How to get pixel size of canvas in QGIS? It is possibly by Python. I mean this red rectangle area in the image.


  • what do you mean with dataframe? If you mean a raster-layer than the pixelsize is in the properties
    – Curlew
    Mar 20, 2013 at 20:33

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You can get those values with this code :


This returns a QSize object. You can catch width and height directly with

canvasSize = qgis.utils.iface.mapCanvas().size()    
print("Width : " + str(canvasSize.width()) + " / Height : " + str(canvasSize.height()))

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