[Qgis-us-user] KML conversion/use

David Noble noblevideoman at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 27 11:59:08 PST 2018

After some back and forth with Craig, I believe the problem is in my OS. I'm using 64 bit Win 7 (bootleg) installed by local computer shop for free. Original intent was to keep this desktop pc off the Internet. I will take it off the Internet at end of this month, February, and rely on public library access to the Internet.Thanks to Craig for his patience.-Dave 

    On Saturday, February 17, 2018 2:11 PM, David Noble <noblevideoman at yahoo.com> wrote:

 I thought I might be able to export a layer as kml file to use in GoogleEarth or a GPS handheld. I tried right clicking a layer and then choosing Save As. Under Format I chose Keyhole Markup Language (kml) and added file name. Changed nothing else. Result was a Save error:Export to vector file failed.Error: creation of data source failed (OGR error:Failed to create KML file kml_SUMMIT.kml: kml_SUMMIT.kml: Permission denied)
I also tried zipping a folder of BOUNDARY shape files and uploading to Google Fusion Tables. Converted files to static KML file, which did open in GoogleEarth, but gave blank, black view. Clicking on Google Maps showed the file did give the proper location. Boundaries failed to display. Layer Style failed to transfer over.
Any suggestions?
-DaveSpokane, WA

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