Bug report #1443

Changed layer saving enhancement

Added by Borys Jurgiel over 15 years ago. Updated almost 15 years ago.

Assignee:Marco Hugentobler
Affected QGIS version: Regression?:No
Operating System:All Easy fix?:No
Pull Request or Patch supplied: Resolution:fixed
Crashes QGIS or corrupts data: Copied to github as #:11503


When closing QGis containing a vector layer in edit mode, no warning is displayed and changes are being lost. The same when the layer is being removed from the legend.

I propose to implement one consistent behaviour: If user is closing a layer which contains any unsaved changes (because is either in editing mode or changed by a plugin or the Python Console), a warning message is displayed with three options:
- drop changes
- save layer (if supported)
- save as shapefile


#1 Updated by Marco Hugentobler almost 15 years ago

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

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#2 Updated by Giovanni Manghi almost 15 years ago

great news, thanks.

I noticed that if it is the case, qgis notices about saving the project before asking to save the changes to a layer. Maybe it is worth to exchange the priority of the two.


#3 Updated by Marco Hugentobler almost 15 years ago

I thought of that too. However, the user still has the possibility to cancel if asked to save the changes. If he cancels, I assume he hit the button by mistake and also want the layers to stay editable. In this case it is better to ask to save edit changes afterwards.

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