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Print composer provides growing layout and printing capabilities in QGIS.

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QGIS 2.0 - can't select items in Print Composer

I am having an issue where I can create a print Layout in Print Composer, but once I have clicked away from an item (like map, legend, arrow, etc) I cannot select it again.
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Inserting attribute table into QGIS Composer is limited to 99 rows

Inserting attribute table into QGIS Composer is limited to 99 rows? Or am doing something wrong? Stems from How to import or incorporate formated Excel tab into QGIS print composer
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Add image from my computer for background in Print Composer?

Add image either by dropdown or icon does not produce any kind of dialog box where I could upload an image. Item properties is checked and showing in the right hand panel, but it's blank (no options ...
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How to set layer symbol and layer name side by side in QGIS Composer?

When I add a legend in QGIS Composer, the layer symbols are set below each layer name. Is there any way to have them side by side? This is what I get: "LayerName" [layer name] ~ [layer ...
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Is it possible to rotate annotation labels in Print Composer?

Is it possible to rotate a labels (not feature labels but manual annotations) in Print Composer in QGIS 1.8?
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How to access the different panels in QGIS Composer? [duplicate]

I accidentally closed the tabs in composer: Composition and Properties, I think it is called. The question: How can I open them again?
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QGIS: problems with print composer: parts of the map are missing

I am having problems with the print composer. A succesful printing do not always occur. In particular, if the scale is high (e.g. 1:1.300.000), it always fails. As you can see some parts of the map ...
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QGIS 3.4, Why doesn't MapBox look the same ion Map canvas as in Layout? [duplicate]

When I export, the basemap looks completely different. And then Exported as .jpeg: Have asked MapBox and they don't know.
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Is it possible to see the selected geometry in the map composer? And change the appearance of them?

I have QGIS 3.4.4 Madeira. I would like the selected geometry to be seen in the map composer, but I can't find the way to do it. Also, I would like to change the appearance of the selected geometry, ...
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Newly added layers to QGIS 2.18 will not display in the print composer

I have an existing QGIS project that until today was just fine. I added a new shapefile to the project but these new data fail to display in the print composer. All other existing data 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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How to place a feature form in a composer on QGIS 3.x

Is there a way of displaying the form of a feature inside a print composer instead of a table atribute? ideally what I need is to show on the side of a atlas map the forms of the features inside the ...
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Opening QGIS layout manager without opening QGIS

Is there as way to open the layout manager without opening QGIS interface for a certain project file?
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How to get WYSIWYG of raster layer in print composer in QGIS? [duplicate]

I currently have a base raster layer from OSM Standard used in my project. In the regular editing platform for QGIS, the place identifiers for cities are easily readable. However, once I enter layout ...
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How to get WYSIWYG of raster layer into layout mode in QGIS? [duplicate]

I currently have a base raster layer from OSM Standard used in my project. In the regular editing platform for QGIS, the place identifiers for cities are easily readable. However, once I enter layout ...
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Filtering a map in print composer

Is it possible to filter a map's layer inside Print Composer, like it is possible to filter a layer in Qgis main window? I have a layer with several points, and I'd like to create several layouts ...
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Tiff file output using print composer has blocks of image scrambled (out of place)

I have used 2.18 to print maps to file (tiff) using print commposer. The base layer imported into QGIS consists of NOAA raster tiles. (My problem arises whether or not I have added other layers.) ...
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how print very high resolution image (deleting white background) in QGIS

I would like to print something like this .TIFF image : but I need to do it with a high resolution,so I have been told to use QGIS and especially the print composer to create an object that can be ...
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Import a print template from AutoCad into QGIS Print Composer

I use QGIS (version 2.18.19) and my consulting colleagues use AutoCAD. A lot of our clients ask me to put my QGIS maps into AutoCAD format. Is there a way to simply import the print composer template ...
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QGIS Composer - Inserting OS Grid Reference [duplicate]

I would like to add an OS grid reference to QGIS Composer, i just need to show the figures. Running on QGIS 2.18.3.
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In QGIS print composer, pdf in CMY/RGB, dosen't show correct colore after print [duplicate]

By color setting in QGIS, I can only set RGB color but not CMY, so I've taken the cmy color from FreeHand, converted to RGB in Adobe Photoshop. Then exported the map as PDF (in QGIS). Before printing ...
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How to set a custom position for Atlas pages in QGIS 2.18.14

I want to set a position for each page/feature in the Atlas. For scale and rotation I resolved here: Set a custom maps rotations for specific pages in the print composer in QGIS But now, I can´t ...
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How to display inches in the Print Composer margin guide [duplicate]

I can't figure out how to change the margin guides in Print Composer to inches rather than metric. In the "Composition" tab, under "Page size" I have ANSI A (8.5 x 11 in) selected. However, the "...
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When I duplicate a print composer, item properties is blank

I need to have several, identically placed and scaled, print composers. One with a grid, and the others without. Each showing different layers. I set up one, added layers, then used duplicate to ...
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Copy print composer grid to other map?

Let's say I have a print composer with two maps. On one I define a grid. Can I copy/paste this grid over to the other map in any way?
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How to save many print view with the same settings?

I use QGIS 2.6.1 and I need to save more than 100 map shots (one for each Municipality) for future print and I need to save both the print settings and each shots (with positions and zoom levels). ...
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How to set initial or last coordinate printed in QGIS composer?

Is there a way to set the initial or last coordinate printed in a grid? Working with UTM coordinates I've been seeing the same problem recurringly (see image). The corners aren't a good place to add ...
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Removing red cross in print composer? [duplicate]

My problem is with the print composer: it shows a huge red cross. I thought it is because of a wrong image format, because there was a smaller cross on one of the images. So I deleted it, then deleted ...
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QGIS 2.2 Print Composer - pointer will not select or move items [duplicate]

I refer to the questions at QGIS 2.0 - can't select items in Print Composer and QGIS 2.2 Print Composer does not display map with some datasets My question may be a duplicate, but the answer ...
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how to put a cropped selection of a map into the composer

I have a map canvas and I want to have a portion of that canvas printed. I adjust the canvas window in QGIS to show what I want to print and then add the map to the composer. The results are very ...
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QGIS - Atlas. Outputs missing

This really teases me. Somehow the Atlas-function in Print Composer are missing some of my polygons from my layer, when doing a print. I´ve looked at them once again,- they are there, and the geometry ...
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Why does QGIS 2.0 print composer not render the legend names?

I made a map using the print composer in QGIS 2.0. However, in the legend it does not display the name of all the items listed. I have updated the legend items, removed the items and added them again ...
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How to rotate (svg) symbols in QGIS map composer to match map rotation?

Because of my thesis layout requirements, I have to rotate 270° some of my maps in composer. There are (many) svg smbols (icons), and they are rotated as well. I would like to (non-)rotate them in ...
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Draw Coordinates problem in QGIS map composer [closed]

I'm new to QGIS and am having trouble with the Draw Coordinates feature in Map Composer. Extensive Googling has not provided any solutions. With reference to the attached image, the coordinates around ...
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Why does my map have a big white square around map?

I am trying to make a printable map with print composer. Why does my map have a big white square around map?
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Why does the map item content appear in poor resolution in print composer?

I started a print composer project and added my map onto the composer canvas and it was displayed with really poor resolution. My map consists of a georeferenced jpeg ( big 90Mb) and a slope layer ...
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Why XY coordinates offset when output to PDF/PNG in Print Composer of QGIS 2.10.1 Pisa? [closed]

Here's my image when i output to PNG.Same result when output to PDF. Whats the problem?
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How to display only the group name and color without the subgroups items in the print composer?

I have a polygon of Africa with each country in a different colour. I want my legend to show only the word "Africa" without the names of the countries. I also want to have Africa with a blue colours ...
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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, ...