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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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No sync geopackage raster layer to QFIELD

I have a problem with exporting raster layers stored in a geopackage, to a QFIELD project. I work with version 3.4.12 of QGIS and I have version 3.5.1 of QFIELD Sync installed. The process I follow ...
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VRT with many files has glitchy display

I have a dataset comprising the entire province of Saskatchewan. The province is divided into 296 Rural Municipalites (RMs) which each produce a paper(!) map. As I acquire the maps (150 so far) I scan,...
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Qfieldsync : Using multiple field devices

I need to use Qfield to collect data from multiple field workers. Is this possible with Qfieldsync and if so what would the workflow be. If I sync the first device with the desktop project what will ...
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QField visibility - some offline layers are not visible [duplicate]

Does anyone know a solution for the following (old) issue? QGIS Qfield visiblity of offline layers on Android 6.0 Samsung tablet Galaxy tab S2 I assume that the problem is part of the QGIS 3.X ...
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QGIS Actions in QField

I am creating an action in QGIS, which opens a link from an attribute. Is it possible to open such a link in QField (Android App)? Or is there any other way to open links from the attribute table in ...
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QField on Android keeps showing my location being off the coast of Africa

I have made a few qfield projects before without this issue, but I can't seem to get around this. I don't think this has to with projection because I'm able to spoof my location from my phone to be ...
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QField App crashes when connect to internal server of PostgreSQL and PostGIS

I'm completely new to GIS field and here what I'm trying to do: I want to make the QField App connects to internal server which has a PostgreSQL and PostGIS running on it. I created a schema in ...
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QGIS crashes when packaging QGIS Project for export to QField

QGIS is crashing when I try to package a project for export to QField, using the QFieldSync plugin. Previous projects have succesfully exported without issue. I am running QGIS 3.4.11 Madeira on a ...
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QField positioning permissions

I'm currently trying to use QField on Trimble TDC600s. When I try and enable GPS position display on the map, the display clears off and leaves a single dot on it. Every other feature is working as ...
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High quality photos using QFIELD

i'd like to take high quality photos with my tablet/smartphone during a survey with QFIELD. But i have some issues because with the camera used by the App, i cannot zoom in/out and the quality is bad,...
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Online Editing in QField (multi-user environment)

I have a QGIS Project that I run on QField to create points/lines and give them attributes in the Field. We have three tablets with the same project on it. Right now QField saves the new data "offline"...
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UUID-Generator in QField

I have a QGIS project running on QField that allows the user to draw points/lines and assign attributes to them. Every point/line gets an unique ID that get created through an UUID-Generator in QGIS. ...
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Capture data from a bluetooth device?

We have a gravity meter which unfortunately is paired to Windows Mobile. It connects via bluetooth, and we have tried pairing with an Android device. All the data we want comes across as an ASCII ...
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Form Value Relation Dropdowns in QField

I created form-value related dropdowns in a QGIS project that work perfectly. The Idea is to collect data of points in the field. All types ("Art") have subtypes ("Subart") that are dependant on their ...
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Android Tablet camera does not focus when using QFIELD

I am using a Lenovo TB-X704L tablet, Android 7.1.1 with the latest QFIELD app installed. I prepared in QGIS 3.4 a tree survey project with a GPKG point layer, packed it for QFIELD and transferred the ...
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Current User's ID as Default Attribute in QGIS (QField)

I have a QGIS project running on QField that allows the user to draw points/lines and assign attributes to them. As soon as the point/line is drawn, an attribute mask pops up where all the attributes ...
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Can QField record GPS Z-Value

We are a land survey company and are considering using QField to perform asset surveys for local government agencies. Looking through the documentation it appears that QField can do most of what we ...
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Multi-User offline edit synchronization using GPKG

I have been trying to find an article like http://postgis.net/workshops/postgis-intro/history_tracking.html that explains how I can do the following with a GPKG (ideally in QGIS) Sync edits made on ...
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Can valuemap widget be set to allow new entries

I am testing qfield for use in tree surveying. I wish to have a dropdown list of tree species. But I also need to be able to capture values not in the list. Can the valuemap widget be configured to ...
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How to zoom on a photo

We have set up a little form with a few attributes and a photo. Once the photo is saved, it is not possible to reopen it and to zoom in the picture. Any tricks?
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Cannot edit QGIS project in QField (save to PostgreSQL db)

I struggle to edit my project in QField on a Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2. The general idea would be to create and edit points in the field and save them in a PostgreSQL db (offline and online). What ...
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Qfield online data collection

Qfield comes with a demonstration Beekeeping package installed. This package allows users to add new points and data that are updated online. Does anyone know of a tutorial that shows how this is done?...
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How to enable compass/direction pointer in Qfield?

I have to check quite complicated and already (somewhat) finished line in-field and I need some basic navigation and especially direction pointer in which direction I should go. Unfortunatelly Qfield ...
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Setting Search and Measure in QField

On the QField documentation page I saw this Configure search in QGIS -Choose the layers which are searchable in Project > Project Properties‣> Identify Layers -Define the display expression for ...
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Capturing photos in QField

I have created a sqlite point layer in a QGIS (ver 3.8.1) project with both the absolute and relative path to photos stored in a subfolder of the project. I've added an action to the layer, which ...
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Issues synchronizing QField into PostGIS

I'm having issues synchronizing my QField project into a PostGIS database. Nothing is synchronized, and I have the following error in the PostgreSQL logs: 2019-08-29 13:06:34 HST INSTRUCTION : ...
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QField showing position is outside raster image?

I am a QGIS beginner and I have been asked to map an area that is being reforested. The project itself is quite easy, I have to generate a shapefile containing the polygons that delimit areas with ...
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Default field value check in qfield form

Using Qfield Project, in the input data form is always avaible for all field the check to set the default value for the next features. It is possible with some settings define if this check will be ...
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Getting data from Qfield back into QGIS

This should be an easy task but I have struggled for 2 days trying to do it. I have a Qfield project with a single point layer (set to offline edit). I have a simple basemap (OpenstreetMap). I collect ...
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Qfield form slider not working

I am just starting to use Qfield and QGIS. I have built a very nice form in QGIS which has a dial and a slider to input numeric data. When I import the project into QField the slider and dials are ...
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QField operating system

Does anybody know if Qfield can run on Ipad? My understanding is it was build to run on Android 4.3 or later version. Anybodu knows if it can run on with IOS?
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Exporting to QField from QGIS?

In creating an export from QGIS 3.8.0 Zanzibar to Qfield using the sync plugin, I am encountering a strange error. Each time I run the export, several of the layers I have in a geopackage in QGIS ...
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Adding sketch in QField?

I want to use QField to collect data in the field. I need to draw some sketch and save it to the corresponding geometry (point in my case). Is it possible to do that? Geopaparazzi is able but I don'...
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QField hyperlinks in Android

I am using QField for some mobile GIS on Android and would like to have a hyperlink in the attribute table that opens a file stored locally. If not in QField directly then in excel would work. None of ...
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QField crashing when new point data added with error “Feature 0 could not be fetched after commit”

I have an issue with QField and am not sure how to troubleshoot it. Sometimes when creating a new point (after entering its attributes and pressing the check mark to save it), QField freezes with an ...
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QField Points to PostGIS DB

QGIS Desktop 3.6.2. PostgreSQL/postGIS: PostgreSQL 10.5 on Windows x86-64 Server hosting PostgreSQL: Windows Server 2012 R2 Android on Nokia 6.1 QField App QGIS Plugins: QFieldSync I'm trying to save ...
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WMS-Layers with Orthophotos with a resolution of 10cm are not shown in Qfield

I have a project with different layers in QGIS 3.6. Some of the layers are WMS layers with orthophotos. The orthophotos have different resolutions from 25 to 10cm. This works all very well. But ...
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QField does not open Raster.gpkg?

Qfield cannot load GeoPackage raster data exported with Qgis 3.8.0. Download vector data from the gpkg file. The test with a single raster file in a GeoPackage also failed.
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Not every WMS-Layer is shown in QField [duplicate]

I have a problem using WMS-layers with Orthophotos in QField. In QGIS all WMS-layers are shown but using the project in QField only WMS-layers with a resolution of 20cm ore higher are shown. The Land ...
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QField not syncing data back to QGIS

I've used QField to collect data and create features. When I try to use the qfieldsync plugin to transfer the layers and data back to my QGIS project, it only brings blank layers without any of the ...
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Blank screen during collect data

During collect data while trying to zoom in or out. QFIELD will display a blank white screen with QFIELD log in the top left corner of the application. My version of Andriod is 5.1.1. Does
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Logging line feature at interval in Qfield

I'm incredibly impressed by the functionality currently in Qfield. I am hoping to use the app for forestry work. If like to be able to log a line as I walk along a trail without needing to manually ...
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Virtual layer error in QField - Android

I defined some virtual layers in my QGIS project. Running a compiled QField in Ubuntu environment, virtual layers works fine. But using QField in Android (last official from playstore or the compiled ...
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Creating a dropdown widget in QGIS for QField project

I want to collect data on crop species affected by diseases using QField. I want to create a widget so that I can have a dropdown list of the different crop species. In theory, if I were to export ...
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QField does not show Bluestacks-Windows shared folder

I'm trying to use QField in the Android emulator Bluestacks for Windows 10. When I try to open a project, indeed I can access the natives samples projects because they are stored on another directory, ...
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Using QField in an Android emulator for Windows 10

I would like to use the QField application in a free and user-friendly Android emulator for Windows 10. May you recommand one ?
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Qfield does not show DCIM folder and does not store pictures

In August I have used Qfield for a campaign collecting pictures without problems. Now I am preparing a new campaign, similar to the previous one. I am testing the new project and I have discovered ...
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Cannot hide layers in QField

When I press a layer name and select "hide layer" in QField nothing happens, the layer won't hide. I've had experienced it with some layers but not with others. Then I am lost.
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Performing QField data import?

When I try to bring fieldwork back to my desktop, QField seems to be asking for an import folder. Exploring the problem a little, it seems like folks copy/paste their field work data into an existing ...
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qfield will not highlight selected feature

When selecting a feature in qfield it will not highlight the way it did in past versions. I do not know why this is happening. Was this taken out from the past update?