Take the 2-minute tour ×
Geographic Information Systems Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for cartographers, geographers and GIS professionals. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I want to show a drop down list in the feature attributes dialog.

Example:

I have 3 different building zones. The hot Wohnzon A, B residential zone and residential zone C. Now I have an attribute called the Zonenart. Now I track a new zone. And instead of the attribute "Zonenart" write something purely by hand, I want to be able to select it directly.

Thank you very much

share|improve this question
    
@Mapperz I wouldn't close it just yet. Creating a custom form isn't really needed just for a drop down list. –  Nathan W Jul 19 '12 at 13:09
    
Reopened on Nathan W's request. –  Mapperz Jul 19 '12 at 13:14
add comment

1 Answer 1

up vote 9 down vote accepted

Open the layer properties dialog and select the fields tab, click the button in the Edit Widgets column for the field and select Value Map

enter image description here

which will then give you this when using the info tool

enter image description here

share|improve this answer
    
Very good answer. Exactly what I was looking for. Thank you very much –  user8839 Jul 20 '12 at 5:59
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.