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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 I adjust the scale as I need. This is all fine.

How do I pick up the scale (e.g. 4000) and have this value automatically inserted into a different part of the printing template as follows?

Scale 1:4000 @ A3

At the moment I have to type the scale by hand every time.

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Use a "numeric" type scalebar and voila:

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