Grids and Graticules include reference grids, measured grids and graticules

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How can I add a graticule similar to the DeLorme Atlas to a map in QGIS? [duplicate]

I've got a map in NJ State Plane (Feet) projection and want to add a grid to it with lat and long intervals of 1 minute, and 0.1 minute tick marks. I'm trying to do this in the grid tab in the print ...
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Grids not originating from 2D parameter spaces

Is there any specific name for grids on sphere (or geoid, or any other manifold/surface) that do not originate from 2D parameter space? For example generating a grid on a sphere using icosahedron ...
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Why is the QGIS map composer grid showing unreasonable lat/lon?

I need to print a map with coordinates in the format of Degree, Minute and second. CRS is set to WGS 84 (EPSG 3857) for both layers and on the project properties it is set to enable transformation on ...
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QGIS Print Composer producing angled graticule lines that look like rectangles instead of squares?

I just tried to create an extremely simple map made of one layer loaded as WMS layer from Croatia's geoportal (http://geoportal.dgu.hr/wms). I successfully loaded the necessary layer and created ...
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QGIS graticule coordinates in print composer starting from 0?

I am not sure how to explain the problem correctly as my English isn't as great as it should be - but let me try anyway. I just tried to create an extremely simple map made of one layer loaded as ...
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QGIS print composer, DMS grid when SRC is not in decimal degrees

I have a QGIS project where the layers are in projected SRC, and when I go to the print composer to draw the grid, the units are in millons of meters, and I want them in decimal degrees. Is it ...
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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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How set correct options for displaying a grid in QGIS composer?

I am using q. 2.5 4291337 in Windows 7 64 bits. I am working with raster and vector layers in EPSG 26714 (UTM NAD27 14N). In this version of QGIS, you are able to put a grid in a different CRS of the ...
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Adding a latitude/longitude graticule in CartoDB (e.g. WMS)

I'd like to add a basemap that has a graticule in latitude/ longitude to the Map View of a CartoDB project. This could be in the WMS format for example, but I haven't been able to find one that ...
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How to map all 0.001° graticules that contain land?

I'm trying to map all 0.001° graticules (across the planet) that contain land. My first attempt naively tried to brute force this by literally looping over the entire planet in 0.001° increments and ...
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how to permanently add raster to satellite image in qgis

As mentioned in the title i need to integrate a raster to a satellite image but have no idea as to how to do this. I tried the add grid function and it works nice but is not permanent. I insert it ...
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Changing layer extent to decimal degrees?

Using ArcMap or ArcGIS 10 ... In the photo below, you can see my extent is in meters while my projected coordinate system is in decimal degrees. How can I convert my layer extent to decimal degrees? ...
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How to create a grid of latitudes and longitudes to be displayed in polygon boundry with ArcMap?

I'm looking for some direction on how this can be achieved. I have with me a polygons of a country, state and city in geographic coordinate system. A grid of latitudes and longitudes is to be created ...
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How to set default values for reference grid in ArcMap?

I currently use ArcMap 10.2 and find it quite handy to be able to set default values for settings such as Labeling Properties, ensuring new maps use relative paths and to always build pyramids for a ...
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Measured Grid won't show

I'm fairly new at this, so maybe this is a simple issue. I'm trying to make a map that shows a grid of 50 meter by 50 meter boxes. I've done the Data Frame Properties for a measured grid and made ...
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Can QGIS display projected coordinate system for map, at same time as lat/long graticule and scalebar in km? [closed]

I am aware of this question, which was posted a year ago, but its accepted answer appears to be a workaround rather than a solution to the issue which is the subject of this Question. I wish to ...
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How to make grid lines opaque so just lat/long coords are on map border?

Can any one help me with adding graticules to my map? I have managed to add a lat/long grid over my map, however I want the grid lines to be opaque with just the lat/long coords on the map border - is ...
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Overlaying lat/long graticules on projected map using QGIS?

I am using an equal areas projection of North America and would like to overlay a lat/long grid. I can do this in the print composer, but only for the coordinates. Can QGIS do a distorted grid for ...
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How to improve the cartographic design of graticules?

The attached image shows a conflict between the graticule and the state boundary on a map. I have not found a way to display user-defined lines of latitude, which would solve the 42 degree line ...
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Dealing with overlapping grid (and graticule) labels using ArcGIS Desktop?

I do have 3 grids made by Grids menu in data frame properties. I do need them to display in certain layout and also to behave accordingly to couple of rules (overlapping issues), so I can automate my ...
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Does it make sense to create graticules using UTM meters?

Here's what I think I know, but I'm a geography newbie, so please correct any misconceptions I have, especially with regard to the term graticule. A graticule is a specialized grid where the lines ...
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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 display DMS in QGIS print composer?

Can we display degrees, minutes, seconds in QGIS Print Composer window instead of decimal degrees? Is there any plugins available for that?
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How to specify coordinate reference system (CRS) for scalebar that is different to project CRS?

Is it possible to specify a coordinate reference system (CRS) for the scalebar that is different to the project CRS? For example, my project CRS uses geographic coordinates (lat/long), the reason ...
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How can I add a grid (from projection MTM8) on my layers

I need to add a grid on a map I created with my own layers and GPS data. How can i do this? I know how to do it in Arcgis, but not in QGIS.
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How to generate a shapefile containing an UTM grid (graticule)?

I'm looking for a shapefile containing an 1000m or 2000m UTM grid ("graticule"). All I was about to find on the web is a 10000m UTM grid (here: http://en.giswiki.net/wiki/UTM) and I am aware that a ...
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Altering graticule intervals logically in varying map scales using ArcPy and/or Data Driven Pages?

This question appears on many sites and I was wondering if there was a script that is now available that resolves it? Please also upvote the ArcGIS Idea that Reference grids/graticules should be ...
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What to call these types of grids?

In a GIS application I'm developing there's an option to show two types of grids. First is a standard lat/lon grid. Second is a crosshair with marks and distances in four directions away from the ...