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I would like to capture a point feature in an existing vector layer from co-ordinates and not import from a file. Would it be possible to input the co-ordinates and attributes for a single point, similar to the "Zoom to point" plugin, but with the functionality to capture the point as a feature.

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Welcome to GIS Stack Exchange. I think this might have a better chance of getting a useful answer if you told us what application or toolkit you are using. – BradHards Nov 18 '12 at 10:44
I am using Quantum GIS version 1.8.0 – Chris Nov 25 '12 at 15:20

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