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How to add dashed line in QGIS print composer

I want to display two maps in the print composer: a main one, and another showing a zoomed in section of the main map. I've drawn a rectangle over the original region and want to add two dashed lines ...
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Is there a way to define the relative position of items in print composer?

Is there any chance to make the items in print composer relative to the margins. Let's say for example the legend. I normally align it to the corner on the right bottom where the legend is 10 px away ...
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166 views

How to bulk print maps using ArcGIS or QGIS?

I have a polygon layer that I would like to print images or PDFs from in bulk as there are a large number of them. Rather than having to manually scroll and print each individual'site' in the print ...
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qgis pdf doesn't show google street

Apologies I've created a map? using location data imported from a csv file and labelled nicely and I've added (a very inaccurate) Google Street map. When I use Print Composer to create an annotated ...
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How to print a WMS map with chosen scale and WMS zoom level?

I am trying to print a WMS map in QGIS. If, while in the print composer, I chose a "25000" scale, the composer chooses a WMS layer that actually shows a 1:50000 map. To get down deep at the 1:25000 ...
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105 views

QGIS Print Composer with ESPG:32615

I have imported a PostGIS layer as the only object into my project and set the project and layer CRS to EPSG:32615 (UTM Zone 15N). My layer appears just fine in the work area. When I try to create a ...
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53 views

Including two different maps in one QGIS Print Composer

How do I use print composer in QGIS 2.0.1 to produce a final product with two different maps on the same sheet? I can't figure out how to use the 'add a map' button to add anything other than a ...
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Best, fast and easy way to print multiple polygons?

I´m almost sure that this is to tricky to solve. Often I have multiple combined polygons that I want to print. Until now I´ve devided all the polygons by the "Split vector layer", because I need to ...
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155 views

QGIS 2.0 - can't select items in Print Composer

I am having an issue where I can create a print Layout in Print Composer, but once I have clicked away from an item (like map, legend, arrow, etc) I cannot select it again. Any pointers would be ...
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Legend only to display what is shown in Print Composer QGIS 1.8.4 [duplicate]

I am using the 625k bedrock data from BGS. I have a range of site across scotland. I have then clipped the file down to within a 70Km radius of each site, a lot of over lapping areas with ...
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102 views

How can I set a specific meter scale in the print map composer?

I am making a map for an orienteering class at the environmental education center that I work at. In order for us to easily calculate the distance between orienteering points, I need the scale to be ...
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107 views

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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112 views

Batch map creation, iterated over attributes of a layer, in QGIS

I am using QGIS 2.0.1 under Mac OS-X 10.8.2. I have a layer of counties in New Mexico to which I have joined a csv file that includes presence / absence of plant species by county. I've set up the ...
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119 views

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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1answer
148 views

Why do Print composer templates not save my maps in their entirety?

I have been using QGIS and its various updates in a limited way to make maps for a few years now, but I have always had the same problem with the Print Composer. I make my layered maps with grouped ...
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updating the extent automatically in the print composer

Just started using QGIS (after trying what I need to in GRASS). Using the Print Composer, I've put down a map which is based on the map in my map canvas, which is what I'll want to print. Then put ...
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185 views

Distorted Google Maps layer in pdf export from QGIS 2.0.1

Export of a map from QGIS 2.0.1 Composer to pdf results in distortion (changed scale) of Google map layer. Why?
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Whats the status for OSM in print composer QGIS 2.0?

I have a Stamen Toner OSM background on a report am doing. It seems impossible to use "Print" or "Save as image" functions since the OSM is being projected wrong with 10 km or so.. Right now I'm ...
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188 views

Is it possible to set a reference scale in QGIS?

It's a little tricky to pick label and feature styles (line thickness, colours, etc) in the map canvas because they don't reflect what I would see in my print composer which is at a different scale ...
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How to Export/Print/Save CMYK colored map to SVG, PDF, or PRN/EPS file

I am a beginner using QGIS 2.0.1 on Windows. Following Data-defined Styles in QGIS I fill CMYK values on my map layers, but I cannot Export/Print/Save CMYK to SVG, PDF, or PRN/EPS file. I see only ...
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93 views

Mapproxy plot with QGIS in 300 DPI

I have played around with mapproxy and have created a MBtiles file with tilemill. I then serve the mbtiles file as a wms with mapproxy and it works fine. My problem is that i want to be able to plot ...
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314 views

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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89 views

Add image from my computer for background in Print Composer?

Add image either by dropdown or icon does not produce any kind of dialog box where I could upload an image. Item properties is checked and showing in the right hand panel, but it's blank (no options ...
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Label problem on QGIS

It's my first question here so, I hope not to be too bad at it. I'm using QGIS 1.9.0-Master on mac osx. I think I have some question and some bug issues, so also posted a message on ...
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1answer
156 views

How to create one print layout with 3 different maps of the same area?

I have a problem with the Qgis print composer: I want to create a print layout with 3 different statuses of the same geographical area, stylizing with 3 different fields. So far everything works but ...
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132 views

Vector layer and google map do not line up in PDF

I'm using qgis 1.8 with windows 7. When I use print composer to export as PDF, the google map does not line up with the vector layers. Please help.
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1answer
553 views

Printing High Resolution Open Maps?

I hope my question does not silly but I am QGIS rookie and am really struggling to find a solution. I have the added the Google Street Layer to my project on top of which I worked with my points and ...
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1answer
190 views

How to configure Geoserver WMS to make it printable from QGIS/ArcGIS?

I have installed geoserver 2.3.1 - I am using this to create a WMS of some data held in PostGIS. I can view the WMS in QGIS and ArcGIS, but it won't print from ArcGIS (blank sheet) and in QGIS I get ...
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230 views

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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526 views

How to create a printable map of labelled markers with OSM background?

I want to create an image of an OpenStreetMap map suitable for printing on A4 at 300dpi. The map needs to have half a dozen markers/points, and each should be labeled with the name of the point. I ...
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241 views

Problems printing OpenLayers Pluggin Maps To Scale

It the print composer I can print all maps to scale and satisfactory. However, when I add the OpenLayer, usually Bing Aerial, to the project I cannot print it out to scale. I click the scale box, ...
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Print Composer doesn't display my map! [duplicate]

So I have created a map that I need to share with my coworkers. When I open Print Composer and add map, my map does not appear in the rectangle that I create. It is just blank. I try updaing the ...
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72 views

How do I get a decent easy to use watermark from an image in Quantum?

Our users need to be able to put a graphic watermark onto maps they create in the print composer. Currently we get them to georeference the image as a raster and then create a transparency. This is ...
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166 views

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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1answer
146 views

QGIS not Printing to PDF [closed]

Simple QGIS 1.8.0 not printing to PDF. Suddenly stopped. Is this an error or something. the resultant PDFs are blank pages. When i file print and use a pdf printer it creates blank docs. when i ...
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617 views

Are there any work-arounds for WMS width and height limit when printing?

I get the following error when trying to export in QGIS to PDF: "Some WMS servers (e.g. UMN mapserver) have a limit for the WIDTH and HEIGHT parameter. Printing layers from such servers may exceed ...
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368 views

Is there a way to get correctly aligned print export with openlayers plugin?

I am a beginner using QGIS (1.8.0 Lisboa) on a Mac (OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard). I work on a file with two layers in the following sequence (top to bottom): a vector polygon layer with a few outlines ...
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1answer
142 views

Can a Print Composer be “dynamic”?

Is it possible to create a Print Composer; then later, after altering the map that it is based on, go back to that print composer and have it show the altered map? In other words, I want to retain the ...
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Legend title in print composer with different font styles

I want to design a layout with print composer where the legend Title has two different font styles in one e.g. " I had it once but can´t remember". I would be grateful for help.
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345 views

Is it possible to put scale(ex; 1:10000) at print composer on QGIS 1.8.0

I would like to display a cartographic scale (e.g. 1:10,000) in the print composer. I can set the scale from map tab. After setting, I can type by myself as Label. Is it possible to put scale ...
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1answer
356 views

How to increase resolution of DEM rasters?

Thanks to the fine folks here at the GIS SE, I have managed to batch process a load of ASC files into raster hillshade TIFs. However, while they look fine on screen, when printed they are very ...
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108 views

QGIS printing to file, shading?

Hi I am not even sure how to ask this question and I have googled what i think is wrong with no success. When i create a map with different shadings on it, it looks perfect until it is wrote to pdf. ...
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793 views

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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1answer
346 views

How to print pie charts in QGIS?

I added pie charts via text-file to my map. When printing the map they get lost. Does anyone know how to print them? QGIS also seems to delet some charts, when there are to many at one place. Does ...
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1answer
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How to handle multiple map frames with different layers in one print layout?

Often I need two (or more) map frames in map layout to present different data next to each other. It is easy to make multiple map frames in QGIS Print Composer. BUT... It is in the nature of my work ...
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Print Map as Tiles in QGIS or using any software.?

i need to print a detailed map, on a street level zoom of Metro Manila. i figured to do this i need to download map tiles, but that will be a breach on map usage in OSM. then i found this website, ...
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237 views

Which units are used for the Print Composer grid?

I changed the units on the general tab to inches. When I go to set up the grid under snapping, whats the units. From what I have read it seems as though they are map units, it that correct? I am a ...
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Have editable label locations (dynamic) on a layer on which there is query

Is it possible to have dynamic labels, set by editable x y parameters in the attribute table, on a layer which also has a query applied, in QGIS? i.e. I want to set the query and get all the ...
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210 views

How to save space in the legend and write the layer name besides the symbol?

I'm starting using QGIS to make a project for university and I am with a problem on configuring legends on Print Composer. The thing is I want the text of my legend to appear after the ...
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Why Do Colors Look Darker When Printed on Paper?

I made a map with a terrain-colored relief-shading in the background. I then exported them as PDF from Print Composer in QGIS. But when I print the PDF onto paper: the shaded-relief color in the ...