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QGIS Browser is a panel in QGIS that allows navigation in supported databases.

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Quickly change my current location in the QGIS 3 browser

I use Windows Explorer to manage the contents of the folder, and the fastest way to change my current folder in different applications is to copy the folder path and paste it into the browser tab of ...
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QGIS Browser - Location bar

Is there a way to have a location bar (or breadcrumb trail) to show the location path in QGIS 3 browser panel? Most importantly in order to copy-paste a location and go to it directly without having ...
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QGIS Browser for version 3

I remember the browser version coming with the install package in QGIS 2.1.8 (or so??) but cannot find the install for version 3 QGIS anywhere! Am I missing something? Please let me know where I can ...
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QGIS 3.4.0 system freeze on MacOS 10.14

I've just installed the latest verion of QGIS (3.4.0) on a MacBook Pro 13" (3.3 GHz Core I7) MacOS 10.14. The application seemed to work fine at first. On a certain point I've tried to open a recent ...
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How to add a URL as a QGIS Favorite in browser

I have GeoJSON/TopoJSON data stored in the cloud (on my S3 bucket). Currently I have to instruct users to use the entire URL to add a JSON file to a project. I would like to save the main portion ...
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Unable to open QGIS browser on Mac OSX

I recently installed QGIS 3.2.2-Bonn on my 2014 Macbook pro running OSX 10.13.6 (17G65), however, I am unable to open the standalone browser tool that looks like this: I am unable to open the browser ...
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QGIS Browser application

I have installed QGIS 3.2 in Windows & Ubuntu OS for the first time. 'Late comer of course'. I cannot find the usual "standalone" QGIS Browser application installed. However, I can access QGIS ...
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Turn off reading zip archives in browser

I've recently learned that QGIS Browser Panel is able to read zip archives. Unfortunately when there's a large archive (let's say 10GB) in a folder the browser is forced to scan it's contents. This ...
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QGIS Browser panel is locking folder

I've written a tool to create shapefiles using GDAL and am viewing the results in QGIS. Each time the tool runs, I want to create a new output directory*. I'm using QGIS 2.18.9 on Windows 10. The ...
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Change language of QGIS Browser to English

I want to change the language of QGIS Browser graphical user interface (GUI) to English. I know how to change the language of QGIS GUI itself from (Settings->Options->Locale), but that does not change ...
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How do you view data contained inside hidden directories with QGIS browser?

I am attempting to browse data in a hidden directory, but the QGIS Browser tree view doesn't show in hidden folders? I know, I know...it's hidden. But is there a command-line switch to override this ...
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How can I change the projection used by the QGIS Browser preview?

QGIS Browser has no settings in the UI. Is there any file or so where I can define this?
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Previewing data type of vector layers in QGIS Browser?

One of the features I really like about ArcGIS is that in the Catalog pane, it will show you what vector data type (whether it be point, line, or polygon) a layer is in the little icon, which is quite ...
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QGIS Change treeview categories in browser(2) panel

The main categories of the treeview in the browser panel seem to be hard coded. Is it possible to 1.) add, delete or rename categories (e.g. instead of "Project home" name it "Data") 2.) link "Home"...
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Quantum GIS Standalone Browser

I don't think the QGIS standalone browser is working right on my computer. The only tab I can view is Param. The Metadata, preview and attributes tab are all grayed out. When I select a .shp for ...
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Previewing File Geodatabase in QGIS Browser - Is it Possible?

Can I Preview/look at file geodatabase attributes in the QGIS browser if I have installed QGIS using OSGEO4W installer and FileGDB API? Currently I can add/edit file geodatabase feature classes to ...