Tutorial 09: Preparing your map for export and printing

Tutorial notes

Topics covered in this tutorial
•Introduction to the QGIS Print Composer
•Defining the Composition settings such as page size and orientation
•Understanding items and item properties
•Adding items to the print composer including Map, Title and Legend
•Understanding and adjusting map zoom and page zoom
•Panning the map content
•Adjusting the map scale
•Exporting draft map as a JPG image for printing or distribution