[Qgis-developer] Thumbnails in the TOC of QGIS

Tim Sutton lists at linfiniti.com
Wed Nov 24 12:12:56 EST 2010


There is already such a preference:

Options -> General -> Create raster icons in legend



On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 7:10 PM, Santiago Lastra
<santiago.lastra at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello, everybody.
> I have a suggestion about the thumbnails that are added to the TOC of QGIS.
> Suppose that I load a GDAL Virtual Raster Catalog (.vrt file) that contains
> 2000 raster files or even more. In this case, when I load the .vrt in QGIS
> (even if I have configured a good scale dependent visibility) it takes some
> minutes to load. I suppose that the problem is that QGIS is generating the
> thumbnail to show in the TOC (it has to generate the thumbnail from 2000
> raster files). It could be a good idea to add a QGIS preference to allow the
> user to decide if he wants to generate/show or not the thumbnail of every
> loaded layer.
> Thanks in advance.
> Santiago Lastra.
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