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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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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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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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How to get XYZ tiles to work in QField?

There seems to be a newly formed issue in displaying (?) XYZ tiles in QField. In preparing a project in QGIS (desktop) I have for perhaps the last year successfully viewed XYZ tiles in QField after ...
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QField elevation receives Ellipsoidal elevation only from Trimble Catalyst DA1 via USB Connection - Orthometric not possible

SOFTWARE VERSION IN USE: Using QGIS (V 3.16.11 LTR); QField (V 1.9.6 - latest) and Trimble Catalyst GNNS Antenna / Trimble Mobile Manager (V 2.9.0 - latest). QFIELD SETUP: Qfield receives RTK GNSS ...
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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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How to enable camera and take pictures for features in QFIELD?

My question is as in the title. I'm struggling to find a way, how I could add a camera function in QFIELD in order to take pictures of features in field. I've seen one similar question here, but it's ...
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QField - create a form for multiple, 1:n photos

I have read the QField support on how to add a series of pictures to a feature. I've also read other threads and GIS Stack Exchange questions and answers on this: e.g., Setting QField for 1:n photos. ...
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Why can't I save new points created in QField?

We are using QField 0.7.5 that seems a really great project to bring QGis on a mobile device. I prepared a QGis 2016 project : orthophoto + 1 polygon layer (casdatre) + 1 point layer to input data. I ...
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QField -- using Python init functions

We are using the field mapping application QField with QGIS 2.18 for on-site data collection. I've looked through the documentation and am still unsure, so am bring this question here: Is it possible ...
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Field data collection for QGIS? [closed]

I'm new to the open-source GIS world, having abandoned ArcGIS due to costs, and am looking for an OS analog to the Collector app. What I'm seeking to do is collect field data with an Android cell ...
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Can QField record GPS Z-Value

We are a land survey company and are considering using QField to perform asset surveys for local government agencies. Looking through the documentation it appears that QField can do most of what we ...
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Save GNSS accuracy for each vertex of polygon/line feature in QField

In QField it is possible to save positioning information in point features through expression variables like @position_horizontal_accuracy or @position_number_of_used_satellites. The explanation is ...
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Form Value Relation Dropdowns in QField

I created form-value related dropdowns in a QGIS project that work perfectly. The Idea is to collect data of points in the field. All types ("Art") have subtypes ("Subart") that are dependant on their ...
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QGIS Qfield visiblity of offline layers on Android 6.0 Samsung tablet Galaxy tab S2

I am running a brand new out of the box Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 with Android 6 and trying to get QGIS QField to operate correctly. So far I have created a QGIS project in QGIS desktop, packaged it with ...
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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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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 install the QField Sync plugin?

I am having trouble installing the QField Sync plugin to work with the great QField android app. and would like assistance doing so. The steps I have followed thus far are reproduced below. (Using ...
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How to trigger calculation on QGIS startup?

I am preparing a field worker / QField project an would like to visualize green spaces based on the days that have elapsed since the last field worker has visited that site. I am testing with a very ...
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No sync geopackage raster layer to QFIELD

I have a problem with exporting raster layers stored in a geopackage, to a QFIELD project. I work with version 3.4.12 of QGIS and I have version 3.5.1 of QFIELD Sync installed. The process I follow ...
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Can the QField Android App integrate with Dropbox (in order to open & edit/view a desktop Project)?

I have a project that I work on in QGIS (desktop), for which my project file and shapefiles / layers are all saved in my 'Dropbox' folders. I would like to be able to open, view and preferably edit ...
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QField, QGIS, PostgreSQL working with enterprise database

I am trying to connect many devices together for data capturing using QField 1.9.6 and PostgreSQL. I prepared the data with QGIS 3.20.1, but I keep getting errors when am not using the store options ...
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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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Geopackage is not visible in QField offline editing mode

I am using QGIS 3.4.9 Madeira and QField 1.4.4. Having a gpkg and shp layer with the same information in a project and transferring them both to QField (both layers are set to offline editing), only ...
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Android Tablet camera does not focus when using QFIELD

I am using a Lenovo TB-X704L tablet, Android 7.1.1 with the latest QFIELD app installed. I prepared in QGIS 3.4 a tree survey project with a GPKG point layer, packed it for QFIELD and transferred the ...
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Setting Search and Measure in QField

On the QField documentation page I saw this Configure search in QGIS -Choose the layers which are searchable in Project > Project Properties‣> Identify Layers -Define the display expression for ...
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QField Freehand Digitizing Tool

I saw the latest update of QField 1.8 wherein users are allowed to draw/digitize in freehand lines/polygons geometries. I was wondering how can it be enabled in QField? We badly need it in our ...
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Adding pictures to the shapefile objects in QGIS/QField?

Here is the thing, I want to add pictures that either are georefered (BY GPS Camera) or added manually to both new created objects and existing objects. Now to be clear I do not mean adding pictures ...
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Unable to save changes in QField [closed]

I am trying to set up QField for a project, and during testing I am not able to save changes to point layer, and get the error "Unable to save changes". Project is saved on internal storage, ...
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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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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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