Bug report #16514
Label distance incorrect for labels below a line
|Affected QGIS version:||2.18.2||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 #:||24420|
When placing labels along a polyline feature, setting the label distance does not have the correct effect for labels located beneath the line (i.e., when the top of the label is against the line).
1. Label a polyline feature.
2. Select Line Orientation Dependent position, so that the label is sometimes placed beneath the line.
3. Set the label distance to a positive amount, such as 0.5 mm.
Labels that are located beneath the line will be closer to it than those that are above it. (See attached image, where all label distances are set to 0.5 mm.) By comparison, labels set by perimeter in a polygon feature appear to be located correctly.
#8 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 3 years ago
- Resolution set to end of life
- Status changed from Open to Closed
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