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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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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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Create field with sequential automatic alphanumeric name in QField

I've created a series of layers in QGIS to collect data in field with mobile app QField. Each layer have a rule to make its names. For example, one layer is modeled to collect corn fields. It has ...
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Qfield layers are not where they should be. CRS problem?

I have created a basic QGIS project with a basemap and a point layer saved with CRS OSGB 1936/British national grid. When uploaded to Qfield, my actual location and the layers I have uploaded don't ...
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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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Which small external GNSS-receivers are tested with QField? [closed]

I would like to use QField with a small external GNNS-receiver that I can connect to my smartphone or tablet via USB or Bluetooth (e.g. Trimble R1, ppm 10xx, Leica Zeno FLX 100). Since they are quite ...
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QField Cloud- New layers don't show on QField [closed]

So I am trying to set up a basic map with the OpenStreetMap layer, and I am just trying to add some basic point shapefiles. When I try to sync this with QField Cloud the OpenStreetMap layer shows but ...
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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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Can't load WMS in QField from QField Cloud

Qfield won't let me load WMS from QField cloud project. The WMS is working when opening the project from cloud in QGIS on my computer. When trying to load the project in QField, it gives the error ...
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Project download from QFieldCloud failed "project does not contain a valid QGIS project file"

On my mobile device when using QField I can't download the project from the QFieldCloud, it says "the project does not contain a valid QGIS project file". Before I've set up a project for ...
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Limit of QFieldCloud have cloud storage [closed]

Recently I started using QField and QFieldCloud to mapping my research sites. Since I'm using orthomosaic map made by drone and taking many photos surveying trees, the project file has a huge dataset. ...
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Error packaging project for Qfield - Forbidden characters in filesystem path(s)

I have three QGIS projects, all configured for QField. After synchronising data from one QField project that contains photos, I receive an error relating to the photo file path when trying to package ...
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QField map disappears when centering to GPS location?

When I load a new project into QField the base map is displayed, I can digitise on and the vetor layer and it updates fine with attribute data. However the GPS position doesn't show until I click the '...
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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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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 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 - pg_service.conf -file [closed]

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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Relation between QField attribute forms

I have two columns for field data collection which reference one another using when/then CASEs in the "Default Value" of the Attribute Form. The CASE converts one measurement to the other. ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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QField fails to start with very simple project

I am new to this software so was following an online tutorial to create a very simple form with an open source base map. QGIS version 3.22.0-Białowieża. QField Sync v. 3.4.4. I copied all the files ...
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What causes the QField error message 'unable to save'?

I cannot seem to find any information about this particular error message. When trying to add a point feature in QGIS, I receive the message 'Unable to save' (see screenshot). I have tried to find ...
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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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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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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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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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Searching value in list for Value map

I am using Value maps in QGIS and QField. I use Value Maps with long lists (+500 diff values) all the time, but it is tedious to scroll through the list if I need a value from the bottom of the list. ...
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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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Creating 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 to ...
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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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Set transformation in Qfield

I am wondering if it is possible to set a custom transformation in Qfield. We are doing surveing in austria and unfortunately the most common Coordinate-System is not ETRS89 based. In QGIS it is ...
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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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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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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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Difficulty connecting QField to connect to PostGIS

I've been working on setting up a PostGIS server for QField for the past week, today I almost thought I had it working but now QField keeps throwing me one error no matter what I do: "Connection ...
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How to Delete a picture taken in QField?

I'm using QField all day and one things kept bothering me: I am unable to delete a picture I take within the app. When I'm doing cartography, I like to take pictures so that I have a visual memory of ...
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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: Points aren't straight, they are dirty and blurred

I've made a project in QGIS, imported a new layer with coordinates (points) from a csv-file. Finally I want to find this marks in the area within 10 cm. In QGIS everything worked fine. When I made the ...
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Multiple base map in Qfield?

Is it possible to load 2 base maps in Qfield (both of the 2 rasters are in geopackage format), and choose wich one I want to see and maybe switch during the field work ? I tried with the map themes ...
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QField QFieldSync issues

I have a fairly simple geopackage to edit with QField from QGIS. I've packaged the project, and put it on my mobile phone (Android 9) made some edits for a bunch of data I'm trying to verify. Then I'...
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QField edition: deplace point object

I would like tu use QField to update localisation of points objects that their fields are already informed. With the editing tool I don't manage to deplace point despite I see several "how to&...

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