[Qgis-developer] AW: Stop rendering button in QgisApp

Alex Mandel tech_dev at wildintellect.com
Thu Jun 19 02:27:38 EDT 2008

I think both would be good, as anyone switching from ArcGIS might try to 
use the escape key which has the same function. Although even most Arc 
users I know don't know about that feature being added in I think 9.1

Also sometimes when your graphics card gets fudgy, like you were moving 
the window and it hasn't finished redrawing escape key would be the only 


Hugentobler Marco wrote:
> Hi Tim,
> Thanks, it is not urgent and will be fine on the weekend.
> Someone suggested to me that new users would not know about the escape key, so an additional button is more intuitive.
> Regards,
> Marco
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Tim Sutton [mailto:tim at linfiniti.com]
> Gesendet: Mi 18.06.2008 22:43
> An: Hugentobler  Marco; qgis-developer at lists.osgeo.org
> Betreff: Re: Stop rendering button in QgisApp
> Hi Marco
> I can make an icon but I'm without internet connection for the next
> two days so I'll only be able to do it on the weekend.
> I also wonder if irs not enough to simply have the escape button to
> kill rendering?
> Regards
> Tim
> On 6/18/08, Marco Hugentobler <marco.hugentobler at karto.baug.ethz.ch> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I noticed that the 'stop rendering' button in the status bar is disabled
>> (qgisapp.cpp):
>>  mStopRenderButton = new QToolButton( statusBar() );
>>   mStopRenderButton->setMaximumWidth(20);
>>   mStopRenderButton->setMaximumHeight(20);
>> //#ifdef Q_WS_MAC //MH: disable the button on Mac for now to avoid problems
>> with resizing
>>   mStopRenderButton->setEnabled(false);
>> //#endif //Q_WS_MAC
>> Ok for everyone if we enable the button again (exept on Mac)? Tim, is there
>> a
>> chance to have a good icon for it?
>> Regards,
>> Marco
>> --
>> Dr. Marco Hugentobler
>> Institute of Cartography
>> ETH Zurich
>> Technical Advisor QGIS Project Steering Committee

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