Bug report #3487

Select features by rectangle does not work properly

Added by elewis52 - almost 12 years ago. Updated almost 7 years ago.

Affected QGIS version:master Regression?:No
Operating System:Debian Easy fix?:No
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:worksforme
Crashes QGIS or corrupts data:No Copied to github as #:13547


Using the rectangle select tool, does not work properly. The tool selects some features inside the selected rectangle as well as selecting features outside the selection rectangle. This problem appears when a MySQL point data table is entered as a vector layer.
This is similar to other bugs reported and fixed some time ago for shape files.
This problem impacts MySQL; it does not appear to impact shape files. Selection from shape files appears to work properly


#1 Updated by luca76 - almost 12 years ago


Same problem here with select attributes by a circle, on a PostGis layer.

#2 Updated by Giovanni Manghi almost 11 years ago

  • Target version changed from Version 1.7.0 to Version 1.7.4

#3 Updated by Paolo Cavallini over 10 years ago

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

#4 Updated by Paolo Cavallini about 10 years ago

  • Target version changed from Version 1.8.0 to Version 2.0.0

#5 Updated by Jürgen Fischer over 8 years ago

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

#6 Updated by Otto Dassau about 8 years ago

  • Pull Request or Patch supplied set to No


I have a similar problem here for a shape point layer under windows 64bit QGIS 2.2 and 2.4. Only some points within a rectangle are shown as selected.

Can this be a hardware problem? Because it happens only on one PC and another one works fine.


#7 Updated by Médéric RIBREUX about 7 years ago

  • Status changed from Open to Feedback

Hello, bug triage...

I can't reproduce it on PostGIS Point layer using all the selection tools. Do you still have it ? If it is the case could you attach a data set where the bug occurs ?

#8 Updated by Giovanni Manghi almost 7 years ago

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

closing for lack of feedback.

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