[Qgis-user] QGIS crashes when saving an edited table and
retaining old symbology, other attribute table issues
woklist at kyngchaos.com
Mon Oct 5 13:48:01 EDT 2009
On Oct 5, 2009, at 12:24 PM, Zane Selvans wrote:
> I'm using QGIS 1.3.0 on OS X 10.6.1 (I got the build and dependencies
> from KyngChaos), and I've had a recurring issue in which when I edit
> the attribute table for a layer which is stored in PostGIS with the
> Table Manager plugin, and then "save as" a shapefile, and then tell
> the plugin yes, I'd like to add the new layer to the TOC, and please
> retain the old symbology, QGIS crashes. It seems to happen every
> time. If I don't try and retain the old symbology, it doesn't crash.
> I have not been editing any columns in the table used to determine how
> the features display.
Look for a crashlog for Qgis (use Console.app). For me at least, I
can see if there is a build problem.
> I've also noticed that often (but not always) when I view the
> attribute table for a layer, it only displays the first few, or few
> dozen entries, instead of the entire list of records. I know the
> records are there, because if I re-sort the table I can see things
> that weren't displayed before. Seems odd.
> Another issue: if I'm editing a vector layer, which has only a single
> field in its attribute table (you can't create one that has no
> fields), and I create a new feature, and don't enter a value for that
> one field, then the feature is not saved. I ran into this recently
> when digitizing features for which I really just wanted a unique ID
> (like the gid, which is automatically generated) and the geometry. I
> turned off the attribute table prompt in the main QGIS preferences,
> and merrily went along my way digitizing, only to realize later that
> none of those features actually got saved. :(
> Has anybody else seen these issues? What's the appropriate place to
> post this kind of thing? I searched in Trac and didn't see these
> particular problems.
Possibly bugs, someone else might have a better idea.
If it's a common problem and not a quick fix, a bug report would be in
order (if not already done).
William Kyngesburye <kyngchaos*at*kyngchaos*dot*com>
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fighting, and all for things that the beasts of the jungle would not
deign to possess - money to purchase the effeminate pleasures of
weaklings. And yet withal bound down by silly customs that make them
slaves to their unhappy lot while firm in the belief that they be the
lords of creation enjoying the only real pleasures of existence....
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