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Learning QGIS - Third Edition by Anita Graser

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Editing vector geometries

Now that we know how to create and select features, we can take a closer look at the other tools in the Digitizing and Advanced Digitizing toolbars.

Using basic digitizing tools

This is the basic Digitizing toolbar:

Using basic digitizing tools

The Digitizing toolbar contains tools that we can use to create and move features and nodes as well as delete, copy, cut, and paste features, as follows:

  • The Add Feature tool allows us to create new features by placing feature nodes on the map, which are connected by straight lines.
  • Similarly, the Add Circular String tool allows us to create features where consecutive nodes are connected by curved lines.
  • With the ...

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