[Qgis-user] new xytools plugin: now open and save simple Excel files

Milo van der Linden milo at dogodigi.net
Thu Dec 15 15:55:24 EST 2011


Nice work!

I will see if I can find time to give it a spin soon.

Regards
Op 15 dec. 2011 21:34 schreef "Richard Duivenvoorde" <rdmailings at duif.net>
het volgende:

> Hi List,
>
> I uploaded a new version of the xytools plugin. After some questions and
> discussion on the list about Excel files, I added simple capability to
> open and save excel files.
>
> It uses the python xlw and xlrd libs for that
> (http://www.python-excel.org/). Those are available for windows users in
> the osgeo4w package. Linux users can probably get it from there package
> manager. If all fails, go to http://www.python-excel.org/ and get it
> from there.
>
> In short: it can save the attributes of a vector layer to a simple (one
> worksheet containing) xls file.
> It can open an xls file and load it in a memory layer. You can either
> point to an x and y column, and those values will be used for the x and
> y of the Point features. Or you can cancel choosing the x and y, and the
> attribute data will just be loaded taking 0/0 as x and y coordinates.
>
> There is a help file availabe via the xytools plugin menu with more
> information.
>
> Let me know if you find problems with it or have ideas to improve (see
> docs for earlier ideas).
>
> plugin via plugin menu
> or
> http://plugins.qgis.org/plugins/xytools/
>
> source
> http://hub.qgis.org/projects/xytools/repository
>
> project page
> http://hub.qgis.org/projects/xytools
>
> Regards,
>
> Richard Duivenvoorde
>
> ps if you find the plugin really usefull, I'm also trying out paypal
> buttons on the project page :-) Half of the profit (?) goes to the qgis
> project for this one I promised Paolo and Tim...
>
>
>
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