Mastering QGIS


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Free Preview of Mastering QGIS

Mastering QGIS is designed to bring users who want to go beyond the basics of QGIS to an advanced level of QGIS expertise.  The book provides step-by-step examples covering the areas of database integration, geoprocessing tools, Python scripts, advanced cartography, and custom plugins.    Mastering QGIS is written by Kurt Menke, […]

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Working with Coordinate Reference Systems: Mastering QGIS

This section of the free chapter preview of Mastering QGIS looks at working with coordinate systems in QGIS.  Mastering QGIS is designed to bring users who want to go beyond the basics of QGIS to an advanced level of QGIS expertise.  When working with spatial data, it is important that a coordinate reference system (CRS) be assigned […]

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Styling Vector and Raster Data: Mastering QGIS

This section of the free chapter preview of Mastering QGIS looks at styling vector and raster GIS data in QGIS.  Mastering QGIS is designed to bring users who want to go beyond the basics of QGIS to an advanced level of QGIS expertise.  When you load spatial data layers into QGIS Desktop, they are styled with […]

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Adding Functionality with Plugins: Mastering QGIS

This section of the free chapter preview of Mastering QGIS looks at using plugins to extend the functionality of QGIS.  Mastering QGIS is designed to bring users who want to go beyond the basics of QGIS to an advanced level of QGIS expertise.  Adding Functionality with Plugins There are so many potential workflows, analysis settings, and […]

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Composing Maps: Mastering QGIS

This section of the free chapter preview of Mastering QGIS looks at making maps in QGIS.  Mastering QGIS is designed to bring users who want to go beyond the basics of QGIS to an advanced level of QGIS expertise.  With QGIS you can compose maps that can be printed or exported to image and graphics files. To […]

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Working with Tables: Mastering QGIS

This section of the free chapter preview of Mastering QGIS looks at working with tables in QGIS.  Mastering QGIS is designed to bring users who want to go beyond the basics of QGIS to an advanced level of QGIS expertise.  There are two types of tables you can work with in QGIS, attribute tables, and standalone […]

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QGIS supports leading GIS data from PostGIS, SpatiaLite, MSSQL, and Oracle databases.QGIS supports leading GIS data from PostGIS, SpatiaLite, MSSQL, and Oracle databases.

Loading Data: Mastering QGIS

This section of the free chapter preview of Mastering QGIS covers loading different data types into QGIS desktop.  Mastering QGIS is designed to bring users who want to go beyond the basics of QGIS to an advanced level of QGIS expertise.  Loading data in QGIS One strength, of QGIS is its ability to load a large number […]

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QGIS Desktop interfaces.QGIS Desktop interfaces.

Tour of QGIS: Mastering QGIS

This section of the free chapter preview of Mastering QGIS covers the graphical user interface components of both QGIS Desktop and QGIS Browser.   Mastering QGIS is designed to bring users who want to go beyond the basics of QGIS to an advanced level of QGIS expertise.  QGIS is composed of two programs: QGIS Desktop and QGIS […]

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QGIS Download and Installation: Mastering QGIS

This section of the free chapter preview of Mastering QGIS covers downloading and installing QGIS.  Mastering QGIS is designed to bring users who want to go beyond the basics of QGIS to an advanced level of QGIS expertise.  QGIS can be installed on Windows, Mac OSX, Unix, Linux, and Android operating systems, […]