[Qgis-developer] Moving styles from and to db and shp

Bernd Vogelgesang bernd.vogelgesang at gmx.de
Fri Mar 4 01:32:06 PST 2016

Am 04.03.2016, 10:03 Uhr, schrieb Paolo Cavallini <cavallini at faunalia.it>:

> Hi all,
> we designed a project based on a db, then saved all layers to shp. In
> the process, the names of the columns were obviously truncated, so the
> styles are no longer working, and have to be fixed by hand.
> I do not see an automated way to solve this - am I missing something? A
> possible longer term solution could be to use column aliases to define a
> style: could this be a reasonable enhancement?
> All the best.
IMHO the only reasonable enhancement would be to get rid of shp as default  
intermediate working format within QGIS, but discussions about possible  
candidates still end nowhere.

Sorry for advocating this this again ;)

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