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Print composer provides growing layout and printing capabilities in QGIS.

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Sort attribute table by hidden column in Print Composer

In a QGIS 2.18.20 attribute table I have some values with random numbers, but at the print composer I want to show them with order (clockwise). So I made a new integer column, and added numbers with ...
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Fitting wrap column in print composer of QGIS

i have an attribute table in the map composer, and the field i want to see is quite long so i wrap it, but the field width is not fitting this new length. Is QGIS 2.4 able to do that?
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QGIS Print Composer grid - curved latitude lines

QGIS 2.8.1 I am preparing a map of the North Atlantic and Arctic Regions in EPSG:3996 IBCAO North Polar Stereographic to display the geometries closer to their shape and size. In Print Composer, I ...
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Drawing coordinates next to grid crossings in QGIS map composer

In the QGIS map composer, the options to draw coordinates along the grid are great. But is it possible to draw the coordinates to the grid crosses in the map? I can only see options to draw them along ...
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QGIS Print Composer PDF creation text issue

I am noticing some outline/shadows when I export my print composer to a PDF. Specifically the text within my legend looks as it does in the image linked below. Has anyone else had this issue or know ...
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DMS grid when SRC is not in decimal degrees using QGIS print composer

I have a QGIS project where the layers are in projected SRC, and when I go to the print composer to draw the grid, the units are in millons of meters, and I want them in decimal degrees. Is it ...
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QGIS Print Layout - Rotation of Grid Coordinates to match map rotation

I have a layout in QGIS where 3 map views are rotated to 35 deg. The grids automatically rotate to match the maps rotation, however the labels do not. Does anyone know a way to make the coordinate ...
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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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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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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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QGIS: Grid co-ordinates outside frame

Is there a way to prevent grid co-ordinates displaying if they will be outside the map frame in QGIS print composer? This seems to be a bigger problem with inset maps.
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Adding latitude/longitude coordinates of a map item in QGIS3 Print composer?

I can already create lat/lon or UTM grid in Print Composer but I was also asked about possibility to have a mix of both: 1) standard map grid using UTM - I can do this :-) and 2) latitude/...
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Setting custom page width and height using QGIS Composer?

I need to produce a number of squared images with QGis Composer (QGis 2.14.11-Essen). There is a multitude of pre-set page formats but they are all rectangular. I would like to provide my own width ...
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Print composer too many row in attribute table how to split in multiple frame?

In the print composer, I've only added an attribute table and different attribute columns. As I have too many row to display in a single page, I would like to split the table between different pages ...
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Showing only selected features from a a layer in the QgsComposerLegend?

I have developed a custom qgis plugin. I have a button to export the map canvas in the form of image along with the legend. I came up with the following code for the legend: legend = ...
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Print composer crashes (for no reason?)

I have a project with just an OSM topo map and want to export it via print composer with a scale and a frame. Very basic stuff. However, at some point when trying to get some ticks for lon and lat at ...
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Programmatically load composer from template and generate atlas using PyQGIS

I am trying to build a plugin to load a print composer from file, generate an atlas and export to image. So far I have been successful in loading the template and exporting it to image. I have been ...
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Equal geographic coordinate grid intervals

Is there a way of creating an equal geographic coordinate grid interval in QGIS print composer? I tried editing the interval and offset but it does not give equal interval like 121°14'0" then 121°14'...
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Is there a way to automatically prevent the QGIS print/layout composer from letting grid labels overlap?

I am currently using QGIS 3.6.1 and have just discovered the magic of the Atlas functionalities. Unfortunately now that almost everything is automated I need to find an automated way for QGIS to know ...
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Layer labels not showing properly on the composer

I'm currently working on a map for the different brazilian biomes. I have to label them and show it on my final map, but when I'm working on the composer, this happens: That's the exact size of my ...
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QGIS composer changing legend position when exporting

I'm observing the same issue seen in QGIS map composer changing legend position when exporting atlas as images It is happening when the checkbox "Main properties > Resize to fit contents" is checked. ...
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Creating text buffer in legend QGIS 2.18?

I work with this polygon layer and this is my map composer: I used the labels with Text Buffer (yellow and red), and I try to find how I can make the same text buffer in the layer name in the legend. ...
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Creating a virtual layer based on a virtual field for dynamic selection in QGIS 3.4?

Working on a PostGIS database, I would like to send to the print composer the selected features only. I'v tried several methods including working with is_selected() expression but the only way that ...
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Setting correct options for displaying grid in QGIS composer?

I am using q. 2.5 4291337 in Windows 7 64 bits. I am working with raster and vector layers in EPSG::26714 (UTM NAD27 14N). In this version of QGIS, you are able to put a grid in a different CRS of the ...
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Exporting Transparent Background from QGIS?

I have QGIS version 3.4.3 which does not have print composer. I have a series of lines/tracks/boundaries, etc that are in a layer. I am trying to export that layer with a transparent background for ...
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Organization of the items that make up the layout / composer in QGIS 3.8

I'm making a map on compose. The amount of items was huge, difficult to organize. I wonder if there is any way to create item groups, such as folders and sub folders. See figure.
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Why are size-scaled symbols missing from map layout legend?

I have a designed a map using a scaled simple marker symbol. It is a rule-based design and symbol scaling is done by the siye assistant based on a field value for any of the rules in the same way. ...
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Filtering elements of layer with active element of QGIS atlas with geometry functions?

I'm working with QGIS 2.18 In a print composer I can filter the elements of a layer based on the attribute of the active element of an atlas. For example, show only the cities (points) of a state (...
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QGIS - print composer legend default settings

In the QGIS user guide, it says The legend will be updated automatically if checkbox Auto-update is checked. When Auto-update is unchecked this will give you more control over the legend items. ...
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Getting QGIS print composer error due to JavaScript problem? [closed]

I've been experiencing a problem with the QGIS print composer. I am working on a Linux Ubuntu platform (Release 12.04 (precise) 64-bit) and I am using QGIS 2.0.1 Dufour. I need to export a number of ...
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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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Setting separator of thousands in QGIS Print Composer [duplicate]

I want to create a map with a numeric scale. Is it possible to set separators between thousands, like 1:1.000.000?
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Adding a Dynamic Title in Print Composer

I am using QGIS 3.4.2 for a project with several layers, and a print composer with a generic legend for all. I would like to add a dynamic map title, that states the name of the displayed layer(s) ...
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Using QGIS variables within SVG graphics

If you use SVG symbols within QGIS you can use params like these so you can adjust properties interactively in QGIS: fill = param(fill) fill-opacity = param(fill-opacity) stroke = param(outline) ...
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Print composer issues- QGIS 3.6.2?

After upgrading my QGIS version to QGIS 3.6.2, I am facing several issues in the print composer: Symbol sizes don't show anymore in the legends. If I open the same files again in version 2.18, where ...
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Including two different maps in one QGIS Print Composer?

How do I use print composer in QGIS 2.0.1 to produce a final product with two different maps on the same sheet? I can't figure out how to use the 'add a map' button to add anything other than a ...
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Part of layer cut/disappears after exporting to pdf in QGIS

This is driving me crazy. The picture says it all: You can see whole layer in QGIS browser and Composer, but when i export to pdf some layers are cut. I have tried moving the cut layers to the top of ...
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Linking maps in QGIS composer?

I have three maps (data frames) in my QGIS composer and would like to link the size, rotation and extents of the maps so that when I 'move item content' or change the rotation in one of the maps it ...
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Any QGIS plugin to facilitate the creation of hiking maps?

There used to be this one https://plugins.qgis.org/plugins/AreaPrinter-master/ whose description reads:: AreaPrinter simplifies the process of creating print composers for navigation-quality ...
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QGIS styling a legend

I am a newbie working on QGIS 3.6 / Windows 10 I need to style a legend for map with headings and sub headings The main divisions of the legend item need to be subdivided into sub-classes i.e. The ...
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Display numeric scale in two different units, eg 1 inch = 1000 feet

How do I display a numeric scale for a map in two units, for example 1 in = 1000 ft ? I know it's possible to display a scale bar as "Numeric," which provides only a ratio, in this example 1:12,000. ...
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Is it possible in QGIS print composer to include a numeric scale in an html box?

For work I always have to create a table with my name, project name, date etc. into my map layouts. I also need to include the scale like "1:150000" in that table. So far I am solving that by ...
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Print composer - legend - graduated

I have a map with graduated symbology, with 328 unique values. I would like add a legend to my map (as in the picture), illustrating that light blue indicates low values and dark blue high values. I ...
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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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Print Composer: Finder window disappearing when pressing save button?

I recently updated to 2.6.1 (using mac OS 10.10.1). When I'm in print composer, and I try to save my map (or open a new file, or do anything that brings up a finder window), the window disappears ...
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How to get a grid 500m x 500m on map composer

I need to make a map on map composer, with a grid layed on it which is 500m x 500m. however the only way I could find of doing this was by adding a grid to my map, found within item properties. This ...
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Automatically wrapping labels to fit in print composer window of QGIS?

I am creating a set of hiking maps for the Continental Divide Trail. The trail is nearly 3000 miles, so I have about 200 individual maps and over 1000 information labels. I have a shapefile of ...
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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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Creating LAT / LONG grid labels with Northing/Southing and Easting/Westing suffix in QGIS?

I´m using QGIS 3.6. I have my map as you can see below: I would like to have the labels in LAT / LONG coordinates like (40E ; -10S). Can you please tell me how can I do this? I saw: https://...
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Resizing the map item in QGIS print composer without changing scale?

Is it possible to lock the scale in the QGIS 2.0.1 print composer? Every time I resize the map, the scale is adjusted. This makes trying out different map layouts really annoying.