[Qgis-user] Opening a bunch (~50) of gpx files

John C. Tull john.tull at wildnevada.org
Tue Oct 6 18:58:59 EDT 2009


Hi Agus,

You can combine them into a single file with gpsbabel:
http://www.gpsbabel.org/htmldoc-development/Advanced_Usage.html

It might also be possible using the append and update flags with  
ogr2ogr, but not sure.

John

On Oct 6, 2009, at 3:33 PM, Agustin Lobo wrote:

> Hi!
>
> I have to open many (~50) gpx files with gps tracks.
> The gps plugin let select just one file at a time. I can select
> all of the files with Add vector layer, but then I'm prompted to
> select the layer (waypoints, routes, tracks, route_points,  
> track_points)
> for each file. Is there any way to bypass this step so that I open
> the track layer only for all files? Perhaps through a python
> command issued on the python console?
> If I use
> qgis *.gpx
> as startup, I open the files but as point layers, which are actually  
> empty.
>
> Thanks
>
> Agus
>
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