[Qgis-user] Re: [Qgis-community-team] Re: add a gml layer

Otto Dassau otto.dassau at gmx.de
Sat Jun 21 02:25:59 EDT 2008


Hi Tara,

maybe we should find out, if the windows QGIS version you use includes a GDAL
with GML support. What version do you use? I remember GML was not always
included as a supported format in former QGIS Windows versions.

regards,
 Otto

On Fri, 20 Jun 2008 14:16:00 -0700
Tara Athan <tara_athan at alt2is.com> wrote:

> I was able to get a lakes.gml file using the procedure Jürgen suggested, 
> using FW Tools.
> It still does not load into QGIS v.10 (Windows XP) however.  The error 
> is the same as before-
> ...\lakes.gml is not a valid or recognized data source
> However I checked with a Windows build of QGIS v.11 that I received on 
> 6/6/08, and the layer DOES load!
> I am guessing it is a re-emergence of closed Ticket #751 in the Io 
> Windows build.
> 
> Can anyone verify this?
> 
> Tara
> 
> 
> Jürgen E. Fischer wrote:
> > Hi Tara,
> > On Fri, 20. Jun 2008 at 09:11:06 -0700, Tara Athan wrote:
> >   
> >> I am attempting to add a gml layer to the QGIS dataset that will be used 
> >> in the next release of the QGIS manual (v 1.0).
> >>     
> >
> >   
> >> I took the lakes.shp shapefile from the existing dataset and used ArcMap 
> >> to convert to gml (sorry, I couldn't figure out any other way.)
> >>     
> >
> > You can do that using OGR
> >
> > ogr2ogr -f GML lakes.gml lakes.shp
> >
> > creates a GML file you can use with QGIS.
> >
> >
> > Jürgen
> >
> >   
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