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Using QGIS 2.14.0, Windows 10, when I use 'Save As' to save a polygon shapefile as a Spatialite layer (all options left as default), all of the input integer fields are incorrectly output as text string fields. This sure seems like an error to me. I reviewed the Spatialite web site, but didn't see anything. Am I doing something wrong?

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If you have null values in the integer fields the issue may be due to a GDAL bug https://trac.osgeo.org/gdal/ticket/6351 which is fixed but not included in released GDAL 1.11.x or 2.0.x versions. Read also https://trac.osgeo.org/gdal/ticket/6427 for further details.

If you do not have null values in your integer fields the problem must be somewhere else. In that case add a link to a small zipped shapefile which can be used for reproducing the error.

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  • well, I updated to 2.14.1 (via the full OSGEO4W64 install), and I cannot recreate the problem, so I assume that the GDAL bug that you indicate must have been incorporated into this latest QGIS release. Sorry, but I don't have the programming skill to understand the links that you provide. Thanks for the help.
    – Stu Smith
    Apr 10 '16 at 5:59

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