Feature request #9090

Move 'add layers' to file menu

Added by Noone Noone over 6 years ago. Updated almost 3 years ago.

Status:Open
Priority:Normal
Assignee:-
Category:GUI
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:
Easy fix?:No Copied to github as #:17735

Description

Currently the Layer menu includes a lot of stuff, so on medium size displays as laptops the menu gets scrollbars (see attachment).

I suggest moving the 'Add x layer' menuitems to the File menu, even for other reasons:
  • Endusers expect I/O related things in File menu
  • currently Layer mixes several aspects (one layer, current layer, multiple layers, ...)

A single entry as 'Add vector layer...' or 'import' would be great. All the single filetypes can be submenu entries for quick access.

qgis_layer_menu.png (86.2 KB) Noone Noone, 2013-11-19 06:17 AM

History

#1 Updated by Giovanni Manghi almost 3 years ago

  • Easy fix? set to No

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