Interacting with data in the Map Canvas - ARCHIVED

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This QGIS tutorial demonstrates tools for interacting with spatial data in the map canvas. Follow along as we learn foundational skills, such as changing the extent and scale of the canvas, bookmarking locations for repeated use, and applying interactive tools to select and identify features from selected layers in the Layers Panel. Use the Zoom tools to tailor the canvas to selected datasets or features and help isolate layers, such as those at differing extents, in differing projections, or hidden by other layers. The covered tools and procedures will enable you to quickly assess loaded layers, interactively select features and list their attributes, and prepare layers for mapping (e.g. grouping layers and bookmarking canvas). Note: The Identify tool can also be used on Raster layers, returning the value for the selected cell / pixel.

Issue Number: 2020004

Main Product: QGIS Training Videos

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HTMLFebruary 17, 2020

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