Questions tagged [print-composer]

Print composer provides growing layout and printing capabilities in QGIS.

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Preserving formatting of Scales & Legends in Templates

My QGIS templates don't seem to preserve the formatting of my scales or legends. Is there a way to save these so they don't have to be redone each time? (I'm doing a series of maps that will be the ...
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Default settings in Print Composer?

Is it possible to change default settings for things like font for labels in Print Composer? -TVZ
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Can a Print Composer be “dynamic”?

Is it possible to create a Print Composer; then later, after altering the map that it is based on, go back to that print composer and have it show the altered map? In other words, I want to retain the ...
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QQIS composer: Using bold and normal text styling in a label at the same time?

I am writing text explanations for map symbols and need to write three lines for each symbol - basically explaining the same thing in three different languages. I'd like to bold the main language - ...
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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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How to center a map in Print Composer to the same center as in map window?

I can't figure out how can I center the map in Print Composer to layer/object/map center in the same way as in map window in QGIS 1.8. Let's say I have layer which I want have in the center of the map....
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Is it possible to rotate items in QGIS Print Composer?

Is it possible to rotate items in Quantum GIS Print Composer? I just didn't found and before submit feature demand just double-check this.
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Is there any other option to display DMS grid and graticule in QGIS Print Composer?

Is there any other option to display DMS grid and graticule in QGIS Print Composer, since there is no plugins available yet?
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Map missing in map composer and when printing map?

I am new to QGIS and when I set up a new composer and add a map to the page nothing appears. I have pressed the render button and the up date with no results. When I print the map there is no map but ...
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Is there any extension to “optimize” the creation of maps in QGIS?

is there any extension to "optimize" the creation of maps in QGIS? i searched the repository, but found nothing useful, maybe i searched in a wrong way.. there are some things i am really missing: ...
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Altering composer label items in QGIS with Python

I'm only new to QGIS and Python so this may exists already, and hopefully be easy to do. What I'm hoping to do sometime in the future is build a map book generator using QGIS as the base. In order ...