composer

Is there a way to draw a perfectly vertical line in QGIS's Composer. I wanted to created a visual separator between two elements for aesthetic reasons. I've tried the arrow tool, removing the arrow ...
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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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How to create halo for a text in the composer

I would like to add texts with halo, in the composer (not in the map). Do you know a way to do it? I'm using QGIS 2.0.1 Thank you
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Print composer changing orientation when saved to a template

I am having an issue while creating a template. When I save my Print composer to a template for my peers to use, the orientation is not saved. I have changed the orientation from landscape to ...
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Why doesn't the item properties and command history window not open up in QGIS print composer?

When I open a print composer in QGIS, all I see is my map. I do not see the item properties or command history. I can add a legend, scale bar, etc., but I can't edit them. I have not had this problem ...
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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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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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How to bring feature selection into Printing Composer?

I'd like to make maps of Finland's municipalities. Our National Land Survey provides data I can make into a Shapefile, and when a municipality is selected in QGIS/Identify Features, three different ...
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Default settings in Print Composer?

Is it possible to change default settings for things like font for labels in Print Composer? -TVZ
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QGIS Print Composer: Make grid lines around single layer?

Using QGIS 2.12, I´d like to know if it´s possible to make grid lines only around a certain map layer instead of the whole worksheet? I prefer having legends and scale bars outside the map, which ...
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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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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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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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Is it possible to subdivide scale bar segments in QGIS?

How can I subdivide the scale bar segments in smaller subsegments? I want to style my scale bar like this To make the question clear I edited the posting.