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
editing.

Brent Wood
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