Bug report #13959

Filtering legend by expression hides unselected items

Added by Nyall Dawson over 8 years ago. Updated over 5 years ago.

Assignee:Hugo Mercier
Category:Map Legend
Affected QGIS version:2.14.3 Regression?:No
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 #:21974


Using the new "filter legend by expression" function, I've noticed odd behaviour with the legend checkboxes:

1. Style a layer using a categorised renderer
2. Add a legend expression filter so that only some legend items are shown
3. Uncheck one of these legend items - the item disappears from the legend

I would expect the legend item to still remain in the legend, but unchecked. It still matches the filter expression, it's just not shown at the moment.


#1 Updated by Hugo Mercier over 8 years ago

Reproduced. I will have a look soon

#2 Updated by Saber Razmjooei about 8 years ago

  • Category set to Map Legend
  • Affected QGIS version changed from master to 2.14.3

Works fine in QGIS master (2.15 fdb6488) but still a problem in 2.14. Any chance of having this backported to 2.14?

#3 Updated by Giovanni Manghi about 7 years ago

  • Regression? set to No
  • Easy fix? set to No

#4 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 5 years ago

  • Resolution set to end of life
  • Status changed from Open to Closed

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