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I've got two shape files, one contains many point coordinates and the other vector shapes. There are many point coordinates contained within each vector shape.

I would like to perform a spatial join and create a new shapefile of the coordinates but with the attributes of the overlying vector shape.

QGIS spatial join does not seem to work for this. Any ideas? Also setting up a spatial database would be the ideal solution but is not possible in the time frame required.

Thanks Richard

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  • See my answer here, copying the files to spatialite won't take you that long. – Alexandre Neto Feb 19 '14 at 11:56
  • Hi Alex, Unfortunately spacialite is not possible right now because I have strict controls on what I can install in the work place. – Richard Todd Feb 19 '14 at 15:14
  • If you have QGIS, I believe you have spatialite out off the box. All you need is to save as... – Alexandre Neto Feb 19 '14 at 16:47

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