[Qgis-developer] printing issues

Steven Bell botsnlinux at gmail.com
Tue Jun 12 12:11:36 EDT 2007

I agree that the print composer is currently pretty cumbersome.  Count me in
for a "summer of code" to work on it!  I'll be relatively free for the next
six weeks, so with some guidance I should be able to make a few useful

From: Paolo Cavallini <cavallini at faunalia.it>
> Subject: Re: [Qgis-developer] printing issues
> To: Maciej Sieczka <tutey at o2.pl>
> Cc: QGIS-dev <qgis-developer at lists.qgis.org>
> Message-ID: <466E739D.803 at faunalia.it>
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> Glad I'm not the only one.
> How about using the resources we have for this? Could we have a sort of
> "qgis summer of code" aiming at a better map composer?
> Alternatively, why not using it for bug bounties?
> pc
> Maciej Sieczka ha scritto:
> > I second this. As of now, most printing functionality in QGIS 0.8.1
> > (current SVN) is cumbersome, so that producing a decent map takes much
> > time and knowledge about how to workaround the present bugs.
> >
> > QGIS print composer has great potential, and I'm recommending it to
> > people who who want to print their GRASS data, also because there is no
> > alternative GUI map composer for GRASS data currently. However, I must
> > say that users I know complain about the QGIS map composer usability.
> >
> > On [1] there are 348 votes for "Improved map printing/layout" - the
> > most wanted functionality, 16% overall. Is this realistic that the
> > known QGIS map composer bugs will be fixed in QGIS 0.9? How about 0.8.2?
> >
> > [1]http://qgis.org/component/option,com_poll/task,results/id,15/
> >
> > Maciek
> --
> Paolo Cavallini
> http://www.faunalia.it/pc
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