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I'd like to develop a QGIS Python app for plotting points and editing the attributes. I've started with the tutorials here: and read the cookbook I'm guessing it's fairly simple to add "edit feature", "add point", "move point" and "delete point", but wondered if anyone would like to share some code, or point me to an example I can borrow.

The main reason I want to develop an application at this stage is because of the way QGIS' edit ui thing messes up the date input and null input on my lovely qt4 ui.

Any help appreciated


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I would advise you file a bug about the date and null input so that it can be fixed in the main app. – Nathan W Apr 28 '13 at 22:07
Ok, thanks, how do I file a bug? In the long term, I'd still like to develop a python app that uses QGIS plotting/rendering but my own controls for data input + some other more databasey/user things – minisaurus Apr 29 '13 at 10:15
You can report a bug at You will need a osgeo account (it's free and fast to create) see also… – Matthias Kuhn Apr 29 '13 at 12:35

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