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Print composer provides growing layout and printing capabilities in QGIS.

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QGIS 3.4.5 print composer: doesn't print DIN A0

I want to find a way to print a map with a raster layer in greyscale (GeoTIFF) and two vector layers in shp-format. I created a map layout and went to the page properties (right-click on the canvas) ...
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QGIS Atlas generation for multiple map extents?

I'm trying to create 5 maps in composer showing the same layer features but different extents of a map (attached an image to give everyone an example). I've opted to use atlas to save me manually ...
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Using continuous color band for raster legend in QGIS composer legend?

I'm looking for a way to insert continuous colour legend for a raster layer. I managed to create discrete symbols with values along the bar, but I would like to have a continuous bar with some values ...
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Change the colors of the pie chart in compouse (plot) in QGIS 3.10

When using the new plot command available in QGIS 3.10 for compouse pie chart generation, I didn't find any option to change colors. Is there any way to choose colors?
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QGIS 3.4.12 print composer, cm distance

In print composer, I would like to syncronize the scale of the map with the Grid scale. For example, in print composer I am making a map in 1/1000 scale, so I go to grid,and insert "map units" x=100 y=...
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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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Programmatically removing layer from QGIS composer legend without removing it from map canvas?

I am working on a QGIS Python plugin which includes automated map production. I use a series of map templates, each of which has a main map, an overview map (with a layer set different to the main ...
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Set default style for QGIS Composer Items

When creating a Composer Layout in QGIS, it is useful to add multiple items such as text boxes, shapes and arrows. Once I have formatted an item (eg an arrow line) is it possible to set it as a ...
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Creating one (png, pdf, etc.) map per feature type from QGIS Composer thematic map

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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Nesting project file name into layout in QGIS

Is there any way to automatically take information from the project file name into several boxes on a layout in QGIS? For example, if I had a file name of "185.005R1 - Geology Map.qgz" how could I ...
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Generating output from compose manager after setting extent and adding zooming to scale in QGIS using python

I have a piece of script which is suppose to do the following: Load required shape-file in proper order and zoom to layer Generate image using the composer manager based on all the shape-file in the ...
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Using QGIS Graphical Scale Bar Parameters

I am using QGIS 3.8.3. Why in the composer layout, when I insert the graphic scale bar, both options (Cap style and Alignment) on the Item properties -> Display menu are disabled and the scale bar is ...
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Why are some SVGs not displayed properly in print composer?

I am having weird problem with adding .svg to qgis print composer. I have done some smaller symbols before in inkscape and they work - however the latest one displayed itself as huge black square. I -...
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Grid for atlas plugin

Any alternative for the plugin Grids for Atlas in Qgis 3?. I use it a lot because I always create atlas in my works but currently I have to create the coverage layer in qgis 2.18 and the continue my ...
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Creating QGIS text label in composer calculating values from attribute table?

I am working with QGIS 2:14, for now, I have a qgs project with a lot of layers and I want to create a label in the print-composer with the result of a calculated expression from one of this layers. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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QGIS 3x Crop Content to Better Fit Page

I'm trying to print a map using the print manager. The map I add to the page displays more or less as I'd like it to appear. It is set to zoom to the selected layer, which is a polygon of the area I'...
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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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Varying layout map scale based on layer visibility in QGIS?

I am looking for a method to vary the map scale of a QGIS layout according to the visibility of a layer. The output should show the minimum scale at which the layer can be seen in the layout from a ...
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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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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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Setting new size for printLayout using PyQGIS

I am trying to create an A0 layout from PyQGIS. I tried the following code but it doesn't work. from qgis.core import * manager = QgsProject.instance().layoutManager() layouts_list = manager....
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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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Layout expression for getting all features of layer within the current map view in QGIS 3?

In a map layout template, I want to insert an expression which gets all feature's names of a certain layer, which are contained in the current layout's view/extent. Is there a way to get an aggregate ...
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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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