Save db Layer

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1.This command is accessible in the File menu > Layers sub-menu with the SavedbLayer Save db Layer button.

2.On the Layer Manager: tap on the dtLayerSave Layer Export button > and select the Database option in the pop-up menu.


Accessing to the Save db Layer command in the menu



Accessing to the Save db Layer command in the Desktop version



Accessing to the Save db Layer command in the Layer Manager



SavedbLayer Save db Layer

Opens the Save db Layer panel to save the active layer as a geodatabase layer. The Save db Layer dialog allows to save the active layer into an SQLite DB3 geodatabase.

Supported geodatabase: DB3 - SQLite version 3


new-16x16 = new feature




Availability of the "Save db Layer" command in different editions





Save db Layer panel



Connection name: Lists the connections in a drop-down list, that can be created on the Database connection dialog box to SQLite DB3 geodatabase files. A connection needs to be selected from the list to display its table(s) in the SQL table list below.


Select - Opens the Database connection panel to manage connections with geodatabases


SQL table list: Lists the SQL tables of the geodatabase. Tap on a list item to select an SQL table for deletion.


Table: Enter the name of the SQL table. This text box is empty as default.


Geom. field: Enter the name of the SQL field name that stores the geometry. The default name is geometry.


Type: Select a geometry type if you want to store to the vector geometry in the geodatabase.


DT Geom: DigiTerra Binary Geometry data field type. Solid, encrypted data field format that can be only read by DigiTerra Explorer 7. Default geometry format.

WKT: Well-known text (WKT) is a text markup language for representing vector geometry objects on a map, more details:

WKB:  Well-known binary (WKB). Solid data field format, more details:


 Cancel  - Closes the Save db Layer panel


 Delete  - Deletes the selected SQL table from the geodatabase


 Save  - Saves / updates the layer as a database layer in the geodatabase