Feature request #13797
Support native editing of GeoJSON files
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I can load a GeoJSON file in QGIS and view it, great!
I can export any data layer in QGIS as a GeoJSON file, great!
But I can't edit a GeoJSON file in QGIS, which makes me sad :(
While simple files can be edited in a web tool like geojson.io, it would be amazing to edit more complex files (especially data properties other than geometry) in QGIS like a desktop GIS pro. Today I end up loading the GeoJOSN file, exporting to SHP, edit the properties / shape, save the SHP, export the SHP to GeoJSON. Which is a lot of steps and isn't a great workflow to undertake or explain to people. I also worry borking geom precision during all those conversions (with no testing, so maybe it's not valid concern).
I would use this feature to on-off and bulk edit records in Who's On First , Mapzen's free and open data gazetteer.
Two workaround suggestions were given on Twitter :
Maybe one of these can be developed into something more robust & native?
#3 Updated by Thomas Gratier over 4 years ago
For information, it seems feasible according to Even Rouault (GDAL lead dev) https://twitter.com/EvenRouault/status/662594852970893312
I think he would be happy to make the job at OGR level but don't really know how manage funding in this particular case https://twitter.com/EvenRouault/status/663003352511352832