Class: QgsTemporalUtils

class qgis.core.QgsTemporalUtils

Bases: sip.wrapper

Contains utility methods for working with temporal layers and projects.

Methods

calculateTemporalRangeForProject

Calculates the temporal range for a project.

exportAnimation

Exports animation frames by rendering the map to multiple destination images.

class AnimationExportSettings

Bases: sip.wrapper

QgsTemporalUtils.AnimationExportSettings(QgsTemporalUtils.AnimationExportSettings)

animationRange
decorations
fileNameTemplate
frameDuration
outputDirectory
calculateTemporalRangeForProject(project: QgsProject)QgsDateTimeRange

Calculates the temporal range for a project.

This method considers the temporal range available from layers contained within the project and returns the maximal combined temporal extent of these layers.

Parameters

project (QgsProject) –

Return type

QgsDateTimeRange

exportAnimation(mapSettings: QgsMapSettings, settings: QgsTemporalUtils.AnimationExportSettings, feedback: QgsFeedback = None) → Tuple[bool, str]

Exports animation frames by rendering the map to multiple destination images.

The mapSettings argument dictates the overall map settings such as extent and size, while animation and export specific settings are specified via the settings argument.

An optional feedback argument can be used to provide progress reports and cancellation support.

Parameters
Return type

Tuple[bool, str]

Returns

  • True if the export was successful.

  • error: will be set to a descriptive error message if the export fails