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I have a shapefile with a single layer of type point.

It is in the google CRS (EPSG:900913).

When I use the 'Identify Feature' tool it gives me lots of information about the point clicked on, but I cant see the coordinates. Is there a way to find out the lat/lng of a point interactively?

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When using Identify, you can access coordinate information in the "derived" section of the results.

An alternative is Coordinate Capture plugin.

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Thanks underdark, I had looked here but it only gives me a x and y value. I'm not sure what they are but they are not degrees latitude and longitude. Is there some setting I need to get it to display the correct thing here? – spiderplant0 Feb 21 '13 at 20:54
The easiest way to get lat/lon from non-WGS84 layers is Coordinate Capture plugin. – underdark Feb 21 '13 at 20:56
Thanks, that worked – spiderplant0 Feb 21 '13 at 21:17

You can also use the "Copy_Coords" plugin (add it in plugin manager).

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+1, very useful plugin! Although I couldn't install it through the plugin manager as it wasn't in my repository list, had to do it manually. – Joseph Sep 2 at 12:33
I didn't have your problem. My QGIS version is 2.8.2-Wien (Mac). – ZKB Sep 3 at 3:37

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