[Qgis-user] editing dbf files
giohappy at gmail.com
Mon Aug 11 17:03:29 EDT 2008
I had similar problems. My workaround (not a solution) was migrating
the dbf to a sqlite db.
I use grass to do it (db.copy)
2008/8/11 Werner Macho <werner.macho at gmail.com>:
> Hi Richard,
> Probably that doesn't help you at all but the only program I know (And
> unfortunately HAVE to use when editing bigger .dbf files than the
> mentioned 65536 lines) is the statistical program SPSS.
> Very rarely I have to edit such big files too and still found no other
> way to comfortably edit those files.
> But I'd like to see such capability in QGis too
> On Mo, 2008-08-11 at 18:38 +0200, Richard Duivenvoorde wrote:
>> Hi List,
>> I've these pretty big .dbf-files (that is more then the 64000something
>> you can edit in Excel/Openoffice), without corresponding shp file.
>> I was told to edit those in arcview, but off course wanted to do this in
>> qgis. But I fail to open/edit them.
>> I tried both in metis in xp and ubuntu. I can open the file (as a
>> 'raster'), but when I try to look at the 'table', qgis either shows the
>> columns, but empty fields of crashes (in ubuntu rasing a warning:
>> WARNING: This code (file
>> /build/buildd/qgis-0.11.0/src/core/qgsvectorlayer.cpp, line 1068) should
>> never be reached. Problems may occur...
>> should qgis be able to edit a stand-alone dbf-file?
>> if so, what's the right way to do this/
>> if not: I'm aware there are other options to do this ;-)
>> Richard Duivenvoorde
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