Questions tagged [print-composer]

Print composer provides growing layout and printing capabilities in QGIS.

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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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Exporting high-resolution world map image from QGIS?

I'm trying to get some (very) large world map images (think 10k x 10k pixels etc), but can't seem to do it with QGIS. Manually adding smaller images to a larger one works (albeit slowly) for ...
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Re-using QGIS Atlas on similar projects?

I recently started using the Atlas feature on QGIS 2.18 and have a problem making it work as I want. More precisely I need to be able to easily reuse an atlas for a 100% similar project (same layer ...
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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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Using a custom font with the QGIS Composer

I have an issue with changing the font of a text zone in the QGIS composer. I have downloaded Roboto font and want to use it in my composer instead of Arial black. After installation I quitted QGIS ...
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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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How to add a halo to a text in the composer?

I would like to add texts with halo, in the composer (not in the map). Do you know a way to do it? I'm using QGIS 2.0.1
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How do you create a text-buffer in QGIS' print composer? [duplicate]

When creating a label you can create a buffer of another color around your text. Is there any way to do so in the print composer?
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How to lock the composer extent in QGIS?

Is there a way to lock the print composer view extent map? This is my print composer: If I change the scale bar in the canvas the composer change also. I try to use those options but with no success. ...
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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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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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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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Using continuous color band for raster legend in QGIS composer legend?

I'm looking for a way to insert continuous colour legend for a raster layer. I managed to create discrete symbols with values along the bar, but I would like to have a continuous bar with some values ...
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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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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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QGIS Print composer scale problems

I'm having trouble printing a map with a desired scale. I set the scale to 1:100,000. The page size is 30x30 cm, therefore the real world map extent should be 30x30 km. However, as one can see with ...
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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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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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How can I update only one map out of two maps in QGIS Print-Composer without updating the other map?

I have two maps within the map composer in qgis. Whenever I want to update one map it updates both maps. How can I prevent QGIS from updating the other map?
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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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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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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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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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How make a overview with related scale?

I make map with a overview in QGIS. I try to adjust my overview scale in relation with the first map scale. I explain : I want adjust overview scale with a factor 5 or 50, not fixed scale. When my ...
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Getting legend label on multiple lines in QGIS?

This question was posted in 2011, and someone has said that QGIS now allows multiple lines for legend entries, but no one mentioned how to do this. I am running wein 2.8.1 and I cannot figure out how ...
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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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Why is there Big Red X in QGIS Composer?

I am working with QGIS version 2.01. I created a print composer to export the map with legend, scale bar and title to an image or pdf. When I opened my QGIS project again and went to my print ...
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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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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 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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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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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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Export map without white background

I'm trying to save an Image in QGIS Composer by polygon borders as seen in the right figure. But when I try to save it, I get a white rectangle box around my figure as seen in the left figure. Is ...
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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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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 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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Attribute table width and line breaks

When the cell's width of an attribute table containing text/string is modified to a number of mm, it automatically adds a line break on the last word. Example The red ellipse shows the last word ...
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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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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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How to print/export QGIS map composition as PDF with Google baselayer in it without spatial shift?

I encountered a problem in QGIS 2.18.21 with printing or exporting my Map Composition into PDF. The layer composition has: one vector polygon layer (either 4326 or 3857) one baselayer (either Google ...
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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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Preventing Symbols offset in map from being offset in legend of QGIS?

I've been searching for a solution to this, but cannot seem to find an answer. I have a map where some stacked markers have been offset to be visible on the map. This makes their symbol offset in the ...
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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 ...