[Qgis-developer] A suggestion for "Scale and measurement"

Magnus Homann magnus at homann.se
Sat Aug 8 16:35:41 EDT 2009

Borys Jurgiel skrev:
> Saturday 08 of August 2009 11:13:59 Carson Farmer napisał(a):
>> When no units are known (i.e. no CRS info with the layer), what about 
>> Martin's previous suggestions of 'Unknown' units? 
> And what about automatic unit switching depending on the layer  range? As long 
> values are <= +-180, it can be considered as degrees

One of the use cases is american building engineer drawing a house plan in feet.
There is no automatic way of detecting that.

Using layer CRS when OTFP is off doesn't sound logical to me. The CRS doesn't matter
in any other case in QGIS when OTFP is off.


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