[Qgis-user] how to display longitude and latitude
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Mon Oct 24 20:49:54 EDT 2011
Ah, what you want is to add a grid (aka graticule).
This can be done in the map composer with the Grid section of the map
Item. Or you can make a grid layer from the Vector menu and use the
The first option is probably more of what you want.
On 10/24/2011 02:34 PM, Severino III Salmo wrote:
> Thanks Agus and Ramon.
> I am trying to view the X- and Y-axes with the Longitude and Latitude labels. From Agus reply, it seems it is not possible. Are there any other ways to somehow display the Lat- and Long- in the axes?
> On Oct 23, 2011, at 6:18 PM, Agustin Lobo wrote:
>> You can use the Coordinate Capture plugin also.
>> Nevertheless, this is an improvement requested long time ago: Coordinates should
>> be displayed in the Coordinates window at the bottom of the display
>> both in the current CRS
>> and in Geographic Lon,Lat WGS84 (in other words, as the Coordinate
>> Capture plugin does,
>> but the Coordinate Capture requires you to click on Start Capture and
>> then click on each position
>> again (which makes sense for a capture) while the requested feature
>> would be continuous).
>> 2011/10/23 Ramon Andiñach <custard at westnet.com.au>:
>>> On 23/10/2011, at 12:48, Severino Salmo <sgsalmoiii at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I have a simple question. I want to display the longitude and latitude in
>>> the x- and y- axes for my area of interest. I tried to look at the QGIS
>>> manual but I cant find the steps how to do it. Any help and comments will be
>>> greatly appreciated. Thank you very much.
>>> Hi Sev,
>>> Question. Where are you trying to get the latitude and longitude to
>>> If it's in the Print Composer, then start with the project CRS set to
>>> projection that uses latitude and longitude, e.g. WGS84.
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