I have noticed that QGis version 3.2.1 does not have the "Add vector layer" button enter image description here

on the Data Source Manager toolbar:

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so each time I want to add a vector layer I need to go to Layer --> Add layer --> Add vector layer, which opens the Data Manager; or use the shortcut Ctrl+Shift+V.

Is there a way to customize the Data Source manager toolbar and add the "Add vector layer" button?

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    It does feel like the GUI change added another click in order to import a layer. The idea may have been to tidy up the interface, but I kind of enjoyed the previous layout. Curious to know if the older button layout is intact as well. – Trevor J. Smith Aug 17 '18 at 13:53

That button already exists in the Manage Layers Toolbar:

Manage Layers Toolbar

If you wanted, you could move this toolbar next to Data Source Manager toolbar for personal convenience.

  • Indeed, the Manage Layers Toolbar is what I needed. For some reason, this Toolbar was not active when I have asked the question. I have now activated it (right-click on any other toolbar, then on Manage Layers Toolbar). Thanks Joseph! – Marco Andrello Aug 17 '18 at 16:40
  • @MarcoAndrello - Most welcome! Glad it helped :) – Joseph Aug 20 '18 at 9:02

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