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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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Saving RINEX file for follow-up GNSS correction in QField or QuickCapture

I have a PPM Commander GNSS receiver that can be used to acquire very accurate location information. Using this device to get locations in QField (or similar apps) is fairly simple. However, it only ...
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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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QField using QGIS Authentication database?

I run a postgres database with postgis on an external server. To secure the connection to the database i have self singed certificates set up. I added the certificates in QGIS and saved them together ...
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QGIS and QField show different behaviour regarding a Value Relation with Filter Expression

I added a Value Relation Widget in the Attributes Form of a shapefile in order to generate a drop-down menu that is supposed to make fieldwork more efficient. The idea is to have an optional filter ...
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GPS coordinates capturing with Qfield

I am designing a QGIS project for collecting data in the field using Qfield or INPUT as mobile app. So the question is how to know if the surveyor is standing within the parcel when collecting data. I ...
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Problem with QFieldSync “offline editing” for more than one layer

I want to edit two layers with QField offline ("offline editing"): A polygon- and a line geometry (both stored as sep. layers in a gpkg, no multigeometries). While packing it with QFieldSync,...
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Structural measurement in QField

I would like to use QField and do structural measurement. Tablet includes the compass as well as a clinometer to quickly measure lineation on the rock. Can we add these field in QField?
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Store and use compass and dip with QField

We will be using QField for structural measurement and geological mapping. Tablet and cell phone can measure plane orientation and dip. How can we set-up these measurement with QField?
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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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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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High quality photos using QFIELD

i'd like to take high quality photos with my tablet/smartphone during a survey with QFIELD. But i have some issues because with the camera used by the App, i cannot zoom in/out and the quality is bad,...
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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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Connection database failed in Qfield

I'd like to take a test about the connection to the database in QField in my smartphone Android but it failed; so I cannot view the layer Postgis on the map. The database Postgresql is installed and ...
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Answers to be filled in by default with an expression doesn't work in QFIELD

I have set up a project in QGIS with default expressions which takes data from other fields previously filled in and automatically generates a value. It works fine when filling a form into QGIS but it ...
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QField: Draw line/polygon freehand using a digital pen on Android Tablet

I have a Samsung Tab Active (Android) with pen and would like to draw lines or polygons freehand. Not just tabbing and adding a new node. Is that possible or planned?
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QField Capture screen write text in a field

Just started using QField with Samsung tablet. The tablet has a "screen write" function. Is there a way of linking this text to points in a QGIS/QField table? It would be more flexible than ...
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Several errors compiling QField App with Qt Creator

I tried compiling QField on Windows for a week now. But I still have several compiler errors and now I don't know how to fix them. I followed the build manual of the Github repository. So I installed ...
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Preview-problem when editing small polygon-features in QField

I have the following problem. When surveying small objects on QField, such as structures with a diameter of 20 to 100 cm (with external GNSS-receiver, +- 1 to 3 cm accuracy), a problem with the ...
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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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QGIS / QField: nested relational value form QGIS save refused QField

The Field Survey project should have been operational for two days already, but I have a major problem. After having succeeded in nested two fields in the form (relational value), we realize that the ...
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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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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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Displaying reference pictures to a varying value in QField

While developing a QField project for forestry inventories, I aim at displaying botany board related to the current selected species selected in a scrolling-menu for field operator. It should be used ...
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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: Add and fill ring tool

When editing a polygon in QField, the polygon is highlighted in red. This makes it almost opaque and difficult to use the fill ring tool if digitising over a feature shown on the base map below. Is ...
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In QField is filtering one field based on values in another no longer working?

I am currently using QField (offline) 1.7.8, QGIS 3.16.1 and QField Sync 3.4.0 . QGIS is connected to a PostGIS database. I have created a form with a "Species" field that is filtered based ...
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Connecting to PostGIS from QField

I have a QGIS project that uses a table with PostGIS geometry from a PostgreSQL server in the cloud, I have a username and password to connect. In QGIS it is requested to enter username and password ...
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QField - Get attribute from selected feature

My objective is to get a automatic layout with QFIELD based on a selected object (in QField) and with some attributes of the selected object. The project works fine on QGIS but it seems that the ...
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QFIELD digitizing window never closes

I use QFIELD on Android 5.1.1 (Samsung Galaxy), I tried several versions of QFIELD without solving my problem: when I click on a vector I just created, the attribute window opens on the right side of ...
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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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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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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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Qfieldsync : Using multiple field devices

I need to use Qfield to collect data from multiple field workers. Is this possible with Qfieldsync and if so what would the workflow be. If I sync the first device with the desktop project what will ...
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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 a way to address 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: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Enable the current location panel in QField

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