Feature request #12559

Positioning histograms with QGIS 2.8

Added by Fred Dobruszkes over 5 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

Status:Open
Priority:Normal
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Category:Diagrams
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:
Easy fix?:No Copied to github as #:20699

Description

I try to draw a map with histograms related to points (namely, selected European airports) rather than to areas as apparently more commonly done.

In term of position, I realise the histograms are vertically centred on the points. This procedure is likely derived from the assumption that in case of polygons instead of points, it makes sense to locate histograms at the centre of spatial units (all readers would thus spontaneously make the link between histograms and places).

Yet with points, such positioning algorithm involves that histograms’ bases can be far away from the related points. For instance, considering the attached map, histograms for Madrid and Barcelona airports have their base in Algeria, while Rome is in the sea, Brussels in France and Athens in Crete. In my mind, this does not make sense because most readers would spontaneously make the link between the histogram’s basis and the supposed related places.

What do you think? Any reasonable solution?

Many thanks in advance.

Fred

histo.png (90.8 KB) Fred Dobruszkes, 2015-04-13 07:06 AM

History

#1 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 5 years ago

  • Target version changed from Version 2.8 to Version 2.8.2

#2 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 5 years ago

  • Target version changed from Version 2.8.2 to Version 2.10

#3 Updated by Giovanni Manghi almost 5 years ago

  • Target version deleted (Version 2.10)

#4 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 3 years ago

  • Easy fix? set to No

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