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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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Filtering Features Graphically on QGIS

I currently filter QGIS features using expressions. However, as I need to handle a large number of variables this can be tedious. Is there a plugin or any other method to filter features of a given ...
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QGIS interface visual issues in later versions

Comparing QGIS 3.22.8, 3.32.1, 3.34.3, all on the same machine (Windows 10), same settings and same monitor, the interface looks distorted on the latter 2 versions. Any idea why? 3.22.8- crisp visuals,...
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QGIS shortcuts saved in other GUI language

My aim is to import .xml file with shortcuts saved in other QGIS user profile, in different GUI language. What could be a solution to avoid manual rewriting shortcuts? QGIS 3.22+
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Adding button to QGIS toolbar to add new feature into non-geometrc table

I am working with a non-geometric table in QGIS and I'm trying to streamline the process of adding new entries to this table by creating a custom button in the QGIS toolbar. My goal is for this button ...
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QGIS toolbar aligned to the right

Toolbars and menus are aligned to the right in QGIS 3.32. In version 3.28 it is ok and aligned to the left.
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Responsive QGIS main window while running a QGIS plugin with GUI

I'm writing my first QGIS plugin (QGIS version >= 3.18). I created a GUI with QT Designer and then a basic python code to load plugin when QGIS starts: file __init__.py: def classFactory(iface): ...
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Is there a way of preventing QGIS from becoming buggy during a long editing session?

My project has just over 100 layers, necessary for background reference info and all turned off until I need them. The overall task is to create a polygon layer that draws together information from ...
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QGIS: Status bar, scale drop down

My scale drop down is very small in the status bar. While I can still input into it, I can't see what scale I'm currently at. I've done a fresh install twice, but the same problem persists. QGIS ...
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Reducing size of panels inside QGIS UI

I would like to reduce the size of panels in QGIS. I can easily reduce front and icon size by going to settings>general>font/icon size. But this doesn't change the size of the panels. It's ...
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QGIS GUI layout and screen scaling in Windows

I am using the QGIS 3.30 GUI and the interface size doesn't seem to scale to my display/screen display and the bottom bar (where you have a box to display the map scale) is misaligned. Is there a ...
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Error when importing another py and ui files in my QGIS plugin [closed]

I am currently trying to create a QGIS plugin with several windows, and it fails. Here is what I did : With QGIS tool Plugin Builder, I created a plugin my_test This generated a folder with the 3 ...
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Using QGIS (with plug-ins) as an interface for editing and analysing RDF?

Colleagues in our spatial history project came up with the idea to use QGIS (with plug-ins) as an interface to edit and analyse spatial data stored in RDF format. We are currently analysing these data ...
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Is there a better UI for GEE or a way to edit the UI?

I am working on a small monitor on a GEE project and having the screen split horizontally kind of blocks most of the map and the code when I need to run edited code to check for changes constantly. ...
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QGIS Python console in bottom dock

For some time (can't state exaclty when, why or what I've done) I have a weird behavior of the python console. Persistantly, it opens in a floating window like this ... ... wich really annoys me. I ...
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Access snapping toolbar with PyQGIS

In PyQGIS 3 we can access the various toolbars via iface.webToolBar(), iface.vectorToolBar and so on returning QToolBar objects that can e.g. be shown with the QToolBar().show() method. Very ...
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Show geometry column on attribute table in QGIS from Geopackage

Id would like the ability to show the geometry column on the attribute table in QGIS, when the data source is a Geopackage. The context is that, im going to be entering geometry-less records as ...
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Generate widgets automatically for a generic layer's fields attributes in a custom feature form in QGIS

I'm trying to create a custom attribute form in QGIS useful to modify the current layer. I have already created a custom interface in Qt-Designer with QLabels and QLineEdits. In particular, a generic ...
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Running progress within QGIS plugin which was created in the Qt Designer

I am trying to run my plugin with a progress bar. The progress bar I have added was created in Qt designer and looks like this: The name of the bar in Qt designer is "progressBar" and I ...
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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 is 'lake' in the project I would like it to be '...
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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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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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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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