Bug report #3241

Live GPS - Error Dialogs disrupt usage

Added by John Floyd - over 13 years ago. Updated about 5 years ago.

Assignee:nobody -
Affected QGIS version:master Regression?:No
Operating System:Fedora Easy fix?:No
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:end of life
Crashes QGIS or corrupts data:No Copied to github as #:13301


Live GPS works ok. However if you set a local CRS and a transformation error occurs (error is lat or long is out of range), then a Dialog pops up to let you know - waiting for a button press. Then it continues to pop up on every gps position (effectively locking the user access to the program) until you can kill the GPS input.

A friendlier notification is needed something like 'only show if last message was > x seconds/min ago' or something other then a message box, say a message in RED in the Live GPS Gui.

Also useful would be a capability like in the capture coordinate to put a second Coord (CRS) in the Gui as well. Maps are generally not printed in lat-long! and despite the digital world, printed maps are still a nice in the field QA.

Another item - can the gps device spec be editable as well as the pre-defined ones? Eg USB GPS devices under linux can occur as ttyUSBx or in some cases as ttyACMx.


#1 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 12 years ago

  • Target version changed from Version 1.7.0 to Version 1.7.4

#2 Updated by Paolo Cavallini almost 12 years ago

  • Target version changed from Version 1.7.4 to Version 1.8.0
  • Affected QGIS version set to master
  • Crashes QGIS or corrupts data set to No

#3 Updated by Paolo Cavallini over 11 years ago

  • Target version changed from Version 1.8.0 to Version 2.0.0

#4 Updated by Jürgen Fischer almost 10 years ago

  • Target version changed from Version 2.0.0 to Future Release - Lower Priority

#5 Updated by Giovanni Manghi almost 7 years ago

  • Pull Request or Patch supplied set to No
  • Regression? set to No
  • Easy fix? set to No

#6 Updated by Giovanni Manghi about 5 years ago

  • Resolution set to end of life
  • Status changed from Open to Closed

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