When saving a QGIS layer as kml, is it possible to have labels be displayed when opened in Google Earth?


In the shapefile's DBF the labels have to be in a column headed "name" (without the quotes). I don't think case is important, you could use "name", "Name" or "NAME". N.

  • Naming column doesn't do what is asked. This is somehow related to XML-shema. In current Google maps there is also description which should be added to QGIS-generated KML-file. Now if you view your KML in map it doesn't have name or description. Only symbol on the left side layer list. – Kimmo Sep 14 '15 at 7:54

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.