Bug report #99

identify tool: the .Area "column" is missleaading

Added by anonymous - about 18 years ago. Updated over 14 years ago.

Assignee:Redmine Admin
Affected QGIS version: Regression?:No
Operating System:Debian Easy fix?:No
Pull Request or Patch supplied: Resolution:duplicate
Crashes QGIS or corrupts data: Copied to github as #:10158


1. add grass polygon vector

2. identify too

3. there will be non-existant .Area "column" displayed in the column tree

Reporting area is a nice feature, but it would be better to have it reported some other way - not suggesting that there is an .Area column in my datatable. Don't confuse the user. Please separate area report from the layer column tree.



#1 Updated by Redmine Admin about 18 years ago

I don't think it is user misleading - each of these special attributes starts with dot (.AREA for polygons, .LENGHT for lines) so it is easy to find out which attribute is attribute from table and which is the special attribute.

Btw. it is not only Grass layers related. This 'Idetify feature' window is shown for all non-editable ('Allow editing' unchecked) layers.

#2 Updated by Redmine Admin about 18 years ago

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

#3 Updated by Anonymous over 14 years ago

Milestone Version 0.8 deleted

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