Bug report #17841

option to use live-updating color chooser dialogs is only partially implemented in QGIS 3 (i.e. only works from the top of the symbol tree)

Added by Alister Hood almost 4 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

Affected QGIS version:master Regression?:Yes
Operating System:windows Easy fix?:No
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:invalid
Crashes QGIS or corrupts data:No Copied to github as #:25736


1. with this option enabled in the settings, style a polygon layer with a "simple fill".
2. click in the symbol tree on "Simple fill", then click "Color" below to open the color chooser dialog. Click on a different color and the colors in the symbol tree and in the symbol preview area to the right will "live update".
3. click instead on "Fill" in the symbol tree, then open the color chooser dialog. Click on a color and the colors in the tree and the preview will not live update.
This doesn't seem terribly important, but it is a regression from 2.18



#1 Updated by Nyall Dawson almost 4 years ago

I think we should drop that setting - live colour edits are better done through the styling panel and other non- blocking dialogs.

#2 Updated by Alister Hood almost 4 years ago

Note that it is not talking about "live updating" on the map canvas, which I expected when I first saw the option. Given this, I don't know why anyone would ever want it turned off, but it is off by default in QGIS3.

#3 Updated by Nyall Dawson over 3 years ago

  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from Open to Closed

This option has now been removed

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