[Qgis-user] Selecting Records Using an external Text File

Ujaval Gandhi ujaval at spatialthoughts.com
Sat Jan 2 02:33:18 PST 2021

You could just add the small text file as a vector layer. Since it is just
1 column, you'll get a table layer with 1 column in the attribute table.
You can then do a table join and check the option to discard non-matching
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On Sat, Jan 2, 2021 at 3:40 PM Grant Boxer <boxerg at iinet.net.au> wrote:

> I have a located file with 20k+ records containing photo file names,
> locations and other data. I have another list of 500+ containing photo
> file names only (one field/column) that I would like to use to extract
> the data from the 20+k file (e.g. location and other info) by using the
> photo file name. Is there an expression to compare a value in a field in
> the small text file and select that record in the larger file, i.e.
> select by using the small text file? Any suggestions? Hope this makes
> sense.
> Cheers Grant Boxer
> Perth Western Australia
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