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QGIS By Example by Daria Svidzinska, Alexander Bruy

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Adding and customizing a map

In this section, we are going to create a population map of the Brooklyn borough. Make sure that in the main window, the following layers are active: Brooklyn borough boundaries, zipcode (with the population style), NY borough boundaries, and water area.

To add a map to your print layout, click on the Add new map Adding and customizing a map button in the Composer Items toolbar, and drag the mouse arrow diagonally over the page while holding down the left mouse button. You will see a rectangle drawn on the page and a map inside it.

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Note that the content of the map changes dynamically to reflect the content of the map canvas in the main window. ...

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