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Print composer provides growing layout and printing capabilities in QGIS.

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QGIS print composer WGS'84 grid, distance between gridlines

I am trying to make an nautical chart in the QGIS print composer. I have trouble getting the distance between my gridlines right. I need them to be a distance of whole minutes between. Now for some ...
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Font size in HTML in QGIS' print composer only starts to change at 6

<font size ="10">font size 10</font></br> <font size ="9">font size 9</font></br> <font size ="8">font size 8</font></br> <font size ="7">...
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Only show title in legend entry for raster/tile layer in QGIS

When I have a legend entry for a xyz tile raster layer, such as Google satellite, in a print composer layout in QGIS, the legend includes a lot of white space underneath the title. This would ...
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Automating Atlas Generation With Different Coverage Layers

I'm currently using QGIS 3.10, and have around 60+ coverage layers that each should result in its own atlas pdf-file. All other settings in the print composer would be the same. As I'm not too ...
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Creating multiple maps in a QGIS print composer

I'm relatively new to QGIS - I'm switching from MapInfo. I'd like to have two separate maps in my print composer in QGIS. One the main frame linked to my canvas window and the other a raster image ...
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Multiple themes in QGIS defaulting to first theme

I've been trying to use the themes options in QGIS. In the window mode they work just quite well and layer format changes. But when I go to the layout print menu the themes show up but it keeps ...
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Exporting PDF from QGIS Print Layout including clickable hyperlinks

I am having difficulties to export a PDF from QGIS 3.4 (having the same issue in 3.12 though) print layout with a clickable hyperlink. Looking at https://docs.qgis.org/2.8/en/docs/user_manual/...
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PyQGIS 3 Disable save project in print layout and report manager (layout menus and gui buttons)

I would like to know how I can disable the 'save project' option in the QGIS print layout and report manager layout menus. I would also like to disable the save button on both gui's in PyQGIS 3. For ...
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Getting text name of current project CRS in QGIS Layout

I'm want to display the current project projection in a QGIS layout. Right now I can get QGIS to display the current EPSG number like below: But what I want to do is get QGIS layout to print the ...
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Do I always have to project my layers for print maps?

Is it recommended to always project layers before printing a map? I use QGIS and if I create a Print Layout often the map appears to be visually fine even if the Project Projection System is a ...
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Categorized symbology with transparency including raster basemap?

I'd like to include the background map in legend symbols, rendered under transparent fill. For matters of better representation and easier orientation, it would be helpful if the symbols in the ...
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How to enable an Atlas from python console

How can I enable the checkbox of atlas of print composer in QGIS 3.4.x, from python console. Here a image:
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Printing portion of a map for multiples locations in QGIS?

I need to generate .png or .pdf files with a portion of the map that Im currently working on for each object in a shape file. Im working on QGIS3. I have a shape file with multiple points wich ...
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QGIS character spacing in label inserted in print layout

I normally insert labels directly through Layer Properties, which allows one to vary character spacing. However, I need to insert labels in Print Layout for a particular project and cannot find a way ...
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QGIS Composer causing QGIS to crash when opening a certain template

Every time I try to open a certain template in the Print Composer, I get a blank window and no response from the program. This then causes the whole program to crash. This particular template is ...
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Adjust page size to map size automatically in QGIS print composer

I'm looking for a stable way to create a print composer template which automatically adjust its size to the area of interest (defined by a layer "perimeter" containing one polygon feature) at fixed ...
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Setting “Disable tiled raster layer exports” option to export to PDF using PyQGIS

I need to use the setting Disable tiled raster layer exports from the GUI in my Python code, but I can't seem to find it. exporter = QgsLayoutExporter(layout) exporter.exportToPdf(path, ...
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Adding CRS definition/details to layout in print composer

I'm new to QGIS and I'm wondering if there's any way I can add a label to my map in composer with a similar format shown in the image below. I know that I can add the CRS and CRS definition using the ...
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Use Python to change a print composer layout item's extent in QGIS 3

I have a QGIS project and in that project there is a print composer layout titled mainmap. This print composer layout has my desired layout items like a title, scalebar, and legend. mainmap also has ...
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QGIS composer - How to create a table with attributes and style of legend?

Is it possible to create a table in QGIS composer in which I can display organized additional information about items from one layer as well as the symbol of the categorized symbology? For example: ...
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Create bookmark in QGIS print composer

Three and a half years ago a user asked if it is possible to add bookmarks to the print composer in QGIS. The link is here. The answer was that someone posed a feature request for this feature. I ...
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Atlas export using Python: AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'atlas'

I'm trying to export my atlas layout named "Atlas_png", but are getting the error: AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'atlas' (line 27). I have tried to use this examples: Exporting ...
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Setting a theme in the QGIS Print Composer via python?

I'm using python to command the print composer and export images/pdf (https://opensourceoptions.com/blog/pyqgis-create-and-print-a-map-layout-with-python/) I'm looping through layers by name to ...
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Legend inconsistent in QGIS map print layout

After I did styling my vector data set to be classified by graduated circle and categorized by type, it appears beautifully consistent in the map canvas as shown below: But when I create a print map ...
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QGIS Print Layout ID

I want to add layout number to each layout in the print composer. I've cant find a variable with that information in it that I can access from the expression builder. Generally our projects are ...
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Changing WMS layer CRS/URI in a layout

My project uses a public WMS basemap to fill in data outside my ROI, with the WMS CRS chosen to be suitable given my project CRS. Now I'm creating an (alternate) layout in my project which outputs in ...
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Printing to scale in QGIS

I want to print a map to scale on 11x17 paper. I understand you can change the scale bar to 'numeric' in print composer, and then set the scale under properties for the map. What I want to know is ...
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How to convert a QGIS Composer Grid to polygons

I really like the cartographic aesthetics of the QGIS 3.10 Composer Grid, especially the border created by using the "Zebra" style and "Fit Segment Length" option. Because of its design, I'd like to ...
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How to solve this problem with proportional size data in qgis print composer

I would like to export a map with proportional circle representation for the number of inhabitant of each city. I've used the assistant size of QGIS and created a proportional legend within qgis ...
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Manually moving layers in QGIS legend in print composer

I have a legend in my QGIS print composer and would like to manually move a layer to position them where I want them to be. In the following example I would like to move the layer "area" down to the ...
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Update selected layers in QGIS

I have a legend in my print composer and then made some adjustments with some layers in my project. In print composer, is there a simple way to adjust selected layers. Of course I can delete the ...
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Is it possible to wrap text in column headers in print composer tables using QGIS 3.x? [duplicate]

Is it possible to wrap text in the header of an attribute table in print composer in QGIS 3.x? There are options for wrapping text in the cells within the body, but they don't seem to work for the ...
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QGIS 3 Atlas: text box expression for automatically displaying names of all visible features?

I am currently working with the QGIS (3.6) map composer using the atlas tool; it's quite handy, but I've come across a small problem and I'm wondering if there is a solution to this. The coverage ...
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Updating print composer map when template in new project is used?

I have a print composer template saved, but when I open it in a new project I can't see a way to get the map to update to the new project. It just stays blank. Is there something like the legend where ...
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Make lots of maps at once using QGIS print composer

I have around 1250 maps of species distributions. Each species is a different shapefile projected on one base-map. I can use the TomBio addon to export everything as a single map (PNG) without too ...
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Showing labels as they will be printed/exported in my print layout?

I set up a print layout for a map I want to print in QGIS. Some of my layers have labels on them. When I zoom in and out in the screen, without changing anything else on the print layout, some labels ...
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QGIS 3.4 Layout manager, attribute table, scale of map

I am trying to produce maps faster than I currently do. I was thinking to use the "show only features visible within a map" option. I already use it for the coordinates table and I am trying to add ...
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Exporting QGIS Atlas using PyQGIS (qgis.core)

Windows 10, PyCharm, QGIS 3.10 installed via osgeo4w (64bit). I set up a simple QGIS composer layout with a vector layer and a WMS base map on the map layout. The vector layer contains about 10 ...
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Styling the legend in QGIS with line layer

Working on QGIS 3.4.13. I have a vector line layer, there are rivers. I put a rule based symbology with two categories and different scale max / min for each category. I want to put style for the ...
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Center generated atlas map to features of different layer

I got a problem with setting an Atlas. I have a polygon layer with around 100 polygons, and a line layer. What i need to do is to generate a map for each polygon and show on the fixed scale (1:500) ...
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How do you link QGIS legends in different print composers?

I have a long linear QGIS project with about 20 separate print composer layouts. I'd like to link each legend to the original one, so I don't have to copy and paste 20 times every time I need to ...
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Using Symbology Scaling when printing to PDF using QGIS

I am using QGIS 3.4. When I go to print my map as a PDF the orange diagonals I added, which show up nicely in print composer, are scaled to the point of invisibility. How can I fix this so that ...
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Different distance when using “Measure Line” tool and manually with scale in QGIS 3

Using QGIS's "Measure Line" tool I get a distance of 1.22km between two points. But if I use the scale indicated at the bottom of the screen, 1:50000, and measure with a ruler, the distance is 2.5km (...
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Creating groups in single layer legend

I am finishing a geologic map. I have all geologic polygons in a single layer. I want that the legend shows the geologic polygons separated by age and that each group to have a header stating the age....
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QGIS atlas: make only current polygon visible [duplicate]

I have a layer with lots of polygons and want an atlas that goes through each polygon. However, the atlas page should only show the current polygon and not its neighbors. In the following image only ...
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QGIS: basemap only in overview not in mapatlas

I have a map Atlas and a small overview map. In the project I have a basemap and I want that the basemap is only visible in the overview map but not in the individual maps of the Atlas. Is that ...
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QGIS3 Separately rotate the orientation of individual composer atlas maps?

Is it possible to rotate each individual atlas detail map separately? In creating an atlas for a long linear feature (rivers) to be output in engineering-style pages (11 x 17), it is nice to include ...
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Producing a print layout using 2nd map view in QGIS

I am trying to produce a map like this completely in QGIS: I can generate each half of the map in the main program by using View->New Map View but I can't then find a way to make a map in the ...

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