Is there any way to automatically add folding marks to Print Layouts in QGIS?
I want to print maps on A0 size and need markers for folding to A4 size, like you can do in most CAD software for plans and maps.
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You can't do folding marks automatically, sadly.
My manual solution was laborous to create, but once saved to the templates, very helpful. I'll retrace the process for an A2 sheet (841 mm x 594 mm).
main propertiesof the line, the dialogue should look like below.
marker line, change the markers from dots to
line. Then return to the marker line dialogue and change the placement to
first node onlyand for
move node along the lineby 190 mm.
move along lineto 380 mm.
Repeat the process for the sides, using vertical lines. Measuring from the bottom, move your markers along the line for 297 mm.
For the other sheet sizes you'll find the measurements online.