Bug report #16219

SVG Fill symbol behavior does not seem consistent with other fill symbol layers

Added by Harrissou Santanna almost 4 years ago. Updated over 1 year ago.

Status:Closed
Priority:Normal
Assignee:-
Category:Symbology
Affected QGIS version:2.18.3 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 #:24129

Description

Symbolize a polygon layer with the SVG Fill symbol layer type
Under the SVG Fill level, you have a line symbol which actually has nothing to do with the SVG fill symbol. It's all about the feature boundary symbolizing.
None of the other fill layer types (patterns fill, centroid fill, raster fill..) has this kind of configuration; the user actually needs to add a new row of symbol layer using the outline-based ones.
I think it'd be more consistent to not automatically add boundary symbol layer type.

Just a wonder: what's the difference between a "SVG Fill" and a "Point pattern fill" based on SVG marker symbol layer?


Related issues

Related to QGIS Application - Feature request #7556: Symbol layers are a bit confusing Closed 2013-04-09

History

#1 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 3 years ago

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

#2 Updated by Mars Sjoden about 2 years ago

I was wondering the exact same thing. I always found it an odd quirk.

#3 Updated by Harrissou Santanna about 2 years ago

#4 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 1 year ago

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

End of life notice: QGIS 2.18 LTR

Source:
http://blog.qgis.org/2019/03/09/end-of-life-notice-qgis-2-18-ltr/

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