Creating New LayersΒΆ

  1. In the Project Browser, click the New Layer icon.
  2. In the Add Layer window, enter the full path to the name of a new Shapefile to create in the Dataset Name: field. (e.g. d:mydata.shp)
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  1. Choose the geometry type from the Geometry Type dropdown menu.
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  1. Click the Add Column button.
  2. To rename each column, double click each column name.
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  1. Select the column type in the Type dropdown menu.
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  1. Click the OK button.