Select, Save/Export feature as a new layer using QGIS 3.2.1



Select, Save/Export feature as a new layer using QGIS 3.2.1

Learn how to select, save/export feature as a new layer using QGIS 3.2.1 by  following expeditious tutorial.

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Selection of Features in QGIS 3.2.1

Add a new vector layer and create a project. In the tutorial we used world continents shapefile. You can do selection by two ways. First option click select feature icon. Choose select features and select the required layer from multiple layer.

Select, Save/Export feature as a new layer using QGIS 3.2.1

Selected screen is shown below.

Select, Save/Export feature as a new layer using QGIS 3.2.1Second method of selection is for very precise value.

Select, Save/Export feature as a new layer using QGIS 3.2.1 >> Select Features by Expresion. Dialog box of selection by expression will           open.

Select, Save/Export feature as a new layer using QGIS 3.2.1Generate Query in QGIS 3.2.1

Before generating the query you can check attribute table in QGIS. Select the field and values then tap on all uniques and select the desired value. We generated for Australian region “NAME_0” = ‘Australia’ 

Select, Save/Export feature as a new layer using QGIS 3.2.1

Export or Save into new layer

For Save as, right click on layer >> click on export and choose selected feature as

Select, Save/Export feature as a new layer using QGIS 3.2.1

After choosing save selected feature as… dialog box will appear. Choose correct location where you want to save. Otherwise QGIS will give error message like failed to save. Select, Save/Export feature as a new layer using QGIS 3.2.1

Method of open exported new layer

For open and view exported file click Open and view vector data

This all about the Select, Save/Export feature as a new layer using QGIS 3.2.1. I tried my best by pictorial explanation. I hope this would help you. Any suggestion or feedback are welcome.

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