I am using QGIS 1.7.3 on Mac and when I try to use the tool "join" in the properties toolbox, I have no possibility to add a name for either the file or the field used to join tables.
Has anyone encountered this problem and solved it ???
You will need to first load both of the layers you want to join into the map canvas - there is no option to add an additional file once you've opened the Properties dialog. Or am I misunderstanding the problem?
You can add any OGR compatible layer - e.g. a CSV file - as a layer (doesn't need to be a delimited text layer with X and Y!) and then do a join. The layer names and field should show up for all loaded layers.
(OSX 10.7 / QGIS 1.7.4)