Add a series of pictures to a feature

You can add one or more pictures to a feature. Below you find an example how to proceed.

Creating two tables

We will need two tables. One table where the features are stored and one with a list of pictures.

Apiary

  • id (UUID)
  • geometry

Apiary_pictures

  • id
  • apiary_id (UUID)
  • path (TEXT)

Relations

Create a relation with:

  • apiary Referenced layer
  • id Referenced field
  • apiary_picture Referencing layer
  • apiary_id Referencing field
  • strength Composition
Relations

Widgets

apiary

Set the default value of the field id to uuid(). No need to show it in the form.

widgets

Set the relation widget to Many to one relation and add the relation to the form

widgets2

picture

Set the widget type of the field path to attachment and add it to the form

widget picture

Geotagging

Some mobile devices will require Open Camera to be installed in order to enable geotagging.

To enable geotagging perform the following steps:

  1. In QField, go to the settings and make sure ”Use native Camera“ is activated
  2. Install the Open Camera app on your mobile device
  3. Within the Open Camera settings, make sure geotagging is enabled
  4. Within you mobile device settings, set the default camera app to Open Camera
  5. Completed! Open Camera will now be utilized while taking pictures with QField