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A functionality of the QGIS Print Composer.to generate series of maps with a common layout and dynamic content.

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QGIS Atlas - Making legend and size assistant automatically update based on which area selected

I'm hoping to use the atlas feature to generate a batch of maps for London postcode districts which will show supply of private indicated by size of dots within the PCD. I was wondering if it was ...
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Rule-Based: filter test is not working on QGIS 3.4

I made one Atlas Map based on this exercise (https://anitagraser.com/2016/10/15/qgis-atlas-tutorial-material-design/) and I had good results working with QGIS 2.18. But when I use QGIS 3.4 I can not ...
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Using a spatial query to filter the atlas pages in QGIS

I would need to create an atlas of all the map sheets (red rectangles) that refer to a specific municipal territory (for example the selected yellow polygon) as in the image. The atlas coverage layer ...
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QGIS 3 - Variables in rule-based rendering?

I'll try and lay this out clearly, I have most of it covered, but there's a very specific thing I'm looking for in the rules - whether or not it can be done and if so, how? Key things I have done and/...
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Can I programmatically output the same map with different shp files?

I have 39 different .shp files of the same locations but different data values and I need to output a map for each of them. Is there a way to build a map template and then run a process that will ...
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QGIS Print composer using margin and scale

When using the Atlas feature in the print composer is there any way of using both the Margin around feature and a defined scale?
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Creating more than one map page and breaking geometry representation based on max map scale in QGIS Atlas?

I am using atlas tool of QGIS. Map scales were defined for better fit in each geometry based on predefined values. I would like to know if there is a way to create a new map page and 'break' the ...
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Filtering the atlas coverage layer by a different layer in QGIS

I need to create one map atlas for each municipal administration filtering the coverage layer (red rectangles = map sheets) by municipal administrations boundaries layer (green polygons). How is it ...
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Is there any way to use only distict values to iterate as atlas features in QGIS?

I want to iterate several maps using the atlas feature of the print composer in QGIS 3.4. The field I want the maps to iterate over has several duplicate values (ie several features belong to the same ...
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QGIS Atlas Expression Query

I have set up a page layout using the Altas Feature in QGIS v3.2.3. The layout has been configured to show the location of a polygon and the location of vertices that make up each of these polygons. ...
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QGIS Atlas reuse on similar projects

I recently started using the Atlas feature on QGIS 2.18 and have a problem making it work as I want. More precisely I need to be able to easily reuse an atlas for a 100% similar project (same layer ...
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Using atlas in QGIS?

Running on Mac OS. I am using a composer template that I have used in the past with this version of QGIS (3.2) that uses an atlas. Now it does not display the Atlas tab in the composer. The generate ...
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QGIS Atlas overview in legend [duplicate]

I create with the atlas function of the print composer different maps from small parts of a big area. In the legend I want an overview where every map is located to the other maps. The legend should ...
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Use a field from atlas layer in aggregate function

I cant find a solution to use the value of the current atlas entity in the aggregate function in the filter expression part. Example: aggregate('layer_to_aggregate','count',"...
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QGIS composer changing legend position when exporting

I'm observing the same issue seen in QGIS map composer changing legend position when exporting atlas as images It is happening when the checkbox "Main properties > Resize to fit contents" is checked. ...
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Hiding polygons outside of current atlas feature in QGIS? [duplicate]

Within the above image, I would like to ideally hide the polygons outside the current atlas feature (some to the east and also to the west - these are part of other atlas features) They are currently ...
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Atlas map generation in QGIS using point layer only

I am trying to automate generating maps with Atlas using points only. As the snapshot shows the data points for each village is shown by a color. Every four villages fall under one health area. There ...
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How to generate multiple maps for each feature using same scale and displaying only the one feature?

I am using QGIS 2.18. I've got a layer consisting of 40+ features (lines of movement per day). And I'd like to automatically create maps that always show exactly the same area. But the difference is ...
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Atlas layout - blank 2nd page in QGIS 3.2 / 2.18

I've got an atlas in QGIS 3.2 and also 2.18. There is a main frame showing a map with points. Underneath there is a table with further information about the points. If there are many points, the ...
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QGIS Atlas map composition to show only points inside Polygon?

I want to create an atlas map where I have some 40 polygons, 100 points and 200 lines as different shapefile. Now I want to automate the atlas map preparation for each polygon and needs to show the ...
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QGIS3 Atlas: expression to pull values from a non-coverage layer at current location?

I have an atlas composition where I would like to, in addition to attributes from my coverage layer which consists of polygons that are scattered throughout the world, place other values from another ...
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Show municipality in different colour than commune

I am using Atlas in Qgis 3.2 and would like to show municipality area in grey colour like in the picture (I made this using separate layer for a single municipality): My goal is to be able to do the ...
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Generate additional files with map meta information using QGIS3 Atlas

I am using QGIS3 Atlas/Layouts to generate thousands of PDFs from a coverage layer. In addition to the PDFs, I want to save meta information (place names, dates, coordinates, custom IDs, etc) ...
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Atlas Generation attribute table feature filter

I have generated a map using atlas. I have an attribute table on the map, in this table is a column showing features. There are no records in this field, how can I turn it off / hide it so that it is ...
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Show diagrams of area of interest by using Atlas, QGIS

I use the Atlas of QGIS 3.2. I already figured out how to show only attributes inside current Atlas feature using $id = @atlas_featureid. My problem is, as a coverage layer I am using layer with ...
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Syncing north arrow with polygon centerpoint

I am using the QGIS 3.2.1 atlas functionality to create a series of maps. The maps are of polygons from 60 degrees north to 78 degrees north. The north arrow seem to be aligned based on its position ...
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Filtering elements of layer with active element of QGIS atlas with geometry functions?

I'm working with QGIS 2.18 In a print composer I can filter the elements of a layer based on the attribute of the active element of an atlas. For example, show only the cities (points) of a state (...
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Atlas Control by Atlas greyed out

I have all the settings right to generate pictures using Atlas, but I can't access the 'Controlled by Atlas' checkmark in the print layout. It's greyed out, and whatever I try I'm unable to change ...
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Atlas zoom on layer outside coverage layer

The Goal Generate maps based on communities (701), within districts (50). Overview map next to the main map that shows the district within the region (8). In the main map I only show the district ...
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Using true north bearing in label expression

In QGIS there is an option to rotate the north arrow as grid north or true north. For my case I need the true north angle. The rotation works just fine but now I also wanted to add the image rotation ...
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QGIS Print composer Predefined scale with margin?

I am using the print composer to create a map of thousand different polygon features which also include point features inside of it (these are highlighted on the map if they relate to that polygon). ...
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Atlas exporting in pdf/A using QGIS?

Is there a way to print an atlas in a pdf/A file for each page, being pdf/A an international standard? I'm using QGIS 2.18.
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QGIS Atlas legend title width

I want to create an atlas legend with the option "Only show items inside current atlas feature". This works fine. But for the legend title I want a black background. So far, I used a separate item ...
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Adding date to label in QGIS Atlas composer?

I'm trying to add the current date into a label for use in a composer for colleagues to run on a daily basis. The label is currently; Bins to be delivered: [% "Count" %] All I need to add is the ...
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Serial Printing in QGis 3.0

I want to automatically generate a series of prints following a street for planning communcation lines next to it. Requirements: fixed layout fixed map scale serial print following selected objects ...
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Qgis 3.2 atlas with set of points

I have a shapefile with 100k points. I want to create an atlas that would only show set of points having the same specific attribute. gid;geom;id_coupe;symb 3572;"POINT(1.79008147341714 5.93)";"...
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Unintended offset when printing atlas

I'm printing a series of maps using the Atlas feature in QGIS. Everything is working fine, except when I print the atlas all of the elements are offset from where they are in the composer. I can work ...
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Automating creation of multiple maps with different layers on same location in QGIS?

I was wondering if it is possible in QGIS 3.2 to cycle through different layers. For example, I have a workspace open with 3 raster layers (A, B and C). I would like to create 3 maps: Map A with ...
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Creating atlas of different layers on the same place (QGIS)

I know the atlas function in QGIS can automate creation of maps of the same layer (say vegetation type) of different places (say natural reserves). Is there a possibility to automate the creation of ...
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Label polygons in an atlas with similar attributes to the mask layer

I have two similar vector layers, with the same attributes. One is multipart and I used it as mask for the atlas, the other one is single parts and I want to use it to label the polygons inside each ...
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QGIS “Controlled by atlas/Fixed scale” makes random scale for features

I have a point layer as control point in an atlas. I set map to be controlled by atlas, and there's only one option for point layer: fixed scale. I render it, and every feature gets it's own scale, ...
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Grid for atlas plugin

Any alternative for the plugin Grids for Atlas in Qgis 3?. I use it a lot because I always create atlas in my works but currently I have to create the coverage layer in qgis 2.18 and the continue my ...
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Offsetting Atlas Generated Maps

My aim is to generate maps of polling stations to helps electors find their local polling stations for elections in 2019 and onwards. I've plotted and labelled 80 polling stations on a 'Polling ...
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How to filter a heatmap layer with QGIS Atlas?

I have a dataset with student route node collections from 20 different schools that I want to drive heatmap atlas pages with. Can the heatmap layer in QGIS have a filter applied, either based on the ...
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QGIS 3.01 (Mac) Can not filter legend items in Atlas

I am not sure if this is a bug or if I have missed something that has changed in 3.0. The issue is that in the composer/atlas when I display the item properties of the legend all of the 'tools' are ...
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filter out atlas pages with no data in QGIS 3

I am printing maps using the atlas to display layers with point data. Some of the areas have no points in them. Is it possible to suppress these using the filter options. I could not figure out how....
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Intersection between two layers in Atlas Print Composer

For making an atlas I'd like to show different city districts, each with enclosed water bodies - one district per map (see picture). I try to show only the part of the matching water geometry which ...
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Map extent based on atlas feature attribute [closed]

I am using Atlas on QGIS 2.18.17. The city I am working on is divided by wards and these wards are divided by blocks. Each page of the atlas is focusing on one block (layer coverage: block.shp). ...
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Is it possible to add an atlas variable to the SQL query when creating a virtual layer?

I'm trying to do something like this: select * from table_a inner join table_b on table_b.fid = table_a.id and table_b.code = @atlas_featureid I have tried this using QGIS 2.18.16 and QGIS 3.0 ...
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Atlas Scale Focus off

I tried to manually set different scales for different features in atlas generation (QGIS 2.18.16). Thus, I had to switch off map - "controlled via atlas". The resulting scales were fine, however ...