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Print composer provides growing layout and printing capabilities in QGIS.

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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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OSM printing in QGIS-Web-Client

Printing in QGIS-Web-Client generates pdf with only QGIS project layers. I tried to add osm map in QGIS Composer but it doesn't work. It still prints only overlays. Is there any other way to print a ...
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How to style graduated using size-scale field

Is it possible to style based on size-scale field using graduated symbol but instead of using color ramp, I would like to display its size. I would also like to display this in the legend in the map ...
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The scale in Qgis is not setting to feet

I am working in QGIS 2.4. I have changed the CRS of all the layers and in the project properties to EPSG:102739 - NAD_1983_StatePlane_Texas_Central_FIPS_4203_Feet. I am in print composer trying to ...
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Is there a maximum length of pdf file QGIS composer can plot?

In QGIS 2.4 is there a maximum dimension in milimeters composer can produce while exporting to pdf? Trying to produce a 3000 x 900 mm or 2800 x 900 mm map. The QGIS composer displays all the map area ...
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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 Template produces empty map?

I have a print composer template which I'm trying to populate with different subset queries from a CSV-derived vector layer using the Python API. However, all the output PDFs contain everything except ...
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Adding dashed line in QGIS print composer?

I want to display two maps in the print composer: a main one, and another showing a zoomed in section of the main map. I've drawn a rectangle over the original region and want to add two dashed lines ...
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How to test for multiple map items in Composer using python?

I am building a QGIS plugin and I need to check for multiple maps items in Composer that works on all platforms. Currently I am getting the first map in the composition using the code below, but ...
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Is there a way to define the relative position of items in print composer?

Is there any chance to make the items in print composer relative to the margins. Let's say for example the legend. I normally align it to the corner on the right bottom where the legend is 10 px away ...
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QGIS print composer: can I select features whose attributes to show?

I am using the atlas to generate a number of maps. Each map is of a particular zone represented by a multiline vector layer. I have another layer with point data and each map has an attribute table ...
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qgis printcomposer: can I wrap text in attr table?

I have some longish text attributes and when I try and put these on the map using the attribute table they get truncated. Is there a way to get these long lines wrapped.
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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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Exporting high-resolution world map image from QGIS?

I'm trying to get some (very) large world map images (think 10k x 10k pixels etc), but can't seem to do it with QGIS. Manually adding smaller images to a larger one works (albeit slowly) for ...
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Print Composer Map with Table using PyQGIS

I am looking for a way to print a custom feature form created in PyQt Designer for QGIS 2.4 using PyQGIS. My goal is to print/save image as the current extent of the map with the selected feature's ...
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Draw Vertical Line QGIS Composer

Is there a way to draw a perfectly vertical line in QGIS's Composer. I wanted to created a visual separator between two elements for aesthetic reasons. I've tried the arrow tool, removing the arrow ...
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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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Scale keeps changing in QGIS composer? [duplicate]

Every time I pan the map content in the QGIS composer window the scale changes. Is there a way to make it stick at specific scale?
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draw extend of print composer map as rectangle in canvas

After defining the extend of my printed map in the printcomposer I can show the map center in the canvas by hitting "view extend in map canvas". So far so good. But is it also possible to show the ...
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How to use a .qpt made in another project?

I'm trying to make maps in print composer of several different projects. I would like the maps to look the same, just for different areas, so I tried to use the .qpt that I made in the first project ...
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QGIS 2.2 Print Composer - pointer will not select or move items [duplicate]

I refer to the questions at QGIS 2.0 - can't select items in Print Composer and QGIS 2.2 Print Composer does not display map with some datasets My question may be a duplicate, but the answer ...
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Can attribute table in map composer be changed from limit of 99 rows?

I am using Qgis 2.2. I am about to create a cadastral index map, which are showing the parcels in specific gridcells, also there is an attribute table connected controlled by an atlas function. So by ...
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How to add a large inset svg or pdf in QGIS 2.3 print composer?

I have a 48x36 wall map that will include 5 large inset maps, the largest of which is almost 11x17. Due to a bug with html annotations, I need to export each inset individually then include them as ...
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Launch Atlas composer generation from command line

I am using QGIS 2.2 and have configured a composer with atlas generation. I would like to launch this atlas generation every day. The idea is to write a batch and launch it with a cron. Is it ...
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Labels disappear zooming IN in Qgis 2.2 Composer?

I have a simple map with a polygon Layer of 2 Polygons. Labeling is turned on, so is the option of "Show all labels for this layer, even if they collide". In the print composer the labels keep ...
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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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Where do I find additional instructions for QGIS print composer?

QGIS Print Composer has numerous complex interacting features. Scale vs paper size vs map extent vs QGIS main window map extent - locked layers - resolution - map rendering level (i.e. the scale used ...
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How to put North Arrow and Scale on map in COMPOSER in QGIS 2.2.0

I am new to QGIS and the questions asked and answered here about the North Arrow do not seem to help me solve my problem below. In the main mapping pane of QGIS 2.2.0 Valmiera, I can add the scale ...
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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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qgis2 composer - non-rectangular inset map?

I'd like to have a near-full-page rectangular map object, then add a non-rectangular inset map object with 6 vertices. Any suggestions on how to accomplish this, other than making two actual maps ...
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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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Alternating ESRI scale bars in QGIS

I'm a recent convert to QGIS from arc and think it's amazing, so much more efficient and usable. It also doesn't crash constantly which helps me keep some of my sanity. I was having issues finding ...
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How to define the symbology used in QGIS print composer without using separate styles for screen and print

I use scale-dependent symbols for mapping (rendering Openstreetmap vectors as it happens). For instance paths show up when zoomed closer than 1:50000, but only roads show when zoomed out. The rules ...
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Bing OpenLayers shows OK in QGIS and Composer preview, but is misaligned after exporting to PDF

I have QGIS 2.2 running on a Mac with iOS Maverick. I have prepared a map with layers with different CRS, including a Bing OpenLayers as base layer. The project has the 'On the fly coordinate ...
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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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how to put a cropped selection of a map into the composer

I have a map canvas and I want to have a portion of that canvas printed. I adjust the canvas window in QGIS to show what I want to print and then add the map to the composer. The results are very ...
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Techniques for Filtering the Attribute Table in QGIS's Print Composer

For the legend of a trail map I'm working on I'd like to show the trails and their lengths. I have this data in the table. The problem is that not all of the features (lines) have a name or length. ...
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QGIS - Atlas. Outputs missing

This really teases me. Somehow the Atlas-function in Print Composer are missing some of my polygons from my layer, when doing a print. I´ve looked at them once again,- they are there, and the geometry ...
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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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Highlight specific area in a box in print composer

My problem can be easily illustrated by the first picture on this site: http://bitmedia.dk/rentegning-af-kommunekort-til-faktaillustration/ I already have the overall map, but I want to make a box in ...
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Atlas - How to set in rows from table linked to polygonlayer?

I have polygonlayer and a textlayer. The polygons have unique ID´numbers. The textfile also have unique ID-numbers (and therefore possible to join together, yes), but it contains several rows with the ...
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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 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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Why does QGIS ignore letter or word spacing in exports?

My line label have letter spacing of 3px (Layer Properties -> Labels -> Text -> Spacing -> Letter). In print composer everything is drawn like I want it but after export to svg, pdf, or image the ...
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How do I control rendering order of items in composer?

Alternative formulation of the question is: Is there any other way apart from the order of adding items to the canvas of setting the rendering order> The problem is that I want to change the map ...
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How to add pages in print composer

Is it possible to add more than one page to a QGIS print composer project? For example one sheet for the map and another sheet for the legend and some other information.
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QGIS 2.0 - can't select items in Print Composer

I am having an issue where I can create a print Layout in Print Composer, but once I have clicked away from an item (like map, legend, arrow, etc) I cannot select it again.
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Print composer layout [closed]

I am new to QGIS and am trying to use the print composer. My questions are: How to change from vertical to horizontal orientation. How to zoom in on a map that I've added. How stop a black box ...
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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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Why is the map content not displayed when I reopen Print Composer? [duplicate]

I just updated from QGIS 1.7 to 2.0 on Mac. When I now open a project and create a map in the print composer the content of the map is lost when I open the project again later. The settings of the ...