Using QGIS 3.4.3, the shape files created don't fit with Bing aerial plugin only on the right side of the screen, on the other hand, for the same screen, the left side looks ok. When I move the non coincident point (for instance a cross road digitized shape and the same point on bing aerial on background)located at the right side of the screen to the left of the screen, it becomes coincident. Can anyone explain me why this is happening and how to avoid that?

EDIT As required by lambertj, here it goes the screenshot: enter image description here enter image description here

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    Can you provide a screenshot to illustrate the behavior you're talking about?
    – lambertj
    Jan 9, 2019 at 16:46
  • Which plugin are you using? OpenLayers? QuickMapServices?
    – ndawson
    Jan 10, 2019 at 0:52
  • I am using OpenLayers plugin. Jan 10, 2019 at 11:07
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    I notice that when the bing plugin start it changes the coordinate system automatically to EPSG:3857 (OTF) and the things work fine, but when I change the coordinate system to a different one (EPSG:4220), I start to have the problem mentioned. Jan 10, 2019 at 11:44
  • @PauloNunoCaessa, welcome to GIS.SE! Check this Q&A, it's generalizable to Bing imagery: gis.stackexchange.com/questions/57151/… Jan 11, 2019 at 3:20

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Your question says QGIS 3.4.3, but the screenshot clearly shows that your QGIS version is 2.12.3.

If you're using QGIS 2.12, stop using the OpenLayers plugin. This plugin was extremely buggy in earlier versions of QGIS. In addition to repeatedly changing your project CRS to EPSG:3857, it often loaded layers in the wrong location. Use the QuickMapServices plugin instead.

  • this is correct "This plugin [OpenLayers plugin] was extremely buggy"
    – Mapperz
    Feb 14, 2019 at 21:04

This frequently happens with data reprojected on the fly, especially rasters reprojected on the fly. If you download a copy of the raster you want and reproject it using the raster reprojection command, the problem should disappear.

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