Feature request #12180

Print composer: more interactive map rotation tool

Added by Andreas Neumann about 9 years ago. Updated almost 7 years ago.

Assignee:Nyall Dawson
Category:Map Composer/Printing
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:
Easy fix?:No Copied to github as #:20370


The map rotation in the print composer should be more intuitive. Currently, one can only set the rotation numerically in the map properties.

A new interactive rotation tool could be combined with the pan tool. When pressing a modifier key the rotation mode could be activated.

I envisage a rotation tool similar to OpenLayers 3: http://openlayers.org/en/v3.2.0/examples/drag-rotate-and-zoom.html

However, maybe only limited to rotating. I find the combined rotate/zoom a bit hard to use.

This is linked to #12179 - first, the interactive rotation tool in the main map canvas should be implemented and tested. Later, after the print composer redesign work done my Nyall Dawson, this interactive map rotation tool should also be introduced in the print composer.

Related issues

Related to QGIS Application - Feature request #12179: Map rotation: more userfriendly interactive rotation tool Open 2015-02-11


#1 Updated by Giovanni Manghi almost 7 years ago

  • Easy fix? set to No

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