Bug report #13388

Print Composer : Uncheck the "generate an atlas" box clears all the settings

Added by Harrissou Santanna about 4 years ago. Updated about 4 years ago.

Status:Closed
Priority:Severe/Regression
Assignee:Nyall Dawson
Category:Map Composer/Printing
Affected QGIS version:master Regression?:No
Operating System: Easy fix?:No
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:fixed/implemented
Crashes QGIS or corrupts data:No Copied to github as #:21440

Description

Unchecking the "generate an atlas" box in Atlas generation tab erases all the options set in the "Configuration" frame.
In old versions, these were just inactive till you reactivate the atlas function.

master 13fe3a0 on osgeo4w 64bits

History

#1 Updated by Harrissou Santanna about 4 years ago

Digging further, it appears that i didn't click on "Apply configuration" once I've set up the atlas. So not a bug (except from me)...

But I remark that the "Apply configuration" button is now the key of anything in atlas parameters. Forget to click on it and none of your changes will be taken into consideration. You neither can have access (without error message) to output options in a newly created print composer if you haven't applied configuration.

I'm afraid people won't remind to click on this button each time they made a change, so I'd like to know if it really costs more to automatically apply the modifications and update the features's list (and preview) as the user sets parameters. As it was in previous release.
Thanks

#2 Updated by Nyall Dawson about 4 years ago

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

I've reverted the "apply" change - thanks for reminding me, this was on my TODO list but it slipped my mind.

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