[Qgis-user] Serious bug returns to Qgis revision 13878
marco.hugentobler at sourcepole.ch
Tue Jul 6 05:21:08 EDT 2010
> (a raster scaled down to 16x16 pixels usually
> doesn't provide a good overview)
I made a little self-test here and it was quite easy to distinguish different
topographic map sheets by their legend icons (even if they have exactly the
same color schema).
Am Dienstag, 6. Juli 2010, um 10.26:10 schrieb Martin Dobias:
> On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 8:35 AM, Marco Hugentobler
> <marco.hugentobler at sourcepole.ch> wrote:
> > Hi William
> > Ah, good to know it is the icon generation that makes loading projects
> > with many raster layers slow.
> > Making a user option to disable layer icons sounds good. However, this
> > would involve a string change (option dialog). String freeze for 1.5 is
> > already over for a while now. So (unless there is a better solution for
> > the problem without string change) something for 1.6...
> in my opinion, we could actually remove this feature. I don't find it
> particularly useful (a raster scaled down to 16x16 pixels usually
> doesn't provide a good overview), it adds additional overhead when the
> raster layer is loaded and further complicates the complex raster
> code. Another argument could be that vector layer also don't have an
> icon containing the preview.
> I'm just afraid of creating too many configurable options that barely
> anyone will understand their purpose.
Dr. Marco Hugentobler
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