Questions tagged [print-composer]

Print composer provides growing layout and printing capabilities in QGIS.

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pyqgis add a picture

I am looking for a way to add a picture to my map using pyqgis. Are there any examples of how to do this. I know it can be done using the classQgsComposerPicture. I am not much of a programmer so I ...
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Calling and showing photo from layer shown in composer?

What I'm trying to do is to see images from photo-layer that are shown in the composer. There will be 6 images in each map. There will be a datatable from the point layer that contains the path and ...
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How can I change the frame in the print composer in QGIS?

I made a map based on a raster from Natural Earth web site with some vector layers with the Qgis software. When I compose this map I cannot get the right size: there are too big or to small as you can ...
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Grid and Graticule in QGIS Print Composer in QGIS 2.8

I'd like to add a grid in the print composer. The problem is there is no visible option like it was in previous version. I mean I'm looking for an option "Show grid?" like in the picture below. I can'...
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How to filter legend by map content in composer with raster layers?

Does the "Filter Legend by Map Content" button in composer of QGIs 3.2 version work only for vector layers? It seems it's a bug reported in 2.18.x version and should be fixed for 3.x versions (https://...
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Transpose attribute table in QGIS Composer?

I have difficulty in how to rotating attribute table in QGIS Composer. The default is horizontal, it's because data I have too much around 50 tables. So I want to rotated it to horizontal. Under the ...
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Changing local coordinate system to WGS84 in QGIS print composer?

I have composed a map where shapefiles, points etc. all are in local coordinate system (l-est). Is it possible to convert it to common WGS84 system? So that in printed map there are coordinates 23....
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Don't render X when pictures don't exist QGIS Atlas

I have a shape with 2 features and 2 fields: each field represents the path of a picture. The first feature has both field (so 2 pictures) while the second one has just one picture (the second field ...
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How to show a QgsComposition created in the QGIS Python console?

I'm trying to develop a similar script to How to make serial maps from template?. I'd like to modify elements in the composition programmatically for each map that I want to print. In developing this ...
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Problems exporting aerial imagery from QGIS

Looked around but couldn't find the answer to my question, so here goes. I am trying to export some decent quality (300dpi) aerial images from QGIS using the OpenLayers plugin. Sometimes it works, and ...
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Printing map portions one by one in QGIS?

I am using QGIS 2.14.2 and I have a map divided into different regions. Each piece have a number assigned (eg. 27). I have a page configured for printing the region (territory) along with 4 pieces of ...
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QGIS map composer changing legend position when exporting atlas as images

I am having an issue when exporting atlas map series to image. In each map the position of the legend is jumping around by a few cm. I have the position referenced under item properties to the bottom ...
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Adding a space in the “draw coordinates” “decimal with suffix” in QGIS v2.18.7

I am using QGIS v2.18.7. In the Print Composer I have turned on the "Draw coodinates" option "Decimal with suffix" to add these to my map. However, I need to add a space between the degrees symbol ...
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QgsComposition loadFromTemplate Method Causing Segmentation Fault

I'm attempting to write some stand-alone python code that opens a qgis project and print composer template in order to generate pdf figures. I have this running on my Windows 7 machine, but I need to ...
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QGIS printing shift on WGS 84 Pseudo Mercator base?

I've had this problem before but I'm not succeeding in fixing it using what I thought worked before. This has been brought up as an issue previously, but I'm stuck when I apply the previous answers. ...
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Measuring in Print composer and main layer window in QGIS 2.12.3 does not match

I work on the municipality level and I am composing print maps with scalebar. I noticed, that length (or scale of my maps) is presented different when items are measured in my main QGIS 2.12.3 layer ...
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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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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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Why is the QGIS map composer grid showing unreasonable lat/lon?

I need to print a map with coordinates in the format of Degree, Minute and second. CRS is set to WGS 84 (EPSG 3857) for both layers and on the project properties it is set to enable transformation on ...
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Map composer issue

I am using QGis (latest version, OS X) and whan I create a map on map composer everything works fine. I export the map to pdf file and also goes fine. But when I save and close it and then close the ...
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Scalebar gives error in measurement in Qgis: Different measurements of distance on OSM tiles and GoogleEarth

I've created a map of Bordeaux using the QGIS map compositor by following this procedure: Used the OSM plugin to display an OSM map and zoomed to Bordeaux Used the print composer to create a map of ...
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PyQGIS get existing ComposerAttributeTable from composition?

Working with QGIS 2.14.10x64 in Windows 7 in the QGIS Python Console I've managed to create a new print composer from a template, and update the layers in the map, and I'd now like to update the ...
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Missing icon within legend if layer has a complex styling with QGIS

I'm using a complex styling for a points layer in QGIS, including two markers and a Geometry generator to set up a line between points and labels (see style description in this post). The result is ...
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Map does not appear upon opening print composer in QGIS [duplicate]

When I open my print project in print composer, my map is not there upon opening. There is only a little note that says "your map will print here". What is going on here?
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Create an attribute table with coordinates vertices in QGIS

I need to create, in a map layout, an Attribute Table item containing the Map Sheet vertices values in different coordinate reference systems, controlled by the atlas (Coverage Layer = Map sheet), as ...
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Pyqgis - Removing a layer from the composer legend [closed]

I am developing a script to print different map views of a QGIS project. I want to print all the vector layers in the canvas but I don´t want one of them to appear in the legend. I can`t figure out ...
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Large number of distribution maps - Batch maps / Atlas

I try to make distribution maps for about 500 species. In the orginal file all species / points are in one shapefile, via the tombio productivity tool-pluging I separated the species and created ...
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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 ...