Bug report #14158

regression: default "save as" value for ESPR Shapefile prevents creation of .shp

Added by Mathieu Pellerin - nIRV about 7 years ago. Updated over 5 years ago.

Affected QGIS version:master Regression?:No
Operating System: Easy fix?:No
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:
Crashes QGIS or corrupts data:No Copied to github as #:22160


Currently under master, the save as dialog sets the SHPT layer option to NULL for the ESPR Shapefile driver. This translates into the creation of a .dbf-only dataset. In previous versions of QGIS, I'm pretty sure the SHPT option was not set, as I have many times in the past saved KML files as shapefiles without having to modify layer options.

While it might be useful to expose the SHPT option, having "dbf-ony" option set by default is not good (understatement of the week :) ).

I have no idea when this regressed.

Associated revisions

Revision 5512d544
Added by Martin Dobias about 7 years ago

Fix regression in vector "save as" that saved shapefiles as .dbf only (fixes #14158)


#1 Updated by Mathieu Pellerin - nIRV about 7 years ago

One way to fix this is to remove the SHPT option altogether, since QGIS itself now allows to modify the geometry type.

#2 Updated by Martin Dobias about 7 years ago

  • Status changed from Open to Closed

#3 Updated by Jürgen Fischer over 5 years ago

  • Category set to Unknown

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