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Print composer provides growing layout and printing capabilities in QGIS.

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How to solve this problem with proportional size data in qgis print composer

I would like to export a map with proportional circle representation for the number of inhabitant of each city. I've used the assistant size of QGIS and created a proportional legend within qgis ...
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Optimizing printing using QGIS [closed]

My goal is to optimize my plan impression. I explain to be able to print plans on several pages, I make a grid and each box corresponds to a part of plans. The problem is that it does not optimize ...
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Manually moving layers in QGIS legend in print composer

I have a legend in my QGIS print composer and would like to manually move a layer to position them where I want them to be. In the following example I would like to move the layer "area" down to the ...
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Update selected layers in QGIS

I have a legend in my print composer and then made some adjustments with some layers in my project. In print composer, is there a simple way to adjust selected layers. Of course I can delete the ...
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Is it possible to wrap text in column headers in print composer tables using QGIS 3.x? [duplicate]

Is it possible to wrap text in the header of an attribute table in print composer in QGIS 3.x? There are options for wrapping text in the cells within the body, but they don't seem to work for the ...
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QGIS 3 Atlas: text box expression for automatically displaying names of all visible features?

I am currently working with the QGIS (3.6) map composer using the atlas tool; it's quite handy, but I've come across a small problem and I'm wondering if there is a solution to this. The coverage ...
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Updating print composer map when template in new project is used?

This may have a very simple answer but I can't find it. I have a print composer template saved, but when I open it in a new project I can't see a way to get the map to update to the new project. It ...
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Make lots of maps at once using QGIS print composer

I have around 1250 maps of species distributions. Each species is a different shapefile projected on one base-map. I can use the TomBio addon to export everything as a single map (PNG) without too ...
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How can I show labels as they will be printed/exported in my print layout?

I set up a print layout for a map I want to print in QGIS. Some of my layers have labels on them. When I zoom in and out in the screen, without changing anything else on the print layout, some labels ...
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QGIS 3.4 Layout manager, attribute table, scale of map

I am trying to produce maps faster than I currently do. I was thinking to use the "show only features visible within a map" option. I already use it for the coordinates table and I am trying to add ...
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Exporting QGIS Atlas using PyQGIS (qgis.core)

Windows 10, PyCharm, QGIS 3.10 installed via osgeo4w (64bit). I set up a simple QGIS composer layout with a vector layer and a WMS base map on the map layout. The vector layer contains about 10 ...
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Styling the legend in QGIS with line layer

Working on QGIS 3.4.13. I have a vector line layer, there are rivers. I put a rule based symbology with two categories and different scale max / min for each category. I want to put style for the ...
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Center generated atlas map to features of different layer

I got a problem with setting an Atlas. I have a polygon layer with around 100 polygons, and a line layer. What i need to do is to generate a map for each polygon and show on the fixed scale (1:500) ...
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How do you link QGIS legends in different print composers?

I have a long linear QGIS project with about 20 separate print composer layouts. I'd like to link each legend to the original one, so I don't have to copy and paste 20 times every time I need to ...
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Using Symbology Scaling when printing to PDF using QGIS

I am using QGIS 3.4. When I go to print my map as a PDF the orange diagonals I added, which show up nicely in print composer, are scaled to the point of invisibility. How can I fix this so that ...
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Different distance when using “Measure Line” tool and manually with scale in QGIS 3

Using QGIS's "Measure Line" tool I get a distance of 1.22km between two points. But if I use the scale indicated at the bottom of the screen, 1:50000, and measure with a ruler, the distance is 2.5km (...
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Creating groups in single layer legend

I am finishing a geologic map. I have all geologic polygons in a single layer. I want that the legend shows the geologic polygons separated by age and that each group to have a header stating the age....
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QGIS atlas: make only current polygon visible [duplicate]

I have a layer with lots of polygons and want an atlas that goes through each polygon. However, the atlas page should only show the current polygon and not its neighbors. In the following image only ...
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QGIS3 Separately rotate the orientation of individual composer atlas maps?

Is it possible to rotate each individual atlas detail map separately? In creating an atlas for a long linear feature (rivers) to be output in engineering-style pages (11 x 17), it is nice to include ...
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Producing a print layout using 2nd map view in QGIS

I am trying to produce a map like this completely in QGIS: I can generate each half of the map in the main program by using View->New Map View but I can't then find a way to make a map in the ...
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Composer QGIS - bad positions of items in saved template

I work with QGIS 3.8 I saved project with print layout which looks good even if I open it again. Also I saved template of it - but when I create a new layout and open that saved template - it is all ...
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Change the colors of the pie chart in compouse (plot) in QGIS 3.10

When using the new plot command available in QGIS 3.10 for compouse pie chart generation, I didn't find any option to change colors. Is there any way to choose colors?
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QGIS 3.4.5 print composer: doesn't print DIN A0

I want to find a way to print a map with a raster layer in greyscale (GeoTIFF) and two vector layers in shp-format. I created a map layout and went to the page properties (right-click on the canvas) ...
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QGIS 3.4.12 print composer, cm distance

In print composer, I would like to syncronize the scale of the map with the Grid scale. For example, in print composer I am making a map in 1/1000 scale, so I go to grid,and insert "map units" x=100 y=...
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QGIS 3.10 Composer Issue

My configuration is: Windows 10 Pro v 1903 QGIS 3.10.0 I'm trying to load a specific composer layout model, but it not respond properly, slowing down my computer, consuming all it's memory, to the ...
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Set default style for QGIS Composer Items

When creating a Composer Layout in QGIS, it is useful to add multiple items such as text boxes, shapes and arrows. Once I have formatted an item (eg an arrow line) is it possible to set it as a ...
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Generating output from compose manager after setting extent and adding zooming to scale in QGIS using python

I have a piece of script which is suppose to do the following: Load required shape-file in proper order and zoom to layer Generate image using the composer manager based on all the shape-file in the ...
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Using QGIS Graphical Scale Bar Parameters

I am using QGIS 3.8.3. Why in the composer layout, when I insert the graphic scale bar, both options (Cap style and Alignment) on the Item properties -> Display menu are disabled and the scale bar is ...
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QGIS Print Composer PDF creation text issue

I am noticing some outline/shadows when I export my print composer to a PDF. Specifically the text within my legend looks as it does in the image linked below. Has anyone else had this issue or know ...
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QGIS Print Layout - Rotation of Grid Coordinates to match map rotation

I have a layout in QGIS where 3 map views are rotated to 35 deg. The grids automatically rotate to match the maps rotation, however the labels do not. Does anyone know a way to make the coordinate ...
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QGIS: Grid co-ordinates outside frame

Is there a way to prevent grid co-ordinates displaying if they will be outside the map frame in QGIS print composer? This seems to be a bigger problem with inset maps.
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Adding latitude/longitude coordinates of a map item in QGIS3 Print composer?

I can already create lat/lon or UTM grid in Print Composer but I was also asked about possibility to have a mix of both: 1) standard map grid using UTM - I can do this :-) and 2) latitude/...
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Print composer too many row in attribute table how to split in multiple frame?

In the print composer, I've only added an attribute table and different attribute columns. As I have too many row to display in a single page, I would like to split the table between different pages ...
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Print composer crashes (for no reason?)

I have a project with just an OSM topo map and want to export it via print composer with a scale and a frame. Very basic stuff. However, at some point when trying to get some ticks for lon and lat at ...
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Equal geographic coordinate grid intervals

Is there a way of creating an equal geographic coordinate grid interval in QGIS print composer? I tried editing the interval and offset but it does not give equal interval like 121°14'0" then 121°14'...
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Is there a way to automatically prevent the QGIS print/layout composer from letting grid labels overlap?

I am currently using QGIS 3.6.1 and have just discovered the magic of the Atlas functionalities. Unfortunately now that almost everything is automated I need to find an automated way for QGIS to know ...
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Creating a virtual layer based on a virtual field for dynamic selection in QGIS 3.4?

Working on a PostGIS database, I would like to send to the print composer the selected features only. I'v tried several methods including working with is_selected() expression but the only way that ...
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Exporting Transparent Background from QGIS?

I have QGIS version 3.4.3 which does not have print composer. I have a series of lines/tracks/boundaries, etc that are in a layer. I am trying to export that layer with a transparent background for ...
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Organization of the items that make up the layout / composer in QGIS 3.8

I'm making a map on compose. The amount of items was huge, difficult to organize. I wonder if there is any way to create item groups, such as folders and sub folders. See figure.
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QGIS - print composer legend default settings

In the QGIS user guide, it says The legend will be updated automatically if checkbox Auto-update is checked. When Auto-update is unchecked this will give you more control over the legend items. ...
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Setting separator of thousands in QGIS Print Composer [duplicate]

I want to create a map with a numeric scale. Is it possible to set separators between thousands, like 1:1.000.000?
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Adding a Dynamic Title in Print Composer

I am using QGIS 3.4.2 for a project with several layers, and a print composer with a generic legend for all. I would like to add a dynamic map title, that states the name of the displayed layer(s) ...
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Print composer issues- QGIS 3.6.2?

After upgrading my QGIS version to QGIS 3.6.2, I am facing several issues in the print composer: Symbol sizes don't show anymore in the legends. If I open the same files again in version 2.18, where ...
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Using QGIS variables within SVG graphics

If you use SVG symbols within QGIS you can use params like these so you can adjust properties interactively in QGIS: fill = param(fill) fill-opacity = param(fill-opacity) stroke = param(outline) ...
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QGIS styling a legend

I am a newbie working on QGIS 3.6 / Windows 10 I need to style a legend for map with headings and sub headings The main divisions of the legend item need to be subdivided into sub-classes i.e. The ...
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Any QGIS plugin to facilitate the creation of hiking maps?

There used to be this one https://plugins.qgis.org/plugins/AreaPrinter-master/ whose description reads:: AreaPrinter simplifies the process of creating print composers for navigation-quality ...
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How to get a grid 500m x 500m on map composer

I need to make a map on map composer, with a grid layed on it which is 500m x 500m. however the only way I could find of doing this was by adding a grid to my map, found within item properties. This ...
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Creating LAT / LONG grid labels with Northing/Southing and Easting/Westing suffix in QGIS?

I´m using QGIS 3.6. I have my map as you can see below: I would like to have the labels in LAT / LONG coordinates like (40E ; -10S). Can you please tell me how can I do this? I saw: https://...
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Wrong scalebar for a map of Scotland

I am working on a project that focuses on Scotland. When I use the print composer to add a scalebar the scale is wrong. It shows 50 km for a distance that is probably around 200 km. Following the ...
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Display checkbox in QGIS composer

I created an atlas in composer with my results from site visit forms. I would like to display a checkbox with ticked or unticked state depending on my field value. I am thinking as a workaround to ...