Search for an attribute in a table in QGIS

In this example we will be searching for a city in a cities layer. Open the table by clicking the ‘Open Attribute table’ icon shown below.

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Below the table click on ‘column filter’ > select the column you want to search through. In this case it is the column called ‘name’

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Type in the name of the city you want to find and click apply. Your search can be case sensitive if desired.

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In this case our search query came up with 2 results as shown below

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