Does QGIS menu have any XY tool like in ArcGIS to add XY data? I have used the other method to capture XY coordinate. Can anyone help?


Use the 'Add Delimeted Text' button (icon is a quotation mark - towards the bottom of the icons for adding layers on the left-hand side of a standard QGIS 2.0 interface). This can take a few text formats and, just like ArcGIS's tool, you can specify the x and y fields. You can also specify the delimiter if it is not a comma for instance.

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    This method works to import your X,Y data. If you want to compute the X,Ys in QGIS then you can hit Vector -> Geometry Tools -> Export/Add geometry to columns. – Rob Lodge Nov 13 '13 at 8:59

If you would like add XY as coordinate of point, you can use Field calculator in Attribute table. There are calculate geometry functions. Or you can use XyTools Plugin to work with coordinate.

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