On Thu, 2007-03-01 at 11:46 +0100, 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.

But as you will have ogr installed with QGIS, you can use ogr2ogr to convert
the Mapinfo files to shapefiles, which you can then open in QGIS & edit. If
they must be Mapinfo files for some reason, just convert them back after

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