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QField cloud had troubles packaging your project [closed]

This is the error I am facing. How can I fix it?
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Raster map not loading in tablet

After a struggle, I have found how to configure a way to display a number of vector layer in QField on my Lenovo TB-8505FTablet using QFieldSync. Importing a zip file created three files in: Android/...
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QField Cloud-PostgreSQL, Cloud not syncing back to PostgreSQL

I am trying to set up a project with QField Cloud where when you get back to the office and hit sync on the phone/tablet it goes to our PostGIS database. I have gone through the workflow in the ...
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Synchronising feature layer from QField to QGIS that was set to "copy"

I want to load points collected in the field with QField into QGIS. For setup I used the QFieldSync Plugin. Unfortunatley, I set the layer action (under QField -> Cable Export) to "copy". ...
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Qfield project shows wrong GPS position

I created a project in QGIS with project CRS in EPSG:3857, packed it for Qfield with Qfield Sync plugin and saved it to my Android device. When I open the project there with Qfield and activate GPS, ...
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QField: adding dynamic basemap

Using QField on an Android Phone, I wanted to import a project created on QGIS 3.24, using QField sync plugin. I did this with earlier versions of QField, but with the newest version 2.1.4, it doesn't ...
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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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Error packaging project for Qfield - Forbidden characters in filesystem path(s)

I have three QGIS projects, all configured for QField. After synchronising data from one QField project that contains photos, I receive an error relating to the photo file path when trying to package ...
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How to get a value Relationship in a specific order for QField form?

I have a value relation that is acting as checklist in my Qfield project. I want it to be in the same order I put the options into my CSV but it keeps putting them in alphabetical order. Has anyone ...
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Unable to Load Some Layers in QField

I have configured a QGIS Project file in QGIS 3.22 and used the QFieldSync version 3.4.4 to create a QField Package Project File to be imported into my tablet. However, I encountered this error upon ...
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QField Cloud logo not appearing

I'm trying to work with QGis Field. I have successfully set an offline project up, but I have a problem with the cloud. The issue is that after installing the plugin, I do not see the cloud icon as it ...
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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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QField edits are not being saved to the .gpkg file

I am testing QField for use in the Field and it has worked well except for the synchronisation of the data back to QGIS. I have followed the steps of multiple tutorials very closely and have had no ...
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Converting shapefile with Windows-1252 encoding to UTF-8 for QField

When packaging a QGIS project for QField using QFieldSync plugin, I get the following error: Layer does not use UTF-8, but "windows-1252" encoding.Working with layers that do not use UTF-8 ...
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QField synchronisation does not work

Recently I started using QField (with QGIS 3.22). The creation of a package and collecting of the data on the mobile devices are working just fine. Points are visible on the map and contain data. But ...
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Preloading the map in QField/QGIS

I'm currently preparing to do a survey with QField. I use the OSM or/and Google satellite as my basemap. In my Qfield export, it is saved as a .gpkg (2.7MB) and limited to the area I want to survey. ...
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Unable to create Package for QField

The "Package for QField" option is inactive. It's my first project I want to transfer to QField. I'm using 3.16.11-Hannover on a Mac OS HighSierra and QField Sync 3.4.4.
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Python Error during QField Packaging

I am running QField in QGIS 3.22.3 and have successfully run it in the past. Can someone help me to troubleshoot the issue with this Python error when I try to package my files in Qfield? 2022-02-...
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Cannot open qgs project in Qfield application on Iphone (IOS 15.2.1)

I created a Geopackage layer as a point feature to add data (using QGIS 3.22.2) and then I added OpenStreetMap as a base map, saved as a project file and selected .qgs. Next step I configured the ...
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SynchronizeFromQField just opens the QField project

I am using QField with QGIS. I don't understand the purpose of the tool Synchronize from QField. I successfully created a QGIS project with relative paths (with data from a geopackage), successfully ...
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Retaining constraints and default values of a layer in QGIS when merging with the same layer with data inputted in QField

I'm using QGIS and QField for data gathering of poles and lines. I'm using constraints and default values to come up with the desired output needed for my reports. Is there a way to retain the ...
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Populate user_account_name and user_full_name with device information

I have been reading the following issue https://github.com/opengisch/QField/issues/729 about populating a field (by default) with a user account name. Because they speak about a workaround with global ...
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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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QField fails to start with very simple project

I am new to this software so was following an online tutorial to create a very simple form with an open source base map. QGIS version 3.22.0-Białowieża. QField Sync v. 3.4.4. I copied all the files ...
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QField Sync issues

I use QField 1.9.6 on Android 10, QGIS 3.20 and QField Sync 3.4.4 on Ubuntu 20.04. I have a fairly simple geopackage to edit with QField from QGIS. It is set as offline editing. Producing the package ...
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Saving login credentials for database in QGIS project file for QField

I'm trying to setup my QField application with PostGIS. However, I get an error in QField saying: The following layers could not be loaded, please review and reconfigure the QGIS project. Does ...
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QField QFieldSync issues

I have a fairly simple geopackage to edit with QField from QGIS. I've packaged the project, and put it on my mobile phone (Android 9) made some edits for a bunch of data I'm trying to verify. Then I'...
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Changing of default QField basemap when loading shapefiles only

I configured a QField Project file for our field data collection. In the QField Properties in QGIS, I set one layer (shapefile) in Copy action so that the data that will be collected in the field will ...
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QField sync error during installation

I'm trying to install QField Sync but when I run QGIS this message appears: impossible caricare il plug in 'qfieldsync' a causa di un errore chiamando il metodo classFactory() Type error:loadUiType()...
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QField Sync used in different Laptop/Machine

I configured a QField Package project using my machine/laptop. It worked great and was packaged successfully. Then, after I collected data from the field, I synchronized it using the QField Sync ...
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Creating custom forms (and custom triggered forms/events) for QField

I'm seriously lost. In QField website, it says that custom forms (at least that Drag and Drop from designer forms are supported) as well as this thread: QField - create a form for multiple, 1:n photos ...
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Generating new UUIDs (primary keys) while importing from QField breaks (1:n relation) to child features

We have a QGIS project with a parent (parquets) and two child layers (peuplements and gestion) (1:n relation) all stored in PostGIS. The parent primary key is a UUID (no default value defined). Both ...
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Calling QFieldSync Plugin from QGIS Py Console [closed]

I would like to find way how to call plugin QFieldSync from Python console in QGIS.
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Simultaneous synchronisation of several QField files

I would like to synchronise several QField files using one command in QGIS. Is this possible with a Python script? I would like to use the plugin QField sync but for the data of 10 tablets. So that I ...
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QField offline working with PostGIS database in a local network

I am using a QGIS project connecting to PostGIS as the database where the network has no access to the internet. When I export the data using QFieldSync, a gpkg file is created in addition to the qgs ...
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Multiple copies of entries after syncing QField to desktop

I am learning my way into qfield and the qfieldsync plugin and I must be doing something wrong. I have noticed in the desktop project I am getting multiple copies of features which I added in QField ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Geopackage is not visible in QField offline editing mode

I am using QGIS 3.4.9 Madeira and QField 1.4.4. Having a gpkg and shp layer with the same information in a project and transferring them both to QField (both layers are set to offline editing), only ...
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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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