I am trying to create a shapefile to draw a line.I can toggle edit, but the line does not correspond to the shapefile (when I unstick the layer, the line remains) and the save option is blacked out. The line is not 'selectable' either - once Ihave drawn it I cannot remove it.

I am using QGIS version 2.18.3. Anyone have any idea why?

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    Welcome to GIS:SE @Millie! After you have drawn your line, did you right-click your mouse to stop drawing the line? – Joseph Feb 14 '17 at 10:59
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    Hi @Joseph, thank you so much for your reply. I wasn't - what a simple fix! :-) – Millie Feb 14 '17 at 11:24
  • Most welcome, yes it's very common to forget that when starting out with QGIS :) – Joseph Feb 14 '17 at 11:26

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