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I am a beginning user of QGIS 1.8. I cannot find the way to assign a field to 'map tips'. There seems to be no way in 'properties' of the layer to do so.

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From Layer Properties, General tab, choose the field you want to use with map tips from the "Display field" drop-down list.

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Thank you! I am enjoying the progam more and more, Menze de Graaf - Utrecht - The Netherlands – MMZZ Mar 30 '13 at 12:26

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