Merge tool is used for merging or replacing features geometry. It’s possible to replace or merge only layers with same geometry type e.g. point layer and point layer.

Merge tool is located in the Map Editor, under the Feature tab. You can choose between Replace and Merge geometry.

 

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Note: Both source and destination layer has to be imported in the Database and added to a map from the Database datasource. Here you can find instructions on how to import layer in the Database, and here how to update layer source.

Replace geometry

Replace geometry tool is used for replacing one feature with another. Source feature will be replaced with destination feature.

To replace geometry:

  1. Select editable feature.
  2. Select Replace geometry option.
  3. Select editable feature from other layer with which you want to replace feature’s geometry.
  4. Click Accept.

 

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Result: source feature is replaced with destination feature. New feature is stored in the source layer, but geometry is cloned from destination feature.

 

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Merge geometry

Merge geometry tool is used for merging multiple geometries into one. Features have to be in the same layer and their geometries have to overlap.

  1. Select editable feature.
  2. Select Merge geometry option.
  3. Select overlapping feature from the same layer.
  4. Click Accept.

 

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Result: separate features are merged into one feature.

 

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