Feature request #11962

Display length of line while drawing

Added by Ricky Gellatly almost 9 years ago. Updated about 8 years ago.

Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:duplicate
Easy fix?:No Copied to github as #:20170


While adding a feature to a vector layer, it would be really handy if the length of the line you are drawing could be displayed somewhere, perhaps in the status bar. This is a feature that ArcView had and proved very handy for our work. Could apply to lines and polygons so you know their dimensions as you draw them, rather than having to measure first and then draw over the top of the line displayed by the measure tool. Several people have also discussed the idea on various message boards in the past (e.g. http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/qgis-user/2012-August/018896.html). Thanks!


#1 Updated by Giovanni Manghi almost 9 years ago

  • Category set to Digitising

If need this feature you can evaluate the possibility to support its implementation. Cheers!

#2 Updated by Nyall Dawson about 8 years ago

  • Resolution set to duplicate
  • Status changed from Open to Closed

Duplicate of #6875

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