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Can you use data defined override for QGIS label callouts to make the callout line start at the origin if map feature is moved

I love the QGIS callouts feature for labels but wanted to know if it was possible to anchor the label callout to the original feature position so that when the feature is moved the label callout is ...
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QGIS 3.6 - Modifying data defined override-expression?

Is there a way to alter the data defined override expression? I have a points layer which I label with one of its attributes. The attribute table also comes with a field for an offset from point-value ...
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QGIS3 data defined overide not active

In QGIS 3.4 MADEIRA, I get no active "data defined override"; I click on the sybol right toio "Size", that I want to modify with a function. The words "data defined override" are pale grey and italic, ...
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Question marks (“?”) in QGIS layer panel when using svg markers defined with “Data defined override”

When using svg marker symbols and set the path to svg file via Data defined override the svgs display well in the map canvas, but not in the layers panel (applies for QGIS 2.x and 3.x). svg marker ...
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Align label text using an expression

I want to align text to a specific angle in QGIS. Both the text and the angle are specified in a table (column: street name / column: angle) When I generate the labels, at the moment all the labels ...
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Map rotation field don´t change in Atlas QGIS 2.18.14. Is this a bug?

I set up Scale and Rotation Map Fields to use with Data defined Override function, in an Atlas. As I browse the maps in the Atlas, the Scale field appears fine, it change with the data from that ...
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How to colour text background by category?

How can I change the colour of text labels by category? EG, I have a text layer with text that is categorised into 6 different categories. I need either the text itself, or its background to match ...
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Apply color ramp to marker outline

I have a point layer in QGIS 2.18.14. I have colored the points based on a category, using the YlOrRd color ramp. Now I am trying to change the outline of each point marker to be slightly darker than ...
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eval() statement in QGIS data defined override expression editor gives unexpected results

In QGIS I've set up some project variables called rv_farbe1, rv_farbe2 and so on. The contain color values in html notation like '#ff0080'. Now in rule base labels I would like to setup data defined ...