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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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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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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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Programmatically inserting images as binary data (BLOB) in PostGIS bytea field from QGIS attributes form

I am creating a QGIS project with a view to being exportable to QField to work offline. I want to be able to take pictures in the field and store them directly into PostgreSQL as binary data. I have ...
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Autofilling from localisation compared to UTM based grid using QGIS/QField

I have gpkg features table where I have $x and $y columns and features info. I also have a gpkg table with a grid generated by QGIS with UTM coordinates in (left, top, right, bottom) for each square. ...
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QGIS (& QField) update entire column with 'survey end time'

I have a QGIS project set up to be taken to site to gather data (likely on QField). There is a main point data layer where tube locations will be mapped. This is joined to a surveydata table that ...
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Restoring GeoPackage from exported QField app

I have created a QGIS project and exported it as an offline-editing app for QField. I packaged the project using the QField Sync plugin and have several point layers (with offline editing) stored into ...
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QField unable to fetch new points from WFS

I created a simple QGIS project with a single editable WFS layer that uses basic auth. This layer is published using Geoserver from a PostGIS DB. I packaged the QGIS project for QField with the plugin ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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A long domain list in QField

I am using QField for an urban tree survey with a domainlist containing a couple of 100 tree (sub)species. Is there a way to 'jump' to the desired tree in the list. For example, I want to select ...
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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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Qfield on IOS import data

I’m new in this forum. I’m not a native English speaker and I’m not very familiar with all the GIS-specific terms. I’ve tried unsuccessfully to import data to QField on my iPad Pro. I’m using a ...
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PostgreSQL API and QField

Does anyone know how to create a QField API, because I think it's going to work in my case. What I want to achieve is load a heavy PostgreSQL DB on QField (The project contains a lot of tables about ...
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Activating the GPS on QField for Windows Desktop (beta)

Has anyone figured out how to activate the GPS on the computer to use in QField-Windows? I have a Getac field tablet/computer. I've created a QGIS Project with 3 vector layers and packaged for QField. ...
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QField: Drop-down selects all values, instead of the choosen values

I am creating a QField Layer with different Drop-Down menus and relations. There is a problem when I select "Allow multiple selections". When I create a line there are choices to select, ...
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Photos not saving in QField

I've recently encountered a problem with photos not saving in QField (it was working in early August and I ran into this issue late August). When "Use native camera" is toggled on the photos ...
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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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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: get the altitude into an attribute

I'm trying to collect the altitude from the GPS of my phone in the a field a create. Here's the situation: A have a point geometry file saved in a gpk A field "Altitude", type double And in ...
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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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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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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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Getting altitude with Trimble TDC 100 and QField

In our company we got Trimble TDC 100 and install QFlied for data collection. We collect points and polylines. Our aim is to get vertex and points while saving their altitude (height above the mean ...
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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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