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Print composer provides growing layout and printing capabilities in QGIS.

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Masking Labeles in the Compositor in QGIS 2.8.1

I am looking for a way to remove/mask out Labels that are under a composer Element (Overview Map), which I moved in front of my main map. Is there no way to do this? Maybe using the ItemID? I tried ...
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How to define map extents based on a feature's geometry?

There is a polygon geometry in my QGIS project which represents the extents of my map. Does anybody know how to use the data defined override to get the X/Y min and X/Y max coordinates of the polygon ...
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Why is the vector style in the PDF export different than in print composer? [closed]

I'm exporting a map to PDF in the print composer. See the map in the print composer As you can see, the top map is different from the bottom; the top has 10 tracts shaded in, the bottom has 6. Now ...
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How to save QGIS composer template with image - e.g. company logo?

I can't figure out how to save QGIS Print composer template with image. In our map compositions we always have company logo in one place. It is easy to add image (logo) to composer and place it to ...
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Is it possible to display irregular values in the scale bar in QGIS 2.8?

Is it possible to display irregular - increasing values in scale bar in print composer? For example: 5, 20, 100, 250.
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QGIS 2.8 (openSuse 13.1) pdf export with print composer not working

I'm using QGIS 2.8 with a openSuse 13.1 system. If I try to export a map (with openlayers-plugin active) with 120 dpi it works fine, but if I change the dpi setting to something higher (like 130 dpi) ...
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Adding active content to the Atlas in composer $scale

I have an Atlas of 178 pages that centers on different size villages, its all well organised through the composer and all works well. However, I can't use the scale bar as the differences between ...
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I can't print a map with QGIS 2.8.1 and Mac OS X

I'm using Mac OS X 10.7.5 and QGis 2.8.1. I want to print a map with Print Composer. But the Buttons "Print" or "Export as PDF" don't work for me. If I use these buttons, the window for choosing a ...
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Label size changes when exporting or printing WMTS layers [duplicate]

I am using QGIS2.4.0 on a Windows computer. When I export a map containing OSM landscape, the labels in the output map are smaller then in the view in the composer. (even if the view in the composer ...
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Multiple ComposerMap items not rendering properly Pyqgis

I am currently trying to put together compositions using inputs from two different map canvases. One is from a canvas built and controlled via a plugin, the other is the the main QGIS canvas (accessed ...
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Is it possible to create print templates in 2.6 and 2.8?

Is this possible? I can only find the option to 'Add items from template'. When using this option, the page setup defaults to A4 landscape and you must manually change these settings using the ...
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Exporting a QGIS layout with Addition on layers

I've been playing around with an approach in QGIS that uses Addition between the layers I'm mapping to build a tri-variate composite colour map - an example is here in the QGIS Flickr pool: http://...
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Is it possible to hide icons in the QGIS print composer?

Is it possible to hide icons in the QGIS print composer? I have used the Customization page in QGIS to create an ini file to simplify the QGIS interface for my users, but I can't see how to do the ...
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What are the wider capabilities of the QGIS atlas functionality? [closed]

Given that it is already understood that the QGIS composer atlas function makes it possible to print separate pages based on a 'coverage' layer, what basic range of functions/outputs can be achieved ...
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Getting weird lines in Print Composer QGIS

I am working with QGis 2.8 and want to use the print composer to create a jpg image. I used this PlugIn (https://github.com/jdugge/ClipToHemisphere) to create the globe. The graticules I created the ...
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Why do pdf/image exports fail with OpenLayers Bing layers? [duplicate]

When I try to export a print composition it generates a 0kb file. Is not possible to open this file. It happened the same with export as image option. The print composition model is coming from a ....
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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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QGIS 2.8 PrintComposer, no coordinates shown

I tested under MacOS 10.10.3 and 10.9.5 now: In the QGIS v2.8 Print Composer I don´t get coordinates shown when I want to create a map sheet and activate "Draw coordinates". I can do all settings ...
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How to load all items from a template with pyQGIS in QGIS 2.6 [closed]

Since QGIS 2.6, the LoadFromTemplate method seems not work any more (or works differently?) This is my code to add items in my composer from a template : self.composition = self.composerView....
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Print boundaries of one layer over another [closed]

i am new to QGIS. I have a base map from google, openstreet map over which i want to show the boundaries of another layer. How can i do that? While trying to edit, is it possible that QGIS allows to ...
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Is it possible to have a locked/different first page with QGIS Atlas printing?

It is possible set the first page of a QGIS Atlas different to the other pages? For example I want to create an Atlas document where the first page has a text introduction and a general map (not ...
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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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Unable to change the fonts of the legend in QGIS 2.8

I'm running QGIS 2.8.0-Wien on my Ubuntu box and came across odd behaviour of print composer. When adding a legend - I'm unable to change the font size of the title and items. Bizarrely - in the ...
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Qgis 2.8 problem with font size

I'm using Debian 7 and yesterday i had an update of Qgis 2.8. Since then I can't change font size and type, at labeling and print composer, whatever i pick it returns to the default "Free sans" size ...
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Mask plugin, Atlas composer and Legend

I'm tryin' to use the mask plugin associated with atlas composer (QGIS 2.7 dev). I'd like to have in the legend of map composer only the features that belong to mask instance (inside the mask). if I ...
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How do you add North Arrow which adjusts to the map rotation in QGIS?

How do you add a working North Arrow into QGIS. One that will rotate if the map is rotated? I'm aware that in QGIS the North Arrow icon is just an image (Layout->Add Image/Arrow), what I need to know ...
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How to bring feature selection into Printing Composer?

I'd like to make maps of Finland's municipalities. Our National Land Survey provides data I can make into a Shapefile, and when a municipality is selected in QGIS/Identify Features, three different ...
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Integrating numeric scales into a text or HTML box in QGIS print composer. [duplicate]

I am trying to embed the scale of a map in the print composer expression builder or HTML frame. Effectively the value of the scale in the map item properties would come through into the text and be ...
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How to Lock Grid and Scalebar in QGIS Atlas

Have just started using Valmeira and I am looking at generating an Atlas. I am using irregularly sized features as the index. The challenge I have, is when I set up the template page and scalebar ...
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How to remove layer names from the print composer legend?

I'm creating a map in QGIS Composer that is the result of two merged layers. The legend (screenshot below) is adding two rows with the titles of the layers. The edit property sheet does not give me an ...
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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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Zebra grid is not displayed in map composer

in Qgis 2.6, in Map composer, while selecting grid frame style as Zebra, it does not works. Also while drawing coordinates points as exterior in map convas, it is not displayed. Actually I am facing ...
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QGIS Print Composer with ESPG:32615 [closed]

I have imported a PostGIS layer as the only object into my project and set the project and layer CRS to EPSG:32615 (UTM Zone 15N). My layer appears just fine in the work area. When I try to create a ...
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How to align QGIS legend items to the right?

Is there a way to align QGIS map composer legend items to the right, for right-to-left languages? There is only a title alignment option. Furthermore, I found this ticket from 4 years ago regarding ...
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I am looking for an alternative solution to openlayers for satellite imagery in QGIS? [closed]

Does anyone have any other suggestions for sources of satellite imagery on QGIS? Openlayers is becoming extremely temperamental in QGIS 2.6 (Google imagery not bothering to work anymore, Can't zoom in ...
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QGIS 2.4 print composer map extent does not sync with main window

I'm using QGIS 2.4 and got some issues with the print composer. First thing is that the "update preview" button reloads the map, but does not change the view when I move to another place in the main ...
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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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Labels with buffers creates bloated PDF file in Composer

I know this question has appeared before, but the earlier questions appear to be linked to the old labeling engine. I'm running qgis 2.0, which I thought uses the new-generation labeling engine. In my ...
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QGIS Print Composer producing angled graticule lines that look like rectangles instead of squares?

I just tried to create an extremely simple map made of one layer loaded as WMS layer from Croatia's geoportal (http://geoportal.dgu.hr/wms). I successfully loaded the necessary layer and created ...
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QGIS graticule coordinates in print composer starting from 0?

I am not sure how to explain the problem correctly as my English isn't as great as it should be - but let me try anyway. I just tried to create an extremely simple map made of one layer loaded as ...
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Have Atlas sorting and filtering controls been removed in 2.4?

In this diagram the atlas generation tab of the print composer has several controls that I don't see in my version (2.4) of QGIS. In particular the feature sorting and feature filtering, both of ...
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fit a wrap column in the print composer QGIS 2.4

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. how can i do that. is qgis prepared to do ...
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QGIS Composer thematic map : one (png, pdf, etc.) map per feature type

I've got a shapefile that contains thousands of features that can be group by categories. These features are sometime located in the same place so they overlap. An example of the content of my ...
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How do I show the file path on a map?

Can anyone tell me how to show the file path of a map when I'm composing my final map figure. Kinda of like in excel in the headers and footers options where you can show the file path of the excel ...
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Are there any options/plugins to allow labels in busy screens to be visible in QGIS?

I have quite a busy screen, showing a large number of polygons in a small area. I would like each of these to be labelled neatly, without the 'crowded' feel of overlapping labels, as suggested in the ...
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QGIS Atlas web layer rendering - how can I slow it down?

I cannot get Atlas to export maps with web layers correctly. When I look at the preview within composer everything works fine. When I export an atlas the first page renders ok but for subsequent ...
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How to show different attributes in print composer

we have shape file with different attributes wich we want to show in the print composer. The goal is that we open 1 vector layer and the print composer shows 4 different maps (4 attributes). Is there ...
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Adding Multiple Maps in QGIS Composer?

I am working with QGIS Composer 2.0 and I would like to add a second map. What I would like to do is to have a main map that takes up the majority of the print area. This map, Main Map, will have ...
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QGIS 2.4 Print Composer Will Not Export Image [closed]

I am running QGIS 2.4 on a Macbook Pro (Mavericks) and am having problems with the print composer. Recently, my composer window goes totally white when trying to export images or pdfs and nothing ...
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QGIS print composer layout with several data frames: is it possible? [duplicate]

I have to create a several data frame print composer layout: is there a command or a plugin in QGIS 2.4.0 Chugiak that allows to insert several data frame? I dont't know if QGIS can manage more than ...