Bug report #4166

New labelling does not display some labels

Added by James Stott over 11 years ago. Updated over 11 years ago.

Affected QGIS version: Regression?:No
Operating System:Windows Easy fix?:No
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:invalid
Crashes QGIS or corrupts data: Copied to github as #:14143


There have been two threads on QGIS in the last two weeks with people having problems with labels not showing using the new labelling tool. See


In my case (the 2nd link) I have 2 or 3 polygons that refuse to show labels, even when I set Show All Labels in the Engine settings. They show using the old labelling method.

I am using QGIS 1.8 on Windows XP. I can supply sample if needed.


#1 Updated by Martin Dobias over 11 years ago

Please provide some sample data. Maybe some of the polygons do not have a valid geometry and the labeling fails for them.

#2 Updated by James Stott over 11 years ago

The problem is exactly that. I ran the check geometry validity tool and it found two errors. I fixed these, and the labels show.

#3 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 11 years ago

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

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