Exploring the QGIS 3 options to create maps - Tutorial

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Map creation is one of the most or maybe the most popular application of Geographical Information System (GIS) software as QGIS. There has been an evolution in the layout options along the previous versions and now QGIS 3 has a whole set of map elements as legends, attribute tables, arrows, lines, scales among others. Each map element has a entire set of tools to be customized to the canvas spatial reference or other spatial data properties and styled to the desired output. Map design quality is upon the user and his experience and knowledge of the available tools in QGIS 3. This tutorial shows the procedure to create a layout / map, reviews the map objects, implements some objects in a applied case and export the map as pdf. 

 

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You can download the input data from this link.

Saul Montoya

Saul Montoya es Ingeniero Civil graduado de la Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú en Lima con estudios de postgrado en Manejo e Ingeniería de Recursos Hídricos (Programa WAREM) de la Universidad de Stuttgart con mención en Ingeniería de Aguas Subterráneas y Hidroinformática.

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