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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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Multiple base map in Qfield?

Is it possible to load 2 base maps in Qfield (both of the 2 rasters are in geopackage format), and choose wich one I want to see and maybe switch during the field work ? I tried with the map themes ...
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Connection database failed in Qfield

I'd like to take a test about the connection to the database in QField in my smartphone Android but it failed; so I cannot view the layer Postgis on the map. The database Postgresql is installed and ...
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QField: Draw line/polygon freehand using a digital pen on Android Tablet

I have a Samsung Tab Active (Android) with pen and would like to draw lines or polygons freehand. Not just tabbing and adding a new node. Is that possible or planned?
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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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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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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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QField: Add and fill ring tool

When editing a polygon in QField, the polygon is highlighted in red. This makes it almost opaque and difficult to use the fill ring tool if digitising over a feature shown on the base map below. Is ...
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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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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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Qfield layers are not where they should be. CRS problem?

I have created a basic QGIS project with a basemap and a point layer saved with CRS OSGB 1936/British national grid. When uploaded to Qfield, my actual location and the layers I have uploaded don't ...
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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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QField - Get attribute from selected feature

My objective is to get a automatic layout with QFIELD based on a selected object (in QField) and with some attributes of the selected object. The project works fine on QGIS but it seems that 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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Displaying reference pictures to a varying value in QField

While developing a QField project for forestry inventories, I aim at displaying botany board related to the current selected species selected in a scrolling-menu for field operator. It should be used ...
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QField edition: deplace point object

I would like tu use QField to update localisation of points objects that their fields are already informed. With the editing tool I don't manage to deplace point despite I see several "how to&...
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Direction of taken photo (QFIELD)

Just wanted to know if it is possible to define the direction of taken photo? I took a lot of pictures with QFIELD (at my Phon) and I would like to know which direction has each Photo when I was ...
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QField on tablet wont open project

I run QField on both a tablet and my phone. In the last couple of days I suddenly can't open any of my projects on the tablet. They all work fine on my phone which is running the same version 1.6.4. ...
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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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Trying to auto generate the coordinates of a point using QGIS and QField

I am using QGIS 3.10 for windows, and I am trying to create a shapefile such that I can load it into QField and take points in the field, and have those points auto generate their coordinates. I have ...
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Collapse legend in QField 1.6.0+

Is it any way to make layer list collapsible in newest QField? Or can I change project settings the way legend contains only list of layers without symbology variants? Because now I have almost ...
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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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Enable the current location panel in QField

How can the current location pannel be enabled within QField? (see picture below)
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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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Add tabbed fields within QField

How can data be organized in tabs within Qfield? The "Advanced Bee Farming Demo" that comes with QField displays data organized in tabs (see picture below: General, Picture, Issues, Review, ...
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How to setup CRS for QField

I'm working on exporting projects from QGIS to QField for data collection. I have read the documentation that requires the CRS to be the same for the layers and the overall project. The project is ...
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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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Receive 'handle bad layers' and 'invalid data source' message when importing project from QField back to QGIS

using QGIS 3.14.1 and Qfield 1.5.3 with a Samsung Galaxy TAB A (2016) I have created a Project in QGIS for use in Qfield. I am able to open the project in QField on the tablet and edit the layers with ...
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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 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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Keep tracking alive for trackpaths when phone is in sleep mode [closed]

I've found that tracking only works if QField is active and the screen is turned on constantly. This drains battery power. As soon as the power button is pressed to conserve the battery the tracking ...
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Photo naming in QGIS.3.14 QFieldSync

In QGIS 3.14 / QfieldSync there is now the functionality to configure photo naming. Yay! I use a 1:n set-up for photos, i.e. I capture photos in the child table ('photo') of a one-to-many relationship....
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QField Sync v3.2.0 Photo Naming not available

I have QFieldSync 3.2.0 installed, but do not see the 'Photo Naming Tab' in Project Configuration that was provided in 3.1.8. Has this been removed?
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How to build QField source

I ran https://github.com/opengisch/QField build for Android using Powershell with the following steps: Install docker for Windows Execute Pull command at https://hub.docker.com/r/opengisch/qfield-sdk/...
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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 Photos and External Storage

I am using QGIS 3.12 and QField 1.5.3 on a Samsung Galaxy S4 (Android 9). My project allows collection of photos. This works when stored on Internal Storage, but not when stored in 'QField directory ...
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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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Difference in QField Sync's offline editing vs. copy & replace

What is the advantage of configuring a layer in the plugin "QField Sync" for "offline editing" vs just leave it at "copy", do the field work and then copy the edited data ...
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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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QField and Inputapp with PostgreSQL available on the internet

I have been using both tools in field work, making use of forms to facilitate filling in information using spatial databases in geopackage format. It has worked very well, but we have to take care to ...
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Conditional Visibility of a field based on checkbox or value map

Does anyone know how to show some fields only when a previous one has a not null value? I tried what was on this link but it didn't work since when I go to the expression dialogue it can't find the ...
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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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How to attach pictures saved in relative path

I have a QGIS project saved under G:\USER\xyz\projects\QGIS.qgz In the same folder is a subfolder Pictures. My layer contains a column with the picture names (For example: 101.jpg). The picture 101....
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Recording a track, not a polygon in QField [closed]

I researched the QField documentation, google, etc. but could not help myself. My goal is to record a GPS track using QField. However, the tracking function only seems to work in polygon layers. The ...
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QField Drop Down Menu

Unable to locate "Package for QField" in the drop down menu. (See pic below)
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Using QField to connect to external Bluetooth GPS

I am using QField for field data acquisition. Can QField connect to an external Bluetooth GPS?
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QField - Managing photo storage

I'm using QField and was able to setup almost everything. I managed to enable photos creating a table (with the "attachment" type, relative path and so forth) and building relations to my Shapefile. ...
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QField - Display attributes table frame in pdf with editing offline mode

I'm using QField and QFieldSync to synchronize my data. In a project I build a composer with an attribute table frame, wich show attributes of my layer. When I run the project in QField and create a ...
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Auto Increment Only Specific Features?

I'm using QField to collect geologic data in the Outback. I'm creating point data, with various fields for rock type etc. Occasionally I take samples of the rocks, and want a field that auto-...
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Make specific objects not identifiable in QField

Some objects of my layer have empty attribute table. Is it possible to make them unidentifiable - like eg. all objects of layer marked as unidentifiable in QGis project settings? EDIT: Maybe I haven'...
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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 ...