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Questions tagged [qfield]

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

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QField 1.0.0: How to clip and use a Google Satellite Hybrid basemap offline?

After a few attempts I've transferred my QGIS project successfully to Qfield. I'm using Google Satellite Hybrid as my basemap and need to use it at as high a resolution as possible offline. I've ...
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Alternative to QField for field surveying [duplicate]

I'm looking for alternatives to QField that are possibly on F-droid or where you can download a signed apk. I have a need to do field surveys (mostly note taking, coordinate and photos) that I can ...
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Running QField without a Google account [closed]

I'd like to give QField a try but I can not install it from Google Play Store. I do not want to create a Google account for privacy concerns. Is there a possibility to install QField without using ...
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Weather data as attribute value in QGIS

I'd like to define the default value for a field in QGIS using OpenWeather API request. We use QField for outdoor data collecting, and some of the actual weather conditions are important for us. I've ...
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Qfield and Qfield sync plugin

Does anyone have a link to a tutorial for using Qfield / Qfield sync plugin? My project folder is 25Gb and there is no way to add this onto the tablet.. I only need certain layers (Roads, boundaries ...
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Synchronize from QField (QFieldSync) Not Working - Getting Handle Bad Layers pop-up

I am using QField with QGIS to edit data in the field. I used QFieldSync to package my QGIS project and was able to open it on my Android device and edit/add features just fine. I then copy the folder ...
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Erasing a point in QField

Maybe it is a very simple question but i couldn't find it anywhere. I'd like to erase a point feature using QField. If I draw any feature the garbage icon appears but this is not possible by ...
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QField Coordinate Reference System

Does anyone know how location services on your mobile device compare to a chosen coordinate system set in the QGIS project? I am wondering how to improve the accuracy of my device compared to the ...
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Qfield photo functionality - Increment filename

The question is in the title, when I use the photo functionality in Qfield, it stores the pictures in a DCIM folder, and the filenames are tagged with the time and date. I would like to be able to ...
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Qfield opening project: file does not exist

I have prepared a project in QGIS and exported it to a Google Drive with the QfieldSync plugin. I can open Qfield on the tablet and select the qgs file from the drive but when I try to open it I get ...
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Choosing raster format for QField?

I'm doing some tests with QField at the request of the company I work for. I was wondering what is the best (most efficient and practical) raster format with regard to the fluidity and the loading ...
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Creating a multiple select dropdown list in QGIS?

Is it possible to create a multiple select dropdown list/select widget in QGIS which links to a separate txt file? I want to collect species lists for different locations in qfield but do not want ...
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QField 0.11 : The editable flag of fields is NOT respected

According to the doc, The editable flag of fields is respected https://www.qfield.org/docs/project-management/vector-layers.html#forms-and-fields But with QField 0.11.11 it is not respected. Is it a ...
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QGIS/QField - Joining updated and new features to original shapefile

I am currently working in QGIS 2.18 with Qfield to collect address information. I currently have a list of addresses (.csv) that were given as part of the project which contains a variety of ...
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Collecting data in related tables using Qfield?

recently I have started to use ArcGIS collector to collect data in the field. In collector I am able to collect a point feature or other feature class and then add entries to the related table that I ...
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Qfield: OSM data not displayed, layer is grey

I am using QGIS 2.18.20 and Qfield 0.10.13 Kesch on Android 7.0. In order to transfer data to the Android device, I am storing the project file and all related files in a specific folder which I copy ...
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Can Qfield be used with external GNSS service?

I'm currently testing an external GNSS service on my mobile device. It produces RTK corrected GNSS signal that is distributed over bluetooth as NMEA format. Is Qfield able to read an external GNSS ...
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Qfield crashes when adding a point for PostGIS layer

I'm working with Qfield and PostGIS layers. Before, we've had ready made PostGIS layers and we've just modified their attributes. Works just fine, despite occasional random crashes. But now that I ...
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How to get QField to show vector layer categorized styles as shown in my QGIS project

I am using QGIS 2.18 (on Windows 7) to create a QField project on an Android Samsung Galaxy Tab S. In QGIS I have a line and point vector file and each have different colors set depending on an ...
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Custom SVG does not work in my Qfield project

When I open my project in Qfield, all SVG symbols are relocated by a question mark. Here is the path of my installation in my Tablet ..... \ Tablet \ Android \ data \ ch.opengis.qfield \ files \ share....
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Use QGIS or QField with a GPS physically walk a polygon in the field

Is it possible to use QGIS or QField with a GPS to physically walk a polygon in the field? I'd like to use the software to physically walk shapes in the field but have been unable to find information ...
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Can't find QGIS project

I have a question which has been asked before. I've been using QField very successfully on an android tablet, but have bought a new one and can't open a project, although it is in the same place as in ...
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How to enable camera and take pictures for features in QFIELD?

My question is as in the title. I'm struggling to find a way, how I could add a camera function in QFIELD in order to take pictures of features in field. I've seen one similar question here, but it's ...
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what software was used to create qfield android app?

i imported the github android project from this link:https://github.com/opengisch/QField however it showed android framework detected.it was obvious that the app was not created in android studio. so ...
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Using QField Relation Reference for Attribute Table?

I would like to relate an attribute class to a point class by relation reference. In QField this is supported, but I can't open the attribute class yet. By selecting the point in the graphic I get the ...
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Using QField for QGIS?

I am using Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite (Android 7.0). QField suits my requirement. However at time I am unable to close the panel on the right after I have viewed the attributes of the layers. The other ...
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Synching QField to my desktop QGIS project

I have created a project in QGIS on a desktop and transferred to a mobile device before digitising features using QField. How do I then synch the changes I have made on my mobile device back to my ...
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Packaging a QGIS Project with vector and raster data for use on QField

Does anyone have a step by step guide on how to package a QGIS project in QField and successfully open the project on a tablet? Currently I have a QGIS project with vector layers and Google Satellite ...
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how to load QGIS workspace in Qfield. There is no /android folder

I am trying to load a Workspace into Qfield on my S8 android phone. I have followed the steps on any website i have come across but I am unable to find or access the folder in which my layers and ...
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How to get XYZ tiles to work in QField?

There seems to be a newly formed issue in displaying (?) XYZ tiles in QField. In preparing a project in QGIS (desktop) I have for perhaps the last year successfully viewed XYZ tiles in QField after ...
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QFIELD How to close the attribute table to be able to see the create icon again

I am trialing QField and when I click on a point it shows the table where I can view the attributes or edit them. How do I close this window/tab so I can view the create feature pencil icon again? I ...
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QField won't open portable project

I'm trying to use Qfield for tree surveying. I am testing it on a Galaxy S7 running Android 7. I have installed from Google Play. I can't seem to get QFIELD working. So far, the stumbling blocks are: ...
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Record a GPS track in qfield?

Okay I can't figure out for the life of me how to log a live GPS track in qfield. I can add points and draw polygons, both of which are useful, but how does one track? I am trying to use qfield to ...
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Field data collection for QGIS? [closed]

I'm new to the open-source GIS world, having abandoned ArcGIS due to costs, and am looking for an OS analog to the Collector app. What I'm seeking to do is collect field data with an Android cell ...
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Getting gdal_translate 0ERROR 1, but the raster has a data table

I'm trying to get a large number of GeoTiff files into a geopackage for a project we'll be using QField for. Ideally, I'd like to batch the process, but in testing small samples out I'm running into ...
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QField and Tab file

We use Mapinfo tab files and we like to use QField as our mobile application. Does QField support MapInfo tab file format?
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Duplicate fields in the same shapefile

I am creating a project with QGIS 2.18 to be exported to QField. The Survey form is as follow (3 columns): Customer name - checked on site? - Comment Water meter number - checked on site? ...
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Using map theme on qfield?

I created two presets on qgis and they work very well when switching from one to another, yet on qfield and when I choose a map theme some layers are not displayed especially those that have a ruled ...
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external measurement connection to qgis experimental

Recently I used QGIS experimental (for Android). I need a direct connection from a mobile or tablet measurement device to QGIS experimental. I added external resources field for feature photo which is ...
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Problem with the synchronization between qfield and qgis

I have a serious issue with synchronizing qfield and qgis. I'm working with .qgs project that I export to qfield via qfieldSync , then I added a new feature and every thing works perfectly even when I ...
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Prevent duplicated data in qfield

I have an issue with qfield. Is there any way to prevent creating duplicated data at each synchronisation with qgis. I would be very pleased if I get pertinent help.
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How to properly store QGIS Qfield folders on an Android SD Card?

I am using QField on an Android 7 tablet with SD Card. It works very well when I store my QField folders in the onboard storage in tablet/Android/Data/ch.opengis.qfield/files but if I store it in ...
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QGIS Qfield visiblity of offline layers on Android 6.0 Samsung tablet Galaxy tab S2

I am running a brand new out of the box Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 with Android 6 and trying to get QGIS QField to operate correctly. So far I have created a QGIS project in QGIS desktop, packaged it with ...
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QFIELD digitalizing window never close

I use QFIELD on Android 5.1.1 (Samsung Galaxy), I tried several versions of QFIELD without solving my problem: when I click on a vector I just created, the attribute window opens on the right side of ...
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Python error in QGIS Qfield QFIeldSync plugin configure layers

I am running QGIS QFieldSync plugin on QGIS 2.14.15. It works wonderfully for packaging my data for QField but I have encountered a python error. When I attempt to package the project for QField using ...
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Using QField with Multi-User Access also Offline?

I got 10-20 QGIS-Users which edit all one Project online and offline. Sometimes they do it at the same time. Until now we only used QGisDesktop with a PostGis Database stored in QGIS Cloud(50MB ...
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QField — using Python init functions

We are using the field mapping application QField with QGIS 2.18 for on-site data collection. I've looked through the documentation and am still unsure, so am bring this question here: Is it possible ...
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Is there a way to use Qfield the same way as ESRIs Collector?

Is there a way to use Qfield the same way as ESRIs Collector? All I want to do i add shapefiles and a tile package of imagery I'm new to QGIS and Qfield.
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How to change the QFIELD Icon?

I have recently modified QFIELD into a fit for purpose mobile mapping solution for rural address assignment initiative. Now I need to change the QFIELD icon to reflect our organizational identity and ...
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How to set QField project with specific scales but not limiting the reach?

Oke so far I know how to create QField project with QField sync, I find it very easy, but I have to say it is quite unstable since it will close the app down after I try to zoom on the map on a ...