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In ArcGIS the size of a point feature is constant independent from the map scale. In QGIS when I zoom in the point get smaller and when I zoom out they get bigger. How can I fix the point size?

What I mean is: Assuming the point is a manhole in a street. In the following picture it Looks like we have a very small manhole in a wide street.

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In this image it looks like the manhole covers half of the street width

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Here it seems the manhole is as wide as the street

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    No, the points in both images have the same size, the standard 2 mm. – Erik Nov 7 '19 at 14:35
  • yes you are right... I edited my question and tried to explain better what my problem is – DGIS Nov 7 '19 at 14:44
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    Either set the size of the points to map units, or work with scale-depending visibility. – Erik Nov 7 '19 at 14:51
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    You can size using 'map units',even driving the symbol size by an attribute value in your data table /column – DPSSpatial Nov 8 '19 at 1:16
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It should work with setting the unit to Meter at Scale or Map Units

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  • Great answer for how to achieve an ESRI "Reference Scale"-like symbology behavior. – Saijin_Naib Nov 7 '19 at 15:23

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