Feature request #4528

Join does not consolidate the new table

Added by alobo - about 6 years ago. Updated about 3 years ago.

Status:Closed
Priority:Normal
Assignee:-
Category:Vectors
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:
Easy fix?:No

Description

After joining a dbf table to the attribute table of a vector layer and
leaving "Cache join layer in virtual memory" not selected, the attribute
table is correct and the layer automatically enters in editing mode.
Nevertheless, toggling editing off does not save the layer with its new table:
if the layer is removed from the TOC ans loaded again, the newly joined fields
are gone.
Currently, the only way of consolidating the new attribute table is using Save As...

Agus

History

#1 Updated by Marco Hugentobler about 6 years ago

The join function does not write joined tables to the original tables intentionally.
However, it should probably notify the user that edits in the joined fields will be lost (or try to redirect the edits to the table where the field comes from)

#2 Updated by Giovanni Manghi about 6 years ago

  • Status changed from Open to Feedback
  • Priority changed from 6 to Normal

I believe that after Marco explanation it should be possible to change subject and description of this ticket, eventually making it a features request to have the warning added. Please leave feedback.

#3 Updated by Giovanni Manghi almost 6 years ago

  • Target version changed from Version 1.7.2 to Version 1.7.3

#4 Updated by Giovanni Manghi almost 6 years ago

  • Target version changed from Version 1.7.3 to Version 1.7.4

#5 Updated by Giovanni Manghi almost 6 years ago

  • Tracker changed from Bug report to Feature request

#6 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 5 years ago

  • Target version changed from Version 1.7.4 to Version 2.0.0

#7 Updated by Pirmin Kalberer about 5 years ago

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

#8 Updated by Denis Rouzaud about 3 years ago

  • Status changed from Feedback to Closed

#9 Updated by Denis Rouzaud about 3 years ago

duplicate #6710

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