Questions tagged [print-composer]

Print composer provides growing layout and printing capabilities in QGIS.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
0answers
82 views

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. ...
2
votes
2answers
401 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
221 views

PyQGIS composer map add raster layer

I try to follow this example to create a map using PyQGIS in standalone script. But in my case I don't have vector layer but I have raster layer. Here the code : qgs = QgsApplication([], True) ...
0
votes
0answers
55 views

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.) ...
1
vote
0answers
18 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
315 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
640 views

Adding multiple pages in QGIS print composer?

Trying to add a separate page in QGIS 3. Since the composer was changed in QGIS 3.x.x I can't find the field for multiple pages that is listed here How to add pages in print composer. Where did it ...
2
votes
1answer
108 views

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?
4
votes
2answers
151 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
373 views

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 ...
4
votes
0answers
77 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
304 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
218 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
56 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
67 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
215 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
190 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
222 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
91 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
56 views

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 (...
1
vote
0answers
52 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
220 views

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.
0
votes
1answer
376 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
84 views

QGIS 3.01 (Mac) Can not filter legend items in Atlas

I am not sure if this is a bug or if I have missed something that has changed in 3.0. The issue is that in the composer/atlas when I display the item properties of the legend all of the 'tools' are ...
2
votes
0answers
89 views

Default settings for composition and item properties in print composer

Is it possible to make some default settings or save the settings for composition and item properties? Im adding a bunch of different maps to print composer. I want the same settings for every map f....
2
votes
2answers
104 views

filter out atlas pages with no data in QGIS 3

I am printing maps using the atlas to display layers with point data. Some of the areas have no points in them. Is it possible to suppress these using the filter options. I could not figure out how....
0
votes
1answer
39 views

Problem with grid labels in grid composer

I am having some trouble with the print composer. First I set a fixed scale the proper scale for my map. Second, I set the width and height. Third I set the fixed X and Y minimum for my map. For ...
0
votes
0answers
63 views

QGIS Composer - Inserting OS Grid Reference [duplicate]

I would like to add an OS grid reference to QGIS Composer, i just need to show the figures. Running on QGIS 2.18.3.
4
votes
1answer
135 views

Indenting subitems in QGIS Composer legend?

My legend looks like this: I would like the items under "Roads & Trails" to be indented to the right. Likewise for the items under "Streams". The spacing controls don't affect this. I could add ...
2
votes
0answers
41 views

Adding short CRS description to composer template?

How can I add CRS description as automated text for composer template? so anytime someone open a project, it uses the project CRS to print description of CRS like: WGS84 / Mercator 1 @project_crs ...
1
vote
1answer
305 views

Multiple pages with different in QGIS print composer / layouts?

Is it possible to make multiple pages with different size in qgis print composer?. so that when i want to print different maps in qgis i will just do it in one print composer.
6
votes
1answer
272 views

Formatting scale bar text with thousands separator in QGIS

I wonder if this is possible. I want to show the text (numbers) of the scale bar in Print Composer with a thousand separator in order to make the labels more readable. All I can do for now is change ...
1
vote
2answers
289 views

Intersection between two layers in Atlas Print Composer

For making an atlas I'd like to show different city districts, each with enclosed water bodies - one district per map (see picture). I try to show only the part of the matching water geometry which ...
0
votes
0answers
71 views

In QGIS print composer, pdf in CMY/RGB, dosen't show correct colore after print [duplicate]

By color setting in QGIS, I can only set RGB color but not CMY, so I've taken the cmy color from FreeHand, converted to RGB in Adobe Photoshop. Then exported the map as PDF (in QGIS). Before printing ...
1
vote
0answers
81 views

Why is the QGIS print composer scale bar not right? [closed]

I went to re-do a map (of quite a large area of the globe) that I had already created, yet when I added the scale bar in the values were different and they definitely don't look correct, whereas ...
1
vote
2answers
294 views

Retrieving Map Composer Items using PyQGIS?

In a QgsComposition i would like to retrieve the list of all Composer Items. I don't want to specify item type. The function should have been composerItems() but the help says it isn't available in ...
-1
votes
1answer
81 views

Why XY coordinates offset when output to PDF/PNG in Print Composer of QGIS 2.10.1 Pisa? [closed]

Here's my image when i output to PNG.Same result when output to PDF. Whats the problem?
1
vote
0answers
91 views

Maps in Print Composers disappearing

Does anyone know if this is a bug? It's been happening to me very often lately. I finish I map and export it and it's all good. Save the map and then when I open it again a few days later to make a ...
1
vote
0answers
68 views

Layer length statistics in print composer QGIS

In a QGIS composer, I would like to add a text label with the calculation of % of length of the total layer with a specific feature value. My layer is composed of roads lines and I would like to ...
1
vote
1answer
261 views

Import of print compositions in QGIS 3.0

I installed QGIS 3.0 last week and would like to edit my projects with it. However when I try to import my saved print compositions the following message appears (see picture below). Can you tell my ...
1
vote
1answer
435 views

Problem deleting elements in map composer

I would like to make a query about the use of the map composer. Sometimes, when I add elements to the map, for example the scale bar, I have realized that I can delete it by pressing only the Delete ...
1
vote
1answer
107 views

Statistics in print composer Qgis

I would like to add a table with some statistics in the print composer. I want to show the rate of feature for a specific value. Let say I have a "Existing" field with 'Yes' or 'No' properties. I ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

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:...
0
votes
1answer
133 views

Qgis composer attribute table

I'am trying to make an atlas composer to get export for each line of a specific layer. Those lines are portions or roads. In the print composer I have 2 maps, a picture frame and 3 attribute tables ...
0
votes
1answer
188 views

Setting source for HTML frame in Print Composer using PyQGIS?

I have defined an HTML Frame in my composer using: html_frame = composition.getComposerItemById('html_frame') How can I set its source using PyQGIS?
2
votes
1answer
347 views

Make the QGIS Print Composer take WMS maps from a specific zoom level - .png AND georeferenced image

I want to create a .png print with a world projection file from a specific WMS. The WMS in question is Polish national Geoportal service containing hypsometric data. Here's the WMS adress: http://mapy....
1
vote
0answers
90 views

Force expression-based map item position onto second page in Atlas setup?

I created an atlas with two pages for each atlas feature, the first being for a map and the second page being for a table. I need to separate pages as the map is using all the paper space and the ...
0
votes
1answer
114 views

Changing The coverage Atlas layer

I created a coverage layer ( polygon) for an atlas. It contains rectangle polygons which define the boundary of sheets (somehow irregular indexing along my layer). when I print the atlas without ...
1
vote
2answers
417 views

Setting name for composer template using PyQGIS?

This scripts works fine for me, but every time its called, a new composer-template is created (Composer 1, Composer2 etc). If the user saves the project, also the composers are saved and the list ...
5
votes
1answer
316 views

Display numeric scale in two different units, eg 1 inch = 1000 feet

How do I display a numeric scale for a map in two units, for example 1 in = 1000 ft ? I know it's possible to display a scale bar as "Numeric," which provides only a ratio, in this example 1:12,000. ...