Feature request #19362
Labels hard to position by hand
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I select Show labels for a vector layer (name). Then I want to move some labels away from the feature (e.g. a river) so I use the move tools - but the label then flips horizontal, before it was perpendicular to the feature - so I need to rotate it after that, but the anchor point is at a corner so the rotation moves the label on a hinge, making guessing the position difficult, and after rotation the label needs moving again - alot of work clicking between tools.
What I'd like is to be able to move a label's anchor-point (like the vertex tool) to a different place along the feature, and the label auto-aligns to the feature, especially needed for tracks and rivers.
Also, it is so tiring switching between those two tools (move & rotate) - how about Right click on a label to rotate it? Or Shift-click or Alt-click?