Am Donnerstag, 1. März 2007 11:48 schrieb Veljo Kisand:
> Marco Hugentobler wrote:
> > Hi Veljo,
> > QGIS uses the OGR library to access Map Info datasources. The OGR page
> > (http://www.gdal.org/ogr/drv_mitab.html) says that it does not support
> > update of existing datasets, so you cannot edit those files in QGIS.
> > Creation of spatial index through the QGIS GUI is only provided for
> > shapefiles.
> > Each data provider in QGIS has different capabilities with respect to
> > editing. Editing is provided for shapefiles (through OGR), PostGIS
> > databases, GPS and also GRASS data (with the editing interface of the
> > GRASS plugin).
> > All the best,
> > Marco
> Fine, thanks for answer. Any hope to convert MapInfo layers to anything
> else - to these shapefiles? GRASS or other linux based stuff?
The command line utility 'ogr2ogr', which comes as add-on with the GDAL/OGR
library can do the conversion between MapInfo format and shapefiles (and
other file formats as well).
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