Sneak Peak

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While it’s really exciting that the release of QGIS 2.0 is just around the corner, I’m finding it just as exciting that work is already under way on version 2.1! Some great new features have already landed and I can’t wait to see what else is planned. Personally, I’ve got plans for a raft of […]

A neat trick in QGIS 2.0 – images in atlas prints

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Here’s a cool trick which you can do in QGIS 2.0. It builds on two new features introduced in version 2.0 – atlas prints and html labels. Atlas prints (previously available as a plugin, now integrated into QGIS core) were developed by Oslandia, and allow you to create data driven map layouts from a specified […]

Coming soon in QGIS 2.0 – blend modes for layers

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I’ve just pushed my first major contribution to QGIS — the ability to set the compositing mode for a layer. Compositing is a technique widely used by cartographers and graphic artists to fine tune how layers are blended together, and it allows for some spectacular results! Until now, the only way to get these effects would […]