I'm new on GIS.

We were migrating from an old map program to QGIS.

My problem is that I need to have Polygons with data.

And I have the information that I need in the polygons in "entities" points. ("Text" is the information that I need on my polygon below).

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Polygons has not "UniqueID" so I can't join information from Key fields. So there are no attributes in them.

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I just need the information the points to the polygons below.

I've tried to join attributes by location. But is not working.

This is the layer with the information that I need. enter image description here

And here's the polygon that I need the information.

When I try to join attributes by location I get this: enter image description here There are the titles but not the information.

What am I doing wrong?

  • 1
    As we can see on your screenshots, your layers don't have CRS. You need to set the coordinate system first.
    – katagena
    Jun 23 at 9:28
  • You're right! @katagena! I changed it ! Thank you so much!
    – Sinh
    Jun 23 at 10:19
  • As per the help center please do not include chit chat like thanks within your posts.
    – PolyGeo
    Jun 23 at 11:36

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One of the key features of GIS is to be able to do a spatial join. So you don't need a primary key like you would in a standard relational database.

You can use QGIS to do a "spatial join" which will join the points with the polygon that contains them:

Vector -> Data Management Tools -> Join Attributes by Location

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Make sure you choose the correct layers, geometric predicate and join type for your specific data.

  • Thank you, Dave! Seems that's what I need to go for. I'm still having trouble. It did not work. I guess I'm doing something wrong. I'm going to edit more the question as I can't give images here.
    – Sinh
    Jun 23 at 9:13
  • As per the help center please do not include chit chat like greetings within your posts.
    – PolyGeo
    Jun 23 at 11:38

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