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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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Synchronisation QField - QGIS

I'm using QGIS 3.22.4 and QFiedl v2.1.2 with the latest QFieldSync plugin. Lately at the time of synchronization, I get a message like: the original project path on "geopackage: C:/.../..." ...
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QField - pg_service.conf -file

I use pg_service.conf for connection to PostGIS so that several users can use the same project file, it makes it easier if the project needs to be updated. At the same time, it is smooth to be able to ...
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How to get a value Relationship in a specific order for QField form?

I have a value relation that is acting as checklist in my Qfield project. I want it to be in the same order I put the options into my CSV but it keeps putting them in alphabetical order. Has anyone ...
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Position accuracy reads as N/A in QField when connected to the Trimble Catalyst DA2 [closed]

I've sucessfully used the Catalyst DA1 in the past but we've just got the new DA2 which connects by bluetooth. I have paired the DA2 to Trimble Mobile Manager, that worked fine, getting the correct ...
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Unable to Load Some Layers in QField

I have configured a QGIS Project file in QGIS 3.22 and used the QFieldSync version 3.4.4 to create a QField Package Project File to be imported into my tablet. However, I encountered this error upon ...
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QField Cloud logo not appearing

I'm trying to work with QGis Field. I have successfully set an offline project up, but I have a problem with the cloud. The issue is that after installing the plugin, I do not see the cloud icon as it ...
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QField is not Syncing back

QGIS 3.24.2-Tisler, QField 2.0.16 - Arctic Fox, QField Sync 4.0 So I have used QField for some time now and it was working great never had a problem but over the winter I did not touch it. Now nothing ...
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Widget type interpretation in QField

I am using QGIS 3.22 and QField 2.0.16. For my project I defined some attribute forms for my layers. For one layer I want to get a drop down list offering the values pre-entered in the attribute table ...
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DLL errors after installing QField on Windows 10

On the working machine with Window 10 Enterprise Version 1909 (Build 18363.2094) I installed the QField which I could get from here : https://qfield.org/docs/en/install/index.html However, I am ...
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Creating QField form where answer for drop-down field opens linked drop-down field [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a qfield form where an answer for one drop-down field determines the next field's drop-down options. Specifically, I want a value map with the options Sedimentary, ...
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Visualization of polygons created on Qfield on QGIS computer

I didn't arrive to find the polygones creates on a project on Qfield and well synchronize on Qfield cloud with my computer on QGIS. How it's done ? I create polygones with editor mode on some layer ...
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libmtp-Fehler: Could not get file from device

When trying to transfer my project data back to my Ubuntu 20.x I get the error "libmtp-Fehler: Could not get file from device". I already tried several things, like this and others that I ...
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QField edits are not being saved to the .gpkg file

I am testing QField for use in the Field and it has worked well except for the synchronisation of the data back to QGIS. I have followed the steps of multiple tutorials very closely and have had no ...
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Polygons disappearing from display in QField

Being an extreme novice, I've set up a simple test/tutorial project with QGIS 3.22.4-Białowieża and QField 2.0.14 (on a LG G6 running Android 9), with one Geopackage layer for points and another for ...
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QGIS: configure Attributes Form for calculations

I use Qfield to collect field data and I organized all tabs with Attribute Form. One of the data is to count trees and to multiply the number by 3,27. Everytime I need to use the calculator and write ...
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QField imported project location on Android

Using Qfield 2.0.14 on Android 12. I manually transferred a QField project to my phone. I opened QField and used "Import Project from Folder". I have edited the project and can see the ...
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Automatic fill-in value map columns in QGIS

I would like to connect my taxon name column (value map) with a new column (scientific name). How to make a new scientific name autofilled when I choose a taxone name from the list? For example: I'm ...
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Converting shapefile with Windows-1252 encoding to UTF-8 for QField

When packaging a QGIS project for QField using QFieldSync plugin, I get the following error: Layer does not use UTF-8, but "windows-1252" encoding.Working with layers that do not use UTF-8 ...
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QField GPS position

I would like to put a .png image on QField and navigate with the GPS over it, on an Android smartphone. I managed to do this in an older version, but now the GPS does not move in the image, anyone ...
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Qfield synchronisation does not work

Recently I started using Qfield (with QGis 3.22). The creation of a package and collecting of the data on the mobile devices are working just fine. Points are visible on the map and contain data. But ...
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Error applying changes on QFieldCloud

I'm trying to apply pending changes on QfieldCloud ending with Error Status. Checking job generated after applying changes shows error when downloading project's directory but there's no more ...
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Preloading the map in QField/QGIS

I'm currently preparing to do a survey with QField. I use the OSM or/and Google satellite as my basemap. In my Qfield export, it is saved as a .gpkg (2.7MB) and limited to the area I want to survey. ...
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QField - Can't locate project folder

I've recently been doing a couple of eagle surveys using QField where I plot flight paths and such. The thing is, I can find and open the project from "Recent Projects" when starting QField, ...
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Sudden change in altitude during measurement with GNSS

We work For some time now we have been working with QField and the GNSS receiver from Emlid. We get the accuracy via bluethoot from the receiver to QField. Lately, however, the measurements have been ...
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A long domain list in QField

I am using QField for an urban tree survey with a domainlist containing a couple of 100 tree (sub)species. Is there a way to 'jump' to the desired tree in the list. For example, I want to select ...
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QField : Attribute form not displaying correctly

I'm a student in the end of class internship and just found out about QField. I'm familiar with GIS so I didn't think I'd struggle so hard. I want to use QField for butterfly conservation, and will ...
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Qt designer personalized forms in QField

Is it possible to use a form made in Qt Designer in the QField app? The form works properly in QGIS but I don't see it when I try to open the project in QField?
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Overwriting row values to different file with same layer and similar row values

I received data from QFIELD every day. So I copy the received file from QFIELD and edit it in QGIS then imported it to our PostGIS. I'm trying to paste the edited data to the newly received file from ...
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Rule based symbology does not appear in qfield

I have a script I have written in pyqgis which returns values from a layer based on values from another layer as a list. I wanted to set a different color for all the elements in that list using rule ...
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What does checkbox do for QField?

I'm creating forms for collecting data using QField. To the right of all the widgets there's a checkbox. From what I can tell it doesnt do anything. I can leave it unchecked or check it but it makes ...
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Qfield not starting on Windows 10 (Qt5core.dll error)

I am unable to Start Qfield in Windows, the Application starts loading but quits immediately and an Error is logged into the Windows Application error log: Name der fehlerhaften Anwendung: qfield.exe, ...
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Creating survey form for Qfield for inputting flora species (and quantity) and in zones

I have been using QGIS off and on for a few years but only for basic stuff. I need to design an easy to use form within Qfield for the botanists to use. We need to survey flora species (>300) of ...
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Use camera inside QField app

I am using Samsung 10+ and QField 1.10.0 When I prepare the shapefile in QGIS I set the field photo as attachment But when I try to add a picture with the point on the map, that option is not visible, ...
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QField GPS error while tracking lines

I have been using QField for a while now testing whether our team should switch over to it for data collection. All was going well then we started getting really bad GPS errors while collecting lines. ...
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Adding functionality to QField

I have a question regarding adding functionality to QField. I'm currently doing a school project, where the customer involved would like to have a functionality to QField, where basically by tapping a ...
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Qfield on IOS import data

I’m new in this forum. I’m not a native English speaker and I’m not very familiar with all the GIS-specific terms. I’ve tried unsuccessfully to import data to QField on my iPad Pro. I’m using a ...
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Adding a signature in QGIS with Input-App

I'm working on an formular for checking different things (eg. broken trees). Is it possible to add a signature from the smartphone/tablet? Using the input-app (or qfield), complete the form an in the ...
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QGIS / QField wrong entry from value relation

I am absolutely puzzled what went wrong here: I am setting up a project in QGIS 3.16.11 which should be taken into field with QField 1.11 in order to collect data about the local situation concerning ...
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Python Error during QField Packaging

I am running QField in QGIS 3.22.3 and have successfully run it in the past. Can someone help me to troubleshoot the issue with this Python error when I try to package my files in Qfield? 2022-02-...
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Can I have an auto-increment column shared by two layers?

I have two layers, a "foo" points layer, and a "bar" polygon layer, each has a "foobar_n" column and a datetime column. These are survey layers for use in QField, and the ...
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Cannot open qgs project in Qfield application on Iphone (IOS 15.2.1)

I created a Geopackage layer as a point feature to add data (using QGIS 3.22.2) and then I added OpenStreetMap as a base map, saved as a project file and selected .qgs. Next step I configured the ...
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SynchronizeFromQField just opens the QField project

I am using QField with QGIS. I don't understand the purpose of the tool Synchronize from QField. I successfully created a QGIS project with relative paths (with data from a geopackage), successfully ...
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Retaining constraints and default values of a layer in QGIS when merging with the same layer with data inputted in QField

I'm using QGIS and QField for data gathering of poles and lines. I'm using constraints and default values to come up with the desired output needed for my reports. Is there a way to retain the ...
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QField merging geometries not possible with Geopackage-Features

When working with shapefiles, it is possible to merge selected polygons; but I wasn't able to do this with Geopackage features. I can do multiple selections, but the "merge" option is ...
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Can you edit existing attributes in QField?

Can you edit existing attributes in QField? I've researched and tried various options in QGIS/QField but no luck.
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Populate user_account_name and user_full_name with device information

I have been reading the following issue https://github.com/opengisch/QField/issues/729 about populating a field (by default) with a user account name. Because they speak about a workaround with global ...
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PostgreSQL API and QField

Does anyone know how to create a QField API, because I think it's going to work in my case. What I want to achieve is load a heavy PostgreSQL DB on QField (The project contains a lot of tables about ...
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Activating the GPS on QField for Windows Desktop (beta)

Has anyone figured out how to activate the GPS on the computer to use in QField-Windows? I have a Getac field tablet/computer. I've created a QGIS Project with 3 vector layers and packaged for QField. ...
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Programmatically inserting images as binary data (BLOB) in PostGIS bytea field from QGIS attributes form

I am creating a QGIS project with a view to being exportable to QField to work offline. I want to be able to take pictures in the field and store them directly into PostgreSQL as binary data. I have ...
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Attribute subdomain in QField

I have a point layer with the attribute/field: kingdom With a value map widget so I can choose the values: Tree or mammal. And a second field: Species (where I will register: Pine, Oak, Deer or Fox)...
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