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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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Function from QGIS to QField on offline project file

Can a function created in QGIS be used in the QField program? And if it is possible, is there a way to do that?
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Calculate default value for field not working in QField but working in QGIS

In QGIS (3.34.3) with an input form I'm assigning as the default value of a field of my buildings polygons the code (codice) from the polygon area to which it belongs, that is stored in another layer, ...
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Field value populated ether by another field value or by user input based on a Boolean field in QGIS form

I'm creating a winter bird survey form in QGIS for use in Qfield. There is a field called "mixed" which records whether a flock is mixed(1) or not(0). Another field called "sp_count&...
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QFIELD Custom action buttons

Is it possible to create your own preset action buttons in QFIELD, for example to speed up entering a point with a specified default values values when layer is in edit mode.
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How to calculate in QField MGRS when inserting point

I have installed in QGIS Lat/Lon plugin which helps to calculate MGRS coordinates by default value in point layer form. However, if I add a point in QFIELD in the same project, MGRS is not calculated ...
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Rule Base Symbology not working in QField - Phase 1 Habitats

I'm trying to use QField to undertake a Phase 1 Habitat Survey. I have rule based symbology which when packaging the project to QField, doesn't work on my tablet. I have read another question which ...
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Problem while saving new objects

When I create new objects in QField (3.1.6, they cannot be saved. A error message says "Unable to save changes" (in german: "Speichern nicht möglich" with a red dot beside. ...
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Value Relation Widget not working in QField; QFIeld not displaying values

I am setting up many Value Relations Widgets in QGIS to have drop-down selections that can be used in QField for data collection. The Widget works perfectly in QGIS, but when synced to QFeildCloud and ...
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Why do bmp files plot in wrong spot in QField?

I'm relatively new to QField and have successfully packaged a project to QField. However when I opened it, most layers have displayed correctly except for some bmp layers - these have plotted in the ...
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Corrupted files ? visualising pictures

I have an issue to resolve with QGIS. I collected data during field visits using QField, including photos. As I collected them, these data were uploaded to a QField Cloud account without any issue. ...
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Overlay intersect in attribute form

I use the following expression (array_to_string(overlay_intersects('layer name',"Field name")) to get the field data from another layer that intersects with a new layer that will be created. ...
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Rotation changing objects position using QField

I have a QField map with pipes and objects (water hydrant, stand pipe) in QField. Unfortunately, the objects change their position as soon as I rotate the map with 2 fingers (e.g. by 15 degrees). Can ...
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Why am I getting the message "Cannot add child feature: primary keys are not available" in QField?

In QGIS, I have set up a one-to-many relation with a "plot" layer (parent) - a UUID field as the primary key - and a "stems" layer (child). I am attempting to set up another one-to-...
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Can QField be set to automatically collect points?

My workflow requires me to collect a position and time stamp every second during a survey. Work in remote areas requires an offline solution like QField. It appears QField may not have an automatic ...
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Setting relations in QGIS not working in QField

I have a set two relation in my QGIS project. One relation called 'Photos' and the other called 'Attitude'. Though in QGIS desktop it seems to work fine but when I transfer it in Qfield it doesn't ...
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QField - creating new feature classes?

Is there any way QField can make a new feature class (shapefile, or whatever format) in program? Or can it only load pre-existing ones? My use case is extremely ad-hoc so I'd like the ability to ...
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Default value set in attributes form in QGIS is not working in QField

I Have set a default value in attributes form of a vector file that works fine in the QGIS desktop. But when I transfer the project in QField the default value setting doesn't work. Is there is a ...
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QGIS/QField external sensor set up

Last version of QGIS (3.34.2) introduced the possibility to connect external sensors to collect sensor data into a QGIS project. Adding a new sensors you are asked to define: Sensor name Sensor type (...
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QGIS-QField Form mode: How do I export/register in JPEG/PDF?

I used the QField app to take data on the field with a customize form made with the Attribute Form and different type of widget. Now, back at the office, I exported my data on QGIS and I want to ...
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Link a URL to a position in QField

I'm looking for a way to link a PDF file in my OneDrive to a position that comes from a KML file. I've already managed to do this on QGIS but once the project is transferred to QField it doesn't work. ...
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QField cloud: can't save layer, could not convert value for attribute to type Integer64

I have a problem regarding QField cloud. I have a project with a layer which I want to create new objects within. If I import the project via cloud, the added objects can't be saved, it shows: QField ...
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Converting azimuth to bearing with QGIS expression

For example, an azimuth of "225°" to read "S 45° W." I think there's a plugin that can do this, but I want to use this as a label in QField while digitizing.
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QField large datasets from PostgreSQL as a viewer

I currently use Esri ArcGIS Field Maps to display large datasets for our field guys to use while they are driving around such as parcels with information, contours etc. All are large datasets that are ...
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Automatically create a polygon when inserting a new point feature in QGIS/QField

I am working with a point layer which has a set of field where are stored some information about a rectangular geometry. This information is width, length and rotation of the shortest side of the ...
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Multi-digit numbers in the QField attribute table

We use QField on a Samsung tablet to map birds. To do this we also need to record the number of birds seen. For this we always used the "Number" field in the attribute table and until a few ...
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n side of n-m relationship not storing in QField

I have an n-m relationship in QGIS which works fine. On QField, the N side of the relationship is not storing (later in attribute table the n_id is empty). I have two geometry tables: Structures (...
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QField Android Build Locally on Windows

Issue Description I need to Clone and set up/Build the QField Android Application in Windows Locally. Can you Verify the Below Steps I have tried and Suggest me the Correct Procedure to build ...
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Can't get QField Sync to export projects with correct Layer path

I work with QGIS 3.22 on Debian bookworm. Since I want to collect data in the field, I have installed QField 3.1.3 on my smartphone and the QField Sync 4.6.3 extension in QGIS. I was able to ...
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GDAL virtual file system (VSI) file system requiring credentials in QField

I'm trying to connect to a private AWS S3 bucket containing Cloud-Optimized GeoTIFFs (COGs). I've tried setting AWS access keys globally (by manually writing the keys in global variables on the phone),...
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QField app with live PostGIS connection photos won't synchronize

I am trialing QField and qfield cloud with organization plan. I have managed to setup live connection between QField and my PostgreSQL/PostGIS database. My problem is that even if I have a photo type ...
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QField shows "unable to save features"

I am using v3.1.0; latest version of QField. I have created my project mbtiles and tree point shapefile. The CRS for both layers are same. Tree has attributes with strings and integer values. I did ...
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Need to setup the QField Android Platform with Android Studio

I have seen the source code of the QField System, FYI (https://github.com/opengisch/QField/tree/master). I need to set up/Build and Run the Android Platform Alone in Android Studio from the above ...
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Can you open QGIS projects with Q Field from Onedrive?

I configured some projects using QGIS and saved them and the respective layers on a folder in OneDrive. Then I tried to link QField to that folder and use the app to open the projects but the links ...
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Can add points and synchronize a point layer successfully, but cannot edit within QField

I can't seem to edit a simple point feature layer in QField. I have a point feature layer within a GeoPackage which has a few value mapped fields as well as the option for attachments. All fields are ...
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QField primary key error: Help with setting a primary key for a KML imported as a Vector Layer

I have a KML file (Generated in google earth), which I would like to import into QGIS and display in QField. I have Layer -> Add Layer -> (File+automatic) and my KML. (No problems to this point)....
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QFieldSync how to synchronize from QField to PostGIS data

I am using QField with QGIS to collect data in the field, in offline mode. My data are stored in a PostGIS database I manage. I used QFieldSync to package my QGIS project and was able to open it on my ...
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Syncing QfField with Android

I've been running into syncing errors when trying to view new files I've uploaded to my desktop QGIS project (synced with QField Cloud project) on my Android device. I'm unable to view files and a ...
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Slow load times in QField project

We are using QField for discussing results of geoprocessing projects with clients in field. Since several weeks now, we are experiencing absurdly slow/long QField initial load times (> 1h) for our ...
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We are seeing constant crashing with QField Android [closed]

When adding pictures to the project or drawing polygons the app just crashes. I am running version 3.0.6 Everything in the past worked seamlessly. Anyone else seeing this, and is there a fix under way?...
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QField layers displaying as 'read only'

Utilising QField, QFieldCloud, and QGIS - I have previously been adding layers on QGIS and seamlessly collecting data in the QField. However, one vector point layer is displaying on QField as 'read ...
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My project crashes with Amazonia but it works in older QField versions (Windows)

I have a fairly large project (2.7gb) that with version 2.8 of QField I could open without many problems. It contains cartographic bases in local and WMS. It also has several databases and ...
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Import error 'It seems your QField project was not set to offline editing'

It was my first time using QField for a survey project and I hadn't realised that when I configured my QField package I should have set it to 'offline editing' instead of 'copy'. I have now collected ...
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QField - Updated existing point in geopackage coordinates (X,Y,Z) based on my location

I've been using QField for a while now specially for big surveys >1000 points. It works great and I've managed to make it use my location coordinates (provided by the device running QField) to auto ...
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QField: Searchbar

I have a QField project with different vectorlayers and what to use the search bar from QField. Only I don't really know how to use the search bar, even if it sounds stupid. According to the ...
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Two layers referencing same dataset not behaving as expected in QField

In QGIS I have a single layer in a GeoPackage (.gpkg) file but symbolized in two different ways in separate layers. In QGIS if I add a feature to it, the new feature is visible in both versions of the ...
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How to hide / remove checkbox in QField?

is it possible to hide or remove the checkbox in QField? Regards, Dziyad
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Files for synchronizing project not apearing

I'm trying to synchronise (upload) alterations (new fields) from QGIS to Qfield. They were sychronising fine and then now it seems to freeze and either only a few of the files (the newly created ones) ...
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How to set a "main field" of a layer in QGIS interface (instead UUID)?

I have a layer inserted in QGIS. When I select/interact various elements together, to distinguish them the interface offers me grouping by UUID which is the primary key. Of course I want UUID to ...
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Download error in QField

I was not able to see the polygones and everything I worked on in the QField app in QGIS. So I deleted the data from the local Storage. Since than it was stored in the Cloudan dI can see it on the ...
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Packaging for QField: invalid escape sequence

I'm trying to Package for QField, but I get the following error. Does anyone know how to fix this? 2023-09-04T19:32:13 WARNING warning:/Users/Myname/Library/Application Support/QGIS/QGIS3/...
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