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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Change style properties of several layers simultaneously?

I'm working on bulk data. I have a few hundred GeoTIFF images imported into a QGIS project, and I'd like to modify their layer properties - things like the no-data-value, transparency of certain pixel ...
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Launching Processing tool User Interface using PyQGIS

I am trying to launch the UI of a processing algorithm using Python script but I cannot find a simple way for it (aside double clicking on it in the process toolbox of course). The plugin is a water ...
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Deploying QGIS settings in an enterprise environment

Are there any recommendations to manage and deploy various settings in QGIS (GUI-settings like visible plugins/toolboxes etc., settings in options, print compositions ...) to hundreds of clients / ...
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Prompting for user input during ArcGIS Python script tool execution?

I want to prompt for user input after all parameters have been specified for the script tool. I've seen many forum posts and stackexchange questions about this, and they all conclude that it's ...
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Adding new menu item to QGIS Desktop app?

I need to add new menu item to the top level menu of QGIS Desktop (2.7.0); I.e. it shall be on same level as "Project", "Edit", "View", "Layer" etc. As far as I know there is pretty nice way how hide ...
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QGIS doesn't update some snapping options from Python

I've just installed QGIS 2.14.3 (Essen) on a Windows 7 machine, so I've got the default configuration on everything. This means that under "Settings -> Options -> Digitizing", I've got "Default snap ...
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Is there a way to locate plugins in the QGIS gui programatically from pyqgis?

I've let my love of shiny new QGIS plugins get the better of me, and I'm finding it difficult to remember which menu / submenu / panel that a given plugin is in. I'm using well over 100 now, and going ...
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How to customize the QGIS GUI using Python?

Is it possible to hide/remove/customize the default UI of QGIS from a Python plugin? I want to add my own menus and toolbars and remove some included by default in QGIS. If it's possible, which ...
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QGIS and Ubuntu 'browse' dialogue causing crashing

Below is an image of 'the suspect dialogue' in Ubuntu that when you encounter it in QGIS you are most definitely going to crash the application. http://ow.ly/i/ZGNc/original You find this ...
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How to reference to my in QT designer created buttons in python?

I have created an own QDialog (using QT Designer) with three push buttons. The names are pButton1, pButton2 and pButton3. After saving the file I created the ui file by using: pyuic4 ui_xy.ui > ...
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Open Source Map Composing Tool

Are there any open source tools which can be used for map composing, preferably GUI based. I use Quantum GIS sparingly but I am interested to know if there are others. The tool must be able to read ...
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GUI tools for PostgreSQL/PostGIS?

as a cartographer I work with TileMill to visualize geodata. I installed a local PostgreSQL server with PostGIS and osm2pgsql. Everything works fine. Anyhow, I am new to working with servers and the ...
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How to display a picture in QGIS custom form?

I'd like to integrate an UI file as a form in QGIS 2.8. The UI file is created in QT Designer. One of the attributes in the attribute table is a filepath to an image. I'd like to display the picture ...
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Arranging GUI elements in QGIS 3 processing model user interface

Using QGIS 3 graphical modeler I created a model with a variety of input parameters (> 10). When starting the model, a nice user interface is generated. But the arrangement of the GUI elements is ...
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How to add a simple interface to mapserver CGI application?

I have a simple mapserver test page which shows information from shapefiles (cities, rivers, lakes, points of interest) etc. The result is a static PNG image. I want to add a simple interface so users ...
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Processing modeler Output Order

I have a model running on the processing framework it produces a serie of vector layers as output(alt-0, alt-1, alt-2, alt-3, and so on). I have prepared the model keeping the order of these ...
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I hid the QGIS Menu bar, how can I bring it back? [duplicate]

I was trying to save customization templates in QGIS 2.4 and have managed to hide the MENU bar. Now I cannot access Settings->Customization to switch it on again. I even un-installed and deleted ...
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Add Help Menu entry in QGIS 3 from `startup.py`

I would like to add a menu entry in the Help menu pointing to some web ressource, say https://gis.stackexchange.com. The following code executed from the python console works perfect: from qgis.utils ...
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PyGIS remove QgisVertexMarker from scene

I am writing a plugin that includes interaction with the map. Therefore I use a QgsMapTool. It is possible for a user to mark a point on the map. When the user clicks a red X is drawn on the mapCanvas ...
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Configuring QGIS to show only toolbars wanted?

I friend of mine asked me a question the other day that I didn't knew the answer to. In his organization, they are using QGIS for non GIS-experienced people. He would like to configure QGIS to only ...
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Why does the QGIS 'project properties' option disappear in Ubuntu?

For some reason my 'project properties' button has disappeared for good. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and QGIS 1.8. Sometimes it would straight up disappear, to return later, but now its just 'gone'. I'll ...
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How to remove/disable a toolbar via python?

How do I remove or disable a toolbar e.g., Raster, programmatically using Python?
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LiDAR GUI tool for selecting and saving groups of points?

I'm working in a small group that is processing LiDAR data with some custom code. We need to see how well our stuff is working so we need samples of "truth" data that we can compare our output against....
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Launching GRASS GIS 6.4.3 GUI on windows 8.1?

I downloaded GRASS GIS from this website: GRASS GIS - Home, and I choose winGRASS 6.4.3 standalone installer to download. After I installed, I click on its icon: I can't launch it even though I have ...
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Can anyone recommend an Arcpy GUI? [duplicate]

Can anyone recommend a GUI for arcpy? So if I want to run my script as an exe with some blank text boxes(or text boxes with default entries), radio buttons, check boxes etc.