Tuesday, January 7, 2014

How to Make QSO Maps from your Ham Radio Logs Part 5/5

Finally lets make a nice PDF suitable for printing or sharing with our friends. Go to the "Project" menu and select "Composer Manager". If necessary expand the "New from template" area. Change "empty composer" to "specific". Click on the "..." and select the "print composer template.qpt" file included with the project. You should see something like this:

Click "Add", then click "OK". Your new composer window should open. You may close the composer manager.

Your composer window should look like this

Lets update the legend. Click on the legend and then click "Item Properties". Under "Legend Items" click the "+" icon. Select the "qso countries" layer and click "OK". Now you should see

Thats it! Go to the "Composer" menu to print, export as PDF, or export as an image file.