Bug report #14251
No "Recent" section available for functions list when using the geometry generator for the Style
|Affected QGIS version:||2.18.7||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 #:||22247|
Layer properties --> Style and select geometry generator for your symbol layer type
In the functions frame, the section Recent is not available to help you reuse previous expressions.
#2 Updated by Harrissou Santanna over 6 years ago
- Description updated (diff)
- Category set to Symbology
- Affected QGIS version changed from master to 2.18.7
This is still true in 2.18 (next LTR) but no longer in master given that instead of showing the Expression builder with its functions selecting the geometry generator shows the Expression button. This button then opens a modal Expression buider dialog with the "Recent" category listed.
Btw, the QGIS3 system questions me because:
- it adds an additional click to access that dialog;
- when in the Layer properties dialog, it's weird to have a so big frame to write expression (without functions and help panels)
- when in Layer Styling panel, the space is more comfortable than 2.18 but clicking the expression button opens a modal dialog (and I think the spirit of layer styling panel is to avoid blocking dialogs and have all dialogs embedded)
#3 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 4 years ago
- Resolution set to end of life
- Status changed from Open to Closed
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