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

Etienne Trimaille etienne.trimaille at gmail.com
Fri Mar 4 02:06:41 PST 2016

QGIS 2.16 will come with Processing instead of ftools in the vector menu.
And in processing, we can already set the default output to sqlite,
geojson, geopackage ... so the answer is coming slowly ;-)

2016-03-04 10:46 GMT+01:00 Paolo Cavallini <cavallini at faunalia.it>:

> Oh, sure, a never-ending question.
> I think we'll have to live with it for long enough to make an alternative
> solution necessary.
> Thanks.
> Il 4 marzo 2016 10:32:06 CET, Bernd Vogelgesang <bernd.vogelgesang at gmx.de>
> ha scritto:
>> 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 ;)
>> Bernd
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