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QGIS provides default keyboard shortcuts for many features. You can find them in section メニューバー. Additionally, the menu option Settings ‣ Configure Shortcuts.. allows you to change the default keyboard shortcuts and to add new keyboard shortcuts to QGIS features.

Figure Shortcuts 1:


Define shortcut options nix (Gnome)

Configuration is very simple. Just select a feature from the list and click on [Change], [Set none] or [Set default]. Once you have finished your configuration, you can save it as an XML file and load it to another QGIS installation.


特定のトピックでヘルプが必要な場合多くのダイアログに実装されている [Help] ボタンでコンテキストヘルプを利用することができます- サードパーティプラグインでは専用のウェッブページを指し示すことを注意して下さい.


By default, QGIS renders all visible layers whenever the map canvas is refreshed. The events that trigger a refresh of the map canvas include:

  • レイヤの追加

  • パンまたはズーム

  • Resizing the QGIS window
  • レイヤまたはレイヤ群の表示、非表示を変更します

QGIS allows you to control the rendering process in a number of ways.


スケール依存レンダリングを利用するとあるレイヤが表示される最小と最大のスケールを指定することができます. スケール依存レンダリングを設定する場合レイヤを凡例でダブルクリックして プロパティ ダイアログを開いて下さい. 一般情報 タブで, checkbox縮尺に応じた表示設定 チェックボックスをアクティブにして最小と最大の縮尺値を設定して下さい.

You can determine the scale values by first zooming to the level you want to use and noting the scale value in the QGIS status bar.


Map rendering can be controlled in the various ways, as described below.


To suspend rendering, click the checkbox Render checkbox in the lower right corner of the status bar. When the checkbox Render checkbox is not checked, QGIS does not redraw the canvas in response to any of the events described in section レンダリング. Examples of when you might want to suspend rendering include:

  • 沢山のレイヤを追加して描画する前に描画方法を編集したい場合

  • データ量が多いレイヤを追加して描画する前に縮尺依存描画条件を指定したい場合

  • データ量が多いレイヤを追加して描画する前に特定の位置にズームしておきたい場合

  • 上記の場合のいくつかの組み合わせ

Checking the checkbox Render checkbox enables rendering and causes an immediate refresh of the map canvas.


新しくレイヤを追加した時に,すぐに描画しないオプションを設定できます.これはレイヤが地図に追加された時に,地図凡例の可視属性チェックボックスがデフォルトでチェックされないことを意味します.このオプションを指定するためには 設定 ‣ オプション ‣ を選択して レンダリング タブをクリックしてください. checkbox By default new layers added to the map should be displayed のチェックを解除してください.すると,地図に追加されたレイヤの表示属性は不可視の状態がデフォルトになります.


地図描画を中断したい場合は ESC キーを押して下さい.これにより地図キャンパスの更新が中断され地図の一部が描画された状態になります. ESC キーを押してから地図描画が中断されるまで少し時間がかかります.


現在描画中断機能は利用できません - これはQt4のポートに依存しています,なぜならばユーザーインターフェース(UI)に問題が発生してクラッシュするからです.

Updating the Map Display During Rendering

You can set an option to update the map display as features are drawn. By default, QGIS does not display any features for a layer until the entire layer has been rendered. To update the display as features are read from the datastore, choose menu option Settings ‣ Options and click on the Rendering tab. Set the feature count to an appropriate value to update the display during rendering. Setting a value of 0 disables update during drawing (this is the default). Setting a value too low will result in poor performance, as the map canvas is continually updated during the reading of the features. A suggested value to start with is 500.


To influence the rendering quality of the map, you have two options. Choose menu option Settings ‣ Options, click on the Rendering tab and select or deselect following checkboxes:

  • checkbox Make lines appear less jagged at the expense of some drawing performance
  • checkbox Fix problems with incorrectly filled polygons


There are two settings that allow you to improve rendering speed. Open the QGIS options dialog using Settings ‣ Options, go to the Rendering tab and select or deselect the following checkboxes:

  • checkbox Enable back buffer. This provides better graphics performance at the cost of losing the possibility to cancel rendering and incrementally draw features. If it is unchecked, you can set the Number of features to draw before updating the display, otherwise this option is inactive.
  • checkbox 再描画の速度を上げられる場合にレンダのキャッシュを利用します


Measuring works within projected coordinate systems (e.g., UTM) and unprojected data. If the loaded map is defined with a geographic coordinate system (latitude/longitude), the results from line or area measurements will be incorrect. To fix this, you need to set an appropriate map coordinate system (see section 投影法の利用方法). All measuring modules also use the snapping settings from the digitizing module. This is useful, if you want to measure along lines or areas in vector layers.

To select a measuring tool, click on mActionMeasure and select the tool you want to use.

Measure length, areas and angles

mActionMeasure Measure Line: QGIS is able to measure real distances between given points according to a defined ellipsoid. To configure this, choose menu option Settings ‣ Options, click on the Map tools tab and select the appropriate ellipsoid. There, you can also define a rubberband color and your preferred measurement units (meters or feet) and angle units (degrees, radians and gon). The tool then allows you to click points on the map. Each segment length, as well as the total, shows up in the measure window. To stop measuring, click your right mouse button. Note that you can interactively change the measurement units in the measurement dialog. It overrides the Preferred measurement units in the options. There is an info section in the dialog that shows which CRS settings are being used during measurement calculations.

Figure Measure 1:


Measure Distance nix (Gnome)

mActionMeasureArea Measure Area: Areas can also be measured. In the measure window, the accumulated area size appears. In addition, the measuring tool will snap to the currently selected layer, provided that layer has its snapping tolerance set (see section スナップ許容量と検索半径の設定). So, if you want to measure exactly along a line feature, or around a polygon feature, first set its snapping tolerance, then select the layer. Now, when using the measuring tools, each mouse click (within the tolerance setting) will snap to that layer.

Figure Measure 2:


Measure Area nix (Gnome)

mActionMeasureAngle Measure Angle: You can also measure angles. The cursor becomes cross-shaped. Click to draw the first segment of the angle you wish to measure, then move the cursor to draw the desired angle. The measure is displayed in a pop-up dialog.

Figure Measure 3:


Measure Angle nix (Gnome)


The QGIS toolbar provides several tools to select features in the map canvas. To select one or several features, just click on mActionSelect and select your tool:

  • mActionSelect Select Single Feature
  • mActionSelectRectangle Select Features by Rectangle
  • mActionSelectPolygon Select Features by Polygon
  • mActionSelectFreehand Select Features by Freehand
  • mActionSelectRadius Select Features by Radius

To deselect all selected features click on mActionDeselectAll Deselect features from all layers.

mIconExpressionSelect Select feature using an expression allow user to select feature using expression dialog. See Expressions chapter for some example.

Users can save features selection into a New Memory Vector Layer or a New Vector Layer using Edit ‣ Paste Feature as ... and choose the mode you want.


The Identify tool allows you to interact with the map canvas and get information on features in a pop-up window. To identify features, use View ‣ Identify features or press Ctrl + Shift + I, or click on the mActionIdentify Identify features icon in the toolbar.

If you click on several features, the Identify results dialog will list information about all the selected features. The first item is the number of the layer in the list of results, followed by the layer name. Then, its first child will be the name of a field with its value. The first field is the one selected in Properties ‣ Display. Finally, all information about the feature is displayed.


  • Actions: Actions can be added to the identify feature windows. When clicking on the action label, action will be run. By default, only one action is added, to view feature form for editing.
  • Derived: This information is calculated or derived from other information. You can find clicked coordinate, X and Y coordinates, area in map units and perimeter in map units for polygons, length in map units for lines and feature ids.
  • Data attributes: This is the list of attribute fields from the data.

Figure Identify 1:


Identify feaures dialog nix (Gnome)

At the top of the window, you have five icons:

  • mActionIdentifyExpand Expand tree
  • mActionIdentifyCollapse Collapse tree
  • mActionIdentifyDefaultExpand Default behaviour
  • mActionIdentifyCopyAttributes Copy attributes
  • mActionIdentifyPrint Print selected HTML response

At the bottom of the window, you have the Mode and View comboboxes. With the Mode combobox you can define the identify mode: ‘Current layer’, ‘Top down, stop at first’, ‘Top down’ and ‘Layer selection’. The View can be set as ‘Tree’, ‘Table’ and ‘Graph’.

The identify tool allows you to auto open a form. In this mode you can change the feautures attributes.


  • 地物フォームの表示

  • 地物のズーム

  • 地物のコピー: すべての地物,のジオメトリと属性をコピーします;

  • Toggle feature selection: adds identified feature to selection
  • 属性値のコピー: あなたがクリックした属性値のみをコピーします。

  • Copy feature attributes: Copy only attributes
  • 結果のクリア:ウィンドウ内の結果が削除されます

  • ハイライトのクリア:地図上でハイライトしている地物が除去されます

  • すべてをハイライトする

  • レイヤをハイライトする

  • レイヤのアクティベート: アクティベートするレイヤの選択

  • レイヤプロパティ: レイヤプロパティウィンドウを表示する

  • すべてを展開する

  • すべてを折りたたむ


The Decorations of QGIS include the Grid, the Copyright Label, the North Arrow and the Scale Bar. They are used to ‘decorate’ the map by adding cartographic elements.


transformed グリッド では座標のグリッドと座標注記をマップキャンバスに追加します。

Figure Decorations 1:


The Grid Dialog nix

  1. Select from menu View ‣ Decorations ‣ Grid. The dialog starts (see figure_decorations_1).
  2. マップキャンバスにロードされているレイヤにしたがって checkbox Enable grid チェックボックスを有効にしてグリッドの設定を行って下さい.

  3. マップキャンバスにロードされているレイヤにしたがって checkbox Draw annotations チェックボックスを有効にしてアノテーションの定義を行ってください.

  4. Click [Apply] to verify that it looks as expected.
  5. Click [OK] to close the dialog.


north_arrow North Arrow places a simple north arrow on the map canvas. At present, there is only one style available. You can adjust the angle of the arrow or let QGIS set the direction automatically. If you choose to let QGIS determine the direction, it makes its best guess as to how the arrow should be oriented. For placement of the arrow, you have four options, corresponding to the four corners of the map canvas.

Figure Decorations 3:


The North Arrow Dialog nix


scale_bar Scale Bar adds a simple scale bar to the map canvas. You can control the style and placement, as well as the labeling of the bar.

Figure Decorations 4:


The Scale Bar Dialog nix

QGIS only supports displaying the scale in the same units as your map frame. So if the units of your layers are in meters, you can’t create a scale bar in feet. Likewise, if you are using decimal degrees, you can’t create a scale bar to display distance in meters.


  1. メニューの ビュー ‣ 地図整飾 ‣ 著作権ラベル を選択して下さい.ダイアログが表示されます( figure_decorations_4 を参照して下さい).

  2. Choose the placement from the Placement selectstring combo box.
  3. Choose the style from the Scale bar style selectstring combo box.
  4. Select the color for the bar Color of bar selectcolor or use the default black color.
  5. Set the size of the bar and its label Size of bar selectnumber.
  6. Make sure the checkbox Enable scale bar checkbox is checked.
  7. Optionally, check checkbox Automatically snap to round number on resize.
  8. Click [OK].



.qgs プロジェクトを保存する際,グリッド,方位記号,スケールバーと著作権ラベルに加えた変更はそのプロジェクトに保存され,次回プロジェクトをロードした際に復元されます.


The mActionTextAnnotation Text Annotation tool in the attribute toolbar provides the possibility to place formatted text in a balloon on the QGIS map canvas. Use the Text Annotation tool and click into the map canvas.

Figure annotation 1:


Annotation text dialog nix


The mActionAnnotation Move Annotation tool allows you to move the annotation on the map canvas.


The mActionFormAnnotation Html Annotation tools in the attribute toolbar provides the possibility to place the content of an html file in a balloon on the QGIS map canvas. Using the Html Annotation tool, click into the map canvas and add the path to the html file into the dialog.


The mActionSaveAsSVG SVG Annotation tool in the attribute toolbar provides the possibility to place an SVG symbol in a balloon on the QGIS map canvas. Using the SVG Annotation tool, click into the map canvas and add the path to the SVG file into the dialog.


Additionally, you can also create your own annotation forms. The mActionFormAnnotation Form Annotation tool is useful to display attributes of a vector layer in a customized Qt Designer form (see figure_custom_annotation). This is similar to the designer forms for the Identify features tool, but displayed in an annotation item. Also see this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0pDBuSbQ02o from Tim Sutton for more information.

Figure annotation 2:


Customized qt designer annotation form nix


If you press Ctrl+T while an Annotation tool is active (move annotation, text annotation, form annotation), the visibility states of the items are inverted.


Spatial Bookmarks allow you to “bookmark” a geographic location and return to it later.



  1. 関心のある領域にズームまたはパンします。

  2. Select the menu option View ‣ New Bookmark or press Ctrl-B.
  3. ブックマークを説明する名称(255文字まで)を入力します。

  4. Press Enter to add the bookmark or [Delete] to remove the bookmark.



To use or manage bookmarks, select the menu option View ‣ Show Bookmarks. The Geospatial Bookmarks dialog allows you to zoom to or delete a bookmark. You cannot edit the bookmark name or coordinates.

Zooming to a Bookmark

From the Geospatial Bookmarks dialog, select the desired bookmark by clicking on it, then click [Zoom To]. You can also zoom to a bookmark by double-clicking on it.

Deleting a Bookmark

To delete a bookmark from the Geospatial Bookmarks dialog, click on it, then click [Delete]. Confirm your choice by clicking [Yes], or cancel the delete by clicking [No].

Import or export a bookmark

To share or transfer your bookmarks between computers you can use the Share pull down menu in the Geospatial Bookmarks dialog.


あなたのプロジェクトに他のプロジェクトファイルからコンテンツを埋め込む場合 Layer ‣ 埋め込みレイヤとグループ を選択して下さい.



  1. Press browsebutton to look for another project from the Alaska dataset.
  2. Select the project file grassland. You can see the content of the project (see figure_embed_dialog).
  3. Press Ctrl and click on the layers grassland and regions. Press [OK]. The selected layers are embedded in the map legend and the map view now.

Figure Nesting 1:


Select layers and groups to embed nix



Right-click on the embedded layer and choose mActionRemoveLayer Remove.