[Qgis-developer] Minor Irritations
marco.hugentobler at sourcepole.ch
Wed Nov 3 06:25:40 EDT 2010
Thanks Jeremy, the patch looks fine.
As it includes translatable strings, it might be better to hold off until code
freeze / string freeze is over.
Tim: what do you think?
Am Mittwoch, 3. November 2010, um 09.50:09 schrieb Jeremy Palmer:
> Ok I have attached a patch to implement here:
> Sorry for the delay, I have not been near an internet connection for the
> past 24 hours - shock horror!
> I hope it's not too late to get this committed. If the new tool tip strings
> are a problem, a dev should at least try to commit the changed
> functionality so we don't have to change things for 1.7.
> From: Borys Jurgiel [borysiasty at gmail.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, 3 November 2010 12:49 a.m.
> To: qgis-developer at lists.osgeo.org
> Cc: Jeremy Palmer; tech at wildintellect.com
> Subject: Re: [Qgis-developer] Minor Irritations
> > 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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