Getting to know the QGIS environment

The QGIS desktop is used to display, analyze, and to do different design formatting with data. The QGIS desktop has four main components: a Menu bar, Tool BarsPanels, and Map Display. The Menu bar is the top section and appears as follows:

 Just under this, we have Tool Bars, which look like this:

We then have the Panels section on the left side, which is composed of these parts: Browser and Layers. The Browser gives us different options for data connection and working with layers. Layers shows all the ...

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