[Qgis-developer] Minor Irritations

Giovanni Manghi giovanni.manghi at gmail.com
Mon Nov 1 05:36:35 EDT 2010

tickets created.

On Sun, 2010-10-31 at 23:40 +0100, Paolo Cavallini wrote:
> Il 31/10/2010 20:20, Alex Mandel ha scritto:
> > 1. When adding a vector layer, you hit browse the default tends to be
> > shapefile, but when you add a raster the default is "All GDAL formats".
> > I think All OGR formats would be a much better default, having to scroll
> > all the time for gml, kml etc is really annoying especially when I'm
> > working hard to break people of the assumption that vector = shapefile.
> Agreed. I think the last choice should be remembered.
> > 2. As pointed out by a colleague: Many people new to GIS have no idea
> > the KML = Keyhole Markup Language, so it's not clear on the Save as..
> > option that is actually KML. The same might be said for GML. Either
> > changing the names in the list or putting (Hint) would seem useful to users.
> Agreed: I have found users thinking there is no KML support because of that.
> All the best.

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