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

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OSM Updating issue with vectores

I have a project file that contains OSM from QuickMapService, and I always insert vectors on this OSM map, the issue here is when the OSM got updated the streets shift, and my vectors ( Lines, Points ....
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Basemap projection seems to change with zoom level

I have imported a point vector layer which is in ESPG:4326 - WGS 84 containing points from all over the world, and added the OSM Standard basemap from the QuickMapServices plugin. When zoomed out, I ...
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Loading and using QGIS plugins in standalone PyQGIS application

Is there a way to load and use the plugin outside of qgis3, in a standalone python application? I need to use the quickMapServices plugin to display an interactive basemap and mark points on it.
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QGIS SSL error processing QuickMapServices plugin

When I try to search for a map with the Plug In QMS (QuickMapServices) I get this answer. Error of processing! SSLError: HTTPSConnectionPool(host=qms.nextgis.com,port=443):Max entries exceeded with ...
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Identify the imagery date of Google satellite picture in QGIS

I am using the Quick Map Services Plugin in QGIS. Is there a way to find out the date of the aerial image in QGIS ? I used to check Google Earth Pro and take the imagery date from the latest picture ...
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QuickMapServices only providing OSM and NASA

I am trying to use maps from QuickMapServices, but only options for OSM and NASA are available. QGIS version: 3.26.2 I set the CRS to WGS 84 (EPSG:4326). I've tried restarting QGIS and my computer. I'...
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Quick Map Services (QMS) Google Satellite Imagery Source Date

I have digitized landform features using the QMS Google Satellite as a reference basemap in QGIS, and therefore need to know the date the image was taken. Is the plugin a 'live' updating feed from ...
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Having live traffic with Google Traffic Tile on QGIS

I have added a Google Traffic Tile from QuickMapServices on QGIS 3.16 and noticed that I don't know what the update period is, if it has one. Is there any way to know how the updating works on this ...
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Finding date of Esri Satellite Imagery using QGIS

In QGIS, I added the 'Esri Satellite' layer using QuickMapServices and want to determine what date/dates the imagery is from. I've tried selecting the layer and using 'identify' but nothing comes up.
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Add geometry to XYZ-tiles in .JPG format to serve in PostGIS

I have a WMS service from a governmental website of my state. Using the QGIS plugin QuickMapServices and its function Generate XYZ Tiles (Directory) in the "Processing toolbox" I downloaded ...
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Avoid overlap in QGIS sometimes works and sometimes doesn't for no apparent reason

I have it set to "avoid overlap on active level" and "self-snapping" and "snapping on intersection" are both selected as well. I read this question: Avoid Overlap option ...
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Quickmapservices plugin not showing Google or Bing layers

Ive installed QGIS 3.10.14 on a new windows machine and then the Quickmapservices plugin. However, when I go to the menu, it doesn't show google or bing options. Were they discontinued along the way? ...
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Accessing and using the QuickMapServices Plugin externally (outside of QGIS)

I would like to add a OSM Standard Basemap to my project through a python script running in PyCharm, outside of QGIS. Within QGIS, I use QuickMapServices and add an OSM Standard Map but I can not seem ...
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CRS for Lat/Long points and QuickMapServices

I have data from Google maps with latitudes and longitude recorded like this: lat long location 35.05 135.76 Kyoto 44.24 -123.72 Corvallis The coordinates are from Google maps. The only CRS which ...
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QuickMapServices not showing anything [closed]

I have seen that this issue has already been reported in the past but for previous QGIS versions. So, I decided to raise it again and, in the case it would be considered a repetition, I excuse. I am ...
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Is there an OpenStreetMap label layer?

Is there an OSM label layer available? This same question was asked 7 years ago. I neither see such a layer in the OpenLayers plugin nor QuickMapServices. I'm working on a project with a 50% ...
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Is it possible to connect QuickMapServices to Apple map satellite imagery?

Browsing the web I came upon https://satellites.pro/ and noticed that Apple maps has higher satellite resolution imagery than Google or Bing in some areas. I tried QuickMapServices plugin in QGIS but ...
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Transparency for QuickMapServices imagery in QGIS 3

Like 30 minutes ago I changed the transparency on a Google satellite image from QuickMapServices. I did this by just opening properties and there was a slider for transparency. Now, properties just ...
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Why does QGIS QuickMapServices' export of hi-res aerial maps return blank images?

Using the QuickMapServices plugin in QGIS 3.12.0 to load Esri World Imagery (Clarity) Beta, I noticed that every time I try to export large scale maps (e.g. 1:1,000) as high-resolution images (at ...
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Quick Map Services not appearing in web dropdown menu

I have installed the QMS plug-in but it is no longer displaying in the web drop-down menu. It was displayed earlier, but since it has disappeared. I have also attempted to re-install it.
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OSM in QuickMapServices not displaying baselayer image on QGIS

[I am attempting to load a QuickMapServices OSM baselayer image on QGIS 3.4 LTR and nothing is displayed, even though it says that the layer has been added. Nothing seems wrong with my plug-ins and I ...
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OSM Thunderforest API keys in QGIS3

This question has been asked for QGIS 2 and it was poorly answered. I have my API key from Thunderforest for accessing the OSM maps. I am trying to use the 'OSM TF outdoors' map. It requires an API ...
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Are coordinates taken with an handheld GPS device inherently in ESPG:4326 WGS84 and reprojected when added to a Google basemap?

I am just getting started using QGIS 3.6.3. I added a Google satelite imagery using QuickMapServices, which is projected using EPSG:3857 - WGS84/Pseudo-Mercator. Then, while importing some points in ...
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Adding map from maps-for-free to QGIS?

I've already tried How can I add map from website maps-for-free.com as my base map on QGIS 2.10.1-Pisa? with the adjusted filepath for the metadata.ini file but it didn't work. The FreeMap option ...
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Rectangular (not square) pyramid with QuickMapServices

I’m using QGIS 2.14.9 (upgrading is not an option), and QuickMapServices. I have two tile servers (one for images and one for OSM). Images work, OSM does not. I'm sure the problem is related to ...
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Creating tiled QuickMapServices layer programmatically?

I’m writing a stand-alone app using Python and QGIS 2.14.9 (upgrading is not an option). Previous to 2.18, tiled services are not supported directly; you need a plugin like QuickMapServices. I have ...
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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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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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