I have a .qgis contour plot.
I would like to convert this to a .kml file.
How specifically would I go about doing this?

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Layer>Save As (Select KML)

[Data is in OSGB36 Ordnance Survey GB]

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Open in Google Earth to check it is in the correct position

  • When I do this, it says "invalid variant type for field Precip_min[3]" Commented Jul 2, 2014 at 16:06
  • is your number in a string field?
    – Mapperz
    Commented Jul 2, 2014 at 16:27
  • I don't think so. It goes like "34.23 -75.23 45" across one row. here is a link to the error geocities.ws/radar/error.png Commented Jul 2, 2014 at 16:38
  • looks like you have multi-part polygons - you might need to make single part polygons first.
    – Mapperz
    Commented Jul 2, 2014 at 16:54
  • How would I do that? Commented Jul 2, 2014 at 17:13

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