Bug report #16459
MapTips prevent zooming by appearing directly under the cursor instead of beneath it
|Affected QGIS version:||2.18.5||Regression?:||No|
|Operating System:||Windows||Easy fix?:||No|
|Pull Request or Patch supplied:||No||Resolution:||end of life|
|Crashes QGIS or corrupts data:||No||Copied to github as #:||24368|
Usually, ToolTips don't appear under your mouse cursor, but slightly below it. This prevents the user from interacting with the tooltip when he just wants to interact with the underlying interface.
However, this is not the case for MapTips - they are spawning directly under the mouse cursor. This means that if the user zooms in while a layer with MapTips is active, he will be unable to zoom any further as soon as the MapTip appears, i. e. he only has a window of 1 second to zoom. After this, he has to move the mouse to zoom further, which makes working with MapTips annoying.
A possible soloution would be to reset the Hover timer if the user zooms, or to display the MapTip slightly below the mouse cursor (1 px would be enough).
#3 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 2 years ago
- Resolution set to end of life
- Status changed from Open to Closed
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