[QGIS-Developer] Help me add a new feature to QGIS

Paolo Cavallini cavallini at faunalia.it
Sat Aug 25 22:37:01 PDT 2018

Hi Konstantin,

the best option is cloning the QGIS repo from GitHub, make your changes,
and issue a pull request.

Feel free to ask in case you need some assistance.

All the best.

On 08/25/2018 07:46 PM, Konstantin Puzankov wrote:
> Hi QGIS-developers,
> I made small additions to the code that improve the design of maps.
> Of course, I can use this addition personally, but I want it to be
> available to everyone.
> Who can help me with including it in the main QGIS code?
> You can easily test it by replacing the attached files in the source
> code of the current version.
> I'm sure it won't take you much time. I am attaching 2 simple examples.
> --------
> Proposed changes.
> In the "Print Layout" section when building a map grid, it is
> necessary to add the possibility of a frame shift relative to the map.
> It will be very easy to form a different framework for drawing up maps.
> ---------
> I enclose the program code for this change. ( The attachment:
> qgis_change.zip)
> What changed :
> 1. UI - add label "offset" and QgsDoubleSpinBox  ( The attachment:
> screenshot_offset.png )
> 2. "offset" - from 0 to 99 ( default -0)
> 3. Add corners for "zebra" and frame boarder.
> 4. If you use the default offset to "0", there will be no changes from
> the current version. Only for "zebra" corners will be drawn more
> correctly.
> ----------
> Why it is very important to make this small change.
> Now QGIS does not have the means to design a standard scale frame of
> nautical charts. It is not possible to make standard designs for
> topographic maps.
> Some applications, such as ArcGIS or my plugin for QGIS - the geogrid,
> create static vector layers for the map sections.
> When making the proposed add-on, we can very easily create a dynamic
> design that will meet the requirements of the standards.
> I hope to help the qgis-developers community.
> Best regards,
> Konstantin Puzankov
> e-mail:  konst555 at mail.ru
> <https://e.mail.ru/compose/?mailto=mailto%3akonst555@mail.ru>
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