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I have a point layer produced from importing a Delimited Text Layer and I would like to delete some points. It seems that it is not possible to toggle editing in a point layer. How can I delete the selected points?

(QGIS version 1.8.0-Lisboa)

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It is possible to edit a point layer. However, it is not possible to edit a layer that is created on the fly from delimited text. Save your layer in some other GIS format (e.g. Shapefile - right-click on the layer and select 'Save As'). Then toggle editing on the new layer.

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