[Qgis-developer] Cleanly create memory layer in Python?
Ricardo Filipe Soares Garcia da
ricardo.garcia.silva at gmail.com
Thu Jan 6 17:01:33 EST 2011
In the 'Profile from lines' plugin I'm using a similar approach:
# python code
projectionSettingKey = "Projections/defaultBehaviour"
oldProjectionSetting = self.qgisSettings.value(projectionSettingKey)
pointLayer = QgsVectorLayer("Point", "temporary_points", "memory")
This was discussed a while back at another thread in this mailing-list
(08/09/2010) and this was a suggestion from Martin Dobias. It seems at
the moment it is as clean as it gets (its still a bit unclean though
I'd also be interested in knowing alternative ways to do this.
On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 8:16 PM, Chris Crook <ccrook at linz.govt.nz> wrote:
> Hi All
> I'm wanting to create a memory provider in Python without invoking the CRS selection dialog (even if the QGIS settings are set to "Prompt for CRS when a new layer is created".
> At the moment my code looks like:
> settings = QSettings()
> prjSetting = settings.value("/Projections/defaultBehaviour")
> settings.setValue("/Projections/defaultBehaviour", QVariant(""))
> layer = QgsVectorLayer("point",name,"memory")
> if prjSetting:
> This does work, but it seems a bit cumbersome (at first glance it doesn't even look like creating a vector layer!), so I'm wondering if there is a cleaner approach..
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