Feature request #4564

Make ftools tools work with input layers with different CRSs

Added by Aren Cambre over 5 years ago. Updated 27 days ago.

Status:Open
Priority:Normal
Assignee:-
Category:Processing/QGIS
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:
Easy fix?:No

Description

Per #3977 comment 5, ftools requires both input layers to have the same coordinate reference system (CRS) for certain functions. I'd guess this is at least true for the difference and crop functions, possibly more.

This requirement is not validated before the tool runs; the user only gets an error at the very end of the computation. Further, the error does not explain that the input layers need the same CRS:

Input CRS error: One or more input layers missing coordinate reference information, results may not be as expected.

History

#1 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 5 years ago

  • Assignee set to cfarmer -
  • Operating System deleted (Windows 7 x64)

#2 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 5 years ago

  • Target version changed from Version 1.7.2 to Version 1.7.3

#3 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 5 years ago

  • Target version changed from Version 1.7.3 to Version 1.7.4

#4 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 5 years ago

  • Target version changed from Version 1.7.4 to Version 1.8.0
  • Tracker changed from Bug report to Feature request
  • Subject changed from ftools functions doesn't tell user that it requires layers to have same CRS to Make ftools tools work with input layers with different CRSs

#5 Updated by Giovanni Manghi about 5 years ago

  • Target version changed from Version 1.8.0 to Version 2.0.0

#6 Updated by Pirmin Kalberer over 4 years ago

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

#7 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 2 years ago

  • Assignee deleted (cfarmer -)

#8 Updated by Médéric RIBREUX over 1 year ago

  • Status changed from Open to Closed
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100
  • Resolution set to fixed/implemented

Hello, bug triage...

with QGIS 2.13 master, I can use the geoprocessing tools of fTools with two layers that have different CRS.

I am closing this feature request.

#9 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 1 year ago

  • % Done changed from 100 to 0
  • Status changed from Closed to Open
  • Resolution deleted (fixed/implemented)

Médéric RIBREUX wrote:

Hello, bug triage...

with QGIS 2.13 master, I can use the geoprocessing tools of fTools with two layers that have different CRS.

I am closing this feature request.

Hi Médéric,

as far as I know and see (in master) ftools (as well as also other backends in Processing) cannot process inputs with different CRSs.

#10 Updated by Giovanni Manghi 5 months ago

  • Category changed from 44 to Processing/QGIS

#11 Updated by Giovanni Manghi 27 days ago

  • Easy fix? set to No

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