[Qgis-developer] The case of ghost project!

Andreas Neumann a.neumann at carto.net
Thu Nov 11 01:53:04 EST 2010

Hi Benoit,

Sounds like a bug - could you report?

As a quick fix for yourself you can open the project file in a text editor
and fix that file paths manually, until this problem is fixed.


On Thu, November 11, 2010 7:20 am, Benoit de Cabissole wrote:
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>     Hi all,<br>
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>     A strange behaviour of QGIS R14517:<br>
>     <br>
>     I have a project in which two layers have been physically moved from
>     the location pointed to in the project QGS file.<br>
>     <br>
>     After opening the QGS file, QGIS asks if I want to locate those
>     files. I select Ok and navigate to the new location of those files
>     to select them.<br>
>     Then the QGIS interface is totally empty: empty legend and empty
>     canvas, nothing at all... I went to project properties, selectable
>     layers tab: all layers are listed there.<br>
>     <br>
>     Close QGIS and run it again on the same project, but I select Cancel
>     when prompted to locate the missing layers. Result: exactly the
>     same: nothing in the legend an nothing in the canvas.<br>
>     <br>
>     The canvas scale is correct and the coordinates in the status bar
>     are also correct when the mouse moves over the canvas, but, again,
>     absolutely nothing is displayed.<br>
>     <br>
>     I'm on Windows XP in OSGeo4W.<br>
>     <br>
>     Can you repeat this strange behaviour?<br>
>     <br>
>     BTW, is 1.5 standalone all is fine.<br>
>     <br>
>     Best regards,<br>
>     Benoit<br>
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Andreas Neumann

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