Feature request #17011

Rename "Polygon from layer extent"

Added by Johannes Kroeger over 3 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

Status:Closed
Priority:Normal
Assignee:Victor Olaya
Category:Processing/Core
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:fixed/implemented
Easy fix?:Yes Copied to github as #:24910

Description

I just searched for a tool that would let me generate a bounding box polygon for each feature of my layer. I quickly disregarded the "Polygon from layer extent" tool because that name implies generating ONE polygon of the LAYER extents. Only later I discovered that it has a checkbox to calculate a polygon for each separate feature.

Please rename the tool so that it is more discoverable. Maybe "Polygon(s) from extent(s)" or something like that?

History

#1 Updated by Nyall Dawson over 3 years ago

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

There's a separate "boundung boxes" alg which should be used instead. In 3 the checkbox will be removed from the "polygon from layer extent" alg, so that alga will ONLY create a single polygon.

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