[OSGeo Africa] Clip data extent in QGIS

Brighton Chamunorwa chamunorwa.brighton at gmail.com
Wed Dec 16 03:57:17 PST 2020

Hi Brynard

You can display the raster layer and the SA boundary together. Right click
on the SA boundary in the layer panel and select zoom to layer. Make the SA
boundary  invisible if not required in the final output.  Then proceed to
create the map layout.

Best wishes


On Wednesday, December 16, 2020, Enock Seth Nyamador <enockseth at gmail.com>

> Hi Brynard,
> You might want to try the Inverted Polygons renderer [1] in QGIS.
> Best,
> Enock
> 1. https://docs.qgis.org/3.16/en/docs/user_manual/working_with_
> vector/vector_properties.html#inverted-polygon-renderer
> Am Mi., 16. Dez. 2020 um 12:10 Uhr schrieb Hermanus Brynard <
> mbrynard47 at gmail.com>:
>> Is there a feature in QGIS that will limit the extent of a layer in a map
>> layout by using another layer without physically clipping the data.
>> e.g. my raster extent covers Southern Africa and I want to limit it to
>> the outline of the RSA without clipping the data
>> There is such a feature in ArcGIS, but cannot find one in QGIS.
>> Manie Brynard
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