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Print composer provides growing layout and printing capabilities in QGIS.

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QGIS same print layout for multiple features of a layer?

I have a layer containing hundreds of line-features, which represent flight-tracks of different bird species. The different species are defined by a column species, containing for example values like ...
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Mapbox WMTS layer in QGIS poor print quality

I've added a Mapbox WMTS layer to my QGIS project. However when I use the print composer and export my map the result is blurry / not sharp. The image in the print composer itself is sharp, it is ...
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Scale bar in QGIS shows incorrect measurements

I am mapping change in share of land used for agricultural use by nation. For some reason when I add the scale bar it displays incorrect measurements (see screenshot attached. I am pretty sure the ...
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QGIS 3.10 Page settings won't except changes of page size A3

What can I do to change the page layout to A3 under QGIS FreeBSD 12 . The settings for layout_page_width/ layout_page_height are not enabled for editing, and page settings to A3 for from the printer ...
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Map eastings in QGIS 2:18 Print Composer alternate between correct values, then negative values

Using CRS OSGB 1936 (ESPG 4277) at various map scales in Composer, I find that the northings are all correct, but the eastings alternate between two or three correct values, then two negative ones. I ...
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Is it possible to change legend symbols in the QGIS print composer legend?

I have some layers with very complex data-defined symbols. If I use a legend in the print composer these symbols are not drawn correctly. Is there a way to change the legend-symbols with pyqgis, so I ...
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PyQGIS: Inserting a logo image in the layout [closed]

I have a big logo image (1443 x 1453) that needs to be imported and added to the print layout. The image should be resized (to about 15% of its original size) and placed at a specific location in the ...
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Generating maps of several variables

I have a map. I have external data that I can join to the map by name of the feature. The data contains several variables, say abc, def, xyz1, xyz2 and xyz3. I can display a variable by selecting it ...
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QGIS Layout: Script to create layouts based on “paper format” based paper format template

Currently we have two or some layouts for two specific paper formats (A3 en A0), these templates have some special settings, where they use some system variables including some variables in specific ...
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Print Composer: How to use Print Composer Atlas to swap between columns of linked data

I have a map with an openstreetmap layer and a point-layer, in which linked data (rows of a csv-file) is classified in 5 classes (the values are between 1 and 100). The linked data (csv-file) looks ...
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Use PyQGIS to make grid on a vector file

I am new to Python and I am using the Python console in QGIS 3.10 to make the coordinate grid on a vector layer. I had lots of vector files which are basically square shaped of 500 meters but all are ...
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Access object size from field calculator in print layout

I am creating a print layout in QGIS. I created a rectangle and I would like to fill it with a line pattern, in such a way that there are exactly five repetitions of the pattern through its height. ...
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How to create relative hyperlinks in QGIS PDF output

I am attempting to add text labels in the composer that will result in clickable relative hyperlinks in the PDF output. Adding a text label, ticking "Render as HTML" and adding www.google.com results ...
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Map is not shown in Print Composer or in PDF (QGIS 2.18.3)

I already saw the other questions concerning the same problem, but after trying everything described in the answers there, I still have the problem that my saved print compositions do not show the ...
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QGIS Print composer: Hiding locked Items in the Item Property items menu (not in in the layout itself) or putting another safeguard on it

To make sure certain items cannot be worked on in layout (not being clicked on and edited) they are set to locked. While at first this would safeguard certain text and labels, for other people that ...
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Report with relations

I collected field data containing general information about signpost sites (location, altitude, image) and specific information of the particular signs mounted to the singpost (image, direction). One ...
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QGIS print layout: Pulling the name of the map theme from table

Currently I have a table of layout names, that are now linked to some layout template to pull the supplement nr, titel of the map and the sourc(for example AGIV, DOV, etc.) This I have done by just ...
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Only show title in legend entry for raster/tile layer in QGIS

When I have a legend entry for a xyz tile raster layer, such as Google satellite, in a print composer layout in QGIS, the legend includes a lot of white space underneath the title. This would ...
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Creating new print composer programmatically?

I would like to create a print composer (e.g. A3 landscape) containing a single map with a few lines of code. I do not need legends, labels, scale bars and so on. Does anyone know how to do this?
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QGIS Print layout: HTML Frame is not interactable expect moving it arround

This Question is related to this one: QGIS Print layout: Making a Slider to create a number value That Question is Technically "solved", I am asking a new one here. Thanks to some HTML code ...
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Using .qpt file in graphical modeler

I am trying to create a project and to make maps in that I have an specific template which is stored as a .qpt file. Now I want the data frames in the template to be changed using the Python code so ...
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QGIS Print layout: Making a Slider to create a number value

We currently have a QGIS template to deliver to a client,the thing is we are locking some items to make sure they are not edited. However some things like the Attachment number need to edited. Of ...
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QGIS 3x can't change legend shape in print layout

Good morning, I would like to customize the legend in my print layout. Unfortunately I am quite restricted, as I can't change my shape appearance. According to the link below: https://docs.qgis.org/2....
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QGIS Layout Print Composer: getting the height (etc.) variable of a certain layout item

Currently I am drawing two polygons that are supposed to be the "shadow" of legend since apparently there is no shadow on frame option. Yes this question is related to this one QGIS print ...
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QGIS print layout: creating a shadow arroud a frame for legend at only specific sides

Currently I am trying to build a drop shadow for two specific sides of legend, the thing is I do not seem to find the option for this anywhere in the item menu of the legend. Not to mention it has to ...
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Map orientation along parallels

I'm trying to make a precision topology map in QGIS 3.14 where my map's corners are defined by geographic coords: this means it should have the same range of degrees on top as on the bottom, and same ...
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Is there a way to display SVG Symbols in an Attribute Table in a Print Layout?

I'm working on a trail map that contains both hiking and mountain biking trails. In the Attribute Table for the Trails, I'd like to have a column that displays a bicycle SVG if mountain biking is ...
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Using only distinct 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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QGIS: using non-square SVG

I am using QGIS 3.10 and would like to visualise my data using a custom svg whose source code is: <svg enable-background="new 0 0 175 375" height="375" viewBox="0 0 175 375&...
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Changing layout output DPI and dimensions using QGIS Python

I would like to use Python to change the DPI of my map image files, I am not sure where in my code I need to add this line. from qgis.core import QgsProject from qgis.core import QgsPrintLayout from ...
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Missing WMS legend graphic when exporting pdf using PyQGIS

I'm developing a PyQGIS processing script to automatically load some WMS layers and export them as part of a pdf map. I import the layout template from a file, which has the QgsLayoutItemLegend ...
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How to create Bookmarks in the Print Composer?

I try to find a way to create a bookmarks in the QGIS Print Composer, so when i move the map with the pan option i will quickly return to the wanted frame of the Print Composer. I search in the view ...
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Create bookmark in QGIS print composer

Three and a half years ago a user asked if it is possible to add bookmarks to the print composer in QGIS. The link is here. The answer was that someone posed a feature request for this feature. I ...
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QGIS Layout: Putting all your maps in your layouts on one favorite location at once

Currently I am making a project template that is meant to have a lot of map layouts. Potentialy this will lead to more than 30 maps that can be created (not all will be used) but they are focused on ...
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QGIS Layout: Expressing name of the map theme in a label

I am looking for the exact expression/code to make sure I can express the name of the map theme in label in my QGIS layout manager. The reason why is because I have a template with some variables that ...
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Duplicate print composer or use template?

I want to duplicate a print composer in a project to use with a different atlas coverage layer but I am having problems generating the atlas. I have tried to both duplicate the print composer in the ...
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Drawing appropriately coordinate grids [duplicate]

I am having an issue while trying to show the coordinates in the print layout in QGIS. While the coordinate format is in decimal and suffix, it is ok. I need the format in degree, minutes, and suffix....
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QGIS 3.10 (composer) - Legend position changes when exporting the map

I know the question is quite old, since it was first asked here : QGIS map composer changing legend position when exporting atlas as images and here : QGIS composer changing legend position when ...
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QGIS Layout: Locking the scale of loaded map even though the location changes

Curently I have made some templates of layouts where there just needs to be set the map theme and the location that can be panned to a "favorite" location. The problem annoyance is of course ...
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QGIS3: Automating making figures for all raster layers in a group

I'm using QGIS 3.14 and I have a group ("Constant Climate" in the example") containing several raster layers, and I have created a Layout with the Print Composer. Now I would like to ...
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Adding bbox of my map with Expression Builder into text field

I was commissioned to create a simple print layout. The basic-layout is very simple, it just contains one map with OopenStreetMap-layer. I want to add the Xmin, Xmax, Ymin and Ymax of this map (like ...
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Search and replace in print composer of QGIS

I made a print layout with servales pages with the QGIS print composer and added some text to the layout, like the project name etc. Is there a fast way to change the project name in all pages? Like a ...
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Printing Layout legend feature count using QGIS

In the legend below I have included the feature counts on a polyline layer with a basic categorised style. However, I would like to get rid of the total count in the layer title (highlighted in yellow)...
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Wrong Scale Bar in Map Composer

I am attempting to add a scale bar into QGIS Map Composer for a single layer showing a map of Jervis Bay, NSW Australia. I have changed both the project and layer CRS to 'MGA56 (EPSG:28356)' and have ...
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Getting the size of a QgsLayoutItem

I am facing a problem with the Layout API while implementing a plugin for QGIS 3. I created a layout template , which contains different elements like map, labels, legend and scale-bar. I'd like to ...
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Styling currently used feature of the Coverage layer of Atlas

I am looking for a way to define a different style just for the currently used feature of the Coverage layer of Atlas. The image below will hopefully make it clearer: the left side is how my ...
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Increasing size of legend symbols in QGIS3.12.2 print layout

I have pixels with a fixed size on the map, as they have a certain resolution. Now in the legend of the print layout the symbols have the same size as the pixels on the map. I want to increase the ...
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QGIS Layout: Making a map frame in a certain scale bar style with world coordinates of the map (view) extent

Currently I am making some layouts for my some templates we are going to use. We would also like to have a certain border "frame" on to make the coordinate grid clear. The frame is supposed ...
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QGIS Generating Lat/Long Degree Grid in Composer?

I made a map in WGS84, which is positioned and referenced correctly. Now I loaded the map into the Composer and added a grid, with horizontal and vertical lines each 500 world units (m). When I ...
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Categorized symbology with transparency including raster basemap?

I'd like to include the background map in legend symbols, rendered under transparent fill. For matters of better representation and easier orientation, it would be helpful if the symbols in the ...

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