I want to fill proportional circles with a pattern like hatching or horizontal lines inside the circles, like in the image attached.

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Can't find a way to do that with QGIS. Currently, I'm creating proportional circles according to a quantitative variable. I want to fill these circles according to a qualitative variable, not using colors but different patterns.

Do you know a way?

  • Could you add an image showing what you mentioned? Commented Oct 18, 2022 at 13:32
  • How do you create your circles currently?
    – Erik
    Commented Oct 18, 2022 at 13:33
  • Just edited my post to clarify it
    – Cupain
    Commented Oct 18, 2022 at 13:44
  • So for each categorical value you want a different type of shading? Like if type="desert" you want yellow diagonals, or if type="rock" you want red horizontal lines etc? How many different categories have you got?
    – Spacedman
    Commented Oct 18, 2022 at 13:53
  • 1
    – Bera
    Commented Oct 18, 2022 at 16:39

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A Filled Marker with a Line Pattern Fill should work.

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