Bug report #13779
symbols not correctly clipped in map legend
|Affected QGIS version:||2.18.4||Regression?:||Yes|
|Operating System:||Easy fix?:||No|
|Pull Request or Patch supplied:||No||Resolution:||end of life|
|Crashes QGIS or corrupts data:||No||Copied to github as #:||21805|
in QGIS >= 2.10 the legend shows the symbology too wide/high if the symbols are large/high. This was partially fixed in 2.12/master where this symbols are clipped vertically but not also horizontally, as it was for qgis <= 2.8.3. Sample images attached.
corrupt symbols in the Layers Panel
This is seen in the video:
QGIS version 2.12.0-Lyon QGIS code revision exported Compiled against Qt 4.8.6 Running against Qt 4.8.6 Compiled against GDAL/OGR 1.11.2 Running against GDAL/OGR 1.11.2 Compiled against GEOS 3.4.2-CAPI-1.8.2 Running against GEOS 3.4.2-CAPI-1.8.2 r3921 PostgreSQL Client Version 9.3.4 SpatiaLite Version 4.1.1 QWT Version 5.2.3 PROJ.4 Version 480 QScintilla2 Version 2.8.1 This copy of QGIS writes debugging output.
#1 Updated by Giovanni Manghi about 4 years ago
- Target version deleted (
- Category set to Symbology
- Status changed from Open to Feedback
Thanks for the cast, maybe I'm missing something obvious but I'm not really getting where the issue is, could you please try explain me? maybe attaching a small project with a small sample dataset? Thanks.
#3 Updated by Giovanni Manghi about 4 years ago
In the project you attached what I see in the layers panel is the exact representation of the point symbols as you defined in the vector properties, no corruption. There are two symbology classes that are a represented by a circle and a wide cross, in the legend you can partially see this cross (its width is full, its hight is not because there no enough vertical space).
#4 Updated by Alexander Novoselov about 4 years ago
- File qq2.tar.bz2 added
previous versions correctly cut the sign, and showed the same size. In this case, the display becomes not neat. In one of the beta versions of the sign displayed in full (horizontally and vertically), and this is bad. To illustrate the problem - try to strengthen it. Look at the new data. It would be logical to limit this symbolism, and does not reflect the whole as before. In the Layer Properties dialog box symbols displayed correctly. In this case, use the program becomes very uncomfortable.
#6 Updated by Giovanni Manghi about 4 years ago
- OS version deleted (
- Affected QGIS version changed from 2.12.0 to master
- Operating System deleted (
- Target version set to Future Release - High Priority
- Priority changed from Normal to Severe/Regression
- Status changed from Feedback to Open
- Category changed from Symbology to Map Legend
- Subject changed from corrupt symbols in the Layers Panel to symbols not correctly clipped in map legend
- File 212_master.png added
- File 210.png added
- File 283.png added
#7 Updated by Martin Dobias almost 4 years ago
Hmm the question is what is a good fix for this :-)The variable size of legend icons has been introduced in 2.10 (and later updated to only change icon width to avoid vertically wide items). Without the dynamic icon size, bigger markers in legend would be impossible to distinguish. Some possibilities from the top of my head:
- introduce a reasonable maximum icon width
- use dynamic icon width only for symbols with data-defined size
- something else?
Opinions are welcome...
#18 Updated by Giovanni Manghi 9 months ago
- Resolution set to end of life
- Status changed from Open to Closed
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