Questions tagged [gui]

graphical user interface (GUI,[1] sometimes pronounced 'gooey')[2] is a type of user interface that allows users to interact with electronic devices through graphical icons and visual indicators such as secondary notation

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Where do installed add-on extensions appear in GRASS GUI

I have just started using the GRASS GIS GUI, and went onto settings to install the v.krige add-on extension It has successfully completed, but I can't find where it is on the GUI to run it?
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QGIS: default selection distance for "Select Feature(s)"?

This is such a beginner's question... (QGIS 3.26) Where can I find and modify the distance used for the default "select feature()s" tool? I want to quickly select a number of points. when ...
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Rename layer in model builder with almost original name

I have a model inside a model and I would like to rename the output of the model to their original name with "_clean" in front. So if the layer input its 'lake' in the project i would like ...
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Making a QGIS graphical Model Builder work with optional layers (advanced)

I am trying this for a lot of time... QGIS graphical modeler allow us to put some advanced layers, but if we use them directly in the process the modeler will crash. I am trying to tackle this problem ...
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Create a route animation with a large amount of lines

I am trying to build a user interface which allows, after clicking "play", to see a route appearing on the map canvas, every x seconds, to show someone moving through a route. I have to ...
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How to enable grid decorations programmatically in QGIS3?

I'm developing a plugin that will enable the grid decorations(like copyright, scale bar) on the map canvas, but I don't find any clue on how to do it. Just to clarify I don't want to create a grid ...
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Calling QGIS export features window through a Python plugin

I am developing a QGIS plugin in Python and I need some help to efficiently save my output layer to a CSV. I understand that by right-clicking on the layer and going to "Export -> Save ...
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Changing the default symbology preview pane size in ArcGIS Pro

I am wondering whether anyone has figured out a way to change the default size of the "preview pane" in the symbology window in ArcGIS Pro (I am running v2.8). The pane defaults to taking up ...
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PyQGIS custom application: no GUI appearing

I'm following the following instructions on getting Python to work with QGIS, outside the QGIS GUI itself: Using PyQGIS in custom applications. But for some reason the GUI is not appearing, yet the ...
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QgsFileWidget mandatory field in QWizard issue

I'm trying to create a mandatory QgsFileWidget in a QWizard form for a plugin but the result is a Next button that doesn't get active when I choose the path to save the project. Here is the snippet of ...
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QGIS 3.22 UI theme > layer panel > increase line spacing?

I'm using a tablet to enter some data outdoor, and QGIS was the most efficient way to do it (Roam was not compatible with the latest version of QGIS, QField not for Windows). To make it more user ...
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Difference plugin vs processing QGIS script GUI

I would like to know if there is a way to build a processing provider script having the same abilities as in plugins under 'tool button with dialog' & 'tool button with dock widget' considering ...
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Convert .ui GUI file to python with QGIS Plugin Builder

I am using the QGIS plugin builder 3 with Qt Designer to create the GUI for my plugin. I've got a basic GUI done with QtDesigner and I need to dynamically populate a container in my GUI using python. ...
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How to add or select layer in QGIS plugin (like they do it in QgsProcessingAlgorithm)?

I want to have this add from the file or select layer in my plugin widget like: I think it can be done with some combination of QgsFileWidget and QgsMapLayerComboBox yet one just selects a file path ...
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Displaying QgsMessageBar from plugin

As suggested in docs, the QGIS message bar is usually the best option to show short messages communicating with the user. Is it possible to show the QGIS message bar inside a plugin's GUI developed ...
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Remove bounding box from metadata view in Geonetwork

I want to remove the spatial extent (bounding box) section from all the metadata views because all I can see with my uploaded data is this: I tried to edit the 'catalog/views/default/templates/...
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Docking Results window on right side of another ArcMap window

How can I dock Results window or similar other window on the right side of a window like Catalog and Search in ArcMap?
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Why Attributes Toolbar is not coming back?

For some reason I lost my attributes toolbar in QGIS (on 3.10, 3.16 and 3.20, all lost). I've tried to untick/tick the attributes toolbar, have closed/opened QGIS, and restarted my PC, but it's just ...
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Retrieving QgsMapLayerComboBox's currently selected layer to get its name for editing in function

I'm using a qgis plugin with very basic gui with 4 QgsMapLayerComboBoxes, I'll use each one to select a layer. I want to retrieve the currently selected item's name for each combobox (a vector layer) ...
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Menu has disappeared in QGIS modeler

My menu has disappeared in QGIS modeleler. How can I get it back?
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Avoiding reordering of panels and toolbars in new QGIS project

I can't find anything suiting the simple need of making a personal default ordering and look of toolbar items and panels. I've saved a default project, but my toolbars are not in the same ordering as ...
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After updating to QGIS 3.20.2 vector processing tools are missing

In my QGIS 3.20.2 I can't use tools from the Vector menu as I used in the previous QGIS version. See the print screens. Can somebody tell me why as well as how to resolve this issue?
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Upslope area shows an error stating tool needs graphical user interface

I tried delineating catchment area of a place. First I downloaded the DEM TIFF from internet. Then reprojected it to the required CRS. Then I used the Fill Sink tool and Strahler Order after that. ...
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Making bigger font size in QGIS

In QGIS my pop-up window font sizes are really small, and I don't know how to make it bigger. I have tried changing font size from options > general > application > font, see picture below. ...
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Can QGIS ask for the preferred user profile on startup?

I'm using QGIS user profiles for different tasks and would like to choose the right one at QGIS startup - is that possible? I know how to set the default profile by editing the profiles.ini in QGIS ...
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Problem with autofilling output layer names while batch processing

I've been using QGIS "Raster boolean OR" to batch process a set of rasters (using LTS version 3.16.6). This has been working as hoped/expected, with the exception that I've not been able to ...
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GCOM-C / SGLI L3 Chlorophyll-a concentration (V2) satellite data

I'm doing research on chlorophyll using GCOM-C / SGLI L3 Chlorophyll-a concentration (V2) satellite data. And I want to make two UI designs. First design I want to use Select to select the month that ...
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Customizing dark scrollbar using QGIS

In QGIS 3, is there any way to make one small GUI customization, which is to make the scrollbar dark on a light background instead of light on a dark background in the Fusion theme? For some reason I ...
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Interactive cursor to know coordinates (latitude and longitude) in boundary layer in QGIS

Is there a way of knowing the coordinates in a specific point of a shapefile (boundary layer/map of the country) in QGIS? Similar to what is done on Google Earth. As the cursor moves, the coordinates ...
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PostGIS import shapefile Error

I am using PostGIS GUI to import shapefile. The connection is good. While I successfully imported the Alabama table. I got the following error when I tried to import the other two shapefiles. I ...
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Image Adding Problem to QGIS Plugin GUI with Qt Designer

I'm using QGIS 3.1 and I created a plugin. Finally, I want to add a image(.png) to my plugin's GUI with Qt Designer. But when I add it, QGIS gives an error when it opens and my plugin does not work. ...
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Error in GUI startup when launching GRASS GIS 7.8.4

I have just installed the latest version of GRASS GIS(7.8.4) but it doesn't launch. I've tried reinstalling a few times and nothing seems to work. Does anyone know what is wrong? Starting GRASS GIS... ...
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Implementing Tasks in a QGIS-Plugin to keep GUI responsive

I am trying to implement QgsTasks into a PlugIn to keep its GUI responsive while running. I have studied the docs at https://docs.qgis.org/3.16/en/docs/pyqgis_developer_cookbook/tasks.html, which ...
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Navigator thumbnail panel in QGIS

Using QGIS, is there a way to add a navigation panel that shows a tiny coarse-resolution (zoomed out) version of the map, to illustrate which part of the continent that the main view-window is zoomed ...
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How to Group Parameters in PyQGIS Processing Plugin

The PyQGIS Processing Plugin I'm writing has a lot of parameters, most of which are advanced and won't be necessary for most users. I'm concerned that a user will be confused if they see all these ...
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Making QGIS GUI responsive while adding multiple layers in Plugin

I have a tool button that add many layers from python code (WFS, PostgreSQL, ...), about 50 layers (30s to load) in QGIS. During the process the application seem to be crashed "not responding&...
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Opening embedded canvas in new window with all layers

I am creating a standalone custom PyQGIS application and have some questions regarding canvas. I have read the cookbook: https://docs.qgis.org/testing/en/docs/pyqgis_developer_cookbook/canvas.html ...
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Select file path via GUI [closed]

I would like to select my input file and output folder path via a GUI. At the moment, I simply defined my paths like this #path to het input file input_path = 'c:/Users/tobias/Desktop/object1/object2/...
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Read gdb into shiny app

I want to access a feature class inside a geodatabase (gdb) from inside my shinyapp. I can access the fc class once I provide the gdb path: gdb_data = arcgisbinding::arc.open(gdb) but how do I get ...
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Google Earth Engine ui.Select callback fires recursively

I'm attempting to adapt the GEE community tutorial for creating interactive selection areas for analysis, tutorial here. I want to adapt the code to use a dropdown menu via ui.select to turn on and ...
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How to display graphics in IOS when connected remotely with Linux server?

I am trying to work using GRASS GIS for my data remotely from Mac. Here is what I have done: XQuartz was installed and run; Terminal was run. I typed: ssh -Y root@IPaddress Then I typed: grass64 (to ...
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Hiding optional outputs in Model Builder?

I am creating a model in ArcGIS Desktop version 10.7.1 that uses the "Topo to Raster" tool to convert contours (line shapefile) to a raster. The contours are actually representing lines of equal ...
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QGIS: Disabled UI elements still showing up

I came across a problem while customizing a (simplified) QGIS UI for usage on a windows tablet. I managed to turn off all unwanted toolbars, toolbar elements etc. However, when I disable certain ...
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QComboBox multiple selection - PyQT5

I'm making the gui for my QGIS3 plugin using PyQT5 and QT designer. I have a very long list of items in a QComboBox and I need the user to be able to select one or more items. I know that QComboBox ...
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Customize QGIS interface

I'm writing here to ask some questions for a thesis project. My ideas are confused, but I'll try to be clear. I have a GIS project that represents some historical goods in a region. Each good has ...
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Launch QGIS GUI using batch file and Python 3 - Windows 10

Ultimately I'm attempting to launch the QGIS GUI and run a python script from a batch file. I've reviewed numerous instances referencing similar scenarios on this and other forums but for the life of ...
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Reordering layers in GeoPackage and changing the default naming in QGIS?

I have successfully saved several layers in one GeoPackage in QGIS 3.8. This is how it looks like in DB manager: I found out that the ordering of the layers is somehow strange when loading the GPKG ...
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Layers Panel Disappeared Completely

I see that other people have mentioned losing track of the layers panel, and people have rightly pointed out that it can be restored by View > Panels > Layers. But in my install on MacOS 10.14.3, the ...
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How to get QGIS canvas in plugin window? [closed]

I'm working on project where I need insert QGIS canvas as a widget in QGIS plugin. When user click on button it should be loaded into widget. Something like this, this is example where satellite map ...
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Create foldable section in QGIS tool using R script

I am developping a GUI tool in QGIS using an R script and I am wondering how to add this kind of foldable section in the graphical interface.
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