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As the title says, is it possible to export multiple Shapefiles to one single KML in QGIS (Similar to "Map to KML" in ArcMAP)?

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    Do you want to have mixed geometries in the KML or are all geometries of same type? – underdark Mar 31 '12 at 16:02
  • I would like to have the option to use mixed geometries, yes. – Andersson Apr 1 '12 at 7:48
  • Is it ok to create KMZ? KMZs are simply zip version of KMLs. "Map to KML" actually does the same, creates KMZ with multiple KMLs. BTW, if it is mixed geometries than it's best to put similar ones to single KMZs. – blu_sr Apr 26 '17 at 13:00
  • @blu_sr Having more than one KML file in a KMZ is not permitted as per the documentation. I tried it once to test the concept of multiple KML's in one KMZ. The idea of the KMZ is to store other media that is related to the KML file. See documentation. – danagerous Apr 27 '17 at 19:52
  • @danagerous, if I understand the steps described in that link, it didn't say that more than one KML is not permitted. A KMZ can have any number of KMLs, but no KMZs. Try this link. I couldn't understand your difficulty, but I have been successful with this for a while. You may want to try the "doc.kml". – blu_sr Apr 28 '17 at 16:19
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You can use the merge shape files to one tool. and then save as a KML. You can find this under Vector > Data management tools > Merge Shape Files to One.

  • PS: That tool merges shapefiles with the same geometry type. – Kadir Şahbaz Jun 26 at 9:07

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