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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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How to zoom on a photo

We have set up a little form with a few attributes and a photo. Once the photo is saved, it is not possible to reopen it and to zoom in the picture. Any tricks?
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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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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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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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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 Sync original project path missing

I have a project in QGis, configured for QField. I moved that original project and all the files to a different folder. Now when i want to sync data back from my tablet using the QField-sync plugin, ...
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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 ...
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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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Getting data from Qfield back into QGIS

This should be an easy task but I have struggled for 2 days trying to do it. I have a Qfield project with a single point layer (set to offline edit). I have a simple basemap (OpenstreetMap). I collect ...
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Using QField in an Android emulator for Windows 10

I would like to use the QField application in a free and user-friendly Android emulator for Windows 10. May you recommand one ?
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Cannot hide layers in QField

When I press a layer name and select "hide layer" in QField nothing happens, the layer won't hide. I've had experienced it with some layers but not with others. Then I am lost.
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Synchronisation problems using QFieldSync

When resynchronizing data from QField GPKG project to QGis SHP project, using QFieldSync, attribute data are shifted to the right column. There is a lag, I have never seen something like that before. ...
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QGIS - Attachment widget: copy file, use camera?

With a QGIS Project in QField, you can configure the Attachment Widget to store the picture you take (or select) in a folder together with the project. Is it possible with QGIS to use a built-in ...
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No GPS position in QField

In qfield, I cannot get gps information to work. If I press the gps button, the map freezes and cannot be moved any longer. The gps status bar does not show any positioning value (X: N.a. ...). ...
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QField Coordinate Reference System

Does anyone know how location services on your mobile device compare to a chosen coordinate system set in the QGIS project? I am wondering how to improve the accuracy of my device compared to the ...