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When I load a .Tab file into QGIS I am unable to make changes to it. The information on the MetaData Tab reads the following:

"Editing Capabilities of this layer: Add Attributes, Fast Access to Features at ID"

How can I change the Editing Capabilities so that I can edit the features with this .TAB file.

Hope someone can help.

Rob

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Simple answer is you can't. The mitab lib that ogr uses which qgis uses doesn't support this. –  Nathan W Mar 15 '13 at 10:12
    
@NathanW I think that's a valid answer that should be upvoted. Please post it. –  underdark Mar 15 '13 at 12:12
    
I would upvote it, but I am a newbie and not allowed to vote until I have a 15 reputation. –  rockerjjt Mar 17 '13 at 8:35

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Simple answer is you can't. The mitab lib that ogr uses which qgis uses doesn't support this.

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Ok thank you for your answer –  rockerjjt Mar 17 '13 at 8:36

Why not just right click on the layer in question and save as a shapefile, then edit to your requirements then.

If you need it as a .tab you could repeat the process only choosing to save as a .tab then.

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Ok thank you for your answer –  rockerjjt Mar 17 '13 at 8:36

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