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KML to shape QGIS conversion? [duplicate]

I am trying to import a KML file to QGIS. The KML source file is about 15mb is comprised of polygons with attribute data. The KML imports fine and polygons display but the attribute data is unreadable ...
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KML (KMZ) to layer including all attributes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to convert KML to shapefile without losing attributes? This question is here in many variations but though I went through it I still don't have any good solution how to ...
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Editing a KML file or converting KML to Editable format with attributes

I'm using QGIS. I'm trying to either edit a .kml file someone else created in Google Earth or convert it to another editable format (like a .shp file). I've read the following threads without really ...
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Importing KML in QGIS - what are all the node elements that QGIS looks for other than Name and Description?

Of all elements given at (ref: http://service.kmlvalidator.com/ets/ogc-kml/2.2/) only Name and Description seem to be recognized on importing KML using QGIS 1.8.0-Lisboa. I would like to know if this ...
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QGIS Not Importing ExtendedData from Self-Exported KML?

I've been scouring the internet for the past few hours, and I just can't seem to figure it out! I am using QGIS 2.4.0-Chugiak. Here are my simple steps: 1) I create a new ShapeFile (Type: Polygon) ...
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Not all KML attributes import into attribute table

I have a .KML file that has placemarks that have four main pieces of data that I want to use in QGIS. When I do 'Add Vector Layer' and select my KML file it imports all the placemarks as feature ...
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Converting KML to TAB while maintaining the path to and name of embedded image

I have a number of kml files that have images linked in them. When I try to convert them to tab using FME/UniversalTranslator/QGIS/GlobalMapper I get a tab file which has the spatial location of the ...
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Converting KML to shapefile in QGIS? [closed]

I am a beginner in QGIS I am planning to add line events on a route at 200m intervals. I have done georeferencing of the map and digitized file in Kml format. Can i convert this file into a ...
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KML file saved from KMZ missing tabular data

I saved a KML file in Google Earth from this KMZ ... https://www.rampp-team.com/documents/pennsylvania/watershed/LowerSusquehanna/lancaster_pa/Lancaster_CSLF.zip . Upon opening the KML file in QGIS, ...
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KML to shapefile will not convert attributes embedded in the description field [duplicate]

I have a point shapefile on which I used the "Layer to KML" tool on ArcMap. This tool successfully converted the shapefile into a KML containing all the attributes embedded in the "Placemark ...