[Qgis-developer] Possible GUI Enhancement for canvas Selection
a.neumann at carto.net
Mon Oct 31 03:33:15 EDT 2011
In the QGIS settings, in the "Map Tools" tab there is a checkbox called
"Open feature form, if a single feature is identified". If you enable
this checkbox, the attribute editing form will appear immediately. It is
often also useful to combine this with "Top down, stop at first" setting
for the behavior of the "Identify" tool.
The reason why there is a tree and a form is, that in cases of multiple
hits (multiple features within the tolerance, drill down option) you
will get the tree (read only). From there you can open the form with a
Maybe there is room for improvements here, if you have concrete
On Sun, 30 Oct 2011 19:42:44 -0700, Mars Sjoden wrote:
> I put together a short vid clip to try and illustrate a possible? gui
> enhancement to editing attribute values while selecting features from
> the canvas with editing of that same feature active.
>>> http://youtu.be/3K7s6et1a6U 
>>>> I have been editing road feature attribute values lately by
>>>> visually selecting roads that I know are now upgraded from
>>>> Gravel to Paved surfaces.
>>>> After editing a hundred of these features I started to wonder
>>>> if it would be possible for the Dev's to make a feature
>>>> enhancement to streamline the editing of feature attribute
>>>> values via Identify Results window.
>>>> IF this Clip is unclear please tell me, it's the first vid clip
>>>> I have done, and I have not figured out a way to visualize the
>>>> direct editing of values inside the Identify Results window.
> Not sure if allowing the Identity values to be editable would produce
> a conflict...
> If it was a conflict or not possible this way, then perhaps,
> double clicking a particular value could open an edit window for that
> same specific value and active for editing, without having to scroll.
> If not I'll just keep clicking away.
> Thank you.
>  http://youtu.be/3K7s6et1a6U
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