O'Reilly logo

Learning QGIS Second Edition by Anita Graser

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 5. Creating Great Maps

In this chapter, we will cover the important features that enable us to create great maps. We will first go into advanced vector styling, building on what we learned in Chapter 2, Viewing Spatial Data. Then, you will learn how to label features by following examples for point labels as well as more advanced road labels with road shield graphics. We will also cover how to tweak labels manually. Finally, you will learn about the print composer and how to use it to create printable maps and map books. If you want to get an idea about what kind of maps you can create using QGIS, visit the QGIS Map Showcase Flickr group at https://www.flickr.com/groups/qgis/; this is dedicated to maps created with QGIS without any further ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required