Bug report #2973

Selection tool is not selecting a complex object

Added by Maxim Dubinin over 11 years ago. Updated about 11 years ago.

Assignee:nobody -
Category:Map Canvas
Affected QGIS version: Regression?:No
Operating System:All Easy fix?:No
Pull Request or Patch supplied: Resolution:fixed
Crashes QGIS or corrupts data: Copied to github as #:13033


Try selecting a big polygon in a attached shapefile with the first selection tool. Big polygon cannot be selected, while smaller ones are selected alright.

Rings and self-intersection error are present in the big polygon, not sure if this is related though.

e008n07f.zip (89.8 KB) Maxim Dubinin, 2010-08-29 07:26 PM

single_select.patch Magnifier (901 Bytes) Jeremy Palmer, 2010-08-30 06:45 PM


#1 Updated by Jeremy Palmer over 11 years ago

Yip there is a bug in the single select tool. The tool made the assumption that feature ids are always >0, when in fact a feature id can be 0 and in the case of editing can be negative integer values. The attached patch fixes the issue.

#2 Updated by Maxim Dubinin about 11 years ago

can somebody review and apply? current behavior makes selection tool unusable in many circumstances

#3 Updated by Jürgen Fischer about 11 years ago

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

applied in f2e5e4b9 (SVN r14260). Thanks again Jeremy.

#4 Updated by dr - about 11 years ago

  • Status changed from Closed to Feedback
  • Resolution deleted (fixed)

Select features by rectangle, by polygon, by radius and by freehand doesn't work on this polygon.

#5 Updated by Jeremy Palmer about 11 years ago

I can get it to work for all of the select tools on this dataset.

I suspect the problem dr is having is the selection tools now use contains rather than intersects by default. Maybe the best solution is to make intersects the default method for all selection tools. Then provide an option to change it to contains if the user prefers.

I have made a patch patch in #2938 that hopefully addresses this issue.

#6 Updated by Maxim Dubinin about 11 years ago

this would be really nice if it can work in both modes! I agree that default 'intersect' makes a lot of sense. Thanks for working on this.

#7 Updated by dr - about 11 years ago

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from Feedback to Closed

Seems to be fixed. 'Intersect' selection mode is default now.

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