Feature request #6249

Print composer grid suitable only for large scale conformal projections

Added by marisn - over 4 years ago. Updated over 2 years ago.

Status:Closed Start Date:08/24/2012
Priority:Normal Due date:
Assigned to:- % Done:


Category:Map Composer / Printing
Target version:Future Release - Nice to have
Platform: Resolution:fixed/implemented
Platform version: Pull Request or Patch supplied:No
Status info: Tag:


Steps to reproduce:
  • Add some world data
  • Set project SRS to Stereographic (i.e. EPSG:3411)
  • Enable OTFR if necessary
  • In print composer add grid to map with step i.e. 500km
  • Observe how grid lines are just about anything except reality

Attachment contains print composer output in EPSG:3411. Black lines - drawn by print composer. Red grid - from shapefile generated with with GRASS v.mkgrid.

qgis_composer_grid_bug.png (224.3 kB) marisn -, 08/24/2012 09:58 pm


Updated by Marco Hugentobler over 4 years ago

This is a feature request rather than a bug. The composer grid is currently always in output map units and distances.

Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 4 years ago

  • Tracker changed from Bug report to Feature request

Updated by Pirmin Kalberer over 4 years ago

  • Target version changed from Version 2.0.0 to Future Release - Nice to have

Updated by J├╝rgen Fischer about 3 years ago

  • Category changed from 33 to Map Composer / Printing

Updated by Nyall Dawson over 2 years ago

  • Status changed from Open to Closed
  • Resolution set to fixed/implemented

This is fixed in master.

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