[Qgis-developer] Minor Irritations

Borys Jurgiel borysiasty at gmail.com
Tue Nov 2 07:49:57 EDT 2010

> Ok how about this as a proposal for the select tools:
> Shift: switch to contains select (default is intersects, this will not be
> user configurable) 
> Ctrl: Symmetric difference of the current and new
> selected features. i.e. if already selected then remove, if not already
> selected then add.

+1 from me of course ;)

> Also add the tool tips - very good suggestion thank you.


> Under this proposal we don't need to use the alt key and all platforms are
> the same. The only downside is that some users might get a surprise with
> the usage of the symmetric difference functionality - I guess it just
> depends on what other software they have been using.

This is exactly how it worked before, so old qgis users won't be surprised. 
And using Shift for the contains select we just change as less as possible.

> Can we please get a vote on this!?

Let's go vote! Time is short.

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