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Mastering QGIS - Second Edition by GISP Dr. John Van Hoesen, Dr. Luigi Pirelli, GISP Dr. Richard Smith Jr., GISP Kurt Menke

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Managing tables

DB Manager provides functions to create, rename, edit, delete, and empty tables using tools found under the Table menu. In this section, we will discuss each tool.

Creating a new table

Creating new tables using DB Manager is fairly straightforward. When creating a new table, you can specify whether it will be a spatial table or a nonspatial table. In this section, we will create a new spatial table in SpatiaLite to hold data about mountain peaks in a park; to do this, perform the following steps:

Tip

To quickly create a new SpatiaLite layer (and optionally a database) in one dialog box in QGIS Desktop, navigate to Layer | Create Layer | New SpatiaLite Layer….

  1. Open DB Manager by clicking on DB Manager under Database. Expand SpatiaLite ...

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