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QGIS issue with rule based styling on MacOS

I regularly encounter a strange behavior in QGIS (3.16.8-LTR but also in former versions) when using multiple rule-based styling options. I'm working on MacOS (10.15.7). In the layer display pannel ...
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TPI based landform doesn't work on MAC OSX

I have been trying to run the SAGA tool 'TPI based landform' but it won't run at all. I have tried to re-install QGIS but it still won't work. My version of QGIS is QGIS 3.24.3, and my computer is a ...
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Java - Mac OS - GDAL/OGR missing libraries

I'm trying to read/access a geodatabase (.gdb folder) for extracting some data. I can access the database from terminal using >ogrinfo test.gdb.zip and as result i get using driver `OpenFileGDB' ...
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Error: ModuleNotFoundError: No module named 'gdal' shows up upon installing Batch Hillshader plugin

I'm trying to install Batch Hillshader plugin in QGIS but experiencing this problem. I'm using Mac OSx Catalina 10.15.7. Couldn't load plugin 'batch_hillshader-master' due to an error when calling its ...
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Adjusting context menu font size (MacOS QGIS)

After adding QSWAT+ plugin, QGIS fonts (menu, layer names, etc) became very small. I've adjusted the font size under Preference > General > Application > Font It has worked for most of the ...
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Running PyQGIS without using the GUI

I found this topic and it is exactly what I want to do. As @casta2k in 2015 I am running MacOS. So I follow the step and that is what I get : >>> import sys >>> import os >>>...
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XYZ Map layers do not scale resolution with zoom - MacOS 12.2

I started recently using QGIS on MacOS. Currently I have QGIS 3.24.0 (code revision e6ab9473e0) and MacOS 12.1. I have installed the plugin OpenLayers to overlay XYZ Map Tiles to my data. When I add a ...
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QGIS 3.24 on Mac - Switch between windows

I am running QGIS 3.24 on macOS 11.2. In previous versions of QGIS the print layout composer behaved as a separate window and I could switch between multiple layouts and the main map view without ...
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Raster data rendering incorrectly in QGIS

I just installed QGIS on a new Macbook and am experiencing problems. When I add a raster layer and zoom in and out, the position of the raster changes rapidly. To illustrate the problem, below is a ...
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QGIS 3.22 zooming pans map incorrectly to the right

I've come across this issue when trying to zoom in OSM. Here is a video of the issue: https://i.imgur.com/emqxC7S.mp4 I don't have it when using the QGIS world map. Basically zooming straight in ...
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Getting error while linking GDAL on MacOS 11.6 [closed]

(base) sushil@MacbookPro ~ % brew link gdal Linking /usr/local/Cellar/gdal/3.3.2_3... Error: Permission denied @ dir_s_mkdir - /usr/local/lib/python3.9/site-packages/GDAL-3.3.2-py3.9.egg-info (base) ...
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How to set up Python3 with SQLite 3 and SpatiaLite on MacOS

I've developed a converter for spatial data which currently runs on Windows and Linux in Python3. On Windows I need to exchange the given sqlite3.dll for the original one from the SQLite website, for ...
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How to make QGIS for MacOS Python version work from the command line?

I am trying to set up QGIS' Python installation that ships with it for MacOS X for use outside of QGIS. I have found little resources for this for QGIS 3.x on MacOS, the only really helpful resource ...
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GDAL installation using brew failing on MacOS Big Sur with incompatible libtiff library version

I installed GDAL with brew on Big Sur 11.5.1 using: brew install gdal All gdal commands fail though e.g. gdalinfo --version dyld: Library not loaded: /usr/local/opt/libtiff/lib/libtiff.5.dylib ...
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Laptop getting crashed after georeferencing on v 3.18

I just started using QGIS a few weeks ago. Whenever I do georeferencing on OSM using some toposheet and then start the georeferencing, my laptop gets stalled. I have to restart the laptop everytime ...
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Semi-Automatic Classification Plugin MacOS operational issue

I am using MacOS Big Sur. I have QGIS 3.18.x installed on my system. At another place in my office, I have Ubuntu Linux 21.04, and with QGIS 3.18.x installed. As an additional information, both the ...
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QGIS 3.18 dyld: Symbol not found: __cg_jpeg_resync_to_restart

MacOS High Sierra (10.13), QGIS 3.18 Zurich, GRASS 7.8, GDAL/OGR 2.4.1, Python 2.7 DYLD_LIBRARY_PATH set to "/Applications/QGIS-3.18.app/Contents/MacOS/lib" With a fresh installation of QGIS ...
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QGIS/Python configuration

This question came from another topic: QGIS - creating VRT does nothing. MacOS High Sierra (10.13), QGIS 3.10 Coruña, GRASS 7.8, GDAL/OGR 2.4.1, Python 2.7 The installation of GRASS was tricky (qgis ...
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Unable to upgrade QGIS from 3.14 to 3.16.5 or 3.18.1

I have run many versions of QGIS 2 and 3 on two Mac computers. I have not been able to get 3.16.5 (LTR) or 3.18.1 to work on either of them. However, on a third computer which has never had QGIS ...
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QGIS 3.18 and 3.16 LTR install. GRASS and SAGA not working. MacOS OSX

I have tried to update QGIS on Mac to either version 3.18 or 3.16 using the installers on the QGIS page (https://qgis.org/en/site/). I have been having issues getting the GRASS and SAGA providers ...
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QGIS v3.10.6 and MacOS 11 (Big Sur): Compatible or not?

I have not found any conclusive answer from Web searches, including QGIS Web site, whether QGIS v3.10.6 is compatible with the current MacOS 11 (Big Sur) on an Intel-based Macbook Pro (2019). Any help ...
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QGIS 3.16.3 uses Python 3.7.7 while I want it to use Python 3.9.1 already on my MacOS Big Sur

MacOS: Big Sur 11.1 QGIS: 3.16.3 KyngChaos said that QGIS 3.16 is using Python 3.9.X (strictly) and I installed this in my system, however the Python bundled with QGIS is 3.7.7. It is strange that ...
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QGIS 3.16.1: Clip by mask layer not working in macOS Big SUR

I am having an issue with clipping my raster as per the vector mask layer. I did try to counter the issue with projecting both files in same CRS, however, still getting the same error (ERROR 1: ...
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PostGIS install not completing

Running psql (13.1, server 12.4) trying to install PostGIS. OS X 10.13.6. postgis installed via brew install postgis. CREATE EXTENSION postgis; ERROR: could not load library "/usr/local/lib/...
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Use OS-specific file dialog to relink layer when file moves?

When I move a file out from under QGIS, of course I have to tell the program where it moved to. If you close a QGIS project and then move or rename a layer source file, you get a prompt when you ...
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Is QGIS working on new Apple computers, Silicon M1 Processor [closed]

Does QGIS work on the new M1 Apple processors? Is it working natively or with Rosetta emulation?
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Unable to library "rgdal" and "gdalUtils" after upgrading to macOS big sur

I just upgraded my laptop to macOS big sur, but then I could not library "rgdal" and "gdalUtils". It threw me an error: Error: package or namespace load failed for ‘rgdal’ in dyn....
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“Cannot find proj.db” and "ERROR 1: PROJ: proj_create_from_database: cannot build geodeticCRS 4326" errors

Updated to QGIS 3.16 recently, when I try to reproject from the datafiles CRS EPSG:4326 - WG 84 to EPSG:32718 - WG84/UTM zone 18S I get this error ERROR 1: PROJ: proj_create_from_database: Cannot find ...
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Option to save as GeoPDF greyed out 3.14.16 MacOS Catalina

I've been looking through post asking the same question but can't get it work. This post Why can't I make GeospatialPDFs using QGIS 3.14? mentioned a "PDF driver there for creating Geospatial ...
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Python libraries for MacOS

In the win10 version of QGIS, you can install extra Python packages with pip commands directed at the QGIS python 3 environment. For example, I've got access to scikit-learn form my QGIS Python ...
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How to uninstall QGIS 3.8 from MacOS in a clean way?

I have two installations of QGIS, 3.14 and 3.8, I want to uninstall 3.8. What is the proper way to do it? Do these instructions also apply to this newer version? The following are the paths that the ...
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Installing QGIS 3.14 on Mac OS 10.15.5

I have installed Python 3.6.8 and am attempting to run QGIS 3.14. I get this message, which doesn't show in any existing questions I could find: Should I try an earlier version of QGIS? Tried 3.10 ...
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Cannot open Esri Geodatabase files on QGIS 3.12 and 3.13 on MacOS Catalina

I've been struggling for the last two days to get QGIS 3.12 running on macOS Catalina to open ESRI Geodatabase (GDB) files. I've tried using OpenFileGDB with no luck - I just get the following error "...
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Using gdal2tiles on mac [closed]

I need to create some map illustrated tiles to use in leaflet.js for a small web-app I'm building. So far I've been unable to install and configure the GDAL package to work for me. The things I have ...
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Building GDAL for iOS

I am interested in building GDAL for iOS. I have managed to build successfully for macOS by building from sources with: ./configure --with-python=python3 --with-proj=/usr/local/Cellar/proj/7.0.1 --...
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My Mac always showed this notification "QGIS 3.12 (QGIS 3.10) can't be opened because Apple cannot check it for malicious software"

I am doing dialectology, and I was trying to install QGIS 3.12 (and QGIS 3.10 before) to use it in my study. Every time I opened the software my Mac always showed this notification "QGIS 3.12 ( QGIS3....
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AusMap plugin loading/install error

I receive the following error running 3.8 on macOS High Sierra - thoughts? Couldn't load plugin 'AusMap' due to an error when calling its initGui() method AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no ...
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Why is my PYTHONPATH setting itself to QGIS?

I'm trying to cleanup Python on my Mac. I keep getting this message in Terminal: Your PYTHONPATH points to a site-packages dir for Python 3.x but you are running Python 2.x! PYTHONPATH is ...
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Will QGIS run on the latest MacOSX Catalina?

I'm a lecturer at the University if the Highlands and Islands. We want to buy a MacBook Pro in the department (School of Adventure Studies), primarily to run QGIS. however, it is likely to come with ...
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Which versions of python3 can we use with current QGIS3 version

Mac OS 10.04, QGIS 3.10. I have been a way from QGIS for a while and I am now setting up a "new" Mac and having my usual battle with python. Great to see that we now have signed package for QGIS but ...
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How to update or uninstall new "All-In-One" QGIS macOS packages

Recently new "All-In-One" QGIS packages for macOS have been released. This new packages make installation very simple but inside the .dmg file I have not found any readme file for uninstalling or ...
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Adding QGIS-specific Python interpreter to PyCharm on MacOS?

I have seen the below question, and searched around the internet for a tutorial for instructions on getting Pycharm CE to recognise the QGIS package. I have found which interpreter that QGIS is using, ...
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Importing Geopandas gives OSError: Could not find libspatialindex_c library file

I would like to begin with geopandas but I have an issue when I import it. Terminal return me this message : >>>import geopandas Traceback (most recent call last): File "<stdin>", ...
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