Bug report #14160
broken drag & drop layer from one project to another
|Affected QGIS version:||2.12.1||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 #:||22162|
When I drag layer from opened project1 to project2 (onto index layers pane),
then layer is removed from project1, but something strange happens in project2:
The name of new layer appears in the index,
but nothing in the map area.
Also after save and reopening project again, the layer disappears even from layer pane.
I think right behaviour would be:
Drag and drop layer from one layer pane to other layer pane would simply move layer.
Also with some key modificator (ctrl) would be copied.
ctrl-x, ctrl-c, ctrl-v should do the same.
This form of quick threading of completly defined layers (ie. with their data stores, filters, srs, symbology..) is crucible to managing with - for example background layers, used multiply in different projects. (instead of make completly new inserts and definitions again at again..)
#2 Updated by Martin Dobias about 4 years ago
- Priority changed from High to Normal
- Assignee deleted (
I do not think this is a regression - I am not aware something like this ever worked in QGIS.
The thing is that currently drag'n'drop only carries information about the tree layout that is being dragged. In order to support dragging between different QGIS instances, we would also need to package map layer definitions to be able to parse them on the other end and create them.
#5 Updated by Giovanni Manghi about 1 year ago
- Resolution set to end of life
- Status changed from Open to Closed
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