I have a layer with a table containing several columns. If I right click on the layer --> Save as.. --> CSV and chose to only include my selection I get a nice CSV file with all columns for the selected objects.

However, I only want the data from one specific column to be exported to the CSV file.

How would I go around this?


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After you selected your features, from the toolbar go to Layer > Save As.... Check the Save only selected features option and save it as a new shapefile (also add it to the map canvas for convenience by checking the Add saved file to map option).

Then from the toolbar, go to MMQGIS > Import/Export > Attributes Export to CSV File, select your layer and the column(s) you want exported.

Note, you may need to enable the MMQGIS plugin from Plugins > Manage and Install Plugins....

Hope this helps!

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