[postgis-devel] QGis does not recognize geometry field types created from ArcGis

Paul Ramsey pramsey at cleverelephant.ca
Fri Feb 20 05:28:59 PST 2015

Please as user questions on the postgis-users list.
You have loaded your layer using Esri’s ST_GEOMETRY type. You need to use the PostGIS type. I believe Esri calls it the “PGGEOMETRY” type in their UI.


On February 20, 2015 at 5:23:00 AM, avga2000 (avga2000 at gmail.com) wrote:
> I just created a Geodatabase in postgre/postgis from arcgis. Im able to edit
> and get data from postgre properly. When I try to load the same layer in
> QGis, qgis does not recognize it. When I check the field type in postgre
> appears as "st_point", if I create a layer from Qgis in the same Database it
> saves it as "geometry(xx)". I think I should do something on the
> geometry_columns table or something else but Im not sure what to do exactly.
> Can you give a hand so that I can solve my problem in my project?. I need to
> reach the correct interoperability on both platforms. Thanks in advanced.

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