I have installed and followed the process to produce an elevation profile from the Route Profile plug-in in QGIS, but for some reason I am getting no profile to appear.

The grids are from OS Terrain50 and the route is a polyline shapefile. The tool version is 3.7.0 and I am using QGIS Lyon 2.12.0 on a Mac (El Capitan).

Profile Tool Screenshot

I have attached a screenshot of what is appearing.

I cannot see what I am doing wrong.

  • Does the profile appear when you save it as PDF or PNG? – Kersten Jan 25 '16 at 9:25
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    The min max of the graph is 0 and 0. Try setting the max to a non null value – julsbreakdown Jan 25 '16 at 9:25
  • No profile appears when I export it. – Sean McVeigh Jan 25 '16 at 10:05
  • The min max boxes won't let me type anything in them. – Sean McVeigh Jan 25 '16 at 10:06
  • are you sure that the layer is selected before you run the profile tool? – dmci Jan 25 '16 at 10:18

Here you have the screenshot with the sequence to get the profile of a line:

  1. Click on your dem file.
  2. Click on "Add layer" button.
  3. Click on the points between you want to see the profile (double click to finish the line).

In case you already have a line drawn (shape with a route or something like that) just change "Temporary polyline" to "Selected polyline" and click on the line in the map.

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I hope it helps.

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