Add PostGIS Layers to QGIS

Add PostGIS Layers to QGIS

To add layers from your PostGIS database(s) to your QGIS Desktop, follow below.

1. ¬†On the PostgreSQL icon in the left menu, click to “Add PostGIS Layers”


2. Click on “New” to open the “Create a New PostGIS connection” box¬†as shown below. Enter your domain, user name and password as shown (substituting your own domain, user name, and password). Click Test Connection to verify. ¬†Then click Save.




3. ¬†Select the new connection you just created and click “Connect”. ¬†A list of your database tables will be displayed as show below. ¬†Select the desired layer as shown below.



4. As you can see below, the PostGIS layer ‘states’ we selected above has now been added. ¬†The connection appears in the Browser Panel and the ‘states’ layer appears in the Layers Panel. ¬†The layer is also rendered on the main canvas and ready for styling!


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