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wxGUI Attribute Table Manager


The Attribute Table Manager is a wxGUI compoment to query, edit, and manage attribute data for vector maps. The attribute table manager can be launched by clicking on icon in the toolbar. It’s also available as a stand-alone module g.gui.dbmgr.

Attribute table manager allows you to:

  • browse attribute data of vector map, perform SQL select statements;
  • modify attribute data, insert new records to attribute table, delete existing records;
  • highlight selected items in the Map Display Window;
  • extract selected items into a new vector map;
  • modify attribute table - add, drop, rename columns;
  • modify vector map DB connection settings - add, remove or modify layers.

Figure: Simple attribute filtering using Attribute Table Manager.

SQL Builder

Figure: Attribute filtering using Attribute Table Manager and SQL Builder.


wxGUI components

db.columns, db.connect, db.describe, db.drivers, db.execute,, db.tables

v.db.addcolumn, v.db.connect, v.db.dropcolumn, v.db.renamecolumn, v.what

See also wiki page including video tutorials.


Martin Landa, FBK-irst (2007-2008), Trento, Italy, and OSGeoREL at the Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
Michael Barton, Arizona State University, USA
Jachym Cepicky


Available at: wxGUI Attribute Table Manager source code (history)

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