File>Export Shapefile exports a user selected shapefile from the active GIS project to a different shapefile name based on query and/or different projection.



Levels 2, 3

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Main menu File>Export Layer


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"Select layer to import from" is the layer to be used as source layer.

In this example, the query "stab='MO'" is used -- the processing will subset the national file to a MO (Missouri) only shapefile.

The projection/coordinate system is not changed.




Upon clicking OK, the output filename save dialog appears.  Processing then begins.


Query statement

-- an SQL statement applied to the shapefile dbf fields.

-- enables subsetting extracted shapefile based on specified criteria.


Coordinate System

-- optionally select a different projection (coordinate system) than the current projection.


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