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I would like to know how to manage styling between different layer geometries, assuming that the data attribute columns remain the same.

The hint explained here:

Copy/pasting layer's label style only between layers using QGIS GUI

works only for the same geometry.

When I tried to do it between various geometries I had an error:

Cannot paste style: Cannot apply a style with symbology to layer with a different geometry type

which is a bug explained here:

https://issues.qgis.org/issues/12303

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Is there any solution for copying the style between layers in different geometry in QGIS assuming, that the naming of data attribute tables is the same?

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  • One link deals with label styles, another one with geometry styles. Which styles would you like to copy?
    – user30184
    Dec 7, 2021 at 18:26
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    I make a test and it is possible to copy-paste label styles between point and polygon layers. I do not know how pasting geometry styles could work, for example if polygon has a fill color, what would it paint on line or point layers? Or what effect would point symbols have on lines and polygons?
    – user30184
    Dec 7, 2021 at 18:31
  • It wasn't possible in my case. What should I do?
    – Geographos
    Dec 8, 2021 at 10:33

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Works for me with QGIS 3.18

Create two test layers with similarly named attribute for labels

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Configure labels for one layer and copy styles

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Paste styles to another layer

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Labels appear

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