[Qgis-user] Opening the same shapefile in QGIS and ArcGIS at
the same time is impossible - bug or feature?
lroubeyrie at limair.asso.fr
Mon Aug 18 05:53:13 EDT 2008
This feature seems to be ArcGIS based, since the same "problem" appends
when a .dbf file is opened (in OpenOffice.org or other) and trying to
access it with ArcGIS.
Frode Hansen a écrit :
> Tried to post here earlier on, trying again:
> A couple of users here are trying out Qgis as an alternativ to ArcGIS.
> When working on maps and using shapefiles, QGis seems to lock up these
> files so that ArcGIS cannot access them. I.e. if User 1 adds
> G:\Lakes.shp into his Qgis session, User 2 on ArcGIS cannot add the
> file in his session as long as User 1 is still using it. However, if
> User2 adds the shapefile into his ArcGIS first, User 1 on QGIS CAN add
> the shapefile into his work.
> I can see how this could be a feature to prevent corrupting files,
> possibly in cases of parallell edits, but , as can be seen, ArcMap
> does not enforce this limitation. Also, we have been using the
> aforementioned method of having shapefiles (not-supposed-to-be-edited)
> on our server for years without bad incidents.
> With regards,
> Frode Hansen
> Qgis-user mailing list
> Qgis-user at lists.osgeo.org
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