Feature request #5047

QGIS should associate itself with SHP files

Added by Aren Cambre about 5 years ago. Updated over 4 years ago.

Status:Open Start Date:02/18/2012
Priority:Normal Due date:
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Category:Build / Install
Target version:Future Release - Nice to have
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Platform version: Pull Request or Patch supplied:No
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QGIS should associate itself with SHP files. Similar to how double-clicking on a DOCX file opens that document in Microsoft Word, double-clicking on a SHP file should open that file in Quantum GIS.


Updated by Jaka Kranjc about 5 years ago

this is currently left to packagers. At least debian (in-tree) and fedora take care of it, but I agree that the desktop files should be installed by default.

Updated by Aren Cambre about 5 years ago

Thanks. Is there a separate place to report feature requests for the packagers?

Updated by Giovanni Manghi about 5 years ago

  • Target version set to Version 2.0.0

Updated by Pirmin Kalberer over 4 years ago

  • Target version changed from Version 2.0.0 to Future Release - Nice to have

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