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An app for Android, based on the QGIS libraries but with a simplified, touch oriented user interface.

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QGIS very slow to display symbols (~1100 entities)

I am working on a project used for data capture on fields, through Qfield. Today, with around 1100 entities, QGIS takes a lot of time to display the information, even if I use a single symbol. Could ...
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Disappearing polygons when editing in QField

I have created a project on my desktop in QGIS 3.22. It has a large TIF file which seems to be causing problems with the upload to Qfield cloud so i opted to transfer the project files to my phone and ...
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Mobile Data Collection - QField [closed]

I am planning to conduct a field survey with 8 survey teams from my students for their graduate research in the department of Geography, the survey form will be the same for all 8 teams, but each team ...
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QField picture export fails with huge amounts

I have set up a field work project on QGIS / Qfield in order to assess retail specifics in a city. Included is the possibility to take photos, which are named correctly by layer/feature-name/date etc. ...
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Layer data source changing spontaneously

I have a project in QGIS 3.22 configured as a stand alone project in QField. I have manually changed the data source of several layers. I have saved the project, closed it and opened it again and the ...
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Problem updating QField projects on Android device

I have been using QField on my android phone for a long time. On my Windows computer I have a QGIS projects directory with about 20 projects in qgs and qgz format. They represent different ...
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Form layout I created in QGIS won't transfer to QField

I have been trying to create a form layout in QGIS which includes different tabs, and am trying to transfer this layout to QField. When I open QField, my fields are showing up but that is it, none of ...
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Cannot add child features: parent primary keys are not available

I've been having a lot of trouble with this error, in multiple versions of QGIS/QField (3.22 LTR, 3.24.2, 3.26.2) and have checked out useful answers about getting the uuid of the parent and the ...
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Organizing old files and creating new ones

I would like some help with organizing the files of an existing project. I am using QField on a tablet. There is already a project started. I have some file on the tablet I managed to make traces and ...
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QField - How to enforce text with a pattern

I am setting up QField to capture data in the field and the users will be collecting samples. All sample ID's follow the same naming convention: The letters AB followed by 4 numbers (e.g. AB1234.) Is ...
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QField not saving to files on iPhone

I have created and uploaded a QField project to my iPhone and can successfully add and edit fields and photos. However, as soon as I close the app the changes are not saved and I lose all my work. I ...
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QField sync issue

I have an offline QField project and when I try to syn it with QGIS I get the error message: "QFieldSync : The project you imported does not seem to be an offline project" The project is ...
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Picture naming with attributes of the corresponding layer

I am trying to add controls (layers without geometry) to control objects (point layers). For this, I take several images, too. Now I try to name the images with attributes of the corresponding control ...
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Error downloading project file to local device from QfieldCloud

I am getting an error downloading project files to local Android device from QfieldCloud. I am able to successfully package and upload a QGIS project to the cloud on Qfield 2.23 using QGIS 3.24. I see ...
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Automated digitization within a point layer in QField

I am attempting to create elevation contour lines for a piece of property with the help of a GNSS sensor hooked up to a tablet with QField installed. So far, it looks like the screenshot below. I used ...
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QField SpatiaLite error prevent project from working

New to QField and Android Tablets. I have a QField project that worked perfectly for one field day. Next morning, my tablet crashed and I had to do a factory reset. Now, the tablet is working, I have ...
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Issue with geopackage syncing - geometries not populating in QGIS after sync (Qfield 2.2.1/QGIS 3.22.4)

I have a geopackage I have created and followed all steps I did last time I used QField--when packaged for offline editing, the geopackage from QGIS gets changed from "test" to "data&...
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QField doesnt recognize project data

I'm using QGIS 3.22.8 LTR, and exporting data via "cable export", creating a QField project (qgz) then sending it to a zip folder, transferring to the mobile device and unpacking it directly ...
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Error creating QField project

I work currently with QField Cloud. Today I tried to create a new project but it doesn’t work. When I try to create a new QField Project from current project it show me always this error: [{"id&...
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QField Cloud: Synchronisation problem: All projects disappeared from the overview

I am using QField Cloud Sync to synchronize and store my projects. Today after a failed synchronisation all projects disappeared from the overview. I can still access them online but I am not able to ...
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QField can't upload or package QGIS project [closed]

I'm trying to package and upload a project to the QField Cloud however it keeps failing. First, I got this error: ERROR Project QField does not support projects configured to use absolute paths. ...
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Recording GEOID altitude instead of ellipsoid

The Trimble receiver is capable of outputting the geoidal height. But for the whole thing to work, I have to do the conversion with Qfield. so far so good - the display shows the correct altitude. I ...
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Filter of aggregate function not working in QField

I use an aggregate function with a filter like this aggregate( ..., filter:="observatoire_uuid" = '{54ab58ff-aefc-495d-88af-83ded1742df3}' ) the result is ok. But if I change '{...
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Duplicate values in relation with duplicate entity QGIS

In QGIS/QField I have a mother layer linked by an UUID relation with other sister layers. It would be very convenient for me to duplicate certain entities of the mother in a way that the UUID of the ...
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QField 2.2: qgs-files are not shown

When I want to open a local project on my device (Samsung S21, Android 12) after updating to the 2.2-QField-version, qgs-files are not shown. So I cannot open them. I use the current available LTR ...
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QField error to sync data to QGIS

I have a form to collect data in QField. The configurations in the QGIS project are: The relations The tables in the database The form QGIS to collect data in field In QGIS the form works perfectly,...
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QField problem - visualization of the construction line

During the editing of a linear shp with the QField application, a construction line of red color and of small thickness is visualized (in the passage from a beaten point to the next point). Is it ...
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QField doesn't load .TIF and .png files

I'm using QField v. 2.1.4 Bumblebee on two smartphones and I'm trying to work on a project with a .png and a .TIF files that I extracted from two WMS maps. I tried the maps on two smartphones: -The ....
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Value relation: Use multiselections together with auto completer

During fieldwork I want to select from 1 to up to 70ish species from a list of appr. 400 species. The value relation widget works fine in both QGIS and QField. This widget gives me the opportunity to &...
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Tabs not showing on QField

I'm having a trouble with the use of QField on a tablet or a phone. It seems that on QGIS my form works perfectly fine, with all the hidden tabs that it has in it, but when I import, both to the ...
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QField and pictures sharing solutions

I'm currently working on a massive GIS for an archaeological mission and looking for a picture cloud/sharing solution. The picture inventory is an online PostgreSQL table accessible via QField running ...
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QField project accidently overwritten by importing new project

In QField on Android, I imported an (old) version of my project and overwrote by mistake the current project and all data is not there anymore. I was mainly working in shapes of a geopackage and I ...
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QField displaying incomplete base map

Exporting a project with OSM as a base map for offline usage and importing everything in the device, the base map loads only partially as for the two projects in the following pic. I tried to change ...
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Change the default QField measurement system from metric to imperial units

If you look at the image below you'll notice that everything is in meters. How do I change it all to imperial units? I need my display to show feet, miles etc.
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How to identify features from WMS in QField?

Does the function "Identify Features", from QGIS Desktop, to query data from a WMS service exist in QField?
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Relationship by location in QGIS

I have two feature classes: point and polygon. The purpose is to make geometrical relations between them. For instance, if points are within a polygon then automatically make the relation between ...
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Real-Time Shared GPS Location in QField

Is it somehow possible to visualize the real-time GPS locations of other persons involved in the same QField project (synchronized with QFieldCLoud)? Maybe using external devices or additional apps/...
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QField- Photo naming using attribute value from a different layer

This is a twofold issue. I'm collecting pictures with QField and trying to rename them using this expression 'DCIM/' || "fid" || '_' || format_date(now(),'yyMMdd_hhmmss') || '.jpg' in the ...
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Raster map not loading in tablet

After a struggle, I have found how to configure a way to display a number of vector layer in QField on my Lenovo TB-8505FTablet using QFieldSync. Importing a zip file created three files in: Android/...
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QField - adding picture module

I'm trying to enable a QField project to take pictures of the features represented by a point layer. In the QGis project I've set a 1:N relation between the point layer and a table using the Relations ...
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Can I save nested Layers in a long format table?

I want to create a QGIS project for sampling crustaceans in rivers using Qfield. I want to collect environmental data as well as the abundance of each species found in different microhabitats. So far ...
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QField Cloud-PostgreSQL, Cloud not syncing back to PostgreSQL

I am trying to set up a project with QField Cloud where when you get back to the office and hit sync on the phone/tablet it goes to our PostGIS database. I have gone through the workflow in the ...
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Add another set of coordinate values in the same point entity in QField (line start and end)

In an attemp to add another set of x,y coordinate to QField (mark the start and the end of a line feature with points) I have created another set of "lat" "long" fields linked to a ...
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Synchronising feature layer from QField to QGIS that was set to "copy"

I want to load points collected in the field with QField into QGIS. For setup I used the QFieldSync Plugin. Unfortunatley, I set the layer action (under QField -> Cable Export) to "copy". ...
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Qfield project shows wrong GPS position

I created a project in QGIS with project CRS in EPSG:3857, packed it for Qfield with Qfield Sync plugin and saved it to my Android device. When I open the project there with Qfield and activate GPS, ...
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Change color of a line segment from a new point layer

i have a shp with an infrastructure and I was wondering if I can change the color of its segments after doing a snap of a point from a new layer on a the line vertex. The infrastructure has start and ...
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QField: adding dynamic basemap

Using QField on an Android Phone, I wanted to import a project created on QGIS 3.24, using QField sync plugin. I did this with earlier versions of QField, but with the newest version 2.1.4, it doesn't ...
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Ensure constraints before opening value relation QField

My QGIS Project is made of many obligatory non-null fields and value relation widgets. While I'm able to use value relation widget along my forms in QGIS, in QField I need to fill all fields to be ...
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QField problem with QGIS WebDA archiviation

I'm having trouble viewing photos uploaded to a public server and viewable via URL. if I upload the URL in the attached field I can view the image on QGIS (3.22). Once the project has been imported ...
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QField - Fields automatically filled when supposed NULL [closed]

Here is my issue : On a QField project, I have few layers depending on from each other. When "Compartment" is modified, then "ID" is modified and "Compartment value" ...
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