Feature request #10781

Print composer extents add option to auto sync to map canvas extent

Added by Antonio Locandro over 2 years ago. Updated over 2 years ago.

Status:Open Start Date:07/02/2014
Priority:Normal Due date:
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Category:Map Composer / Printing
Target version:Future Release - Nice to have
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Platform version: Pull Request or Patch supplied:No
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Description

Current behaviour one has to manually click set to map canvas extent, an option to sync both would be a nice addition I think

Maybe a checkbox with auto which grays out min/max values?

History

Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 2 years ago

  • Category set to Map Composer / Printing

Updated by Per Gammerath over 2 years ago

I totally agree. Printing out a map is not an easy task for novice users when the print composer doesn't automatically reflect the canvas.

Updated by Ed B over 2 years ago

I just finished a new plugin which will syncronize the map with composer. When it is approved I will update this issue.

Updated by Ed B over 2 years ago

The plugin is finished but it is experimental and it only works on 64 bit version

http://plugins.qgis.org/plugins/syncComposerWithMap/

Updated by Antonio Locandro over 2 years ago

Tried with 32 bit and worked, I was hoping more of a check box that each time the map canvas moved the print composer would synchronize, but this is a compromise.

Updated by Ed B over 2 years ago

I hope to get it working so that you don't have to click the toolbar button but I need to learn how to work with signals and slots.

Updated by Antonio Locandro over 2 years ago

Maybe keeping both options would be nice, keep up the good work! Thanks for the plugin

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