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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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Current User's ID as Default Attribute in QGIS (QField)

I have a QGIS project running on QField that allows the user to draw points/lines and assign attributes to them. As soon as the point/line is drawn, an attribute mask pops up where all the attributes ...
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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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Multi-User offline edit synchronization using GPKG

I have been trying to find an article like http://postgis.net/workshops/postgis-intro/history_tracking.html that explains how I can do the following with a GPKG (ideally in QGIS) Sync edits made on ...
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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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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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Qfield online data collection

Qfield comes with a demonstration Beekeeping package installed. This package allows users to add new points and data that are updated online. Does anyone know of a tutorial that shows how this is done?...
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How to enable compass/direction pointer in Qfield?

I have to check quite complicated and already (somewhat) finished line in-field and I need some basic navigation and especially direction pointer in which direction I should go. Unfortunatelly Qfield ...
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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 Propertiesā€£> Identify Layers -Define the display expression for ...
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Capturing photos in QField

I have created a sqlite point layer in a QGIS (ver 3.8.1) project with both the absolute and relative path to photos stored in a subfolder of the project. I've added an action to the layer, which ...
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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 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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Qfield form slider not working

I am just starting to use Qfield and QGIS. I have built a very nice form in QGIS which has a dial and a slider to input numeric data. When I import the project into QField the slider and dials are ...
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QField operating system

Does anybody know if Qfield can run on Ipad? My understanding is it was build to run on Android 4.3 or later version. Anybodu knows if it can run on with IOS?
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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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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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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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QField crashing when new point data added with error “Feature 0 could not be fetched after commit”

I have an issue with QField and am not sure how to troubleshoot it. Sometimes when creating a new point (after entering its attributes and pressing the check mark to save it), QField freezes with an ...
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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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WMS-Layers with Orthophotos with a resolution of 10cm are not shown in Qfield

I have a project with different layers in QGIS 3.6. Some of the layers are WMS layers with orthophotos. The orthophotos have different resolutions from 25 to 10cm. This works all very well. But ...
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QField does not open Raster.gpkg?

Qfield cannot load GeoPackage raster data exported with Qgis 3.8.0. Download vector data from the gpkg file. The test with a single raster file in a GeoPackage also failed.
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Virtual layer error in QField - Android

I defined some virtual layers in my QGIS project. Running a compiled QField in Ubuntu environment, virtual layers works fine. But using QField in Android (last official from playstore or the compiled ...
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Creating a dropdown widget in QGIS for QField project

I want to collect data on crop species affected by diseases using QField. I want to create a widget so that I can have a dropdown list of the different crop species. In theory, if I were to export ...
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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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Performing QField data import?

When I try to bring fieldwork back to my desktop, QField seems to be asking for an import folder. Exploring the problem a little, it seems like folks copy/paste their field work data into an existing ...
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qfield will not highlight selected feature

When selecting a feature in qfield it will not highlight the way it did in past versions. I do not know why this is happening. Was this taken out from the past update?
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QField sync.FileNotFoundError: [Errno 2]

I am using QGIS 3.4.5 (Madeira) alongside with QField 1.0.3 (Matterhorn) with the QField Sync 3.1.3. Everthing worked fine. I made my Project, made it to a QField-Project (with QFiledSync), then to ...
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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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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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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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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 viewing features in layer without geometry

I created Qfield project that includes layer without geometry. I can successfully create new features but couldnt find a way to edit or view created features on mobile device. I looked through ...
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QField 1.0.0: How to clip and use a Google Satellite Hybrid basemap offline?

After a few attempts I've transferred my QGIS project successfully to Qfield. I'm using Google Satellite Hybrid as my basemap and need to use it at as high a resolution as possible offline. I've ...
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Running QField without a Google account [closed]

I'd like to give QField a try but I can not install it from Google Play Store. I do not want to create a Google account for privacy concerns. Is there a possibility to install QField without using ...
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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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Synchronize from QField (QFieldSync) Not Working - Getting Handle Bad Layers pop-up

I am using QField with QGIS to edit data in the field. I used QFieldSync to package my QGIS project and was able to open it on my Android device and edit/add features just fine. I then copy the folder ...
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Erasing a point in QField

Maybe it is a very simple question but i couldn't find it anywhere. I'd like to erase a point feature using QField. If I draw any feature the garbage icon appears but this is not possible by ...
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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 ...
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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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Choosing raster format for QField?

I'm doing some tests with QField at the request of the company I work for. I was wondering what is the best (most efficient and practical) raster format with regard to the fluidity and the loading ...
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Creating a 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 ...
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QGIS/QField - Joining updated and new features to original shapefile

I am currently working in QGIS 2.18 with Qfield to collect address information. I currently have a list of addresses (.csv) that were given as part of the project which contains a variety of ...
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Collecting data in related tables using Qfield?

recently I have started to use ArcGIS collector to collect data in the field. In collector I am able to collect a point feature or other feature class and then add entries to the related table that I ...
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Qfield: OSM data not displayed, layer is grey

I am using QGIS 2.18.20 and Qfield 0.10.13 Kesch on Android 7.0. In order to transfer data to the Android device, I am storing the project file and all related files in a specific folder which I copy ...
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Can Qfield be used with external GNSS service?

I'm currently testing an external GNSS service on my mobile device. It produces RTK corrected GNSS signal that is distributed over bluetooth as NMEA format. Is Qfield able to read an external GNSS ...
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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 ...