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Create, modify and Label a Polygon (area) Feature in QGIS

Create, modify and Label a Polygon (area) Feature in QGIS

Step by step instructions for creating a polygon feature in Quantum GIS. It assumes viewer has already watched the point and line feature tutorials at the ‘GIS & GPS Tips and Techniques’ YouTube channel. The tutorial includes changing colour, changing symbology, creating and using an attribute as a label and correcting attribute spelling mistakes. This tutorial is designed as an ...

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Copy Subset Data from a Shapefile in QGIS

Copy Subset Data from a Shapefile in QGIS

Instructions for selecting data within an existing shapefile, then creating a new file for your selected lines or polygons. This method is handy if you have a large shape file and would like to highlight some of the data it contains. Normally, any display changes made to a shapefile will affect all data within the layer. By creating a separate ...

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Edit Line or Polygon Feature in QGIS

Edit Line or Polygon Feature in QGIS

Step by step instructions for splitting a feature, moving a node (point on line), deleting a node, adding a node and jointing two features. This tutorial is designed as an introduction to GIS and using QGIS.

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QGIS tutorial : Custom Forms

QGIS tutorial : Custom Forms

This video takes a quick look at how you easily can improve on the standard edit forms in QGIS. Some of the edit widgets have some “quirks”, so you need to test them to find out how to use them, and their limitations.

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Interactive Map Tracking QGIS plug-in

Interactive Map Tracking QGIS plug-in

This video Introduce “Interactive Map Tracking”, a QGIS plug-in to facilitate multiple-users (collaborative) edition of map, and use of PostGIS layer with triggers. The plug-in website : https://github.com/Remi-C/interactive…

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Open and Edit a GPS Track in QGIS

Open and Edit a GPS Track in QGIS

Instructions for opening and editing a GPX track file (standard format when downloading GPS data) into QGIS. Editing allows users to smooth out a GPS track file remove unwanted segments. Line editing instructions are not included on this video. This tutorial is designed as an introduction to GIS and using QGIS.

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