[postgis-users] How to make some geometry column visible to Qgis

Sandro Santilli strk at keybit.net
Mon Oct 22 07:28:14 PDT 2012

On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 02:39:31AM -0700, Pietro Rossin wrote:

> My problem is that the main table (a huge one with mixed geometry data
> type) has its own geometry column.
> When qgis starts the connection to this db automatically looks into the
> geometry column set and find the geom.column relative to the main table, so
> it searches that table for the geometry type and take a lot of time to do
> it...
> How can I hide this geometry column?

You can tell QGis to "only look in geometry_columns" (which became
"only look in layer registries" in current development version).

It's a configuration of the PostgreSQL connection.


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