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I'm a newbie for QGIS and trying to learn. I was editing the attribute table in which process I deleted some rows. Then the layer became invisible in the project. After trying a lot I decided to redo the project. To do so, I started a new project and reloaded the shapefiles from the zip file. But out of three layers the problematic shapefile still is not visible. What should I try next?

  • Is the file not visible in the map or not visible at all ? (layer manager ?) – snaileater Apr 22 at 9:25
  • It's not visible on the map. The layer is there. when I use select by location, the selected area gets highlighted. If I deselected all the other layers and leave that layer nothing is visible. – Yisehaq Abraham Apr 22 at 10:18
  • Ensure there's no scale dependent visibility (Layer/Properties/General tab) – snaileater Apr 22 at 10:49
  • Thanks but it's unchecked. – Yisehaq Abraham Apr 22 at 10:56
  • Before your editing your were seeing the layer without any problem ? – snaileater Apr 22 at 11:04
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The root cause of the problem is corrupt .shx file. Maybe after improper deletion of data from attribute table.

  • maybe a solution ... not an explanation ... weird ... – snaileater Apr 22 at 12:52
  • Please disregard the previous answer. The root cause of the problem is corrupt .shx file. May be after improper deletion of data from attribute table. – Yisehaq Abraham Apr 22 at 13:39

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