[Qgis-developer] Print composer - Scalebar in doesn't display decimal points?

Marco Hugentobler marco.hugentobler at karto.baug.ethz.ch
Mon Aug 11 03:40:14 EDT 2008

Hi Christian,

Scalebar labeling with floats is possible in the printing branch, which will 
be merged in prior to version 1.0.


Am Montag 11 August 2008 04:08:46 schrieb icosa atropa:
> I took a peek at trac, and didn't see this particular bug.
> Using a scalebar with units like degrees in a sub-degree scale map
> proved impossible - the scale bar gets labelled 0--0--0 degrees.  I
> used On-The-Fly projection to go from a GCS to PCS and tried the
> scalebar again, and yes it works with, say, 1--2--3 km.
> Except for, say, segment size = 2500 (meters), number of segments = 2,
> mapunits per scalebar unit = 1000 (meters / km), unit label = km.
> Then we get the ever-amusing 0--2--5 km.  So, it seems like qgis
> should either reject non-integer ( segment size / mapunits per
> scalebar ) or display some float-precision (user defined?) labels
> rather than asserting that 2+2=5 :)
> christian

Dr. Marco Hugentobler
Institute of Cartography
ETH Zurich
Technical Advisor QGIS Project Steering Committee

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