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How to rotate QGIS composer map frame to North when using Atlas?

In QGIS, I'd like to use Atlas in the Print composer to generate a series of maps. However, I'd like each map to be printed with "north up". For example, using the classic projection of the United ...
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Setting map up to print to scale in QGIS?

I am having a problem trying to get maps to print to a specified scale. Goal: to print a map to scale so that an engineer's scale (ruler) can be used to measure features on the printed map. Problem:...
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How to open saved QGIS layout in layout designer with Python?

Is it possible to open saved layout in layout designer(print composer) with Python? QGIS Python API: openLayoutDesigner(self, layout: QgsMasterLayoutInterface) → QgsLayoutDesignerInterface ...
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QGIS : how to get selected feature “state” to filter data in QGIS Composer

In a QGIS layer, I have selected some entities. Is it possible to show these in a particular way using style definition using a "state" like $currentfeature or @atlas_featureid ? The goal is to ...
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Forcing legend entry to display markers in QGIS

Is there a way to force the patch in the legend to include a loosely spaced marker symbol in QGIS print composer? I'm using a large, loosely spaced marker symbol to represent wetlands in a map I'm ...
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PyQGIS get existing ComposerAttributeTable from composition?

Working with QGIS 2.14.10x64 in Windows 7 in the QGIS Python Console I've managed to create a new print composer from a template, and update the layers in the map, and I'd now like to update the ...
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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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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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OSM XYZ Tile rendering incomplete

I'm not sure if there is a fix for this, or if I am encountering a bug. I have 2 layers. The base layer is the XYZ Tile for OpenStreetMap and the top layer is a 1-channel raster, set to 50% ...
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QGIS 2.8 Composer - extent / overview … change style

I have a working overview setup with a general map and a detail map. Since scales are pretty much different - general 1:100.000 and detail 1:750 - I would like to change from the standard style (red, ...
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How to convert legend to graphics in QGIS?

I am trying to convert the legend element in the print composer into graphics, like the option in the ArcGIS: Is there some way to do it with QGIS?
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How to specify projection in print composer instead of in project properties for QGIS?

I am using two map objects in QGIS print composer. One of them should be in WGS 84, being an overview of North America. The other should be in MTM 5 (close-up of a region). I can specify the ...
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Is it possible to put the projection of a map of a layout in a text label in a layout in QGIS?

I would like to be able to have a text label in a print designer with the information of the projection of a map in QGIS. That way, if I change the projection of a project, I would change that ...
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Using QGIS Expression String Builder to display selected multiple layers in a map in print composer

In QGIS, in a Map's item properties, inside print composer, there is an option to "lock layers" (display layers) based on an expression, by using QGIS "expression string builder". I can use as ...
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Adding date to label in QGIS Atlas composer?

I'm trying to add the current date into a label for use in a composer for colleagues to run on a daily basis. The label is currently; Bins to be delivered: [% "Count" %] All I need to add is the ...
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Unintended offset when printing atlas

I'm printing a series of maps using the Atlas feature in QGIS. Everything is working fine, except when I print the atlas all of the elements are offset from where they are in the composer. I can work ...
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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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Remember Save location for image created in composer?

QGIS remembers the last saved location for the image that was last created. Is it possible to change a setting so that this last saved location is remembered per QGIS project file?
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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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Creating evenly spaced grid for QGIS composer to show overlap in Map?

I would like to create an evenly spaced, overlapping grid so that I can use the QGIS ATLAS to display a large mapping extent with a little bit of overlap between each image of the Composer. I am ...
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Programmatically exporting composition as image from QGIS?

QGIS Print Composer has tool "Save As Image" and I found appropriate function in QGIS source code exportCompositionAsImage. Is it possible to get access to existing Print Composer from Python console ...
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Seeking Multiprint plugin for QGIS 3?

I'm working on QGIS3 and I'm looking for a plugin to print multicomposers at once. I know that in QGIS2 there is a plugin (multiprint) that does this, but for QGIS3, I can not find anything similar. ...
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python plugin menu action in Composer menu

I'm new developing plugins for QGIS and am working on a plugin to add some pictures on the Composer layout. I think the appropriate place to have the plugin menu action is in the Composer menu where ...
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QGIS showing decimal degree coordinates in map/layout composer display

I am using QGIS (2.18 or 3.0) to create nautical charts drawing upon NOAA raster tiles and other info (e.g., lines showing magnetic north). I now want to save PDF files for different subareas using ...
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pyqgis composer legend error(no print)

i want to use composer in pyqgis standalone script to create some easy mas using one raster. my output image is correct i have the image but that code cant print show the legend in the map, any ...
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Synchronizing views in QGIS print composer?

I found a question very similar to my problem: How to link dataframes in ArcGIS or QGIS?. But the solution for QGIS doesn't work now (Dual View plug-in is not available anymore). I want to sync three ...
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why a vertical white band appears after saving/exporting from print composer?

I have a problem with my map composer. After exporting images a white strip appears on my map. How can I fix that?
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Unusual behavior of coordinate grid in QGis Composer

The coordinates in the grid in QGis composer display incorrectly when using the "degrees, minutes, seconds" option (or even decimal degrees). It displays West and East in the longitude and North and ...
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Text Annotation not appearing in Print Composer

I am trying to print a map made in an earlier version of QGIS, but now the text annotations are not appearing in the print composer. "Draw map canvas items" is checked on. Am I missing something ...
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Setting the scale text for a spefice map inside a label

I am trying to archive the following: I have a print setup with 3 map canvases. I want to set the scale text for a specific map canvas (lets say its ID is "main_view"). In QGIS 2.14. I can use the ...
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Qgis composer - change the title automatically according to the selected layer?

I'm working on a project where I have to create different maps for the same area. I have lots of maps and each of them is related to a different theme, that I've grouped into different groups of ...
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Set background or text color depending on expression in an attribute table in QGIS composer

I am using QGIS 3.0.2. I am working on a print composer including an attribute table. I would like to set different colors to each rows, depending on an expression, refering to an attribute. I didn't ...
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Get and Set Lat/Long Extent of Map View in QGIS

I am new to QGIS, and assume this question is a basic one and can be easily answered. However, I was not able to find the answer by trying things out, searching the web, or reading QGIS tutorials. I ...
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Display in legend only features present on a map extent

I have lots of layers with lots of rule-based styling in my QGIS project, although I would like to display in legend for my print composer only those features that are actually present on a current ...
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Exporting map from composer in QGIS - text labels have moved in output?

I am exporting a map from QGIS. I have some text labels for the title of my map, rendered with html. All looks good before I export but when I open my exported map (I have tried exporting to both ...
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QGIS print composer to image export don't match [closed]

In QGIS I have set up a map in print composer but when I export to image or pdf the saved image does not match what is in the print composer. Details - I am using an openstreetmap as my background ...
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MapServer WMS with inline Element export is not exported correctly in print composer

I have a WMS service from MapServer 7.0.4 with a trademark as POINT inline Feature in the bottom corner defined with image coordinates. Therefore, it is always in the same place. As soon as I export ...
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Adding a space in the “draw coordinates” “decimal with suffix” in QGIS v2.18.7

I am using QGIS v2.18.7. In the Print Composer I have turned on the "Draw coodinates" option "Decimal with suffix" to add these to my map. However, I need to add a space between the degrees symbol ...
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Offsetting Atlas Generated Maps

My aim is to generate maps of polling stations to helps electors find their local polling stations for elections in 2019 and onwards. I've plotted and labelled 80 polling stations on a 'Polling ...
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Setting up Print Composer to Output Paper Map at Right Scale in QGIS?

How does one set up print composer to output a real world map paper map that is scaled properly so that a manual (real world) scale rule that one places on a paper map is scaled properly in a scale ...
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Feature counts and rule-based styling for overlapping points of diff. height with one height class per map

I have a set of 700 points within the footprint of a 16-storey building. The points have a building floor attribute (e.g. "Floor" = 12), and another attribute relevant to my presentation (call it "...
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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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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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What does the extent mean when the map is rotated?

QGIS 2.18. I have put a map into print composer and rotated the map clockwise by 45 degrees by setting "Map rotation" to 45 (it's what the client wants!). I'm struggling to get the region I want ...
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QGIS Composer: Fixed Coordinates Distance

I am working on QGIS 3 project defined to UTM 34S EPSG: 32734 with some layers on WGS84 EPSG 4326. I need to create a printable map on print composer with grids with DMS coordinates. The grid values (...
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How to export a PDF from composer when I use the Google Physical layer as a basemap in QGIS

I am unable to open a new map I've just made in print composer if I use the Google Physical basemap layer. After I export the map I've made and try to open it on my desktop, it reads that the PDF is ...
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Export the legend into its 100% size using Print Composer

I am trying to export the legend into an image using Print Composer into its 100% size as it is in the composer window. To be sure it is the intended size I want, I clicked Zoom to 100%: But upon ...
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QGIS print composer, export as image, rest ESRI raster as basemap

I am trying to export an image from the print composer using this layer [ESRI rest layer][1] as a basemap. http://services.arcgisonline.com/arcgis/rest/services/ESRI_Imagery_World_2D/MapServer I ...
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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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Where are the page setting for the composer in QGIS 3? [duplicate]

When I open the composer I can't see any obvious means of changing the page setup (size or orientation). QGIS 2 had a tab for this.