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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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When adding new features in QField 1.7.4, the label doesn't show up in the mobile project

Strange problem when working in the field on a mobile project: when I add a new feature in a point layer, the point is visible but the predefined label in the QGIS project doesn't show up in the ...
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Duplicate information in form fields [closed]

In the project I use the value map to obtain information from a layer, and with that information fill another field, When I create a point for the first time and select the field that is configured ...
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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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QFields often don't start-> error “QField angehalten”

I run QField on Android Samsung S7 with one small project. Sometimes it runs ok but actually I can't open the program. When I try it several times I get the message "QField bleibt ständig stehen/...
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Direction of taken photo (QFIELD)

Just wanted to know if it is possible to define the direction of taken photo? I took a lot of pictures with QFIELD (at my Phon) and I would like to know which direction has each Photo when I was ...
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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 and Inputapp with PostgreSQL available on the internet

I have been using both tools in field work, making use of forms to facilitate filling in information using spatial databases in geopackage format. It has worked very well, but we have to take care to ...
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QField on tablet wont open project

I run QField on both a tablet and my phone. In the last couple of days I suddenly can't open any of my projects on the tablet. They all work fine on my phone which is running the same version 1.6.4. ...
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Synchronizing data from QField to original SpatiaLite database

I'm trying to get started with QField. I created a SpatiaLite database with several SpatiaLite layers in my QGIS project. Exporting that project with QFieldSync is super easy, as is (offline) editing ...
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QGIS 3.10.8 and 3.14 crashes when opening attribute table after setting up a photo field and using lay-out form with attachment widget

I am looking for help with the following problem described at Github. https://github.com/qgis/QGIS/issues/39063 I am looking for a repair method of the broken point layer, I mean a way that 1/ The ...
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Problem with containers in combination with the remember button

I've been searching for a solution for days. I'm using QGIS 3.14.15 on Windows 10 and created a point layer to take points with QField. I created a container with several options. In QField the ...
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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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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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Trying to auto generate the coordinates of a point using QGIS and QField

I am using QGIS 3.10 for windows, and I am trying to create a shapefile such that I can load it into QField and take points in the field, and have those points auto generate their coordinates. I have ...
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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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QField use main-detail tables from PostGIS/PostgreSQL

We are using QField for field data collection (forest survey). Our data is stored in a PostGIS/PostgreSQL database and we use QFieldSync to export and import data. This works fine as long, as we use ...
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Collapse legend in QField 1.6.0+

Is it any way to make layer list collapsible in newest QField? Or can I change project settings the way legend contains only list of layers without symbology variants? Because now I have almost ...
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Receive 'handle bad layers' and 'invalid data source' message when importing project from QField back to QGIS

using QGIS 3.14.1 and Qfield 1.5.3 with a Samsung Galaxy TAB A (2016) I have created a Project in QGIS for use in Qfield. I am able to open the project in QField on the tablet and edit the layers with ...
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Can relation reference in QGIS and QField be used to fill stochastic matrices?

I am a novice GIS user and am just seeing the potential for relations in my work. A problem I've come across and would like a solution to it. I have two stochastic matrices (risk matrices) that ...
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Protecting QField layer from feature deletions

I have a polygon layer that will be shared with other users. I do not want anyone to be able to delete or modify the polygon shape. I do need them to be able to edit other feature attributes. Is it ...
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Time zone problem on a calculated field

I have configured a date/time field with the default value "now ()" on a shapefile. When I create an object in QGIS, the datetime is correct. In QField, there is a 2 hour lag. However, the ...
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QField Photos and External Storage

I am using QGIS 3.12 and QField 1.5.3 on a Samsung Galaxy S4 (Android 9). My project allows collection of photos. This works when stored on Internal Storage, but not when stored in 'QField directory ...
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Enable the current location panel in QField

How can the current location pannel be enabled within QField? (see picture below)
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Add tabbed fields within QField

How can data be organized in tabs within Qfield? The "Advanced Bee Farming Demo" that comes with QField displays data organized in tabs (see picture below: General, Picture, Issues, Review, ...
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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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How to setup CRS for QField

I'm working on exporting projects from QGIS to QField for data collection. I have read the documentation that requires the CRS to be the same for the layers and the overall project. The project is ...
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Difference in QField Sync's offline editing vs. copy & replace

What is the advantage of configuring a layer in the plugin "QField Sync" for "offline editing" vs just leave it at "copy", do the field work and then copy the edited data ...
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QField Compatible Devices / Requirements

I recently purchase a Samsung Tab A 10.1 (2019) and can't open QField projects on it. After attempting to open my project file it gets stuck. I read a comment from opengis.ch from 2013 that "...
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Opening PDF and other attachments in QField

I want to open a PDF file in QField, but I don't know how to configure a project to be created in QGIS. Can you tell me how to do this?
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Keep tracking alive for trackpaths when phone is in sleep mode [closed]

I've found that tracking only works if QField is active and the screen is turned on constantly. This drains battery power. As soon as the power button is pressed to conserve the battery the tracking ...
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Photo naming in QGIS.3.14 QFieldSync

In QGIS 3.14 / QfieldSync there is now the functionality to configure photo naming. Yay! I use a 1:n set-up for photos, i.e. I capture photos in the child table ('photo') of a one-to-many relationship....
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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 Sync v3.2.0 Photo Naming not available

I have QFieldSync 3.2.0 installed, but do not see the 'Photo Naming Tab' in Project Configuration that was provided in 3.1.8. Has this been removed?
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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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How to build QField source

I ran https://github.com/opengisch/QField build for Android using Powershell with the following steps: Install docker for Windows Execute Pull command at https://hub.docker.com/r/opengisch/qfield-sdk/...
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QField Create Geometry

I use QField for tree surveys. I use Geometry generator to create the crown (canopy) spread based on crown radius taken at N, S E and W. This works, but the crown is 'virtual' and cannot be edited. ...
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Setting QField for 1:n photos

I'm using QGIS 3.12 on Win10 x64. I'm trying to configure QField for 1:n photos. I have a point layer representing trees, and I want to be able to add multiple photos to that pt. I have set up as ...
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How to attach pictures saved in relative path

I have a QGIS project saved under G:\USER\xyz\projects\QGIS.qgz In the same folder is a subfolder Pictures. My layer contains a column with the picture names (For example: 101.jpg). The picture 101....
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QGIS- editing form auto completion

I'm new in QGIS world :) I would like to have an auto-completion script within the editing form on QGiS. When editing a point features with QGIS form, I would like the script to identify the list of ...
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Conditional Visibility of a field based on checkbox or value map

Does anyone know how to show some fields only when a previous one has a not null value? I tried what was on this link but it didn't work since when I go to the expression dialogue it can't find the ...
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QField and streetview

I wanted to know if anyone knows how to integrate streetview into QField or find a way to view my data in augmented reality with open source software.
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.ozf2/.map not displayed in QField

I have some maps in 2 files format .ozf2 + .map that I can display in QGIS. However, when I open the same QGIS project in QField, they are not displayed.
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Recording a track, not a polygon in QField [closed]

I researched the QField documentation, google, etc. but could not help myself. My goal is to record a GPS track using QField. However, the tracking function only seems to work in polygon layers. The ...
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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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QField Drop Down Menu

Unable to locate "Package for QField" in the drop down menu. (See pic below)
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Using QField to connect to external Bluetooth GPS

I am using QField for field data acquisition. Can QField connect to an external Bluetooth GPS?
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QField - Managing photo storage

I'm using QField and was able to setup almost everything. I managed to enable photos creating a table (with the "attachment" type, relative path and so forth) and building relations to my Shapefile. ...
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how many layer can i use

I have a QGIS-project with 200 layers exported to Qfield. Qfield load all Layer, but shows only 1 of them, but all other layers are selected and visible. Qfield-project has a size of 3,84 MB is there ...
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QGIS - QField - Retrieve target field value when source feature intersects target feature in target layer

I have a simple project in QGIS 3.10.5: a polygon layer and a point layer. When the user add a point feature which intersects a polygon feature, a calculate field make this intersection and get the id ...
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QGIS / QField data problem following power cut

I'm a new QGIS user using v3.4.4. Last week I used the QField app to survey a site. At the end of the day the project was successfully synchronised. Yesterday I spent the day working on the data, ...