Feature request #4637

Multiple labels on long polylines

Added by Denis Rouzaud almost 11 years ago. Updated about 8 years ago.

Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:
Easy fix?:No Copied to github as #:14538


When having a long polyline, it is useful to place several time the same label along the line.
Right now, it is possible to avoid the creation of the label if the line is shorter than a threshold.
What would be great is to define ranges:
Distance | # items
< 10m | 0
10<l<50 | 1
>50m | 2

To do this, the use of fields to save the placement of labels should be changed and use a MULTIPOINT geometry.
I see one problem: how to save orientation and distance fields if there are several labels.

Related issues

Related to QGIS Application - Feature request #5012: Add option to repeat labels (for lines vectors) at a give... Closed 2012-02-14


#1 Updated by Denis Rouzaud almost 11 years ago

Can someone change this to feature request please, apparently I cannot.

#2 Updated by Giovanni Manghi almost 11 years ago

  • Tracker changed from Bug report to Feature request

#3 Updated by Paolo Cavallini almost 11 years ago

  • Subject changed from Multi label to Multiple labels on long polylines

#4 Updated by Pirmin Kalberer about 10 years ago

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

#6 Updated by Denis Rouzaud about 8 years ago

  • Status changed from Open to Closed

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