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Does anybody know how to display the geoemtry type of features in the attribute table?

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Use field calculator with function geom_to_wkt which gives you WKT representation (geometry type, coordinates). Then add some string handling for gain only geometry type:

left(geom_to_wkt($geometry),strpos(geom_to_wkt($geometry),' ')-1)

strpos takes position of first space (' ') character in whole WKT string and print this number (-1 for removing extra space) of characters from the left. The result will be geometry type (Polygon, MultiPolygon etc.).

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If you need to keep this attribute updated, check Create virtual field. How virtual fields work is described in Editing attribute values in QGIS documentation.

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