Background images can either be added as a map layer from a raster map image file (for example a GeoTIFF) manually, or by connection to a WMS or WMTS map service.


<%EXTOGGLE%>Connect to web map service (Beta)

From version 2.6 you can add background layers by connecting to a WMS or WMTS map server. There is a list of predefined services and you also create a custom connection.





How to create a custom connection

To create a custom connection, choose Other layer... in the drop-down list above. Then the following dialog is displayed:








<%EXTOGGLE%>Import raster background layer

You can also import a raster image from disk. Click the button "Add layer from file" and a dialog will open that lets you select both shape files and certain types of georeferenced raster images (like GeoTIFF).






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