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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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Using geopackage trigger in Qfield

I tried to create triger in geopackage so one layer would get updated by data from the other, both in the same geopackage. It worked perfectly within deskop Qgis but I get this error message in Qfield:...
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Qfield crashes when vector elements are touched

I have a problem with Qfield. I'm using qfield 0.8.8 on OS android 5.1.1 After having installed this Qfield version it does not run. When I touch a polygon or a line or a point it crashes; in ...
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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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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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Exporting to QField from QGIS?

In creating an export from QGIS 3.8.0 Zanzibar to Qfield using the sync plugin, I am encountering a strange error. Each time I run the export, several of the layers I have in a geopackage in QGIS ...
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Weather data as attribute value in QGIS

I'd like to define the default value for a field in QGIS using OpenWeather API request. We use QField for outdoor data collecting, and some of the actual weather conditions are important for us. I've ...
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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 include a PDF for displaying or downloading in QField

What I am looking for: In a point-layer I would like to add a PDF (stored in OneDrive) that can be opened in Qfield while doing fieldwork. What I did so far: I created two fields named 'attachment' ...
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Find and display an entity QField

I tried all the parameters imaginable, I have a layer with several entities, and I would like to search for an entity and display it in QField. Someone could give me a tutorial or some indication to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Cannot edit QGIS project in QField (save to PostgreSQL db)

I struggle to edit my project in QField on a Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2. The general idea would be to create and edit points in the field and save them in a PostgreSQL db (offline and online). What ...
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Issues synchronizing QField into PostGIS

I'm having issues synchronizing my QField project into a PostGIS database. Nothing is synchronized, and I have the following error in the PostgreSQL logs: 2019-08-29 13:06:34 HST INSTRUCTION : ...
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QField hyperlinks in Android

I am using QField for some mobile GIS on Android and would like to have a hyperlink in the attribute table that opens a file stored locally. If not in QField directly then in excel would work. None of ...
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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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How to get QField to show vector layer categorized styles as shown in my QGIS project

I am using QGIS 2.18 (on Windows 7) to create a QField project on an Android Samsung Galaxy Tab S. In QGIS I have a line and point vector file and each have different colors set depending on an ...
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Can't find QGIS project

I have a question which has been asked before. I've been using QField very successfully on an android tablet, but have bought a new one and can't open a project, although it is in the same place as in ...
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what software was used to create qfield android app?

i imported the github android project from this link:https://github.com/opengisch/QField however it showed android framework detected.it was obvious that the app was not created in android studio. so ...
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Record a GPS track in qfield?

Okay I can't figure out for the life of me how to log a live GPS track in qfield. I can add points and draw polygons, both of which are useful, but how does one track? I am trying to use qfield to ...
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qgis2compat can't be installed in Yakkety

I want to use QField and Qfield sync. QField depends of qgis2compat and I can't install it. I have QGIS 2.14.5 and Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety and can't install qgis2compat plugin because the lack of ...
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Use QGIS or QField with a GPS physically walk a polygon in the field

Is it possible to use QGIS or QField with a GPS to physically walk a polygon in the field? I'd like to use the software to physically walk shapes in the field but have been unable to find information ...
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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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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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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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QGIS QFieldSync project cannot copy layers in config settings

In this one particular project which I tried to recreate from another project that will not sync with QField but just crashes QGIS. When I try to configure the project for QField packaging I only see ...
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QField and Atlas

I use QField for my field recording with photo documentation. The synchronization takes place via USB from tablet to PC, everything works without problems. With my recording and the atlas function, I ...
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Viewing multiple rasters from single geopackage in QField

I'm running into an issue viewing rasters in QField with multiple rasters in a single geopackage. I export rasters (tif, ecw) to geopackage and they open in QGIS. They're listed as "copy" in ...
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Does Qfield include SSL?

I am a beginner in this field. I am working with PostgreSQL, Qgis, and Q-field to collect data on the field. As you know, I am searching for methods to keep security my database when I open a firewall ...
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QField expression 'current_value()' not working

QField v1.8.4 on a Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 running Android 10. Project prepared in QGIS 3.14 I have a point layer (trees_pt) - a shapefile. The layer has attributes like inter alia, spreadN, spreadE, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Synchronizing two tablets from QField

I have two tablets with QField on it, on which I load the same QGIS Project. The Fieldworkes go record points in the field. After that I want to synchronize both tablets back to my QGIS Project via ...
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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 valuemap widget be set to allow new entries

I am testing qfield for use in tree surveying. I wish to have a dropdown list of tree species. But I also need to be able to capture values not in the list. Can the valuemap widget be configured to ...
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QField showing position is outside raster image?

I am a QGIS beginner and I have been asked to map an area that is being reforested. The project itself is quite easy, I have to generate a shapefile containing the polygons that delimit areas with ...