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QGIS plugin for easy adding various map services as baselayers in one click.

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Problems opening MapSurfer layers

Why won't Mapsurfer OSM layers open anymore from the QuickMapServices plugin in QGIS version 3
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QGIS 3.2 Quick Map Services Plugin not Showing Basemaps

For some reason my landsat imagery through QuickMapServices is not showing up. I set the CRS to Albers Equal Area NAD 5070. It does say "Getting Tiles", so I'm not sure if it just takes hours to load? ...
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How to attribute/cite QuickMapServices Google satellite layer in QGIS?

I work for an ecological consultancy company. I’ve used a Google satellite layer inserted using the QuickMapServices plugin in QGIS. I’m going to insert the figure into a report for a client. What is ...
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MapSurfer OSM Missing data at scale

I am using QuickMap Services MapSurfer OSM Roads Map, and it seems that there is some data missing. This was previously working for me - I'd use another map and move on, but all the other images in ...
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How to maintain OpenStreetMap labels/details (from QuickMapServices) when exporting from QGIS? [duplicate]

My question is about OpenStreetMap place labels in QGIS, and how to keep them at a similar size when exported to as they appear in the software. I realise variations of this question have been asked ...
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QMS basemap opening up in wrong CRS and GPS points (maybe?) showing in wrong place

Im having problems with the CRS of my QMS basemap in Qgis (2.18). As a basemap im using the ESRI satellite provided by the QMS plugin. I have set my default and project CRS to WGS 84/UTM zone 19S (...
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QuickMapServices QGIS showing nothing

I have downloaded the QuickMapServices Plugin for QGIS, however when I try to open an OSM layer (or any layer) nothing happens. It appears in the legend, but not in the project workspace (other layers ...
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OpenLayers / Quick Map Services hillshade Base map details not visible in larger scale?

QGIS 2.14, using OSM Stamen Terrain and OCM Landscape base maps. I'm using the Open Layers plugin and the Quick map Services plugin to load base maps, looking for decent hillshade / topo. The maps ...
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Locating Basemaps in QGIS?

I've been attempting to download a usable basemap for USGS Topography for quite some time. Going through the USGS procedure to acquire the map has not worked to date. Quickmapservices and Openlayer ...
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How often is QuickMapServices updated?

I am using Google Satellite (via QuickMapServices) in QGIS to count settlements in a certain area, and I'm looking to compare this settlement data to satellite imagery from a few years back. Is there ...
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Displaying labels from a lower zoom level?

In QGIS, is there a way to "pin" labels and features from a lower zoom level so that they appear higher up? For instance, considering a map of the US, it would be impossibly cluttered to show every ...
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QGIS reprojection is identical to original map; Deir ez Zor / Levant Stereographic (EPSG:22780) to WGS 84/UTM zone 36N (EPSG:32636)

I have a topo map which I want to georeference into Deir ez Zor / Levant Stereographic (EPSG:22780) and then transform into WGS 84/UTM zone 36N (EPSG:32636). My goal is have as little divergence to ...
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Error when activating plugins in QGIS 3 on MacOS X?

I'm a user of QGis, but this is the first time that I have it installed in a MAC (Sierra 10.12.6). I just installed the new version and I'm trying to install the plugins I usually use. OpenStreetMap ...
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Quick Map Service - Update Broke Quick Map Service

I recently triggered an update of my Quick Map Service plugin. The update I am trying to update to 0.19.10.1. I have QGIS 2.18.19. Once I ran the update, I received the following error: Plugin ...
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Loading water layer from webpage maps-for-free.com into QGIS?

I have loaded the relief map from https://maps-for-free.com/ using plugin QuickMapServices. The process is as follows: in my data_sources folder (C:\Users\PC1.qgis2\python\plugins\quick_map_services\...
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QuickMapServices not showing basemap for my location - QGIS

I've plotted several locations based in Auckland, New Zealand, using Grid NZGD2000:ESPG:2193. When I load QuickMapServices and set to the same grid, The basemap produced is situated off Omen.
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Saving Bing QuickMapServices satellite layer without losing image quality

I'm using QuickMapServices to add a Bing satellite layer. but when trying to save what's in the Map view to a raster layer, I notice degradation in quality as if it's doing a compression process on ...
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Basemap error offset for QuickMapServices QGIS 3.0.0. in Windows

I noticed an offset error for all basemaps provided by Quickmapservices in Qgis 3.0.0 installed in Windows. It was installed with the setup.exe application (advanced options, 4 GB after installed). ...
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How to make Stamen's Toner labels bigger in QGIS?

When I zoom in on my basemap that includes an overlay of Stamen's Toner labels from the QuickMapServices plug in. Looks like this: (I need bigger street labels!)
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Exporting Google basemap as .tif (non-commercial) w/QuickMapServices

I'm trying to export a Google satellite basemap as tif to visualise a personal project I'm working on. I'm using QuickMapServices to fetch the Google basemap. But whenever I use "Save As" I get ...
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Obtaining base maps / base layers in QGIS 3.0

I'm excited to upgrade from QGIS 2.18 to 3.0. However, I rely heavily on the plugin QuickMapServices for base maps. For example, the main project I'm working on currently uses these base layers, all ...
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Aligning Web Map Layers from Bing Maps and Google Maps in QGIS?

Why doesn't Bing and Google imagery "line up" in QGIS. Basic steps to replicate the problem: Open new QGIS project and set project CRS to EPSG 3857 (Pseudo Mercator). Open Bing and Google Satellite ...
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Adding custom Mapbox layer to Quickmapservices in QGIS

I'm trying to add a custom basemap, created in Mapbox, to Quickmapservices in QGIS. However, the layer won't load and it keeps showing an error message: Error: Layer xx can't be added to the map! ...
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Mapbox satellite failed to upload in QGIS

I tried to upload the mapbox satellite map in QGIS and got this message: QuickMapServices: Failed to download all 16 files. Mapbox I have reinstalled the QuickMapServices plugin, but it did not fix ...
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Integrate Google Streetview map into QGIS?

I'd like to show a the Google Maps layer that has the routes that streetview has taken in my QGIS 2.18.x project. I'm not looking for the actual street view imagery. I've seen multiple posts about ...
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QuickMap Services plugin for QGIS corrupted

I probably need to use QuickMapServices plugin but when I try to install it I receive thi error message: I use QGIS 2.6.1 on windows 10 64bit I am not the admin of the PC so I am not able to update ...
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Correct scale in print composer with QuickMapServices layer?

I'm trying to prepare basemaps from the south of France based off Google Satellite imagery (QuickMapServices). I'm exporting these basemaps using the Print Composer, with a scalebar and coordinate ...
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How to ad .ini files to QuickMapServices

I'm using QGIS Las Palmas with the QuickMapServices plugin and want to add additional data sources from the contributor pack so they are available from the menu. I downloaded the pack, but how do I ...
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Blank Base Map when exporting from Print Composer

When exporting from composer in QGIS to either an image or PDF the map does not print. I get a white page with only the shapefiles showing up. This happens when the map is rotated 90 degrees. This ...
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Map scales in QuickMapServices vs Google Earth

I'm seeing a very problematic difference between the size of objects in Google Earth vs the GoogleMAps layer of QuickMapServices (QMS). See the image, the footbridge over the Tyne comes out to 103 m ...
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Rotate map in print composer does not work with QuickMapServices plugin

I was very excited when I figured out that printing as pdf was actually possible with the plugin QuickMapServices after a lot of trying and pain with the old OpenLayers Plugin. However, if I try to ...
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Why are QGIS's QuickMapServices on Mac (Apple) not showing up like on Windows?

Is QuickMapServices on Mac (Apple) limited for some known reason? In Windows QuickMapSerivces there are many other WMS. Need the Google Satellite WMS to be available on Mac (Apple). The answer ...
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How force bing logo to bottom quickmap service

I'm trying to compose a map on QGIS 2.14.6 using Bing Satellite basemap with quickmap service plugin. However, contrary to other basemaps like OSM Mapnik, I am not able to force showing bing logo to ...
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QuickMapServices plugin generates distorted basemap

Please excuse me for potentially stupid question. But why do the QuickMapServices plugin generates distorted basemap? I tried different sources but the result was odd every time. I'm using QGIS 2.16.2 ...
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points not plotting in correct location

I have a csv that I am importing with lat long values amongst others. I select the correct fields for both values and ensure that both the layer and project CRS are set to WSG84(UTM30N)EPSG32630. My ...
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QGIS 2.14.2 Rotating map quick map service

I am currently using an Esri basemap. Standard built in functionality of QGIS 2.14.2 allows for the rotation of vectors, rasters etc. When I use rotate, all the vectors I added personally rotate just ...
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How to add OpenSeaMap to QGIS QuickMapServices?

I'd like to add OpenSeaMap to QuickMapServices. Their wiki http://wiki.openseamap.org/index.php?title=De:OpenSeaMap_in_Website has some usage examples and lists the following tile servers: http://t1....
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Google Maps not Showing in QGIS 2.12

The Google Maps in my OpenLayers plugin in QGIS 2.12 does not show anymore. The other maps do show, that is: OSM Bing MapQuest Stamen Apple Maps I tried in QGIS 2.8 and Google Maps does not show ...