Bug report #15518
Issue with feature id when adding a view
|Affected QGIS version:||2.14.4||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 #:||23442|
In the table below, the configuration for the test database is provided. The database has only a table called test.ttable and a view of this table called test.tview.
CREATE EXTENSION postgis;
DROP SCHEMA IF EXISTS test CASCADE;
CREATE SCHEMA test;
--create a simple table
DROP TABLE IF EXISTS test.ttable;
create table test.ttable (
id bigint not null PRIMARY KEY,
geom geometry(Point, 32628),
name text not null,
-- create a view of test.ttable
CREATE OR REPLACE VIEW test.tview AS SELECT * from test.ttable where description IS NOT NULL;
GRANT ALL ON SCHEMA TEST TO postgres;
GRANT ALL ON ALL TABLES IN SCHEMA TEST TO postgres;
If we try to add the view as a new PostGIS layer from QGIS 2.14.4 we need to specify a feature id, otherwise we can’t add it.
But if we try to add it from QGIS 2.8.1 the Primary Key is already selected by default:
It is a little bit tedious to specify a feature id when your are working with dozens of them. Is there any kind of workaround that allows to load views directly without the need to specify their keys? Note that we cannot set a key from PostgreSQL because views cannot have one.
#1 Updated by Harrissou Santanna almost 4 years ago
I think you'll find discussions about this issue in the qgis dev or user mailing list archives (http://osgeo-org.1560.x6.nabble.com/Quantum-GIS-f4099105.html).
My workaround is to simply use the DBManager (a core plugin you can activate from Plugin menu): faster, most featured and manage well views.
#4 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 1 year ago
- Resolution set to end of life
- Status changed from Open to Closed
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