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Is there a way to calculate the XMIN, YMIN, XMAX and YMAX of a polygon and write it to a field in an attribute table? The Geometry functions available in the Field Calculator are for points.


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Which version of QGIS? Are you happy to run the latest dev. – Nathan W Mar 11 '13 at 23:12
I am using 1.8.0 for Windows. I am willing to give anything a try. – Ryan Garnett Mar 12 '13 at 15:05

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