What are all these QGIS file type. And why do I need them

Published: 22 March 2014

After I added the new QGIS Layer Definition feature in QGIS I have noticed some indirect feedback regarding its use. I thought I would do this post in order to clear things up regarding the new feature so that we are all on the same page.

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QGIS Layer Definitions (An ArcGIS like .lyr function for QGIS)

Published: 12 March 2014

NOTE Just to clarify. This is not adding the ability to open ArcGIS .lyr files.

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IntraMaps Roam - A Python QGIS data collection app

Published: 10 March 2014

For the last couple of months I, though Digital Mapping Solutions, have been working on a tablet friendly data collection application that has been built on Python and QGIS. For those of you who have seen my QMap project I started a year or so ago you can consider this a reincarnation of that project, and that project retired. Most of the code has been reworked and using the QGIS libs gave me full flexibility in layout and workflow.

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Keeping QGIS settings in sync on different machines

Published: 24 February 2014

Here is a quick tip from a GIS.SE post that I answered the other day.

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Waiting for QGIS 2.2: Highlighting current Atlas feature

Published: 02 December 2013

A new feature coming up in QGIS 2.2 will be the ability to style the current active atlas feature with a different symbol. This also extends to styling other layers based on the current feature geometry. This post is a quick preview of the upcoming 2.2 feature.

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