Adding a Unique ID Column to Layers in QGIS

Adding a unique ID to an (editable) layer in QGIS is easy:

  1. Turn editing on and
  2. go to field calculator, there you can
  3. add a new column and
  4. populate it using “rownum”

QGIS Field Calculator Operators incl. "rownum"

1 comment
  1. Awesome. How simply clever.

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