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Does anyone know if there is a plugin for QGIS that will export features to google earth similar to the one for MapInfo?

Thanks, Alan

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Select the features, right click on the layer, "Save selection as"-> *.kml

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Thanks, is there any way to export it directly to google earth. e.g so it opens and zooms to it straight away? – Alan Carr Sep 6 '12 at 8:02
I'm not sure about what you need to do, but in QGIS, you can put Google Maps inside QGIS directly using the Openlayers plugin. – Alexandre Neto Sep 6 '12 at 8:36

This is also quite cool, if 'save as kml' isn't rich enough for your needs. Worth watching the video also, gives a good precis of what it does:

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