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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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Pop-up message or sound notification in QField app?

I would like to add a notification to our QField app. We have a route tracking layer (MultiLine with a real-time distance column) and a measurement (Point) layer. While route tracking, we need to take ...
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QFieldCloud data loss after synchronising, can I retrieve the lost data?

I have recently started using QFieldloud. All was working fine, I surveyed my site with all my data stored locally on my phone. I tried to synchronise/push changes to the cloud which seemed fine but ...
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Where to find the pg_service.cnfg file for an existing QGIS project with PostgreSQL connection? And how to make the file if the service name is blank? [closed]

I have an existing QGIS project to work on and the layers are from a postgresql connection. I want to open this project on QField on Android but it couldn't load the layers because it requires ...
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Display the distance travelled while route tracking in QField

We are using QField to track routes and collect data on certain parts of the route. The routes are not predetermined, we decide in the field which way to go. The tracking layer is a MultiLine-layer. ...
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Developing projects using QGIS and QField with QFieldCloud sync

I am quite new to QGIS and QField, but with all the documentation and videos, I have made a good start. However, I think I must have missed it in the documentation for QField and QFieldCloud, but I ...
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Edit feature without losing GPS data in QField

I use QField to collect data entered manually in the field. But also internal GNSS data (horizontal and vertical precision). In the QGIS form I save the default values: @gnss_horizontal_accuracy and @...
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Login problem on app

After a while I was logged out automatically and now would like to sync again. Error: wrong user or password. The user and password works on the browser. Is there a caching or something else or get ...
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QField: Vice-versa auto-fill of two fields using value relation

I am setting up geopackage in QGIS (LTR 3.28.15) to be used in the field with QField (3.2 - Congo) for mapping birds. My geopackage has the following layers: Brutvoegel: Point geometry for saving my ...
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Can I remove the local file of a synced project in QField?

I am using QField Android to sync my data on the QGIS desktop. I would like to delete some of the projects which I downloaded from QFieldCloud (since some layers failed to upload to the cloud and ...
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Receiving insufficient plan error in QField when downloading project from QFieldCloud

I have created a QGIS project for testing the remote collection of data using QField. I would like to synchronise data remotely, so I'm using QFieldCloud's Community plan. I have uploaded my project ...
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Mismatched IDs Between Two tables with relation using QField and QGIS

I am setting up my qgis qfield survey app. I have a shape file of metadata.shp that has a field “id” and another non geometric table log.dbf that has a field “fk_id”. They are in relation based on id ...
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Newly added features are deleted when synchronizing on QField

I have a QField Project to keep track of forest restoration progress. I am using a polygon layer to outline the area worked and record important data about the days progress. When I save the feature ...
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Navigating to a point with cm accuracy

I am due to install some monitoring points for a field experiment. I have a GNSS receiver (Arrow 100) and so can record the location of my monitoring points with a high degree of accuracy. I am ...
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"Invalid Subscription" error in QField

I am managing QField projects for an ecosystem restoration team. We are using QField to collect data, record progress, and help plan for future work-days. We have an organization account called "...
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QField crashes when trying to delete objects

A project that is to be used by several mappers contains three geopackage layers that are to be processed. There are also several shapefiles and geopackages for orientation. Several WMS services as ...
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Trimble R2 connection to QField on Android device

I have a problem connecting Trimble R2 to QField. However, I can see some position information on QField as I connect Trimble R2 using a mock location provided by the Mobile Manager. If I connect ...
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QField can not open project on iOS

I run QField (vers. 3.2.2) on iOS (vers. 17.5.1, iPhone11). I packed my QGIS project with the help of the QfieldSync extension (vers. 4.9.1) and transferred it to the iPhone internatal storage via One ...
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QField and PostGIS on iOS

I have no issues with setting up a QField project with PostGIS layer on Android. However, I can't do it with for an iPhone, even though I've put the pg_service.conf file on QField root and auth ...
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How to get Orthometric (or geoid) Elevation in QField?

enter image description hereHow to get Orthometric (or geoid) Elevation in QField? Is it possible to import Geoid model in QGIS? Or calculate by some function? Because in QField I can only get ...
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Individually coloured markers in QField

Is there a way to individually change the colour of markers in QField (from QGIS) so that multiple users can 'mark them off'?
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Why does QField crash when opening/editing a project from QFieldCloud?

I created a QField Project by converting the currently open QGIS Project to a QFieldCloud Project using the QFieldSync plug-in. I then downloaded the QFieldCloud Project into QField on my mobile ...
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Retrieve GeoPackage QField iOS

I have created a QField project With a point layer to capture data and to store photos in a DCIM folder. The project is being used in iOS. The project was created using Qfield cloud. The project is ...
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Cloud synchronisation problems from QField

I am using QField (3.2.2) and have problems synchronising my data from the mobile device to the cloud. The error message is: "Ein Netzwerk-Fehler ist aufgetreten, bitte nochmal versuchen" (A ...
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QGIS/QField sample collection

I have a project in QGIS to register field points (x,y), where I collect different types of samples (soil, water, rock) for the same point. I need that in the "Amostras" table, when some ...
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Is it possible to start a timer and select automatically a value in QField (Attribute form from QGIS)

I'm generating a form in QGIS 3.36 for QField and wonder if there is a way to select values in a list automatically based on the time since the first point in the 'site' column was added. Basically, I'...
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Updating Lon, Lat fields in QField using current phone coordinates, not the existing point coordinate

I have an existing point layer created in in my QField project that has two fields: stage_lat, stage_lon. I would like to update those lat/long coordinates with the coordinates obtained from my phone ...
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Bad-Elf With an iPhone: cannot be paired

I am new with using Qfield on my iPhone XR (formerly with Cartomobile). I do try to link the external Bad-Elf GNSS Surveyor in QField using Parameter-Positionning-Add but the Bad-Elf GPS is not ...
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Http/500 Code: Unknown error

QField cannot refresh projects in QFieldCloud Projects/My Project. It shows the following message: [http/500] https://app.qfield.cloud/api/v1/projects/Server Error. {"code": “unknown error”, ...
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Combining predefined list with custom entry in attribute form

Currently, I am working on a project to map plants outdoors. I would like to have a drop down menu to choose from a list of known species. But no list is complete and occasionally, I have to use ...
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Draw a square from dimensions entered in a form in QGIS-QField

I have a project in QGIS, I created some forms to create and modify some objects (point, line, polygon). When I draw a polygon, I always draw a square or rectangle, because I insert some manholes in ...
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Add points to WFS Layers with QField

I've been looking into some of the data collection and form options for QField and QGIS, but our data is currently being hosted and displayed in another app. I can pull this data in through a WFS, and ...
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QField freehand digitizing doesn't work

I am using an Oukitel rugged tablet for my fieldwork, which runs on Android, as well as the latest version of QField. I can activate the freehand digitizing feature in both my polygon and line layers, ...
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QField does not execute a PostGIS trigger

I have a project in PostgreSQL/PostGIS. Simplifying, there are two tables, "raccolta_dati" with fields "dati_id" and "num_accessione", and "foto_campo" with the ...
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QField error codes

What does the error code 19 mean in QField (QField 3.2.2 - Congo)? The error occurs when trying to import a project from ZIP. After selecting the ZIP it first messages that it is importing the project,...
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QField is loading some layers and missing others, "not packaged correctly."

I am trying to load my first QField project, using the QField cloud. I am downloading into the iOS phone app. Some layers are loading and others are not. The layers loading are the basemap and one ...
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QField community plan: basemap vector data (localized layer as .shp or .gpkg format ) not permitted?

After I defined some vector data as basemaps, the project can no longer be synchronized to mobile devices. The error message 'useraccount's plan insufficient' appears. The error appears with both .shp ...
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Change color when I finish to take notes in every point every week

During the collection data on field (ecology and phenology data) on different days I would like to change the color of symbol when I finish to take notes in every point in a concret day. How it would ...
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Importing QField data issue - Photos importing as "{extension}" files instead of "jpg"

I use QField to record field data points with information and field photos. The layer I use in qfield to collect data has fields to input comments, dates, etc and an assigned photo1 field specifically ...
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Bad Elf not showing location data in QField

We have a K88 Android tablet running version 7.1.1 (currrent version is 14 something). I can connect the Bad Elf to the app via Bluetooth, but no positioning data appears to be transmitted. I've ...
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Problem with adding new shape files to existing cloud project in QGIS for QField

I have an existing, working QGIS project which I also use in QField. Now I wanted to add a new layer, but something went wrong. I recieved a warning, that I should change the layer properties for ...
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Default value for length column is null when tracking lines QField

I have designed a project to capture lines with QField. I have a length column with a default value that is calculated with the $length function; When I draw the line manually it works perfectly but ...
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Finding the same point with a Trimble DA2/QField and Trimble Zephyr 2.0/ Geo7x

The organisation I work for has historically used a Trimble Zephyr 2.0 receiver with a handheld Geo7x to find, map and mark out points in the field with 1cm accuracy. We use these instruments to mark ...
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What should I do if I get this warning in QGIS during uploading changes in a project?

The layer is not configured with neither cable, nor cloud action yet. Default action will be selected only for this time. Please select and save appropriate layer action in "Layer Properties ->...
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QField not using the CSV for value relation map only for one layer

I created a QField project with four editable layers (details about the field shift, observed species, species movement, areas of interest), a few non-editable layers to serve as map guides (transects ...
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Automatically populating field on layer with geometry when corresponding field on layer without geometry is edited using QGIS

I have a "Burn Plan" Form layer (no geometry) that has a "wind_direction" field whose widget is a Value Relation with 16 options to choose from (from a "directions" no-...
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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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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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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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