Feature request #2754

Snapping to switched off layers

Added by dr - about 14 years ago. Updated over 13 years ago.

Assignee:Marco Hugentobler
Pull Request or Patch supplied: Resolution:wontfix
Easy fix?:No Copied to github as #:12814


1. Open two vector layers, for example layer1 and layer2;

2. Settings - Project Properties - Snapping options. Check layer1 and set any tolerance of snapping;

3. Turn off layer1 in TOC. Try to edit layer2. Snapping to switched off layer1 is active.

I suppose it would be good idea to turn off snapping to switched off layers.

snap_only_to_visible.diff Magnifier - Proposed patch (710 Bytes) Alexander Bruy, 2011-04-17 08:23 AM


#1 Updated by Alexander Bruy over 13 years ago

Here is patch to that implements snapping only to visible layers

#2 Updated by Marco Hugentobler over 13 years ago

In my opinion, we should not overwrite the snap settings based on the visibility of layers. It would lead to an inconsistent state of the snap settings dialog (where the layer still is marked for snapping).
And it is not totally impossible that a user sets snapping to a non-visible layer. So better separate the properties snappable and visible.

#3 Updated by Marco Hugentobler over 13 years ago

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

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