SYNOPSISqgis [--snapshot filename]
See OPTIONS for a full description.
DESCRIPTIONQGIS is a cross platform, Free and Open Source Geographic Information System (GIS). Supported platforms include Linux/Unix, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows. QGIS supports vector, raster, and database formats. QGIS is licensed under the GNU General Public License.
Some of the major features include:
*Support for spatially enabled PostGIS tables
*Support for shapefiles, ArcInfo coverages, Mapinfo, and other formats
supported by OGR
*Raster support for a large number of formats
*Display attribute tables
- --snapshot filename
- Create a snapshot image from the specified layers and save it to filename. The snapshot is saved in PNG format.
- --lang language
- Set the language used by QGIS. Language is specified using the locale string that matches one of the translations supported by QGIS. For example, to use the German translation, specify --lang de
- --project filename
- Load the specified QGIS project file. The layers specified in the project file are loaded, the layers are symbolized, and the view extent is restored.
- --extent xmin,ymin,xmax,ymax
- Set initial map extent by passing coordinates of that rectangle.
- --width width
- Width of snapshot to emit
- --height height
- Height of snapshot to emit
- Hide splash screen
Don't restore plugins on startup. Useful if some third-party plugins make QGIS crash during startup.
- --optionspath path
- Use the given QSettings path
- --configpath path
- Use the given path for all user configuration
Display brief usage help.
A list of one or more files to be loaded into QGIS at startup. Files must
consist of a data format supported by QGIS and only disk-based formats can be
loaded using this method. This includes shapefiles, MapInfo files, and most
raster formats. Data stores that cannot be loaded in this way include PostGIS
layers in a PostgreSQL database and GRASS vector/raster data.
- QGIS preferences file. This file stores windows size/location, loaded plugins, user options, and other application settings.
BUGSSee the QGIS home page (http://qgis.org) for a list of known issues with the latest release.
AUTHORGary Sherman <sherman at mrcc.com>