Feature request #12548

Function output to Temporary Scratch Layer

Added by Kyle Somerville almost 5 years ago. Updated over 1 year ago.

Status:Closed
Priority:Normal
Assignee:-
Category:Unknown
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:fixed/implemented
Easy fix?:No Copied to github as #:20690

Description

It would be useful to be able to have the option to save the output from all functions (including processing toolbox funtions) to a temporary scratch layer (now supported in 2.8) rather than having to create new permanent raster or vector files to contain results.

History

#1 Updated by Jürgen Fischer almost 5 years ago

enter "memory:" as output file to achive this.

#2 Updated by Kyle Somerville almost 5 years ago

Jürgen Fischer wrote:

enter "memory:" as output file to achive this.

Sorry, I cant get this to work when using e.g. Raster Calculator? Error message:

"Invalid Layer, cannot open GDAL dataset memory:Testlayer.tif...etc...does not exist in the file syste, and is not recognised as a supported dataset name.

#3 Updated by Giovanni Manghi almost 5 years ago

  • Status changed from Open to Feedback

Kyle Somerville wrote:

Jürgen Fischer wrote:

enter "memory:" as output file to achive this.

Sorry, I cant get this to work when using e.g. Raster Calculator? Error message:

"Invalid Layer, cannot open GDAL dataset memory:Testlayer.tif...etc...does not exist in the file syste, and is not recognised as a supported dataset name.

it is just "memory:" or in processing just leave empty the output field.

#4 Updated by Jürgen Fischer almost 5 years ago

Kyle Somerville wrote:

Jürgen Fischer wrote:

enter "memory:" as output file to achive this.

Sorry, I cant get this to work when using e.g. Raster Calculator?

I thought you were referring to processing only.

#5 Updated by Giovanni Manghi almost 3 years ago

  • Easy fix? set to No

#6 Updated by Jürgen Fischer over 2 years ago

  • Category set to Unknown

#7 Updated by Nyall Dawson over 1 year ago

  • Resolution set to fixed/implemented
  • Status changed from Feedback to Closed

This was done in 3.0

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