Sign up ×
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'm working with a road network where some of the road segments cross each other but no point is inserted at their intersection. Is there a way to break these line to shorter lines at their points of intersection either completely in QGIS? Thanks

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

up vote 5 down vote accepted

Try to use GRASS commands via Sextante plugin. Command: v.clean with "break" option.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


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.