[Qgis-developer] Re: [Qgis-user] Ctrl ++
otto.dassau at gmx.de
Fri Jul 31 08:24:59 EDT 2009
maybe a good idea would be to add an enhancement ticket to the bug tracker with
a short list of your ideas and wishes. Otherwise it will probably be forgotten
in a few days.
On Fri, 31 Jul 2009 14:20:22 +0200
Agustin Lobo <alobolistas at gmail.com> wrote:
> Not big deal, but in the field would be better moving the cursor
> to the approximate place and then zoom and get automatic re-centering.
> In the field, it's better to avoid the mouse (actually, there is often
> no mouse
> but the hateful pad, cannot believe that hardware engineers have not come
> with something better than such an uncomfortable and anti-ergonomic system!)
> or just use it for rough positioning. A way to move the cursor (not to
> pan) with
> the keyboard (i.e. Ctrl+->) would be handy also, perhaps displaying a
> Maybe we could define different sets of keyboard shortcuts and make sort
> of "for in the field"
> mode and "for in the office" mode.
> Otto Dassau wrote:
> > On Fri, 31 Jul 2009 13:44:41 +0200
> > Agustin Lobo <alobolistas at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Otto Dassau wrote:
> >> .../...
> >>>> One last thought: at least as an option, should not zooming re-center
> >>>> the image so that the
> >>>> current position defined by the pointer become the new center?
> >>> I think that's how it works. You can somewhere and the new center is also
> >>> the zooming center, or do I missunderstand?
> >>> Otto
> >> If I put my cursor on a clear land mark close to the bottom-left corner
> >> and hit the up key,
> >> the landmark does not become the new center. Related to this, I recall
> >> having seen a way to center to
> >> cursor position (and then I could zoom as currently done) , but cannot
> >> find it.
> > with the keyboard you usually pan to your area of interest, so it appears in
> > center of the map window and then zoom in or out. I don't know, but I think
> > feature that you remember does only exist with the mouse, like activating
> > zoom in icon and then clicking on an area somewhere in the map window.
> > Otto
> >> Agus
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