I'm following the manual and I've successfully digitised the fields, now I must do the paths. I can trace the paths but instead of it being a line, it creates a shape/area. shape/area.

What am I doing wrong? I'm also confused by the general instructions:

"Create a new line feature called routes.shp with attributes id and type."

I created a new layer called "routes" exactly like the "school_property" layer. I then entered edit mode with route layer selected and digitised the path. When the attributes box appeared for the first route, I wasn't sure what to put in the "ID and routes" box.

  • Please, add the link of the training manual. It's unclear what you post here – aldo_tapia Feb 13 '18 at 18:43
  • Did you select Line as the type when you created the shapefile? – lambertj Feb 13 '18 at 18:47
  • I'm on polygon as per the school property layer. Ha, will it be as simple as selecting line instead of polygon? – McGraw Feb 13 '18 at 18:49
  • Thanks to lambertj and aldo_tapia. Simply put, I selected polygon instead of line. Issue resolved. – McGraw Feb 13 '18 at 18:58

Creating a new layer, just select line:

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