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I'm trying to do something very simple, to create points and lines in a new vector layer. With the 'Add Feature' button I can create polygons, but I can't find any tool to create points and/or lines. Is there a way to do so?

I've tried all of this tools and can't seem to find it:

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    if you're using shapefiles, you'll have to create new point and line shapefiles to store your data... you can't add points and lines to a polygon shapefile... from the Layer menu > create layer > new shapefile layer, and ensure you're choosing the point and line options... – DPSSpatial Aug 28 '17 at 17:46
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Go to layer menu:

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Create new layer:

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Select point (or line) type:

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You'll be able to add points, same scenario for lines:

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