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I want to change vector attributes values.

i could not get the command fet.setAttribute indeed, it is mentionned in http://hub.qgis.org/issues/7223 that:

"The QgsFeature instance now must be first initialized with initAttributes() to know how many attributes it will contain. Then there's setFields() call that allows doing name-to-index mapping in QgsFeature."

however, i could not get fet.initAttributes() and fet.setFields() working. (newbie...)

the error message I get is "AttributeError: 'QgsFeature' object has no attribute 'initAttributes'".

any help appreciated.

qgis version: 1.8.0

gis-python version: 1.8.0-8

python: 2.7.3-7.2

os: fedora17

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That is the new QGIS 2.0 (not released) API. 1.8 uses a different method.

Use:

feature.changeAttribute(columnnumber, value)

or:

layer.changeAttributeValue(feature.id(), columnnumber, value)

Example:

layer.changeAttributeValue(feature.id(), 3, "Hello World")
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many thanks, this solved my problem ! –  user16542 Mar 26 '13 at 18:14
    
@user16542 Please upvote helpful answers and accept this answer if it solved your problem. –  underdark Mar 26 '13 at 18:29

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