Print composer provides growing layout and printing capabilities in QGIS.

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Why is the legend symbol alignment in Print Composer worse than in the main window layer list?

I created a point layer where point-symbols' size depends on a column of the attribute table. When they appear in Layers Panel, symbols look like this (every circle's centroid has the same "X-value" ...
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How to remove subgroup labels from legend?

In print composer legend is it possible to turn off the display of the group name in the legend? So it shouldn't show the DSC_Roads and other items marked with X
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How to create a semi-transparent map collar in QGIS composer?

In QGIS 2.14, how can I create a semi-transparent "map collar" (white space around the outside of the page) in Composer? I imagine the map collar would be some sort of graphic shape (not a feature) ...
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Export map composer extent to a layer

In QGIS, I am trying to use the Create Grid for Indexing plugin more efficiently. I would like to know if it is possible to export a map composer extent to a layer (a layer with one rectangle polygon) ...
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How to keep basemap high res detail when printing large resolution in QGIS?

I need to print a map with a0 resolution and I need it zoomed over a large area. Problem when zooming out is that the basemap also gets zoomed out and loses labels and important details. Basemap is ...
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How to create a label with QGIS project path in print composer? [duplicate]

Is there a way in the Print Composer of QGIS to create a label that will automatically update the path of the QGIS project?
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How to add current time in Qgis print composer? [duplicate]

Is there a way in the Print Composer of QGIS to create a label that will automatically update the time (current systems time) instead of having a label that you have to manually have to update?
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Dynamic grid with Atlas generation

I have ticked grid maps in Atlas composer. The problem is my maps don't have same scale to represent. Then, I would like to configure grid in such way that lines of grid in different maps change ...
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qGIS 2.14.3 composer 'Add Map' fails; loads a blank map though CRS is correct and on-the-fly is off

OS X El Capitan. qGIS 2.14.3 - Essen I'm unable to 'add map' in composer. When I do try to add the map i simply get a red, empty box and the item properties dialog box is completely blank. I can, ...
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Print a centered map from a QGIS project for each point in a shapefile

I need to produce on the order of 100 maps that are centered on each point of interest in a shapefile. I would like to prepare all the layers in a master QGIS project, and set up the composition for ...
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Adding excel table to QGIS print composer?

Can anyone suggest some ideas to add a excel table to the print composer which will then be exported as a A3 png while retaining resolution. Attempted pasting in word as an enhanced meta file then ...
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Why does Print composer draw wrong coordinates?

QGIS Version: 2.14.3 EPSG: 32630 (WGS 84 UTM Zone 30N) I´m trying to draw a grid with EPSG: 32630. Layers are in the same CRS. As you see, coordinates are completely off. It does not matter if I use ...
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Create street map with A-10 type grid & index

I need to create a printed map using QGIS with an arbitrary grid superimposed, such as is usually found on street maps.. say A to K on one axis and 1 to 10 on the other. Then I will need to create an ...
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Print Composer in QGIS exporting different image

I prepared a map in the Print Composer of QGIS. The scale of the map is 1:150,000,000. I imported the Thunderforest Pioneer base layer. At the scale I used, country labels do not show when working on ...
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How to convert legend to graphics in QGIS?

I am trying to convert the legend element in the print composer into graphics, like the option in the ArcGIS: Is there some way to do this in QGIS?
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How to write plugin to QGIS Composer?

I would like to write a plugin that will (hopefully) improve the QGIS Composer export to SVG (to begin with - to keep layers' names). I didn't find any QGIS Composer, and i wonder if it even possible....
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QIS 2.8.9 - problem printing maps

I have a problem printing map out of Composer. I need to print Corine Land Cover but when I try to print the map, many of corine layers aren't visible on printed map. They are loaded in project and ...
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QGIS Legend - distribution of items across columns

I'm a new QGIS user, still finding my way around. I've created a map and am now preparing for export in print composer. I've added a legend with ten items, and I want the items to break across five ...
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Justify text on QGIS Print Composer

I'm preparing a map with more than 50 sites listed. Such sites are labeled with numbers and I would like to add a text box at the bottom of the map with the full site name's list. However, it seems ...
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Set a custom maps rotations for specific pages in the print composer in QGIS2.14.3

I have prepared an atlas in the print composer and want to set a different rotation on some maps. How to do that?
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How do I align symbols of side by side columns in qgis 2.14 print composer

Using QGIS 2.14. I created this legend in the print composer using the columns tab, but as you can see the top symbols don't align horizontally at the top. What is the setting to tweak to have these ...
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How to automatically filter data from a table in the composer QGIS 2.14.2? [duplicate]

I have configured in the print composer 3 attribute tables with a filter to display values of a map. Currently the filter only shows the data area 27 and if I center the map to display another area ...
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Exporting Map View to PDF in Google Maps API

I have a web application that uses Google Maps API. I want to be able to export reports that include the current map view. Is there a tool/service that will allow me to accomplish this?
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Why do labels in exports using HERE tiles appear tiny?

I am trying to export images from the QGIS print composer, the exported image has a basemap that is loaded from an XML file following this questions method. The export doesn't look at all like the ...
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Printing map portions one by one in QGIS?

I am using QGIS 2.14.2 and I have a map divided into different regions. Each piece have a number assigned (eg. 27). I have a page configured for printing the region (territory) along with 4 pieces of ...
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Adding heatmap legend to print composer in QGIS

I have created a heatmap from points layer's style property. However when I add a legend to the print composer I do not get anything in the legend except the layer name, how can I add the color ramp ...
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Accessing QGIS element variables in Composer

Is there a way to access "other" composer element variables in QGIS? I can "print" a variable in a text element by inputing for example: [% @project_title %], but is there a way to use the map_scale ...
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Populating label fields in print composer

Is it possible to fill text fields in a print composer template using data saved in a csv file? For example, every template I create has the same fields which I always have to manually enter: Client ...
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How to prevent label rendering in bleed space in QGIS composer?

I'm making maps for a book where maps run to the edge of the page. The printer has advised a 3mm bleed space around images, therefore if my page is 127x177 mm, images should be 133x183 mm. This bleed ...
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How to export a map with transparent background in QGIS?

I have gone into composer and specified the page background transparent. It still comes out white. Is there a solution?
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Joined table fields don't work in print composer?

I am trying to use the attributes of the current atlas feature, which is from a joined table. In the expression builder it shows the correct value, but the result is blank when I actually try to ...
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Shortcut to display scale from cache in qgis print composter

Bit of a tricky question, not sure if this can be done. When loading a map in the print composer I always click on the main area where the map displays, then click on 'set to map canvas extent'. Then ...
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How to add a Mapinfo-style text halo in QGIS print composer?

Is there any way to imitate the Mapinfo halo (of something similar) in the Print Composer. I'm trying to put some text (copyright information) over the maps and I want to make it so that it is easier ...
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How to get the name of the layer on a map composer with a single layer?

I tried layer_property( 'layer', 'title') I would like to return the current layer from the map instead of 'layer'. (or list of the layers on the map?) Doesn't seems to works with layer_id or ...
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QGIS: Legend with more columns in one row

I have two layers (water_supply_design, water_supply_condition). I'd like to create new map with Map Composer in QGIS. In this map, I'd like to have a legend with one row and two columns (Water supply,...
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refresh programmatically created composer

I am trying to create a composer using pyqgis. Everything works as expected. The only difference compared to the manual creation of a composer is, that I am not able to update the layers (by pressing "...
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Inset map in print composer shifts when saved as pdf [duplicate]

I'm working on a map in the print composer window of QGIS, with an inset map showing a larger extent and highlighting the area of my main map as an overview. Everything looks good in the print ...
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QGIS print composer internal grid labels

Is there a way to have the grid labelled inside of the map frame (I don't mean the option to draw coordinates inside the frame)? What I want to achieve is a "ladder" of labels like in this example: ...
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QGIS 2.14 Composer incorrectly renders svg text position

I just noticed that SVG rendering in composer since upgrade to QGIS 2.14 is incorrectly handling some text placement. I have an SVG compass rose, which was rendering fine before upgrading to 2.14 (...
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How to set the paper size to A4 for a PDF export with pyQGIS?

I have been developing this code, based on the official documentation of QGIS and some codes in gis.stackexchange. But my problem is that I don't know where to establish my height and width to make a ...
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Loading print composer template and nothing turns up

I am with Qgis 2.14.1 Essen, I had stored several templates on print composer, but today trying to load again those templates and the working area turns up totally blank, and the computer seems ...
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Why do quickmapservices basemap labels shrink when printed?

I am using QGIS with quickmapservices for my basemaps. In the composer the image looks good, with labels appropriately sized. When I go to print the PDF however, the scales on everything is much ...
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Large File Sizes and Print Composer not printing

I have been working on a heavily detailed map using qgis for the last two years. I am runnig QGIS Essen 2.14.1 on a windows 7 home premium 64 bit with 4gb ram. The file size of the map is around 150mb....
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Why is the map frame suddenly empty in QGIS-print composer?

Often when working in QGIS print-composer (2.14 and prior), at a certain point the map content disappears and only the empty map frame remains. This happens mostly after closing and re-opening my ...
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QGIS Composer keep reference after reloading layers

I have written a plugin which loads a bunch of geojson data via REST for a specific region, which is selected by the user, afterwards generates some vector grids over the extend and styles all the ...
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Qgis select distinct by default on Print Composer

I have a filter on Print Composer that selects "id_mov" and shows figures one by one into the map. This "id_mov" is not unique so different id can have the same "id_mov". Qgis select distinct by ...
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Set minimum scale on QGis Print composer (atlas)

I have a template ready to be printed on Print composer tool of Qgis. I need to fix a minimum scale while figures are represented one by one (1:10000) I would like to combine the scale tool controled ...
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QGIS 2.14 save pdf with google maps

I have an shp file in CRS 2100. I use the open layers plugin and inserted goggle satellite as background. It changes the project's CRS into 3857(OTF). So, in the composer manager, when I try to save ...
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Is it possible to create a round map frame in QGIS Map Composer to create circumpolar maps?

Does anybody know if it's possible to create a round map frame in QGIS Map Composer to create circumpolar maps?
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Polygon rendering issue in map composer, QGIS 2.8

Since a picture is worth a thousand words, let's go straight to the point. This is what I get in QGIS main window (and what I'd like to get in QGIS' map composer): And this is what I actually get ...