A few months ago I splitted some lines in a shapefile with official roads because they are not accessible anymore. Now I loaded that file again into my project and the splitlines appears. Because I didn't made a legend yet, they show up. (see the picture below)

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edited: I first selected the layer and turned on the toggle editing. Then I activated split features enter image description here. I drew a line across the point where the road had to be split. After doing all the splitting, I turned off the toggle editing mode.

Is it normal that splitlines are saved in the attributetable? Can this be avoided? Because it is messing up my data.

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    That doesn't seem right. The split tool uses a disposable line object and when the tool is deactivated, or the cut is made, the line is destroyed. – Nathan W Jul 25 '12 at 11:12
  • Can you describe the process that you used to do the splitting. – Nathan W Jul 25 '12 at 11:13
  • I added the description to my question – PieterB Jul 25 '12 at 14:09

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