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Questions tagged [print-composer]

Print composer provides growing layout and printing capabilities in QGIS.

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Style a feature in one layer based on an attribute in another layer in Print Composer Atlas

I have two layers; one is the foreground and the other a background. Both layers have fields containing similar values (field values in the foreground layer (mun_code) is also present in the ...
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Styling coordinates in QGIS's Map Composer [duplicate]

Is it possible to achieve the following style for coordinates in a map grid in Map Composer?
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How to use attribute table field name as the Output filename expression in Print composer?

I have several features I want exported as individual images. I am using Print composer and the export process was successful, but the output shows generic filenames like output_1.png: It obviously ...
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How can I summarize the values of a raster to make a clear legend? [closed]

I produced a relief map out of a ASTER Satellite Picture by using a colour ramp (Symbology -> band rendering). I want to make a map out of that in the Print Composer but the Legend is very confusing ...
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Adjust label/symbol size in print composer automatically when choosing different scale for atlas

I am having trouble with my labels/symbols in the print composer and didn't find a solution here so far. I have a project with a certain area from which I have to create several layouts in the print ...
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Inserting title block when making print templates

I am creating a print template for some figures for a report. These figures will need a title block with all my company's details. Typically when I use it in surfer it is just a bunch of lines ...
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QGIS 3.4.5 Attribute table expression in print composer not working

I just upgraded from QGIS 2.18 to the latest stable release (3.4.5). I am trying to filter an attribute table added to a layout by using @atlas_pagename and I can see there is a match in the ...
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In QGIS, the image in my print manager cannot be saved and only save one layer [closed]

When I try to save an image I made from my print manager in QGIS to my computer, it only seems to save part of it. Eg one layer is saved but another layer from the image isnt. How can this be solved??
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Saving individual figures in Print Composer in QGIS 2

Can anyone tell me how to save individual figures in QGIS print composer that I can later go back and edit? Do I have to create a new print composer for each figure? I am using QGIS 2.18.9.
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Printing only selected features in report QGIS 3?

My layer has more than 2900 elements, and I would like to release a map with 1 or 10 or 50 selected elements but never 2900 in the time. I can't select them other than visually (no column to identify)...
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QGIS print composer incomplete PDF export

I'm trying to export a PDF of a map of northern Europe. I load a high detail shp (https://www.naturalearthdata.com/downloads/10m-physical-vectors/) Zoom to the area I want (British Isles, North Sea, ...
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Display credit in map composer? [duplicate]

I am trying to publish maps from QGIS Map Composer. I would like to automatically add the credits of the background layers displayed in the composition (like OSM, Bing, ...) I am aware of such a ...
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How to insert multiple images in the Atlas in QGIS?

I have a layer of CROSS SECTIONS (34) and the same number of IMAGES correspondent of each section. In the cross sections layer I have a column named PHOTOS where I defined this field as "ATTACHMENTS > ...
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British National Grid Sheet Reference Letters in Print Layout

I have managed to get a custom grid on the print layout to convert northing and eastings (XY) to ESPG:27700 grid references i.e NS00 through to NS99. The problem I am coming across is when when NS99 ...
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Auto update QGIS Legend

I have a project with many layers. Some layers are objects of interest while other layers are custom layers. Simplified example: Streets (polygon) Buildings (polygon) Street names (point) I created ...
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QGIS Map Composers missing

I am working with a project that resulted in the composition of five(5) Map composers, then suddenly when I transfer my whole project in a different computer all the Map Composers made was lost. what ...
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QGIS- how to prevent layers from appearing in legend on composer

My laptop (Lenovo x1) usually crashes When I add legend to a map composer in QGIS (QGIS 3.2 BONN). Problem is that all layers in the project will be "auto-updated" to the legend and this will get my ...
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QGIS change legend symbol size independent of map

I'm using QGIS 2.18. The screenshot below shows the print composer. At the moment, the only way I can reduce the size of symbols in the print composer is to reduce the size of the symbol on the map. ...
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QGIS 3.4.4 Attribute table expression not working anymore

After uptdating Qgis to 3.4.4 the following expression doesn't working anymore: "art" LIKE '%' || attribute ( @atlas_feature , 'artere') || '%' We're using it in the printcomposer, specifically on ...
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QGIS Print Composer align poly extents to page edges

Is there a posibility to align the edges of an polygon (in my case these edges are also the total extents of the layer) to the edges of the map item? I want to keep the specific page dimensions. edit:...
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using multiple mapbox wmts baselayers with dififerent labels in QGIS composer

I have created two basemap layers in mapbox. https://api.mapbox.com/styles/v1/akrystos/cjr1epzf905a32sqhkwvjl5i7.html?fresh=true&title=true&access_token=pk....
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QGIS 3 Scale Bar Should Print at 1" But Does Not

In QGIS 3.4, I am using the Print Layout to print some UTM lines with scale bars. My goal is to make a PDF of a map that is at 1:63360 or 1 inch to the mile. When I print the PDF, the mile Scale Bar ...
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Rule-Based: filter test is not working on QGIS 3.4

I made one Atlas Map based on this exercise (https://anitagraser.com/2016/10/15/qgis-atlas-tutorial-material-design/) and I had good results working with QGIS 2.18. But when I use QGIS 3.4 I can not ...
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How to print automatically Map themes in Label's Map Composer?

This expression [%@project_path%] prints the path of the qgis project. How the Map Theme used in the layout can also be printed automatically ? According to QGIS documentation, a Map Theme is a ...
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How to update map canvas in QGIS 3.4 Print Composer

I'm using QGIS 3.4. Print Composer. I created a print composer template with a map canvas. I want the map extend to be refreshed every time I open the template and also update it manually with a ...
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Can I programmatically output the same map with different shp files?

I have 39 different .shp files of the same locations but different data values and I need to output a map for each of them. Is there a way to build a map template and then run a process that will ...
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QGIS Print composer using margin and scale

When using the Atlas feature in the print composer is there any way of using both the Margin around feature and a defined scale?
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Change suffix label on decimal grid in print composer

I want to change my suffix label on decimal grid/measured grid coordinates for a map canvas in the print composer from "N" or "E" to "m.N" and "m.E". How can I achieve this?
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QGIS print composer does not export high res details from Spatialite layer

I downloaded OSM.pbf data from Geofabrik, and I followed https://anitagraser.com/2014/05/31/a-guide-to-googlemaps-like-maps-with-osm-in-qgis/ this example to import pbf file to SpatiaLite layer for ...
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Scale-dependent rendering in QGIS PDF output

If I export my QGIS layout to PDF with "Always export as vectors" checked the resulting PDF appears to render vector data as expected. Line work appears crisp at any zoom level. Given that the PDF is ...
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Changing legend spacing to be further away from map border in QGIS?

I am using QGIS 3.2.3 I am creating a map in which I have added a legend to (see figure below). My issue is that I am trying to create a legend which has spacing between the two columns. I have ...
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Setting attribute table cell heights in print composer in QGIS

Is it possible (and how) to set the attribute table cell heights in print composer in QGIS?
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Change an existing QGIS v2.18 print composer extent to create atlas series focused on one location

I have a QGIS v2.18 project that includes a print composer layout. In the print composer I can alter the exent to match the canvas extent using the Set to Map Canvas extent button. I would like to ...
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How to remove legend items with PyQGIS without removing the layer?

I am trying to generate maps in pdf files by using a pre-defined .qgz layout. I am already able to load layers and adjust color scale, etc. Since the legend is synchronized with the map layers, all ...
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Layers disappearing in QGIS print composer?

I am using QGIS 2.18.26. I have problems with a layer disappearing on map in my composer. First I thought it is a scale based visibility problem, it is a layer with some rectangles and titles on ...
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QGIS startup - slow loading composers

I'm using QGIS 2.18.16 and notice that every time I open a project I sit and wait while it pre-loads composers. Is there any way to turn off the pre-loading of composers? There's quite often when ...
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How do you turn coordinates vertical in Map composer?

When using map composer in QGIS, there is the option to `Draw coordinates'. once selected, the coordinates are situated in the horizontal position (as seen below). Does anyone know how to align the ...
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Automating citation of data source in QGIS print composer?

I have 20 thematic maps with different sources like CITY PLANNING OFFICE, ENVIRONMENT OFFICE, AGRICULTURE OFFICE etc. Since I have many maps, I want to automate the data source citation of my ...
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QGIS - label placement in print composer

I have managed to do manual placement of labels in QGIS 2.18 so that they are all showing without overlapping. However, when I create the map in print composer the labels do not stay in their same ...
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Data-defined size legend QGIS and Map Unit symbol

In QGIS, I am making maps of the same project in different scale (global and local). To make my symbol looks alike in all scales, I've choose to use proportional symbol with a size in "map unit". ...
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Using QGIS print composer control?

I'm using QGIS 3.4.1, and I used Openlayers plugin to download several maps of my interest, and downloaded SRTM data and added as a raster layer. They are all aligned based on same CRS reference. Now, ...
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Qgis Print Composer Could zoom and maintain scale

I am trying to make Qgis Print Composer zoom to feature and maintain a scale of 2500. However, the scale could not be maintained. It is showing a different scale for different page sizes. Below is ...
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What does the 'Field' selection do in QGIS report composer?

In QGIS 3.4 report composer, when making a field group section, there is a selection under 'layer' labelled 'field'. Here, one seems to be able to select from all the fields in the layer. But as far ...
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Is there any way to use only distict values to iterate as atlas features in QGIS?

I want to iterate several maps using the atlas feature of the print composer in QGIS 3.4. The field I want the maps to iterate over has several duplicate values (ie several features belong to the same ...
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Print composer will not show maps when reopened

I completed a print composer project, locked layer and layer style files and locked the map, then saved the print composer, then saved the complete project. I closed QGIS and when I opened the ...
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Change main properties of map composer from cache to render from Python Console

I'm trying to print out a map from Python console. The issue is that when I add a layer to the map composer, the property of the map is set to cache. However, I want to change it to render so that the ...
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Proportional Circles QGIS 3

In QGIS 3 there is the possibility to illustrate proportional data like population with circle of proportional size with the "assistant" option. But once in the print composer section, there is an ...
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Layout Composer Text Box Expression - isolating names from project file path

In QGIS 3.X, I'm attempting to use an expression in layout composer to automatically input the client and project name into a text box. The details are always present in the file path to the project ...
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Exporting maps in QGIS 3.4 with different proportion than A1 [duplicate]

As a default, in the 3.4 QGIS print composer the maps are made with an A1 proportion. The A1 relation is 841 mm Height to 594 mm Width. Is it possible exporting a map with some other relation?
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Composer map needs to reset extents each time

I have several maps that are regularly updated and am now having a problem that has only recently begun - each time I reopen a composer to re-PDF my maps, I have to reset the map extents. All of my ...