I have a polygon and also some point data I want to clip the point data so that I am to see all the points that aren't in I want to see all points that aren't in the polygon boundary

Is there a simple way to do this in QGIS ? I don't know whether I can invert the selection . So my aim is to get a shapefile of all points that aren't contained in the polygon itself

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Use Vector > Geoprocessing Tools > Difference, it's like the opposite of Clip.

Use the point layer as the Input layer and the polygon layer as the Overlay layer.

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