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I have imported data from an excel spreadsheet containing lat,long coordinates associated with other attributes such as current operator of each point (well). I imported as a tab delimited file, then saved this as a shapefile.
I want to be able to organize the files by operator so that they can be toggled on and off (by operator). I have been doing this by opening the attribute table, making a selection and then saving the selection as a new shapefile for each operator, which works, but I have reached the limit of shapefiles for a single project, and am wondering if there is another way to accomplish this.