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Learning QGIS - Third Edition by Anita Graser

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Loading raster files

Loading raster files is not much different from loading vector files. Going to Layer | Add Layer | Add Raster Layer, clicking on the Add Raster Layer button, or pressing the Ctrl + Shift + R shortcut will take you directly to the file-opening dialog. Again, you can check the file type filter to see a list of supported file types.

Let's give it a try and load landcover.img from the raster sample data folder. Similarly to vector files, you can load rasters by dragging them into QGIS from the operating system or the built-in file browser. The following screenshot shows the loaded raster layer:

Loading raster files

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