7.3. Adding data and working with different file formats

Adding geodata to QGIS Desktop is as easy as with ArcMap (see section 6.3.): a variety of file formats can simply be dragged and dropped, for example, from a folder within the file system directly into the Map Legend panel on the left of QGIS Desktop or loaded from the Manage Layers toolbar. The following hints and remarks will provide a start-up aid for users new to GIS and for some specific data types.

7.3.5. Layer properties