Changes between Version 14 and Version 15 of FAQVector


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May 13, 2017 8:01:30 AM (16 months ago)
Author:
Jukka Rahkonen
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How to delete features from shapefile with ogrinfo

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    99It is not possible to delete features from Shapefile using [http://gdal.org/ogr2ogr.html ogr2ogr] utility.
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     11However it is possible to delete features from Shapefile by using [http://gdal.org/ogrinfo.html ogrinfo] and OGR SQLite dialect. Usage:
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     14{{{
     15ogrinfo -dialect SQLite -sql "delete from test where my_string_attribute='value_to_delete" test.shp
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    1119In order to remove entries from Shapefile, you need to call [http://gdal.org/ogr/classOGRLayer.html OGRLayer::DeleteFeature()] method, either directly from C++ program or using one of alternative interface like [http://gdal.org/ogr/ogr__api_8h.html OGR C API] or [http://trac.osgeo.org/gdal/#GDALOGRInOtherLanguages bindings to other programming languages].