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How to enable camera and take pictures for features in QFIELD?

I figured it out finally. Thanks to Matthias Kuhn for assistance. First one needs to create an attribute form ("Attachment", used to be "External resource") for a layer field in question. This will ...
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Attribute subdomain in QField

You can do this with the widget Value Relation. The process is fully explained here. Example: Create a point layer with the fields: type, text data type subtype, text data type Create a table ...
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QGIS - QField - Retrieve target field value when source feature intersects target feature in target layer

refFunctions won't work in QField as it is a QGIS desktop plugin (and is the downside of the many answers that rely on a plugin for expression-based solutions) - QField won't recognise the functions. ...
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QField connected to Cloud

qfield.cloud is exactly what you're looking for. It is natively supported in QField and allows you to synchronise your field survey directly to the cloud (and to your team) as soon as you have ...
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Multi-User offline edit synchronization using GPKG

There are multiple questions involved and without a specific project I can only give general hints. It needs a system architect with an understanding of workflows, data structures, business processes ...
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What does checkbox do for QField?

I have not used QField since a few years but in the docs they write: Remember attribute values For quick collection of rather homogeneus [sic!] datasets, it is crucial to not having to enter the ...
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Creating multiple select dropdown list in QGIS

First I recommend to use QGIS 3.4.2, because QGIS 2.18.26 did not provide the desired results. If your species data are saved in a CSV file, load the data into the QGIS as a table from Add vector ...
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Add tabbed fields within QField

In the drag and drop form designer, between the middle pane (Form Designer) and Right hand pane (widget settings) there is a green + button. Press this to create a 'container'. Give it a name (will ...
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Why can't I save new points created in QField?

There are potentially two things that could trigger this behavior. The project might be located on an external SD card. Android prevents apps from writing to external SD cards except for an app ...
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Does QField on Android tablet work with plugins, Grass or the processing toolbox generally?

According to their website, qfield is designed to be simple: http://www.qfield.org/docs/concepts/index.html: QField aims to help the user to perform the tasks he needs to do without cluttering ...
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Expression-based labeling in QFIELD 0.8.2 not working

QField is based on the code for QGIS 3 which removed some deprecated variables, among them $scale. These variables have replacements which are prefixed with an @. Just replace $scale with @map_scale. ...
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Choosing raster format for QField?

The QField documentation recommends using GeoPackage raster for this purpose. Other sources (citation needed) recommend mbtiles format. Whatever you choose, here are a couple of things to consider: ...
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QGIS Actions in QField

For now, QField does not recognize clickable URL. An issue has been reported on GitHub, let's wait for this enhancement.
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QField - Get attribute from selected feature

In Qfield 1.9.1 just select the feature, open attribute form and press 3 points button. There is "Print Atlas Feature to PDF" function.
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How to trigger calculation on QGIS startup?

I think what you are looking for is a virtual field. It is a field based on an expression that is always evaluated and not stored in memory. To do it you have to open the field calculator check the ...
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Can QField record GPS Z-Value

QField can record z value from NMEA sentence. Create a layer, then save as, select geometry type and flag include z-dimension. I use it with an RTK GNSS. I collect point, lines (I have not try with ...
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Using QField to connect to external Bluetooth GPS

If you want to use an external GNSS-Reciever on QField in your (Android?) mobile you need to connect your mobile (phone or tablet) to the GNSS using a separate app that provides a mock location to ...
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QGIS Qfield visiblity of offline layers on Android 6.0 Samsung tablet Galaxy tab S2

The problem is probably due to some 'corrupt' geometry issues (polygon and multipolygon features in line or polygon layers). See the answer in the following thread: Gpkg and shapefiles behave ...
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Can Qfield be used with external GNSS service?

Connecting external devices with NMEA support via bluetooth is possible since version 1.8.0. External GNSS services can be used via tools like rtklib which can then convert the position to a mock ...
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Erasing a point in QField

It is possible. Make sure you prepare Qfield project right for mobile device. First check your layer is not read only in Project properties then configure project in QFieldSync plugin: Package ...
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Running QField without a Google account

All releases can be downloaded directly from the github page, as stated in the documentation. All .apk packages there are signed. If someone wants to make the effort of uploading it to F-Droid and ...
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Form Value Relation Dropdowns in QField

No, for now you can't filter a dropdown based on another field value (if you really need it you'll have to develop it yourself or sponsor a development...). One workaround is to use one subtype field ...
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High quality photos using QFIELD

QField version 1.4, to be released soon, fixed the native camera problem. A few more days and it will be available.
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QField - switch between multiple layer styles

You need to use map theme, that's what Qfield use to switch between different map style (map theme reference what styles to use for each layer, so creating multiple styles per layer is the first step) ...
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Trying to auto generate the coordinates of a point using QGIS and QField

Try to insert this $x and $y expression in "Default value" field and check "Apply default value on update" box.
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Connecting to PostGIS from QField

At the current point in time, QField does not support asking the password for postgres connections. Requesting the password is supported for WFS layers. The password for postgres can be stored in the ...
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QField connected to Cloud

You can try https://inputapp.io which is based on QGIS and comes with a cloud synchronisation service called Mergin (https://public.cloudmergin.com). Data from same QGIS project can be downloaded on ...
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Show attribute instead of fid in QField form

You must go to the layer properties and choose the right attribute for Display option. You can use an Expression if you want to show more than one
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QField, QGIS, PostgreSQL working with enterprise database

So I found an Answer as Matthis kuhn suggested to use pg_service.conf. So I am using widows, and I created a file include each user name and password, then I set it in postgres and I added it to ...
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