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I need to convert the polygons in a vector layer to evenly spaced points within the polygon boundaries in QGIS. The vector file contains >1000 polygons mostly with overlaps. The attribute data of the polygon needs to be captured in the new point table. Only extraction of the nodes is not enough.

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    You could convert the polygon to raster at the specified cellsize you want the points to be separated by, then convert that raster to points... – DPSSpatial May 18 '16 at 20:17
  • Thanks but I is not preserving all the attribute data stored with the polygons. – Larsio May 18 '16 at 21:52
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    You could spatially join the points (from the raster) back to the polygons when you're done... – DPSSpatial May 18 '16 at 22:08

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