Stephen, I know you already got the answer you need, but I think it is worth pointing out that the *.gdb folders you started out with are ESRI File Geodatabases, and that QGIS does work with those. When you open the Add Vector Layer dialog, you have to set the Source Type to Directory, and then set the Type dropdown to either OpenFileGDB or ESRI FileGDB.
This is covered extremely briefly in the official documentation: http://docs.qgis.org/2.14/en/docs/user_manual/working_with_vector/supported_data.html#id3 I describe it in slightly more detail in a lab exercise I use: https://github.com/temple-geography/census-gis/blob/master/Introduction%20to%20American%20Community%20Survey%20with%20QGIS.md Best, --Lee On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 10:27 PM, Stephen Sacks <sack...@earthlink.net> wrote: > To several people who replied to my request for help in finding a > shapefile of Europe: Thank You ! You've given me what I need. > > Steve > > > > _______________________________________________ > Qgis-user mailing list > Qgisfirstname.lastname@example.org > List info: https://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/qgis-user > Unsubscribe: https://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/qgis-user > -- Lee Hachadoorian Assistant Professor of Instruction, Geography and Urban Studies Assistant Director, Professional Science Master's in GIS Temple University
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