Feature request #10691

"Merge shapefiles to one": add the options available in the "merge shapes" plugin

Added by A mulazzani over 3 years ago. Updated 4 months ago.

Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:fixed/implemented
Easy fix?:No


It would be very usefull to have the possibility to add a field with shapefile filename in the "merge shapefile" vector tool. Tnanks

Related issues

Related to QGIS Application - Feature request #7208: replace the "merge shapefiles" code with new more efficie... Open 02/21/2013


#1 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from Open to Feedback
  • OS version deleted (2.2)

what tool do you refer? the one in the vector menu or in the advanced digitizing toolbar?

what is the use case for such request?

#2 Updated by A mulazzani over 3 years ago

Yes that one. Basically it would be usefull to give this options to incorporate the plugin "Merge shapes" function (see below), which doesn't work very well (#8549).

Merge shapes
Merge multiple shapes to one

4 voti

Categoria: Vector
Etichette: vector,shapes,merge
Maggiori informazioni: homepage tracker code_ repository

Autore: Alexander Bruy

Versione installata: 0.2.0 (in C:\\Users\\amh\\.qgis2\\python\\plugins\\mergeshapes)
Versione disponibile: 0.2.0 (in Repository plugin ufficiale QGIS)

#3 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 3 years ago

  • Target version set to Future Release - Nice to have
  • Category set to 44
  • Subject changed from shapefile merge to "Merge shapefiles to one": add the options available in the "merge shapes" plugin

#4 Updated by Giovanni Manghi 10 months ago

  • Category changed from 44 to Processing/QGIS

#5 Updated by Giovanni Manghi 6 months ago

  • Easy fix? set to No

#6 Updated by Nyall Dawson 4 months ago

  • Status changed from Feedback to Closed
  • Resolution set to fixed/implemented

Implemented in master - now both the original layer source and layer name are added as new fields to the merged layer.

#7 Updated by Giovanni Manghi 4 months ago

Hi Nyall,
has the performance of this new implementation be compared with #7208?

the code available in that ticket was/is way faster that the tool we had in QGIS but never considered to replace the QGIS code.

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