Feature request #4122

Inconsistency: some fill symbol layer types also create an outline, others don't

Added by Alister Hood about 6 years ago. Updated 5 months ago.

Status:Open
Priority:Low
Assignee:-
Category:Symbology
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:
Easy fix?:No

Description

"SVG fill", "simple fill" and "line pattern fill" symbol layer types have options also create an outline, and have options to control this. "Centroid fill" and "marker point fill" do not. This is inconsistent and therefore confusing.

I think either they should all create an outline, and have the necessary options (in which case the "outline: simple line" layer type could be removed and its functionality performed by a simple fill with "fill style" = "no brush"), or none of them should create an outline.

Personally I think it would be simpler and better for none of them to create an outline, although I guess that may create difficulties upgrading old projects and old qml files.

History

#1 Updated by Giovanni Manghi almost 6 years ago

  • Target version set to Version 1.7.4

#2 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 5 years ago

  • Target version changed from Version 1.7.4 to Version 2.0.0

#3 Updated by Pirmin Kalberer almost 5 years ago

  • Target version changed from Version 2.0.0 to Future Release - Nice to have

#4 Updated by Giovanni Manghi 5 months ago

  • Easy fix? set to No

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