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I have composed a map where shapefiles, points etc. all are in local coordinate system (l-est).

Is it possible to convert it to common WGS84 system?

So that in printed map there are coordinates 23.906250;59.432234 (not local 6506050; 4534232)?

I've tried to change it under items properties -> the CRS selector, but no luck.

At the moment in "QGIS print composer" I have this picture:

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    Welcome to GIS.SE. An example image of how you currently incorporate the coordinates in your layout would be helpful in order to answer the question. – Erik Apr 25 at 13:14
  • Sorry, here is the picture. i.ibb.co/sFHBFrF/Untitled2.png – fred Apr 25 at 13:48
  • Feel free to edit your post so it contains the image ;-) – Erik Apr 25 at 13:53
  • PolyGeo just deleted my picture from the original post. – fred Apr 25 at 13:56
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  1. In Printcomposer go to Item Properties and scroll down to Grids
  2. Modify your existing grid or create a new one and modify this one

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  1. At the top (in appearance) you can change the coordinate system of your grid:

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Choose a fitting Interval.

In case you want to to change the projection of your map, you need to do this in your main project:

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  • Thanks, will give it a try. – fred Apr 25 at 16:45

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