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QGIS Server on Windows

Want to finally try QGIS Server on your Windows system? Thankfully, Till Adams has written a new HowTo for QGIS Server on Windows. Till shows how to install OSGeo4W version and how to get it running.

If you first want to see what QGIS Server and QGIS Webclient can do, check Webgis-Uster homepage by Andreas Neumann.

Printing Web Maps with QGIS Mapserver

Great news: Sourcepole has extended QGIS server to offer printing functionality for web maps based on print composer.

Screenshot - Selecting a print extent

Selecting a print extent

You can test this functionality yourself on The viewers are GeoExt-based. User can intuitively select a layout, extent, scale, rotation and resolution for printing. QGIS server will return a printable PDF.

If you want to learn more about what goes on behind the scenes, you find a good description on Sourcepole’s website.

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