Studio can open Zip archives. Each file in the archive will be extracted and an attempt will be made to load it. A single Zip file can thus generate many datasets.

Zipped Shapefiles

Zip files are a convenient way to package up multi-file datasets, like Shapefiles. A zipped Shapefile would contain one or more .shp and .dbf files with the same base names, together with other optional files with the same base names.

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