Tag Info

Hot answers tagged


This seems to be a long running bug in QGIS: How to convert KML to shapefile without losing attributes? I am pretty sure it worked some time, but QGIS 1.8 and 2.2 show the same behaviour you mention. Add vector Layer is using OGR/GDAL in the background, and that has two drivers for kml reading (KML and LIBKML), but LIBKML is not included in OSGEO4W builds. ...


This might have to do with some browser security features in Firefox that block access to local files, that aren't present in chrome/IE. It might require using a proxy to make it look like it's from somewhere else, or a workaround to the local restriction. A few links below that might explain a bit better. Blog post from a GIS developer who had a kml ...

Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible